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Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If there is a makerspace in your school, it may be down the hall, in the library, or in another building. If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. Sketch Design: A blueprint or sketch of the selected design is created through pencil and paper or through an online tool such as Google Draw or Sketchup. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

But what I haven’t seen is kids Googling anything to help them with this project. Cathy Rubin in her Global Search for Education has posed these questions in my inbox for this month’s global search for education column: “ What should we teach young people in an age where Dr. Google has an answer for everything?” There’s a reason why this Invention project is a Google-free zone. Today’s students have come to depend upon Google as an external brain of sorts.

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Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s helped the students find books in the library, and she has also helped them learn some ways to navigate ways to share their knowledge through Google Slides or Wixie. They have been using the ChromeBooks in our classroom to do Google searches. I think a lot of them went to the public library, because I communicated this to parents, “These are their wonderings, and this is how you can help,” reading books from the public library.

9 Fine Ways to Do Better 20% Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Twenty percent time from Google. Based on the Google 20% time, students take 20% of their time in a class to pursue a personal interest project. Often schools who have arts, STEM or other enrichment choose to take one enrichment period and have a “genius hour” where students explore their talents to make and create. Maker Movement. Many schools are creating maker spaces or “ Fab Labs ” so students have a space and place to invent.

Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Book Creator has long been a favorite app on the iPad, and now it’s available for Google Chrome. Here’s a class library for an elementary classroom. Innovation iPads IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Librarians Mac Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) STEM Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PC Writing

How to Design Your Own MakerSpaces – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

Makers build, fix, and create. A MakerSpace is not confined to a school setting but can also be a community space like a public library where community members of all ages, means, and abilities can design, prototype, and create original works. On March 18th and 19th, we celebrated New Jersey Makers Day, and I had the opportunity to visit a number of different Maker events in various communities. Big Idea #2 – Keep Many Hands Busy With Maker/Building Challenges.

Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fifth 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. Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace. As you are probably already aware, there is a growing Maker Movement across the nation.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates "Participatory, Continuous, Connected" | Top Trends from the Library 2.014 Conference.

Makerspace for Little or Nothing

The Daring Librarian

When we have testing in our Library, I put all our Makerspace stuff on an AV cart and roll it into our server room. You can take baby steps into the Maker Movement. I'm not 100% sold, even after 7 years of talking about the Maker Movement, that it's something that's here to stay and not just a fad. been using aspects of the movement since we opened our school in 1997, what if it's a flash in the pan? Cardboard Tube STEM Activities and more!

Building a Makerspace Culture to Support Standards and Learning … 10 Ideas and 16 Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As you are aware there is an amazing and powerful Maker Space movement going throughout the education landscape. In order to do so, I believe there are several ideas and concepts we must acknowledge in order to achieve the genuine education possibilities that the Maker’s culture can bring a classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. You are bound to get some awesome Maker’s ideas.

15 Ideas To Go Beyond Makers Space… Building a Makers Culture

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. C206: PBL, STEM, and Makers Dewey Meets Technology: What Will You Do? 15 Ideas To Go Beyond Makers Space… Building a Makers Culture. As we look at Makers in a space we see that it has a defined boundary and might even be limited by time. Keep in mind that Maker’s is a way of thinking, and not just the place or space.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. We''re excited to announce a special Library 2.014 preconference event for K-12 and teacher librarians (and their fans), Connected Librarian Day on Tuesday October 7th from 3:30pm - 10pm US Eastern. Volunteer at Library 2.014. Is your library mobile friendly?

#EdTechTidBits of the Week (May 18, 2015)

EdTechnocation.com

Google has 88 things to teach you, powerful results from a parent survey on the "digital classroom", a blog post of Jaymes Dec's visit to my school's FabLab, another inspirational TEDx talk, and a call to join the Maker Ed cause! Resource: " 88 things you didn't know you could do with Google" This great +Google resource was shared by +Kasey Bell on Google+, " 88 things you didn't know you could do with Google ".

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.; Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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Learning Revolution - Week's Events - AERO - National Geographic - Top Tech Stories - Rankin on Revolution - SAT Talk - More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Project highlights virtual and physical events that we hold and from our over 200 partners, and provides valuable links to learning conversations taking place in the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Nominate your favorite keynote speakers for Library 2.014. We''re excited to be gearing up for the fourth annual Library 2.014 conference on October 8th and 9th. Google Science Fair 2014.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

Then there was the infamous anti-diversity memo distributed by Google engineer James Damore and leaked to the press this summer that charged that efforts the company (and the industry more broadly) had taken to address diversity were misguided as women are biologically ill-suited to computer science – which is, of course, totally b t. The Maker Movement. The Digital Library. STEM Education’s “Sputnik Moment” The Higher Education Bubble.

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