Mobile Learning and Worldwide Connectivity in Paris

CUE

Around the world, CUE continues to lead the way in 1:1 learning environments. Earlier this month, as TUSD Senior Director of Technology, I took time out from eating pan-a-chocolat, baguettes, and drinking cappuccinos to present at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Annual Mobile Learning Week Symposium held March 8-11 in Paris, France. […].

Key Educational Technology Concepts Teachers Should Know About

Educators Technology

Educational technology is a dynamic field of research and study. This dynamism stems mainly from the constant flow of new educational web technologies and the emergence of novel educational.read more. Educational technology concepts

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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. There are so many more activities and ideas I share in the slides to help you ignite curiosity and get your students moving and learning! Scan and Learn! Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location.

Here Is A Good STEM Website to Use with Your Students in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Brilliant is an educational platform to use in your teaching to help students in their STEM learning. STEM ToolsIt offers hands-on and interactive lessons created by teachers and educators from MIT, Google,read more.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh. Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them.

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is a fantastic way to get students to travel around the world and view the devastation of the Rainforest or get students to research the changing climate over time. Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Primary Games has several online games for students to learn about Earth Day.

Some Useful Resources to Reinforce STEM Curriculum

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

September , 2015 Looking for digital resources to help reinforce a STEM curriculum? STEM ToolsHere are some teacher-tested tools that cover computer programming, math, engineering, and.read more.

7 Good Academic Search Engines for Science Teachers

Educators Technology

In addition, Science.gov now offers information from across the federal government on education and training opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields for undergraduate and graduate students."

Teacher-tested Tools to Augment Your STEM Program

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 3, 2015 A solid STEM curriculum is a top priority for many schools. If so, here is a selection of teacher-tested tools to augment your STEM program. STEM ToolsPerhaps yours is one of them. MathGames - A.read more.

New Tools for STEM Education

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April, 2015 Looking for new ways to make STEM education more engaging? From fundamental math and engineering to hands-on electronics and robotics, here are some new products that have been creating a.read more. math resources

Some of The Best Android Apps for Teaching STEM

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 17, 2015 We have received a couple of requests over the past few weeks from teachers asking about Android apps for teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Android STEM appsWe did some.read more.

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

Teacher Reboot Camp

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. I think it’s important for students to learn the different types of writing forms and the processes associated with them so they can apply them to creating videos, infographics, multimedia presentations, podcasts, and other digital creations. Creating video tutorials is the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Legos, scented markers, handstands, books, and mud puddles. One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. When a child begins to use technology, especially technology connected to the Internet, they must also learn how to protect themselves and learn wellness.

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Two Great Academic Writing Cheat Sheets for Student Researchers

Educators Technology

I am not sure why it has to be like this but that is what it is and you need to learn its mechanics in order to make it in the scholarly world of academia. I learned a great deal from her nuggest of wisdom.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Learn through cooking! STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

OPINION: Five lessons from Rwanda on leading girls toward careers in STEM

The Hechinger Report

Young girls need role models, especially when it comes to seeing themselves succeed in fields like science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), which are still male-dominated. They’re essential to becoming successful in a STEM career, any career and life in general.

An Evolution in Mobile

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past two years the way we deliver content and other features through mobile has evolved and Beeonics has also evolved by starting a new journey. Recently, Beeonics re-branded itself to Gadget Software and has focused its business to develop mobile software specifically to schools – with a product called SchoolBuilder. This new type of classroom and mobile lab is one of a kind and I have yet to see anything like it.

eSchool News launches eSchool News STEM, STEAM, & Makerspaces Guide

eSchool News

The February Guide, the eSchool News STEM, STEAM, & Makerspaces Guide , offers insight on the best approaches to STEM, STEAM, and makerspaces. Or maybe you just want to know some facts about STEM education and where it’s going.

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Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040

Shake Up Learning

The post Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Technology is everywhere and coding is the backbone of how it all works. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science.

8 Trends in Education Technology That Will Have A Major Impact

Kitaboo on EdTech

The last few years have witnessed a dramatic change in the learning model. Technology has brought about various changes in the way education is delivered and received. With numerous benefits to offer, digital learning has become an important part of the education system.

Here Is A Great Website for STEM Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

STEM ToolsMay 1, 2016 NOVA, one of the popular American TV series that produces in-depth science programming in the form of documentaries and short videos, has this excellent resource called NOVA.read more.

LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 teaches science, coding

eSchool News

New wireless, tablet-ready robot-based learning system for elementary science curriculum teaches science and coding in a hands-on way. a hands-on science solution designed for elementary classrooms using a robot-based learning system. Through a series of collaborative challenges, they deeply engage with science, engineering, technology, and coding, sparking a love for experimentation and investigation.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Learn through cooking! STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

It All Adds Up! 25+ Math Resources, Apps, & Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

We can get our students to learn math in engaging ways by making sure each lesson gets to use the math for real-world learning. Instead of having students solve problems in a book, give them learning missions where they use the principles and equations to explore the school grounds, their households, or the world around them. Students can code a game, learn geometry and trigonometry while building structures in Minecraft , or interview math experts virtually.

BYOD Begins With Trust and Respect

A Principal's Reflections

My first ever post on the topic just provided a small glimpse at the possibilities inherent when students are empowered to use the technology that they already posses to enhance their learning experience. Image credit: [link] It was our desire and quest to create a school culture and learning environments that were more reminiscent of the real world that our learners would soon be a part of that drove change in this area. BYOD mobile learning New Milford High School

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20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell shares her tech tips for helping teachers make progress with technology. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original, timely and use-tomorrow ideas for student choice, differentiation, and technology integration. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

Vernier app offers hands-on learning about thermal energy

eSchool News

Vernier Software & Technology developed a new free app to allow students to study thermal energy concepts by analyzing images and video captured with the FLIR ONE Thermal Camera for iOS. The new app provides students with an engaging way to study and to visualize thermal energy,” said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. Already the world leader in thermal imaging, FLIR led the way in making this technology more accessible with the FLIR ONE.

Epic Heroes of Knowledge

Technology Tidbits

Epic Heroes of Knowledge is the latest mobile (iOS) learning app (free) from Yogome. Yogome is well known for their beautifully rendered games that are ideal for learning grades K-5th. Epic Heroes of Knowledge has students learning a wide variety of subjects (i.e. game based learning mobile learning STEMMath, Science, Programming, etc) while unlocking a wide variety of planets and battling a large number of aliens/monst ers.

The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Planning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The internship taught me valuable lessons in organizing engaging field trips, summer camps, and camp-ins with student learning and safety at the forefront. Each field trip included hands-on learning with an expert. The children worked with a famous meteorologist, engineers, storytellers, archaeologists, historians, and other subject matter experts to engage in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and history activities in the field.

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology. CREATE – Collaboartion, Resources, Educate, Apps, Technology, Enriching. FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). ICT – Information Communications Technology.

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Powerful Language Learning in the 21st Century

The CoolCatTeacher

Rachelle Dene Poth talks language learning and STEAM on 10MT From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Rachelle Dene Poth @rdene915 talks about teaching Spanish and STEAM with technology, student choice , and project based learning. For Wonderful Wednesday, take a trip inside her classroom to learn how she does it all. As we learn about language learning, Rachelle shares: How her language classroom is full of choice.

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Saturday is the Online Global Student Conference - "STEM + Entrepreneurship" (plus we make our call for volunteers!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This Saturday, March 4th (Sunday, March 5th, in parts of the world) is the 2017 STEM + Entrepreneurship Conference , this year's annual student-organized global conference, being held online and featuring student presenters and a student keynote speaker (with a couple of adult keynote speakers who shepherd youth projects thrown in for good measure)! Assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how STEM and entrepreneurship impact learning both in and out of the classroom.

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original, timely and use-tomorrow ideas for student choice, differentiation, and technology integration. Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Vicki: Today we’re talking with my friend Kasey Bell from “Shake Up Learning” and author of Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic. We can keep learning more. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

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Starting my 2022 Georgetown University ed tech seminar

Bryan Alexander

It’s a master’s degree course for Georgetown University’s excellent Learning, Design, and Technology program. The topic is education and technology. In other LDT classes I’ve included technology within our topics in various forms, examining its implications in many domains. Here I want to dive into tech for teaching and learning, focusing on pedagogy and support, for the entire semester. Technology exercises. Technology exercises.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics

techlearning

Our vision has developed from multiple years of teaching STEM in the US, Mexico, Congo and India where its founders have taught 1000+ students ranging from 1st grade to 12th grade. STEM kits have been seen as a solution, but have limited impact because they require major infrastructure, and are expensive. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in. He is also the founder of “iPadpalooza”- a three-day “learning festival” held in Austin annually.

Making IT Happen (at ISTE)

Edsurge

This year, awardees included: Helen Crompton, a professor of instructional technology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., who has done research on integrating K-12 curriculum (especially in STEM) with mobile learning. Dallas Dance, former superintendent of the Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), for building one of the country’s most technology-embracing and innovative school districts. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community