4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. Topics include teaching foundational topics and emerging trends in K-12.

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Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

techlearning

Here’s a roundup of today’s top edtech trends: 1 1:1 Devices —This trend seems to continue to expand. 3 Wearable Technology —Wearable technology is an up-and-coming trend in edtech. 4 Cloud Computing —Cloud computing is a trend that reduces many frustrations with computing.

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20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

All Subjects Assessment Blended Learning and E-Learning Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Trends and Topics 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) STEM Teachers Tech Tips Technology Tools Web Tools

How to Teach AI in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Renton Prep has won multiple awards including FETC STEM Excellence.

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How the Gender Gap in STEM Might Get its Start in Elementary School

MindShift

On average, girls do as well as boys on elementary- and middle-school math tests. A new study offers evidence that the disparity might be getting its start in elementary school classrooms. Similar trends have been shown to play out in college, according to separate research.

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020. It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. The next concept involves “getting real about STEM. This is a great place to Make STEM happen!

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Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

What is STEM? The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. More recently, arts were added to this educational model, as educators believed that art and creativity play an important role in the understanding of the former subjects in the STEM Curriculum , thus changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM. Why is STEM Training Important? And that is precisely why it is important to create more awareness of STEM.

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What’s Hot (and Not) in Google Classroom with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

They have two STEM challenges running now. Both challenges have students designing STEM or STEAM solutions to our world’s problems and submitting their solutions via video and an online application form.

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35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom… Putting the Arts in STEM

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post that recognizes that the Arts must be in STEM! I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. This is a great place to Make STEM happen!

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35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom: Putting the Arts in STEM

techlearning

It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. The very first time I heard the idea of integrating the Arts into STEM education was while watching a keynote made by Daniel Pink at the NECC Conference in Washington DC… yes prior to ISTE Conferences!

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6 ways to bolster STEM education for the future

eSchool News

STEM education would emphasize problem-solving, interdisciplinary approaches and the value of discovery and play, according to a new 10-year vision from the American Institutes for Research for the U.S. Department of Education’s STEM Initiatives Team. News STEM

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How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs. Fleming says whether the district sets up a makerspace in an elementary school library, in a middle school classroom or in a high school cafeteria, each makerspace has a unique quality. Assess the School’s Existing STEM Programs. Incorporate STEM Trends into Your Library Makerspace. One elementary school she worked with took all the offbeat and childish ideas from its students and designed a “whimsey” theme.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018. Here are some expert opinions on the four major trends of the year: SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! meghan.bogardu…. Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:48.

What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

The CoolCatTeacher

The move to middle school comes after almost fifteen years in elementary education as a third grade teacher and as an elementary library media specialist. Innovation Libraries News & Trends STEM Tools

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Women In STEM Speak Out To Girls Everywhere

MIND Research Institute

But I also know there’s an alarming trend with girls and math-- where studies show that this determination and eagerness declines rapidly around middle school. The other day, my 5 year-old daughter, Hunter, was playing ST Math and struggling on a level in one of the games.

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#08: The BreakoutEDU Box: The Classroom Experience That Has Everybody Talking

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to the interview with Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen about their favorite iPad apps for elementary classrooms. 10-minute Teacher Show Education Games News & Trends STEM Teaching Tools

Part 4: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Turning STEM to STEAM… 24 Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fourth post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

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Aurasma and Augmented Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I co-produce (with Dr. Abbie Brown) the award-winning podcast Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences.

Making every lesson a STEM lesson

The Hechinger Report

Lego play is a critical part of the district’s efforts to introduce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts early, and in an engaging way. Other schools are trying to make STEM concepts as common as literacy by talking about a STEM concept in every single lesson, like F.E.

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What’s Hot in 2nd-Grade with #2ndchat moderator Carol McLaughlin

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Carol McLaughlin @missmac100 second grade teacher from Alabama and #2ndchat moderator talks about the global trends in second grade. And today, Carol, we thought we would talk about some of the trends we’re seeing in second grade across the world. OK, what other trends.

Restorative Justice and Consequences that Actually Improve Behavior

The CoolCatTeacher

Topics include teaching foundational topics and emerging trends in K-12. Brad taught for 11 years, including roles as a coach and STEM department chair.

One District's Journey From 'State of Emergency' to Student Success

Edsurge

Now, teachers teach to a variety of learning styles, differentiate learning for our students with twice-weekly Response to Intervention time and give opportunities for student collaboration—such as STEM projects and our Spark literary and visual arts magazine.

23 amazing STEM and digital learning tools

eSchool News

Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Next page: More digital technologies and STEM resources). Technology changes at a rapid pace, and educators have to keep up.

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How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs. Fleming says whether the district sets up a makerspace in an elementary school library, in a middle school classroom or in a high school cafeteria, each makerspace has a unique quality. Assess the School’s Existing STEM Programs. Incorporate STEM Trends into Your Library Makerspace. One elementary school she worked with took all the offbeat and childish ideas from its students and designed a “whimsey” theme.

How to Bring Back the Arts and Boost Academic Achievement Through STEAM Curriculum

Waterford

Did you know that music lessons can help students excel in STEM ? Over four million elementary school children receive no visual arts lessons in the classroom.[6] STEM subjects), 92% took music lessons as a child compared to 34% of the general population.[11]

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Ebooks Are Great — Just Not for Young Readers

Edsurge

My deep commitment to digital probably stems from the road trips where I packed an entirely separate backpack just for books. The same happens in Kindergarten at elementary school. Education Technology Technology Trends Literacy

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Telling our Student’s Stories

The CoolCatTeacher

They offer over 200 graduate-level courses in 19 different subject areas covering both foundational topics and emerging trends in K-12 education. He is a National Board Certified STEM educator at the elementary level, with a Master Degree in K-8 Education with a K-8 math endorsement.

Kids can learn biochemistry, too

The Hechinger Report

He designed some classes for a local museum while he was a grad student and he has since built out the concept into a 25-lesson curriculum for late elementary grades. K-12 News Future of Learning newsletter STEMSign up for the Future of Learning newsletter.

The teacher’s role in “phenomenon-based learning”

The Hechinger Report

After the elementary grades, when teachers specialize in individual subjects, it can be complicated to coordinate an interdisciplinary project. K-12 News Future of Learning newsletter Personalized Learning STEM

What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

The Hechinger Report

The Fab Lab is one way the Charleston County School District is trying to build career planning into curricula for children at earlier and earlier ages, a trend unfolding in school districts around the country.

Curious about classroom Makerspaces? Here’s how to get started.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Makerspace is a rapidly growing trend in schools across the country, but to be honest, I’ve never implemented one myself, and I can’t quite picture the logistics of orchestrating a Makerspace. Here’s a suggested donation list of STEM essentials.

Build Empathy and Find Joy—How to Combine Making and Entrepreneurism in Your Classroom

Edsurge

Create Connections Given current employment and automation trends, Kaun thinks everybody needs some grounding in STEAM education. Last year her initiative, launched through the NYC Department of Education Family and Community Engagement (FACE) program, trained 80 parents in 20 elementary and middle schools in robotics. STEM programs Nuts and Bolts of Business Plans. Education Technology STEM Technology in School Useful For Entrepreneurs STEM Education

Schools lead the way to zero-energy buildings, and use them for student learning

The Hechinger Report

Katherine Cribbs, a second-grader at Discovery Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, explores the online “energy dashboard” that tracks her school’s energy consumption and production. Another net-zero elementary school, also designed by VMDO, is to open in 2019.

Build Empathy and Find Joy—How to Combine Making and Entrepreneurism in Your Classroom

Edsurge

Create Connections Given current employment and automation trends, Kaun thinks everybody needs some grounding in STEAM education. Last year her initiative, launched through the NYC Department of Education Family and Community Engagement (FACE) program, trained 80 parents in 20 elementary and middle schools in robotics. STEM programs Nuts and Bolts of Business Plans. Education Technology STEM Technology in School Useful For Entrepreneurs STEM Education