Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

As a teacher, you can get started with a library of 40 books as part of their free version – go to coolcatteacher.com/bookcreator to get started now. Dr. Michelle Zimmerman – Edtech and Social Emotional Learning – talks about this research.

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education.

5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12. Pay attention to the news, read the magazines or the blogs or the social media.

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. This is typically done by sharing documentation of learning and final reflections through social media. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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?The 10 Best AR Apps for Classrooms Using Apple’s New ARKit

Edsurge

Already, it has opened up the AR floodgates for newer Apple devices, and developers have been showcasing their new apps on social media using the hashtag #ARKit. There are other libraries of 3D objects available, but JigSpace has made those objects more realistic using ARKit. #6 Education Technology Maker Movement Community

TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks

TeachThought - Learn better.

TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks. This is part of the limitation of a blog, and the allure of social media sites like facebook and pinterest. The first of many such libraries appears below. by TeachThought Staff.

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Makerspaces," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 11th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Makerspaces: On Scanning the Road & Gently Easing the Brakes

NeverEndingSearch

But, there is NOT just one right way to do library. But should a formal makerspace need to be a part of every school library? . The space case: Library spaces ARE changing and we need to do some thinking. Learners can visit our libraries through multiple portals.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

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. Library 2.014 - October 8th + 9th. Is your library mobile friendly?

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Increasingly formal use of social media by education institutions. Maker Movement. The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example).

Stop Thinking and Start Doing -- A Makerspace Is Within Your Reach!

Graphite Blog

But after being a maker-librarian for nearly two years, I can assure you that you should really stop thinking about starting a makerspace. I weeded my library like crazy and made mock-ups using Google Drawings to help them envision the new space. I set up a filter on TweetDeck to see everything posted on #makered and #makerspace. This is a great way to integrate some of your social media tools. We have library Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts.

Stop Thinking and Start Doing -- A Makerspace Is Within Your Reach!

Graphite Blog

But after being a maker-librarian for nearly two years, I can assure you that you should really stop thinking about starting a makerspace. I weeded my library like crazy and made mock-ups using Google Drawings to help them envision the new space.

Makerspace Lessons Learned from Elon Musk

techlearning

Most compelling to me was the dialogue I saw unfold on social media between Elon Musk and the wider world. Despite the noise on social media, Mr. Musk is incredibly transparent in his conversations, allowing us all to learn, grow and even participate and contribute.

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice. The Maker Movement. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. The Digital Library. Social Learning, Social Networks. It’s time once again for my annual review of “the year in education technology,” something I’ve done since 2010. Tomorrow I’ll launch the seventh edition of this massive, maniacal undertaking.

What a Makerspace Can Mean for the Writing Classroom—Takeaways from NWP Annual Meeting

Educator Innovator

Librarian and maker Colleen Graves recaps a lively and learner-driven session on makerspaces and embracing making as teachers of writing at the 2016 NWP Annual Meeting. In our interactive session for “ Makerspace in the Library: What it means for your Classroom ,” we really let our participants drive the learning. Zach Duensing, Nashville Public Library. Valerie Jopeck , Elementary Library Education Specialist, Fairfax County Public Schools, VA. Maker Faire.

A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

Fractus Learning

The Maker Movement is highlighted in this chapter, highlighting its growing role in our schools and the uncommon learning experiences that can take place when a makerspace is developed at the school.

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

Hack Education

Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice. The Maker Movement. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. The Digital Library. Social Learning, Social Networks. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology.

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Learning Revolution Free PD - It's All About the GEC (GlobalEdCon) - Amazing Keynotes - Announcing the Student Technology Conference

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. This year''s strands include Making, Design and Innovation , Student Technology Clubs , Technology in Schools – Projects and Collaborations , Educational Technology Tools , Students and Social Media , and Entrepreneurship.

A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

Fractus Learning

The Maker Movement is highlighted in this chapter, highlighting its growing role in our schools and the uncommon learning experiences that can take place when a makerspace is developed at the school.

Educators Make, Play, and Connect This Summer

Educator Innovator

In Los Angeles , that might mean kids joining at libraries and the Getty Center to hone their art and computer coding skills. In Pittsburgh, kids might join the growing Maker Movement or pick up some engineering skills while making robots. The campaign is spearheaded by Educator Innovator , powered by the National Writing Project , and the Mozilla Foundation’s Maker Party. Join kids and adults in Mozilla’s Maker Party (July 15th to September 15th).

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.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

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.;

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