Maker-Enhanced Writing Workshop: Character Development

User Generated Education

This month I started a maker-enhanced writing workshop with a group of gifted 3rd through 6th grade students. Readers of my blog know my thoughts and feelings about effective student learning. I have written blogs on: All Lesson Should Be Interdisciplinary Learning – [link].

BreakoutEDU: A Professional Development Workshop

User Generated Education

I recently got the opportunity to offer a professional development workshop for educators of gifted students at the 2018 14th Annual Fall Gifted Education Institute. The description for my workshop was as follows: BreakoutEDU presents puzzles for students to decipher, each clue leading to another which in turn opens locks attached to a strongbox.

The Maker Educator Workshop

User Generated Education

I am doing full day workshops on The Maker Educator both at ISTE 2016 and EduTECH in Australia. What follows is both the description-goals and an overview of the workshop’s learning activities. Workshop Description, Goals, and Outline. Workshop Activities.

Must Have Books for Reading Workshop!

Kleinspiration

Power Reading Workshop: a Step by Step Guide by Laura Candler This summer, my friend, Laura Candler , sent me her two most recent books on reading workshop. I was excited to receive these materials because we do reading workshop in my second grade class.

Turn Your Classroom into a Workshop to Engage Learners

Brilliant or Insane

If you think a classroom bereft of traditional tools like homework, bell work, worksheets and even grades sounds intriguing, you are ready to convert your classroom into a workshop setting, where learning will really soar. PBL Strategy workshop Brilliant or Insane.

Mini-Lesson Examples and Mentor Text Ideas for Workshop!

Kleinspiration

Though I do have a block of time set aside for reading workshop and writing workshop, we often use the term ''workshop'' interchangably since they are both so closley connected in our classroom. Teaching young authors is my favorite part of the day.

Introduction to Design Thinking for Educators Workshop

User Generated Education

I had the opportunity to facilitate a workshop on design thinking for educators at the New Mexico Association for the Gifted Fall Institute. The following graphic, which I created for this workshop, was discussed.

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How Do We Make Writing? Five Ways to Hack Your Writing Workshop

Brilliant or Insane

Writing workshop was my passion, and Nancie Atwell was my hero (well, she still is). Five Ways to Hack Your Writing Workshop appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Strategy #makewriting writing writing workshopBrilliant or Insane.

Accidentally Creating a Digital Writing Workshop via @KleinErin on @Edutopia

Kleinspiration

To read more, be sure to click the link above and read about how our class naturally infused technology and other creative tools into our writing workshop. As a classroom teacher, it was never my intention to integrate technology into all facets of my instruction.

Launching Writing Workshop: 25 Free #CCSS Lessons with Anchor Charts & Printables

Kleinspiration

25 Common Core Lessons to Launch your 2nd Grade Writer''s Workshop Fall is my favorite season for several reasons. I was so excited to attend our grade level meeting yesterday because we had scheduled one of our favorite consultants to come and work with us to plan for writer''s workshop.

Micro-credentials 101 – Workshop Resources

More Verbs

What’s all the fuss about micro-credentials and digital badging? What are they and how do I earn them? What do they have to do with professional development? What’s this new iLearnMaine Educator Micro-credentials program from ACTEM and the DOE? Attend this session and not only discover answers to these questions, but get a head start on figuring out which micro-credentials you might like to earn! iLearnMaine Educator Micro-credentals. Project Home. All About Micro-credentials.

Tons of Materials for Using Mentor Texts in Writing Workshop for Small Moments!

Kleinspiration

An Elementary Unit for Writing Workshop Using Owl Moon When Scholastic asked what book selection I''d like to have to work with my students this year, without hesitation, I asked for Owl Moon by Jane Yolen.

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Vernier Offers Summer Data Collection Workshops

The Journal

Vernier Software & Technology will once again offer its annual Summer Institute workshops to help science, technology, engineering and math teachers integrate data-collection technology into their curricula

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An Introduction to Google Sites | A TeacherCast University Workshop

TeacherCast

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NetSmartz Workshop: The Password Rap

techlearning

The first of February is Change Your Passwords Day. Find out more as Clicky raps about how to make a strong password. Why are they important? How do you create one? Watch and find out

Help Kids Learn to Code with Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

These Wonder Workshop robots make it easy to learn to code in my STEM lab. This is a sponsored blog post by Wonder Workshop. So, out of all of the items I had available, Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop were the ONLY ones which I didn’t have to help my students figure out.

Go Slow: Spreadsheet Workshop

Teacher Tech

Join my Go Slow Online Workshop for Google Sheets alicekeeler.com/goslow Spreadsheets are fun and very useful! The Go Slow workshop is 6 weeks and takes place in Google Classroom. The post Go Slow: Spreadsheet Workshop appeared first on Teacher Tech. As teachers, just the need to check things off on a roster is huge! It should take approximately 1 hour a week to do the weekly […]. Beginner Google Sheets G Suite go slow google sheets spreadsheets

Innovation academies, workshops, presentation topics, upcoming books, and more

Dangerously Irrelevant

I also updated my Presentation and Workshop Topics page. Some quick updates… I created a new Innovation Academies page to better describe that work. I love those opportunities when I have an ongoing, long-term engagement with a district’s leadership team!

5 Ways to Reach Even Resistant Writers with Writer’s Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Angela Stockman @AngelaStockman gives our writing workshop a makeover. The author of Make Writing , Angela is passionate about creating writing workshop experiences that are relevant to today’s learners and accessible to even the most resistant writers.

Go Slow with Google Classroom Workshop

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Workshop One of the best ways to learn Google Classroom is to experience it as a student. My Go Slow workshops take place online through Google Classroom. The post Go Slow with Google Classroom Workshop appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Early Registration for February 2017 Flipped Class Online Workshop is OPEN

EmergingEdTech

New Low Price for this 4 Week, Interactive, Collaborative Online Flipped Teaching and Learning Workshop! 2017 will mark the 6th year that I’ve been offering this online flipped classroom. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

You Can Code: Go Slow Workshop

Teacher Tech

Starting Nov 19th, 2018 I have an online workshop for “Introduction to Coding with Google Apps Script.” The post You Can Code: Go Slow Workshop appeared first on Teacher Tech. Code Google Apps Script Coding Google Apps Script is not as scary as you think. It’s multiple choice and copy and paste. ” If you are already familiar with Google Apps Script (or have some grit) “Coding Google Forms […].

You Can Code: Go Slow Workshop

Teacher Tech

Starting Nov 19th, 2018 I have an online workshop for “Introduction to Coding with Google Apps Script.” The post You Can Code: Go Slow Workshop appeared first on Teacher Tech. Code Google Apps Script Coding Google Apps Script is not as scary as you think. It’s multiple choice and copy and paste. ” If you are already familiar with Google Apps Script (or have some grit) “Coding Google Forms […].

Workshop responses: Incorporating students’ learning interests and passions

Dangerously Irrelevant

Here are some data from a workshop I did with 80 educators… What would this look like in your school? What could / should it look like? Here are some more positive comments from the participants: We enjoy celebrating out of class interests and talents.

For Teachers, a STEAM Workshop Where Arts Are Key

Edsurge

Students work on a volcano project developed from a special STEAM workshop for educators. Teachers were encouraged to wander around and soak up the conference, but Zblewski, who was recovering from knee surgery, parked herself with colleagues in a room set up by Crayola to highlight its creatED series of professional development workshops, which cover art integration, creative leadership and breaking down science and math concepts visually.

Solutions to Writing Workshop Challenges

MiddleWeb

Colleen Cruz addresses issues that stop teachers from teaching writer’s workshop the way that they want. Colleen Cruz problems writing writing workshopIn The Unstoppable Writing Teacher, M.

How The Grow 18 PBL Workshops Can Change Your Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post How The Grow 18 PBL Workshops Can Change Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

E = MC2: A 2017 Personalized Learning Summit Workshop

Education Elements

When Keith Wilson and Monte Westfall, successful administrators of the Lawrence Virtual School, and I began working on our workshop about equity for Education Elements’ Personalized Learning Summit (May 10-12, 2017), we chose this very equation as the title but added a new twist. Our workshop’s connection with Albert Einstein does not stop with his famous equation. Albert Einstein’s discovery of E = mc 2 is without a doubt one of the world’s most famous equations.

Power Up the Collaborative Writing Process with a Writing Workshop

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

A digital writing workshop can provide students with opportunities to become active participants in their own learning. Managing a Digital Writing Workshop. This Digital Writing Workshop is designed to avoid classroom chaos through the use of two separate grouping strategies.

Register Today For #Grow17 Project-Based Learning Workshop

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post Register Today For #Grow17 Project-Based Learning Workshop appeared first on TeachThought. TeachThought Updates & Events

Reading Workshop for Web 2.0

MiddleWeb

Reading Workshop 2.0: Book Reviews Reading & Technology digital learning Frank Serafini Heinemann Laura Von Staden reading workshop Web 2.0

Full Day Flipped Classroom Workshop, Friday, Oct. 16 in White Plains, NY

EmergingEdTech

EmergingEdTech Founder Kelly Walsh will deliver a full day Flipped Classroom Workshop at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY on Friday October 16th, 2015.

Turn Writers Workshop Into a Maker Space

MiddleWeb

Book Reviews Writing Amber Chandler Angela Stockman classroom culture Hack Learning make writing Maker Space pbl Times 10 Publications writer's workshop

McGraw-Hill Education And Sesame Workshop Announce Collaboration

techlearning

McGraw-Hill Education and Sesame Workshop today announced an agreement that will bring research-based Sesame content and expertise into pre-kindergarten (PreK) and elementary school classrooms across the United States.

How to Succeed in the Workshop Classroom

MiddleWeb

Book Reviews Writing excerpts from student writing Heinemann Linda Rief online resources personal anecdotes reading workshop Tyler McBride vignettes writing workshop Reading Linda Rief''s Read Write Teach is like sharing coffee with a master teacher.