The Epic E-Book of WebTools

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She is an international speaker on the libraries and the Maker Movement, and has presented at conferences including ISTE, AASL, ALA, and NYSCATE. Kristina is the Long Island Director of NYSCATE, an affiliate of ISTE, and the founder of SLIME – Students of Long Island Maker Expo.

Augmented Reality Lessons You Can Use Now

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Teaching Python: How Children Can Learn Python Programming

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She got started with integrating technology in the classroom in 2003 and dabbled with app design in File Maker and HTML. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Computer Science Teachers Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Maker Movement STEM Teachers

Are Jim Henson's Doozers the Hipsters of the Maker Movement?

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In this cartoon there was problem solving, cooperation, innovation and a strong m"maker" ethic. When I referred to them as the hipsters of the maker movement, these muppets were doing this work long before it was cool, and the launch of the cartoon series is well designed to tap into the popular spirit of innovation and design combined with play.

The ‘Maker’ Movement: Understanding What the Research Says

Marketplace K-12

Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot–or as under-researched–as “Maker” education. The term generally refers to using a wide variety of hands-on activities (such as building, computer programming, and sewing) to support academic learning and the development of a mindset that values playfulness and experimentation, growth and iteration, and collaboration and community. The Maker Movement in Education (Erica R.

STEM and Makerspaces in the Language Arts Classroom

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. ELA/ ELL Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. 5 Idea Friday All Subjects Art and Music Teachers Augmented Reality Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation iPads Maker Movement STEM Students Teachers Tech Tips ToolsLindsay Fell on episode 395 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Classroom Design Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Teachers

3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Augmented Reality Edtech Tool Tuesday Education IT Coaches and Directors Maker Movement Math Teachers Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Science Teachers STEM Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools 10mtFrom the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. All Grades All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Classroom Design Education Get Connected (PLN Building) Innovation ISTE-Related Episodes IT Coaches and Directors Maker Movement Monday Motivation STEM Teachers

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Advice from a Filmmaking Pro About How to Help Kids Make Movies

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Students TeachersSteve Hullfish on episode 462 Steve Hullfish is a film editor and has also interviewed many of the world’s top film editors about the craft. He shares his story in Art of the Cut , a must-read for anyone editing films.

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How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Today, media specialist Amanda Johnson talks about the massive success of some new sections she added to the library last summer and how she’s going to improve her library even more […] Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation Librarians Maker Movement Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. ” All Subjects Classroom Management Discipline and Classroom Management Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Students TeachersClassroom management can be a challenge.

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Art and Music Teachers Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation iPads Maker Movement Parents Students Teachers ToolsEpisode 392 with Amy Burns on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Minecraft in the Classroom

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Science Teachers STEM Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PC minecraft

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

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So I am not a dancer, and I am not a theater actor at all, but I have seen incredible connections made — through movement art and theater specifically – that have helped kids make connections to other content areas. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

How to Create in AR and VR

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Her latest adventures include the launch of Global Maker Day and the #ARVRinEDU community. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Jaime Donally talks about all the ways kids can create and make inside Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in the classroom.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Augmented Reality Blended Learning and E-Learning Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation iPads IT Coaches and Directors Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Students Teachers Tools Web Tools Windows-PC

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

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7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Maker Movement Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Tech Tips ToolsMarina Umaschi Bers on episode 202 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

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I’ve included them on the image below as a quick reference. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality (AR) programming app for classrooms. I first wrote about this app in December 2017 shortly after launch.

Imagining the Awesome Future of Automobiles

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Art and Music Teachers Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Free Resources Gifted Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Lesson Plans Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Parents Project Based Learning Science Teachers STEM Students Teachers Web Tools

Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose

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John Spencer, co-author of two different best-selling books, Launch and Empower , talks about the creativity (and test score) boosts his classes experienced when he began Maker Mondays. Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose. John Spencer saw test scores and engagement ride when he implemented Maker Mondays. What is Maker Monday? I’d always kind of wait until Friday to do like a Fun Friday Maker Activity. Fears that accompany Maker Mondays.

Remarkable Teaching: Student Created Virtual Reality Projects

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Augmented Reality Computer Science Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Mac Maker Movement Project Based Learning STEM Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Windows-PC Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

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A key component of the division’s project-based instructional model is its maker curriculum, which has been the subject of presentations by division educators around the country, including at the White House. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Pam Moran on episode 246 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

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I was a science educator, so I’m pretty comfortable and confident using technologies of all kinds, although the kids have really surpassed me when we start to get some of the newer tools that their using, particularly as part of their Maker Work. A key component of the division’s project-based instructional model is its maker curriculum, which has been the subject of presentations by division educators around the country, including at the White House.

Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

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As a change maker herself, she is passionately co-leading a grassroots movement in order to spark a systemic cultural shift towards an innovative model of education. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Innovation Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Maker Movement Project Based Learning Social Emotional Learning STEM Students Teachers Web Tools Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

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How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Innovation iPads IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Mac Maker Movement Monday Motivation Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PC Writing hourofcodeSam Patterson on episode 201 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Drones Edtech Tool Tuesday Education ELA/ ELL Teachers Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning STEM Students Teachers Tools Writing

The Samsung “Solve for Tomorrow” STEAM Program Wants You! Take Just 5 Minutes to Apply!

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Refer Your Friends to Enter. For referring a public school teacher, you will be entered for a chance to win. Be sure the person you refer enters your full name and school when they register. Or refer a friend through the referral program. Sponsored by Samsung “Solve for Tomorrow” From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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

User Generated Education

The National Center on Universal Design for Learning goes deeper referring to the alternate version of the UDL Guidelines found in the book UDL Theory and Practice by David Rose and Ann Meyers where the order of the principles and the guidelines have changed. This serves several purposes related to Action and Expression: (1) it gives learners an authentic audience, and (2) it helps other makers learn from their personal experiences. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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A Fuller Framework for Making in Maker Education

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“Praxis” may also refer to the act of engaging, applying, exercising, realizing, or practicing ideas. Implementing a Broader Framework of Making in Maker Education. All of this led me to think about how this would translate into a full spectrum of making in the context of maker educator. This is discussed in Framing and Frontloading Maker Activities where I go in more detail how to frontload or frame the maker activities: Using and Reviewing Essential Questions.

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

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. 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 WritingSponsored by Book Creator, All Opinions My Own From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Literature Performance Odyssey with Drama and Student Leadership

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The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Education ELA/ ELL Teachers Game Based Learning Gifted Teachers High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Maker Movement Students Teachers Wonderful Classroom WednesdayMarynn Dause on episode 318 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.