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How to Prepare for the SAT

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve based my selections on the following criteria: ease of use — accounts are easy to set up with access to both the site and materials quick and intuitive. USATestprep is standards-aligned teacher-directed test preparation for elementary through high school.

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Strategies for Supporting ELL Students in Math

edWeb.net

elementary and middle school classrooms, learning and understanding the language of mathematics can be a challenge. Going beyond traditional assessments gives more ways for ELL students to demonstrate their learning in math. edWeb Blog access and equity ELL Students Math

From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Screencastify is an essential tool for making flipped lessons, student videos and creative formative assessments. The state’s just reduced that to a requirement of one science, one social studies, one math, and a reading and writing assessment.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. On November 22, 1996, U.S.

To Leverage Tech in Writing Instruction, This Superintendent Channeled Justin Bieber

Edsurge

As an educator, Jared Cotton has worn nearly as many hats as Dr. Seuss’s Bartholomew Cubbins—elementary math and science teacher, assistant principal, principal, district director of assessment and accountability, assistant superintendent, superintendent. Henry County schools have high-speed broadband access and provide iPads to every student in grades three through nine. Writing Pathways: Performance Assessments and Learning Progressions, Grades K–8 , by Lucy Calkins.

Why I Still Believe in the iPad’s Positive Impact on Classrooms

Edsurge

Way back in 2002, when Friendster was the biggest social network and people were gathering in Internet cafes, the State of Maine implemented the first 1:1 laptop initiative in the country. Accessibility: The iPad includes built-in features like text-to speech, dictation, and word prediction. In fact, assistant Superintendent Shawn Carlson points out the one of the most successful uses of iPads in Boothbay has been in assessments.

Basal Readers: 5 Ways to Make Them Work for Your Class

Edsurge

elementary schools.”. Jo Boaler, author of “ Mathematical Mindsets ,” reminds us that the federal government’s 2002 No Child Left Behind Act put pressure on teachers to follow “scripted” curriculum and strict pacing guides. Once their interest is piqued, students will want access to the entire text. Even better, assess students’ interest by giving them time to browse the stories. This is what a community of readers should look like.

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

Kleinspiration

Chapters are organized around the familiar principles of the writing workshop: student choice, active revision, studying author’s craft, publication beyond the classroom, and assessment of both product and process. Elementary Work Folders / Daily Folders Covers ~ Ant & Froggie Theme!

How A Strengths-Based Approach to Math Redefines Who Is “Smart”

MindShift

I felt like they cared for me,” said Martha Hernandez, who graduated in 2002 and is now a social worker. Collaboration and Equity in the Elementary Math Classroom.

How the federal government abandoned the Brown v. Board of Education decision

The Hechinger Report

Families in Williams’s virtually all-black neighborhood were set to lose access to the schools that have served their community for half a century. The one thing that would help keep my kids—or any child—off the streets is access to good education.

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Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Furthermore, at launch, Pokémon Go demanded users sign over a great deal of personal data and grant permissions to the app that, for a time , gave it access to a user’s entire Google account. Fears of FERPA are frequently stoked to stymy certain projects – perhaps unnecessarily in some cases – but schools have not always been cautious about who has access to student data. This is part eight of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).