Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!


School-to-home access allows students to continue their independent work at home, in blended learning models, extended-day programs, or libraries and other community centers. Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ?

It's Elementary When it Comes to #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: [link] The other day I had the unique challenge and opportunity of working with elementary teachers in the Spotswood School District. The teachers I was working with only had access to a laptop cart, thus apps that had to be downloaded on a device were not an option.

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Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

users moved from just accessing information and content to being able to directly interact with the content through commenting, remixing, and sharing it via social networks.

Build a Solid Stem with @Science4UsSays: K-2 Online, Interactive Science


Science4Us: Overview Science4Us is a comprehensive web-based digital science curriculum for elementary students that includes all of the components necessary for teachers and parents to provide an exemplary science experience for all learners.

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Differentiated math instruction using Front Row: adaptive math for K-8 classrooms!


Step 5: See all the things you can do in the teacher dashboard [link] After you sign up for a free account , be sure to get full access … ( click here ) use my email address - see image below. I have started using a FREE new math program this spring called Front Row.

Giving Voice to the End Users in Districts’ Technology Decisions

Digital Promise

We’re providing flexible, learner-centered, blended learning environments, including access to inter­active curriculum for teachers, students, and parents. Richard L. Gay is the purchasing manager at Baltimore County Public Schools , a member of the League of Innovative Schools.

Leveled Math Practice for Pre-K - Algebra 2 and ELA Support for 2nd - 6th on the iPad and Web!


When you use it for free, you are able to access twenty questions per day. However, children can also access the site via their computer , too.

2014 LRNG Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

Educator Innovator

They are charting new territory in their schools and communities to ensure their students have access to experiences and resources that will put them on a path to success in life, and we hope to see more of it as the Educator Innovator community grows.” This project envisions expanding the brief time and access students have in the studio to learn and build stronger skill sets around broadcast journalism, media production, and communication.


Fun Math Practice For Grades 1 - 5 from @SplashMath that is Common Core Aligned!


The winner of the Best App Ever Award 2011 in Elementary Student App category; they have been regularly featured by Apple in their hand-picked lists on the iTunes App Store- New and Noteworthy, What''s Hot and Staff Favorites.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Join the movement to all children everywhere access to education. Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. The list of Tuesday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. Unlike our opening day, Day two actually starts at midnight, US-Eastern Time!

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We had another great day of sessions and keynotes on Tuesday, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education) 2:00am Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator 3:00am Democratization: Stuctural Change of Regimen and of the Living Experience at Schools - Olek Netzer, Ph.D.

2014 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today was yet another great day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Friday, November 21st, is the fifth and final day our fifth annual Global Education Conference. The list of Friday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page.

5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying


Study Jams offers TONS of free and fabulous content for math and science at the elementary level. You have access to a vast amount of high quality and high engaging videos, step by step slides, and fun quizzes.

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Writing Scaffolds to Meet Diverse Learning Needs

A Principal's Reflections

These teachers believe that differentiation is about access points. As students struggled to articulate their ideas, they worried that their writing sounded “so simple” and “so elementary.”

Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

They are not permitted to access or use those accounts during the school day. Guest post by Computer Teacher & Tech Coordinator, Chris Casal | Cross posted at The Casal Operating System Editor''s note: Chris Casal is a member of the NYC DOE Social Media Advisory Team. His insights have helped inspire and guide teachers in the effective use of social media in the classroom. Here''s how he does it. I am often asked about how we use "social media" here at PS 10.

2014 Global Education Conference Starts Today - Day 1 Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

With over 250 sessions and 30 keynotes, it is an incredible opportunity to connect with and learn from educators, organizations, and students focused on globally-connected learning and supporting cultural awareness and educational access. Today the fifth annual Global Education Conference kicks off. This is our free, five-day, online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world, with sessions held around the clock to accommodate participant time zones.

Get Your MOOC On!

The Web20Classroom

Wikipedia defines MOOC as "an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. It is recommended for elementary and middle grades mathematics educators. Massively Open Online Course.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device , a conference held on their campus November 6 & 7, 2014. However, what does that look like for early elementary grades (K-3)?

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Students access Edmodo apps for automated tasks or projects. Students also have access to other apps such as Powtoon, Pixton, Audioboo, and Dogo News for other online projects. I assign an entire text to my classes and post a reminder in Edmodo for students to access Curriculet.

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Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All


While the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was last reauthorized in 2004, with amendments in 2015, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) were updated back in 2008, the demand for accessibility and equality in education continues to grow. Educators still need to constantly evaluate the effectiveness of accessibility initiatives, advocate for resources for their students, and anticipate where they need to go next.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Stories Conversations Updates GlobalEdCon 2014 - Call for Proposals Open Until November 1st. Our 2014 Keynote Schedule is nearly finalized, and we''re really excited to have this amazing group of speakers participate at our fifth annual conference.

Equality and Equity in Education


Last Thursday while I was in a breakout session during our Spring TEC-SIG meeting, session presenter Wendy Jones referenced this graphic as she discussed teacher professional development and access to technology. Original Source Unknown. Please let me know if you know the original source!

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Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

Comprising students and teachers from 24 elementary, middle and high schools across the country, VILS provides individualized, on-site and virtual professional development tailored to address specific areas for improvement at each school as identified by a preliminary needs assessment.

Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access


The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

The MobyMax tablet runs on Android which means in addition to all of the great MobyMax curriculum, your students also have access to all of the happiness that Android brings. It’s always nice when new toys show up in the mail to review.

Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership


Dr. Mazza was the Lead Learner at Knapp Elementary School. (He Tools to ensure only student and parent access? -

Class Dojo: New Features for School-Wide Use

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Over the course of 2014, ClassDojo has launched multiple features which strengthen relationships between teachers, parents and students. This feature is especially useful for elementary school teachers, teaching assistants, and any situation where an entire class is taught by multiple teachers. Shared Classes and Shared Students are available now, and teachers can access them by signing up for a free account at www.classdojo.com.

"Back to School" Links


The study was also the first to look at the efficacy of in-classroom discourse intervention by speech-language pathologists (Gillam, Olszewski, Fargo & Gillam, 2014). I have been enjoying a few weeks off before things pick up again!

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Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward


Notes from a concurrent session at TASA Midwinter 2014. Can also be accessed from anywhere that you have internet access, not just when you are connected to your school/district network. Royse City is hosting EdCamp Awesome in Feburary 2014.

DirecTV's "Don't" commercials


YouTube gives you on-demand access to just about anything, including commercials that have a language teaching purpose.* cause-effect context executive function HS inference later elementary main idea MS social thinking story grammar text structure YouTube

Social Fortune and Fate/Comics Head


The episodes include ten situations very relevant to middle and high school settings (upper elementary, too), including participating in class discussions, group work, finishing homework, asking for help, figuring out what to say when hanging out, and dealing with boring moments.

Educators Connect Learning Through Citizen Science

Educator Innovator

Although high school students aren’t allowed to work directly with these sensors, they can access the data they generate. Museums are helping informal educators access citizen science as well.

12 ways to kill motivation in your classroom.


Rick Wormeli writes a very good article in the September 2014 issue of Educational Leadership by ASCD. Being treated like elementary school students. (No Classes that claim to be relevant to your life but that deny you access to personal technology during lessons. At the conclusion, he lists the top 12 ways we can demotivate our learners.

The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education

Kevin Corbett

72% of best selling apps in 2012 were aimed at PREschoolers and children in elementary school. 52% of children now have access to a smartphone or tablet. The Mobile Learning in Higher Education [ INFOGRAPHIC ].