Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Jeff Gearhart on episode 162 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. There’s another show that I’ll link to that actually shows that kids who are using Minecraft can improve in their social-emotional learning.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 138 on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12.

5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Willcott on episode 285 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @willcottjulie.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Micah Brown on episode 237 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Just share that love on social media. Twitter is just as easy as posting a picture of your students’ Valentine.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Bosch on episode 288 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Karen: About a month ago, I started seeing stuff on social media. They had to include media in the review. Twitter: @karlyb.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki Davis on episode 307 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sometimes we’ll have Marketers doing something with social media.

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

User Generated Education

Define the Problem: The educator along with the learners generate possible authentic problems to explore within their local community (classroom, school, social, community) which includes identification of the intended audience. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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TeachThought Podcast Ep 1: Making In The 21st Century With 3D Printers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Dr. Taalman on twitter. If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post. If so, please join over 20,000 people who receive weekly content from TeachThought via their inbox, and follow us on twitter and facebook.

20 STEM Activities For Kids This Summer

TeachThought - Learn better.

Take a picture as you enjoy these activities with your children, and share it with us on social media! Tag PLTW on Twitter @PLTWorg, on Facebook at ‘Project Lead The Way – PLTW’, or on Instagram at PLTWorg. Maker Movement stem

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Teacher Creativity Skill: Solve a Problem

The Playground Advocate

More importantly, though, the Internet is a social space where you can ask a question directly to human beings. My favorite method for this is to ask a question on Twitter or in one of the Google+ communities that I belong to.

“My students have always seen the problems in the world, but now we are concentrating on looking beyond the problem to the solution.” – Valerie Anglemyer, USA 

Daily Edventures

Last year, Anglemyer and her co-teacher, Steve Bowser, created an inquiry-based pilot class titled Humanities — a combination of Social Studies and Language Arts — with a concentration on connecting the two subject areas. . Valerie Anglemyer.

Striving to be a Strong Digital Leader

Fractus Learning

This is a social media world, one of continual connectedness. Twitter, Voxer, and Your PLN. I rely heavily on social media to propel me forward as a digital leader. Without Twitter and Voxer , a walkie-talkie app, I would be alone. Maker Movement.

Dremel names Idea Builder Ambassadors, connects educators with 3D Printing

eSchool News

To recognize educators pioneering the maker movement in STEM education, Dremel , manufacturer of tools for life and learning, announces 10 Dremel Idea Builder Ambassadors for the 2016-17 school year.

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).

Don’t Fear the Reaper- Rock Like a Teacher Series

CUE

Often in education, especially on social media, figures with thousands of followers are heralded as godsends and that they are “your man [or woman]” to solve every problem.

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 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. EdSurge's Maker Movement : If you don't read EdSurge, you absolutely need to.

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 set up a filter on TweetDeck to see everything posted on #makered and #makerspace. We have library Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts.

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. 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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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

This information-packed resource from digital experts Anderson and Whitby makes it easy to build a thriving professional network using social media. Start and grow a collaborative, high-quality PLN using Twitter, blogging, LinkedIn, and more.

Educators Make, Play, and Connect This Summer

Educator Innovator

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. On July 7th join KQED to learn how to use Twitter and other media-sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students. We know. You want to relax this summer.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. 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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