Rotten Journalism: 4 Ways Time Magazine Misrepresents Teachers

Brilliant or Insane

Wait just a second, Time Magazine. Maybe you think educators will simply forgive and forget how you called them “Rotten Apples” and that you confused the general public with your lazy reporting and elementary writing (apologies to the many [.]. Issues Opinion edchat Time Magazine

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. I’ve also seen it used kind of in the same way as a sports magazine, it was a sports literature course that was using it. The students were creating the sports…like an ESPN type magazine in FlipSnack.

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Early Elementary: Differentiate Reading Practice

Catlin Tucker

National Geographic Young Explorer Magazine is a great resource for nonfiction reading. Students can click through the magazine playing audio clips while reading along. There is a collection of magazines that include articles about animals, plants, stars, etc.

Flipping the elementary school classroom? YES!

Neo LMS

Elementary school classrooms do not naturally lend themselves to a flipped or blended environment for a number of reasons. Blended or flipped environments also are not ideal in an elementary school setting because so much of teaching in these grades is dependent on modelling and direction.

Close the Attitude Gap – Build a Bond from Day One

The CoolCatTeacher

News and World Report Magazine as one of America’s best high schools. Administrators All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation Poverty Teachers

Blog Awareness Month: Zite Personalized Magazine

SpeechTechie

All month I have been singing the praises of blogs as a route to professional development and therapy planning, and I am ending with a bit of a twist- Zite Personalized Magazine (Free, iPad only for now) an app that allows you to subscribe not to blogs but to topics.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

In addition, Liz has published numerous articles and book chapters on new technologies and education in prominent publications such as Education Leadership, School Administrator Magazine, Scholastic, Edutopia, ISTE’s Edtekhub, and Learning and Leading with Technology.

Mathigon: engage, play, and explore math

iLearn Technology

They can begin from several places: exploring the applications of math in every day life, the link between math and origami, Eureka Magazine (published by Cambridge University), through problems and puzzles, through fractal fiction, or through courses for grades 6-college.

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

In 2008, he was named by Contribute Magazine as one of 10 Tech Revolutionaries Redefining the Power and Face of Philanthropy. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Wade King: Find Your Classroom Creativity Wildcard

The CoolCatTeacher

I read in this sports magazine article over a decade ago, and they were talking about how much productivity you can have in your profession if you incorporate your interests.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia.

5 Googley Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric: You could definitely use these with your elementary students without a doubt. You could definitely use this with your lower elementary students. So it definitely scales up for upper elementary and for middle school kids as well.

Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

The CoolCatTeacher

After teaching chemistry, physics, and computer science, I became an administrator for the next 30 years with experience at the secondary, central office, and elementary levels. In 2006 I gave up my job as an elementary principal to care for my wife who had Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

I was over in one of the elementary schools the other day, and three years ago we were all in awe and kind of gaga about a high school student who was all in with drones, and sort of building and flying, and learning about aviation and drones with his high school peers.

5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Pay attention to the news, read the magazines or the blogs or the social media. Aaron Maurer on episode 140 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

What one thing should a student know, understand, or be able to do by the time they leave elementary school?

Reading By Example

I browsed through the magazines available and saw the most recent edition of Popular Mechanics. I don’t want to know how many other faces have been pushed into this toy. My daughter and I were in a waiting room today, trying to occupy ourselves while my son was with the dentist.

3 Ways to Add Student Voice to Anything!

Kleinspiration

I love that you can draw a photo of anything, take a picture or anything, or grab an image from any book or magazine to use for the Talk Bar. We Love Using LiveScribe Sound Stickers! Adding a Touch of Technology My two children, Riley and Jacob, love playing around with technology.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

In addition, Liz has published numerous articles and book chapters on new technologies and education in prominent publications such as Education Leadership, School Administrator Magazine, Scholastic, Edutopia, ISTE’s Edtekhub, and Learning and Leading with Technology.

Scene But Not Heard

SpeechTechie

Magazine for its ads (great expository text contexts) and visual content. The content is engaging for mid-elementary through high school students. Back in the day, I used to subscribe to Nick Jr.

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Introducing The Bedtime Book for Dogs!

Kleinspiration

He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and the CBS Early Show, as well as in publications such as The New York Times and This Old House Magazine. Bruce Littlefield introduces his new book, The Bedtime Book for Dogs This is one of the most fun posts I''ve written.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

Read a book, blog, or magazine. Hello World magazine from the Raspberry Pi Foundation (a magazine on computing and digital making for educators by educators). See Code.org’s comparisons of CS curricula by grade level: elementary curricula.

E–Rate Updates Free Up Resources for New Classroom Technology Projects

EdTech Magazine

E-rate discounts free up funds for everything from coding in elementary schools to robotics programs. “It She is a frequent contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines E–Rate Updates Free Up Resources for New Classroom Technology Projects. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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K–12 Leaders Get Creative to Make the Case for Network Upgrades

EdTech Magazine

Two years ago, IT Services Director AJ Phillips needed to persuade her school board to purchase new network infrastructure, so she tapped her prior experience as an elementary school teacher and presented a show-and-tell. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

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Questions to Ask Oneself While Designing Learning Activities

User Generated Education

I just got a job teaching technology units for a summer camp for elementary age students. I absolutely love planning lessons from scratch. I can design and teach whatever I want – planning for a different theme each week.

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen share awesome apps for iPads in the elementary classroom. He has been published in the Wisconsin School Musician magazine and has been a guest writer for the online Music Technology website: Midnight Music based out of Australia.

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With drones, students tackle complex topics

FETC Converge

Three years ago, an innovative educator in Jersey City Public Schools ’ Division B introduced drones to a class of elementary students with autism. Read more at Ed Tech Magazine. Her goal was to enhance student engagement, and the results from that experiment were encouraging. Uncategorized drones edtech emerging technology technology application

Encouraging Out-of-School Reading and Writing Habits

Digital Promise

Reading and writing for fun outside of school are related to success in school, and the upper elementary years are often when these lifelong habits are cemented.

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Nurturing digital learning at school

FETC Converge

Matthew Joseph , who will be speaking at the upcoming 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference , led the first 1-to-1 device rollout in a public school in Massachusetts more than a decade ago, and also spent 11 years as an elementary school principal. Read more at District Administration Magazine.

How to Help Kids Innovate From an Early Age

Digital Promise

As community makerspaces begin to take root in Ontario’s elementary schools , students are behaving better. As the founder of MAKE magazine Dale Dougherty states in his 2011 TED Talk: “ We are all makers. ”. This article was originally published on The Conversation.

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What it takes to integrate robotics and coding into the classroom

FETC Converge

It helps explain the step-by-step nature of coding,” says Todd Burleson, resource center director for this Winnetka Public Schools District 36 elementary school. Read more at Ed Tech Magazine. It starts with a game of Robot Turtles, a board game by Thinkfun that’s being used at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, Ill., to teach kindergarteners the basics of coding. “It

Maker Camp: Toy Making and Hacking

User Generated Education

For the past two summers, I have gotten the marvelous opportunity to teach maker education camps to elementary level students, ages 5 to 12. magazines. They had trouble rolling the magazine pages around the PVC pipe and taping everything together.

Learning.com’s Third Annual Code-a-Thon Open for Registration

techlearning

Registration is now open for this event designed to bring together elementary and middle school students across the nation, challenging them to learn to code and develop skills that will put them on the path to success, while competing for great prizes. PORTLAND, Ore.

What's Up With QR Codes?

Comfortably 2.0

Some of you might be wondering what those funny looking cut-outs are all over York Elementary School. They are becoming pretty popular and I bet you have seen them in magazines, at the supermarket, or even in the newspaper.

Part 2: Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Entire Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Beanz: The Magazine For Kids, Codes, and Computer Science. Integrating CT in the Elementary Classroom (Getting Smart). Welcome to Part Two on this series based on Computation Thinking. This second post will provide a goldmine of resources to get you started with your students.

TCEA 2019: How One K–12 Principal Put Google Classroom to Work

EdTech Magazine

Neeb, the principal of Williams Elementary School, and Tickle, a digital learning specialist and Google Certified Trainer, presented “The Whole Ball of Wax: A Place for Everything,” on Monday. Amy is managing editor of EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

HHMI BioInteractive – It really is through innovative science education programs that HHMI seeks to strengthen education in biology,and related sciences from elementary school to graduate studies and beyond.

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Learning.com’s Third Annual Code-a-Thon Open for Registration

techlearning

Registration is now open for this event designed to bring together elementary and middle school students across the nation, challenging them to learn to code and develop skills that will put them on the path to success, while competing for great prizes.

Young Adults Don’t Read. Here’s What We Can Do About It.

Edsurge

In 1980, 60 percent of 12th graders said they read a book, newspaper or magazine every day that wasn’t assigned for school, one study found. In elementary school, we often insist that students have a chapter book with them at all times.

The 2013 Highlights from Kleinspiration!

Kleinspiration

Selected to join Scholastic''s Top Teaching Team - Collaborating on 2 books with colleagues (to be published in 2014) - Appeared multiple times in Scholastic Instructor magazine - Attended the National Bammy Awards in Washington D.C.