Teach your students coding with fun 3D-based activities!
CoSpaces Edu is delighted to be joining the Hour of Code movement starting on December 4th 2017 and helping kids learn the fundamentals of programming by offering two fun coding activities for students, viewable in VR and available for free on the CoSpaces Edu website: cospaces.io/edu.
Vernier to recognize two teachers with $5,500 in prizes each for
their creative use of Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts
BEAVERTON, Oregon, December 4, 2017 — Vernier Software & Technology is accepting applications for its 2018 Vernier Engineering Contest, which recognizes science, engineering, and STEM teachers for their creative uses of Vernier sensors to teach students engineering concepts and practices. Two winning teachers – one middle school teacher and one high school teacher – will each receive prizes valued at $5,500.
Guest Post | Apps and Mobile Games That Integrate Programming and Coding into the Early Education Classroom
Author: Sam Frenzel of Teach.com
The tech world has responded to an increased focus on the importance of web development and computer programming by starting to cater to younger audiences. In an effort to generate an interest in the field, apps and mobile games are being released that teach coding and other programming topics to students in the K-4 education space. One example, KinderLab robotics, was actually reviewed in an earlier post for the EdTech Roundup!
More and more, educators and education administrators are obtaining new skills that allow them to grasp technological trends that best position them to teach young learners.
“Evidence of Practice: Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning” is authored by Adam Geller and Annie Lewis O’Donnell, with afterword by Jim Knight
SAN FRANCISCO (December 1, 2017) – A new book aims to help educators successfully make and implement a plan for using video-based learning as part of the classroom observation and professional development process. “Evidence of Practice: Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning” offers 12 strategies for video coaching – including Video Learning Communities (VLCs), Virtual Walk-through, and Online Lesson Study – that readers can implement in their own districts, schools, or classrooms.
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