Creative #SmartTeachingTips Using Scholastic Magazines

Kleinspiration

For nearly a decade, I’ve been using Scholastic News Magazines in my classroom. When Scholastic contacted me to see if I’d share some ways we use the magazines in our second grade classroom, I jumped at the opportunity. . But our magazines aren’t just for children.

LED Throwies Meet the Magnetic Board

User Generated Education

LED Throwies Meet the Magnetic Board. Directions from Make Magazine: Pinch the LED’s leads to the sides of the battery, with the longer lead (the anode) touching the battery’s positive (+) terminal, and the shorter lead (cathods) touching negative (–).

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Miami Middle School Students Hope Their Magazine Will Help End Gun Violence

MindShift

A club made up of about 40 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders is now working on its second edition of a magazine designed to persuade federal lawmakers to pass legislation that would help prevent mass shootings. The morning after the Feb. 14, 2018, school shooting in Parkland, Fla.,

?What Does It Take to Create Diverse Schools? Meet the Pioneers Making It Happen

Edsurge

Dig into the full report to learn more about each of these, and to meet the pioneers featured in the report below. Abdulla has been featured in Nashville Public Television’s “Next Door Neighbor,” the Nashville Scene’s “The People Issue 2010,” SplashLifeMagazine’s “30 Under 30: Civic Leaders,” and featured in the StyleBluePrint Magazine’s 2016 “Faces of Nashville.” Despite progress in integrating American schools following the Brown v.

Financial Literacy: A Real & Relevant Way to Meet Math Standards & Develop #MoneySmartKids

The Innovative Educator

There they’ll find teaching tools and activities such as downloadable magazines for students, printables, videos, conversation starters and more. Like many adults of my generation, I left high school and college without financial literacy skills. I’m not alone.

5 teacher-loved technology tools to meet STEM NGSS standards

eSchool News

Technology Tools to Meet NGSS Standards. Canva quickly became a staple in my classroom, as it constantly inspires and facilitates many creative evaluation deliverables such as magazines, advertisements, and flyers.

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Learning with 'e's

He had already founded MIT's Media Lab , and was well on the way to making sure Wired Magazine would become a must read for the tech savvy (I remain a subscriber). Being Digital education learning MIT Media Lab Nic Negroponte OLPC selfie Technology Wired Magazine

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 24 Edition)

Doug Levin

The NEA covers personalized learning in its membership magazine. Fire, meet gasoline. BoingBoing's Cory Doctorow covers student privacy in parent agreements for school-issued laptops. Richard Colvin takes on the New York Times' Google in K-12 coverage. EdTech News News news

Being Negroponte

Learning with 'e's

It was a delight and a privilege to be invited to meet Nic Negroponte for dinner in the run up to the Learning Technologies Conference. Negroponte established the now legendary MIT Media Lab , and was also founder of Wired Magazine.

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). Meet other teachers in person. Friendly and inclusive learning communities include: CSTA Chapter meetings.

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

It’s a magazine called “Careers With Code.” ( [link] ). If you go to their website in the Shownotes, you can download a magazine that they have. What’s great about this magazine is they lead with this concept called CS, which stands for computer science, plus X.

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Questions to Ask Oneself While Designing Learning Activities

User Generated Education

Some of the themes I am planning are: Expanding and Showing Your Personal Interests Through Blogging, Photos, and Videos; Coding and Creating Online Games; Tinkering and Making – Simple Robotics; Hacking Your Notebook; and Creating Online Comics, Newspapers, and Magazines.

“Techy Teacher” Column in Educational Leadership

Catlin Tucker

This year, I’ve been invited to write my own column for ASCD’s Educational Leadership magazine. In fact, I just submitted my February column about using blended learning strategies to meet the diverse needs of the English language learners (ELLs) in our classes!

Encouraging Out-of-School Reading and Writing Habits

Digital Promise

Diehl’s experience underscores the importance of having access to reading materials of interest, since many reluctant readers say they have a hard time finding something they want to read and their preferred texts such as comic books, magazines, or popular book series may not be available at school.

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Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms

EdTechTeacher

The following article was published in the most recent edition of Digital Learning Magazine in my column, “The Tech Savvy Classroom with Shawn McCusker.”. Click here for a link to the complete article published in Digital Learning Magazine.

Maker Camp: Toy Making and Hacking

User Generated Education

Each week has a different theme and each theme meets for the five weekdays from 9:00 to 12:00 with a half hour break. magazines. They had trouble rolling the magazine pages around the PVC pipe and taping everything together.

TechForum NY is October 19th - register today for great PD

Educational Technology Guy

TechForum NY , sponsored by Tech&Learning Magazine , is Friday, October 19th at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, NY (670 White Plains Rd., Some of the topics: technology in the classroom, Social Media in Education, New Tools for Educators, meeting the needs of students, assessment, educational use of iPads, Evernote, Google for education, technology and special education, STEM resources and much more.

3 Steps to Finding the Right Content Monitoring Solution for Your District

EdTech Magazine

Solutions: Stakeholders should understand how each product meets the district’s goals and the anticipated impact (pros and cons) of its implementation. Chris Hayhurst is a contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

5 Ways to Keep Your Athletes Engaged and Galvanized

Mindspark Learning

Virtual Practices A number of virtual meeting apps are now offering free trials to support teachers and coaches. Challenge them to make space on their wall and pin images, magazine clippings, articles, and photos that inspire and motivate them to keep pushing forward.

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

EdTech Magazine

During a school board meeting, Phillips arrived with a set of props: three PVC pipes she borrowed from the school division’s plumbing shop. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines K–12 Leaders Get Creative to Make the Case for Network Upgrades.

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Tapping into the potential of AI smart speakers to boost parental engagement

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Teach Secondary Magazine , July 2019. Whether you love it or hate it, technology is here to stay — and continuously change our lives.

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Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

What are some subgoals that will help with meeting the bigger goals? These resources can include YouTube videos; tutorials from companies such as Spark- fun, Make: Magazine, Instructables, and Adafruit; relevant books and magazines; social media accounts and hashtags (e.g., #mak-

TechForum NY is Friday October 19th - register now

Educational Technology Guy

TechForum NY , sponsored by Tech&Learning Magazine , is Friday, October 19th at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, NY (670 White Plains Rd., Some of the topics: technology in the classroom, Social Media in Education, New Tools for Educators, meeting the needs of students, assessment, educational use of iPads, Evernote, Google for education, technology and special education, STEM resources and much more.

K–12 Departments Work Collaboratively to Support New Pedagogies

EdTech Magazine

If you’re reading this magazine, that’s probably something you’re well aware of. K–12 Departments Work Collaboratively to Support New Pedagogies. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:54.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

For most teachers I know, life zooms by, filled with lesson planning, meetings, classes, collaborations with their grade-level team, parent meetings, and thinking.

Post-Secondary Options That Will Let You Work From Home

EdNews Daily

Some employers require showing up to the office for periodic meetings, but many companies hold meetings over Skype or similar channels. Working from home has gained momentum and popularity in recent years.

Student Agency is More Than Voice and Choice

A Principal's Reflections

After each meeting, I emailed detailed minutes and provided regular updates on where some of their well-articulated suggestions stood. Empower students to use social media and the school newspaper or magazine to engage in respectful dialogue about how to improve culture.

The Four P's—The Future of Edtech

LearnBop

To me, one of the most surprising things about our station rotation blended learning model adoption has been how quickly it could have morphed into personalized learning for each child to meet their needs where they are.

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How to apply the Universal Design for Learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This post was originally published in the October 2018 issue of the Education Today Magazine. Since classrooms are so diverse, curricula need to meet this diversity. However, most often than not, teachers need to meet the same curriculum goals for all their students.

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How K–12 Schools Can Safeguard Student Data Beyond Graduation

EdTech Magazine

Purging unwanted graduate data and creating compliant, useful permanent records are part of a continuing focus on data governance in RQS, which has earned the Consortium for School Networking’s Trusted Learning Environment seal , awarded to districts that meet strict data privacy standards. .

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Esports Programs Start to Pop Up in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

The kids will say, ‘We need to communicate better, let’s meet to talk about our ­strategy,’” says Tiffany Bui, the team’s faculty adviser. He is a contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines Esports Programs Start to Pop Up in K–12 Schools. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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What You Need to Know About E-rate

Digital Promise

The funding requested by schools reached nearly $5 billion in 2012 and 2013, according to District Administration magazine. The Federal Communications Commission set aside an additional $2 billion over the next two years to help schools upgrade their Internet connections so that those connections meet the standards set out by the State Education Technology Directors Association. Look closely at your next cell phone or Internet bill.

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6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide

Neo LMS

We simply need a greater stimulus, understanding and enthusiasm for digital tools – beyond what we read about in tech trend magazines – and work together to design digital solutions that fit our schools.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

For most teachers I know, life zooms by, filled with lesson planning, meetings, classes, collaborations with their grade-level team, parent meetings, and thinking. This week, I’m providing tips for end-of-year technology maintenance.

When Students Design Their School: If You Give a Kid a LEGO, He's Going to Ask For.

Kleinspiration

The craft station encouraged students to gather inspiration for their learning spaces from books, magazines, and other print materials. So, I could see the importance of creating a holistic creative space that meets all desires when developing an ideal learning space.