The Maker Movement In Education

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His knowledge of and interest in both the EdTech world and the importance of a STEM education highlight the importance of inquiry-based education, DIY cultures and technology for enhanced learning as crucial 21st century activities. Common Core: A Lesson Plan for STEM (on Bridges).

3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

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David Ternent, a teacher in a middle school STEM classroom in Ohio, shares how he has used his 3D printers to transform and excite kids about learning STEM concepts. David Ternent is a middle school STEM teacher in Ohio.

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The Maker Movement in New Jersey

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Learn how you can get your students involved in STEM Education and the Maker Movement in this great podcast featuring a fantastic New Jersey Educator. The post The Maker Movement: Learning How To Bring Maker Spaces Into Your Classrooms featuring @Mrnavas | @NJEA @MakerDepot appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Jersey Educator Podcast Learning Spaces STEM Education

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

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5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

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Scratch and Makey Makey Across the Curriculum

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Relevant and Authentic Learning: Physical computing is often perceived by learners of all ages are relevant to their lives especially with the current push towards learning STEM and coding. Directions: Learners engaged in a maker-enhanced writers’ workshop.

How the maker movement inspires every student to love learning

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You know the maker movement has hit the big leagues when even the President is talking about it. Earlier this year, for the National Week of Making, President Obama issued a call to action to educators, designers, and makers of all stripes.

The ‘Maker’ Movement: Understanding What the Research Says

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Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot–or as under-researched–as “Maker” education. The Maker Movement has its roots outside of school, in institutions such as science museums and in the informal activities that everyday people have taken part in for generations. There is growing interest in whether Maker education can help boost student learning outcomes, including test scores. The Maker Movement in Education (Erica R.

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.

Minecraft in the Classroom

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Dremel 3D printer fuels Maker Movement

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Debuting as the brand’s first device for education, the Dremel 3D Idea Builder empowers students to master key STEM concepts through hands-on learning and creativity. News STEM Top News

7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

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What Libraries Offer the Maker Movement

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The Millvale site is part of a growing group of libraries that have opened up space, permanently or occasionally, for maker projects. It’s really about having people in places to manage and facilitate the maker experience.”

Remarkable Teaching: Student Created Virtual Reality Projects

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

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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. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. jackiegerstein and Barbara Bray @bbray27. Crossed posted at [link].

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Maker Monday: How Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose (ENCORE)

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John Spencer, coauthor 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.

Halloween Wars: An Interdisciplinary Lesson with a STEM, STEAM, Maker Education Focus

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To introduce and reinforce ideas, concepts, and skills associated with maker education, STEM, and STEM. For Halloween 2016, I did a version of Halloween Wars (a Food Network show) with my two classes of gifted elementary learners.

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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. What is Maker Monday? Maker Monday.

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.

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

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A sponsored review of a tool I'm using to teach programming From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Augmented reality is here. Finally! When Google Docs came out, I stopped everything and let all of my classes experience it.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

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Simple and Rube Goldberg Machines: A Maker Education, STEAM Lesson

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Maker Education Uncategorized experiential learning maker education maker movement STEAM STEMRecently I facilitated a simple machines leading into Rube Goldberg machines lesson with my gifted elementary students.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

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Awesome Atlanta Education Conference: STLinATL – July 26-27, 2018

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STEM/STEAM Integration. Join me and other education speakers at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. STLinATL is an exciting education conference hosted at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer July 26-27.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

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Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

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Joe Brennan on episode 297 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Digital filmmaking can successfully be integrated into any class. Learn practical tips and ideas from Joe Brennan for making movies in the classroom.

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

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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

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

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The student is programming a video game in a maker space using Bloxels. Classrooms need well-stocked maker spaces and creativity stations. Chad Lehman’s maker space includes challenges and lots of choices for students.

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) Displays: A Maker Education Project

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See Halloween Wars: An Interdisciplinary Lesson with a STEM, STEAM, Maker Education Focus for more about this. Materials: micro:bit (one for each team), heavy stock cardboard, (servos with jumper wires and alligator clips if movement is designed).

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

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Leah LaCrosse on episode 272 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science.

9 Fine Ways to Do Better 20% Time

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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. A while back, librarian Chad Lehman talked about how to equip a maker space.

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

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5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

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Middle School STEAM: 5 Ways to Amp it Up!

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But Pauline, today you have for us five ways to amp up STEM in middle school. Taking the time to develop a coherent approach to STEM in your building will help to develop STEM experiences for students and have a much greater impact on learning.

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

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Innovation iPads IT Coaches and Directors Mac Maker Movement Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PCVicki Davis on episode 307 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Ideas to Change Teaching with Digital Tools

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The high school students walked down the street, and they did an afternoon STEM collaboration. Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Lesson Plans Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Technology

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

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Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning STEM Teachers Tech Tips WritingJacqui Murray on episode 235 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Different Schools for a Different World

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We saw some movement in the 80’s and 90’s around portfolio development, around performance assessment, and other sorts of indicators of authentic work. I think we’re starting to make some movements in this direction.

Brent Johnson: My student’s views on learning and teaching

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Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

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Steve Floyd on episode 249 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Fun, exciting tools and techniques can help very young kids understand math and learn computational thinking. Today’s guest, Steve Floyd, tells us how.