Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer will then grade the form/assessment and generate detailed reports. This makes it ideal for teachers to differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction educational apps Google classroom grading

Personalized Learning: Research Highlights Need for New Models

Digital Promise

In the first of a series of reports from Digital Promise Global, Making Learning Personal For All – The Growing Diversity in Today’s Classroom explores learner diversity and learning variability across a variety of factors impacting student performance. The report highlights the work of Harvard Graduate School of Education researcher, Todd Rose, author of The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness (2016).

Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer will then grade the form/assessment and generate detailed reports. This makes it ideal for teachers to differentiate instruction. assesing differentiate instruction educational apps Google classroom grading

Quizalize

Technology Tidbits

What separates Quizalize apart from similar sites is the detailed reports generated as well as how easy it is to differentiate instruction and see how each student or class is doing on any given topic. Also, Quizalize features a new dashboard integrating Zzish , which allows teachers to track student progress in real-time, while generating detailed reports and seeing exactly which questions were answered correct and which ones were answered wrong w/ their "given" response.

STEAM Learning in Action

EdNews Daily

touted the benefits of a “well-rounded education” in a speech at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts in April 2016. According to its findings, “teachers report that arts integration stimulates deep learning, creates increased student engagement, and cultivates students’ investment in learning.”

Quizalize

Technology Tidbits

What separates Quizalize apart from similar sites is the detailed reports generated as well as how easy it is to differentiate instruction and see how each student or class is doing on any given topic. Also, Quizalize features a new dashboard integrating Zzish , which allows teachers to track student progress in real-time, while generating detailed reports and seeing exactly which questions were answered correct and which ones were answered wrong w/ their "given" response.

What to Avoid - and Embrace - in Personalized Learning

Digital Promise

I am glad to report I’ve never seen a district make all these mistakes, but most districts make at least a few. Risk #2: Curricular and Instructional Misalignment: Personalized learning is about shifting pedagogy and thinking about curriculum and instruction differently.

It Takes a (Whole) School

Digital Promise

According to a new report , these teachers — while remarkably motivated by the challenge at hand — need and want school-wide, institutionalized supports in order to succeed in the face of the uncertainties that poverty brings.

What to Avoid – and Embrace – in Personalized Learning

Digital Promise

I am glad to report I’ve never seen a district make all these mistakes, but most districts make at least a few. Risk #2: Curricular and Instructional Misalignment: Personalized learning is about shifting pedagogy and thinking about curriculum and instruction differently. Element #2: Targeted Instruction: In Benjamin Bloom’s famous study, he found that effective small group instruction supported student learning nearly as much as one-on-one tutoring.

Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series that supports the use of technology in support of differentiated learning in and beyond the PBL classroom. I am now just about booked through the end of March and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill.

200 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I am now almost booked through the end of July, and the second half of the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill. I plan on providing sessions that integrate PBL with STEM, Makers, Differentiated Instruction, Inquiry, Deeper Learning, and Technology Integration.

Part 4: 20 Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. I am now booked through the end of March, and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill.

Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the third post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. I am now booked through the end of March, and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill.

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Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer will then grade the form/assessment and generate detailed reports. This makes it ideal for teachers to differentiate instruction.

School district in Georgia creates significant learning gains for Title 1 students

eSchool News

Participating schools will receive Achieve3000’s 24/7 differentiated, blended instruction for students, teaching resources and blended professional development for educators, real-time data dashboard for administrators, and robust home support for parents and guardians.

PaGamO

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, educators can easily differentiate instruction while generating detailed student reports. PaGamO is an interesting new site for Gamifying a classroom that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's excellent blog.

GrammarFlip

Technology Tidbits

Not only is this ideal for self paced learning, but this can help educators differentiate instruction as well as "flip" a classroom/lesson. Best of all are the detailed reports that gives real-time assessment for teachers.

Turning static content into digital lessons

eSchool News

Our user-friendly platform has saved teachers countless hours in grading assignments and helped them offer more personalized, targeted instruction.”. New learning platform creates dynamic learning experiences, provides instant feedback to students, and saves teachers hours on grading.

What teachers want in a data dashboard

eSchool News

When Amber Teamann was a teacher in Garland, Texas, seven years ago, her use of data to help guide her instruction was fairly limited. Based on the programs I was using, I could evaluate how to differentiate instruction for my students,” she said.

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How You Can Take the Pain Out Of Data-Driven Classrooms

Edsurge

This will not be another article about how you need to use data to drive your instruction. Instead, let's take a look at some ways to use data regularly in your classroom and take some of the pain out of obtaining it to differentiate instruction. Formative assessments give us an idea of what our students are understanding during instruction, and can be embedded in the lesson activities.

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In the marketplace: Science achievement skyrockets, makerspaces expand, and more

eSchool News

Makerspaces are expected to reach accelerated classroom adoption in less than one year, according to the K-12 Edition of the 2016 New Media Consortium Horizon Report.

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5 Things Teachers Want from PD, and How Coaching and Collaboration Can Deliver Them—If Implementation Improves

Edsurge

We rarely accept “sit and get” instruction as ideal for our students. Yet in schools with strong models for collaboration, teachers report being dramatically more satisfied in their day-to-day work than their peers elsewhere. They say they feel prepared to take on big challenges, including new standards, the use of data, and differentiated instruction. So why is it still the most common form of professional development for teachers across the country?

Kiddom: an easier way to manage standards-based grading

The Cornerstone Blog

This feature alone helps teachers save time in preparing teaching materials and differentiating instruction. The Kiddom YouTube channel has lots of other helpful tutorials and overview videos , including how you can use Kiddom to differentiate.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

The learning spaces they have set up open up so many possibilities and opportunities for blended and differentiated instruction and individualized learning, meeting the needs of all different learning and personality styles.

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Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Educators can even create their own content and best of all assess student progress through detailed reports. This makes it easy to differentiate instruction and even works for Blended Learning or the "Flipped" classroom model.

iPracticeMath

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, is the educational portal which allows educators/parents to manage/track student accounts and generate detailed reports. Not only are these reports generated in real-time but they make it easy to assess students and differentiate instruction.

LRP launches Special Ed Tech eNewsletter!

FETC Converge

This includes insights from the field to help you adopt or enhance efforts to differentiate instruction, promote universal design for learning practices, address accessibility and accommodation issues via mobile learning devices, and keep up to speed on student data privacy issues. And this eNewsletter explores ways to help you use new instructional apps for special needs students, as well as to navigate emerging legal issues at the intersection of technology and special education.

Hop Star

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, Hop Star tracks student data and generates detailed reports and is aligned to Common Core standards. This is ideal for differentiating instruction and self paced learning. Hop Star is one of my favorite brand new iOS games for learning basic Math skills.

Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents

MindShift

In an address to the VRX conference in San Francisco, noted game developer and tech wizard, Jesse Schell predicted that over 8 million VR gamer headsets will be sold in 2016. Neal also reports a great deal of success with Tilt Brush , a powerful 3-D art creation tool.

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Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in.

How do Mississippi’s requirements for instructional time compare to the rest of the country?

The Hechinger Report

Mississippi requires 180 days of instruction each year. Photo: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. Mississippi is in line with the majority of states in requiring at least 180 days of instruction time each school year. appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Personalized Learning and Digital Tools Weave Strong Fabric for Student Success

EdTech Magazine

As reported in April 2016 (the most recent year for which data is available from the National Assessment of Educational Progress ) only 37 percent of high school seniors in the U.S. Traditional teacher-centered instructional practices, such as recitation or lectures, have given way to hands-on activities, student-led discussions, ­collaboration and group learning — all hallmarks of personalized learning. Technology impacts instruction in a positive way, the report states.

Strategies for supporting ELL students in math

eSchool News

Michele Dawson, senior director of instructional technology in Compton Unified School District in Calif., According to nprEd , in 2016 32 states reported not having enough teachers for ELL students. For many of the 4.5

10 tools for blended schools

eSchool News

In 2016, we launched our redesigned Blended Learning Universe (BLU)—a hub for resources and research, including a directory of schools practicing blended learning.

Documenting Maine’s failure to implement proficiency-based education

The Hechinger Report

Their 118-page report, “ ‘In theory it’s a good idea’: Understanding implementation of proficiency-based education in Maine, ” published in October 2018, serves as an unintended post-mortem of how educational reforms can go wrong. The report was funded by the Nellie Mae Foundation, which is a major financial supporter of many efforts to promote and study proficiency- or competency-based education, including those in Maine.