[FREE WEBINAR] How to Differentiate Instruction with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Differentiating instruction sounds good. In this webinar, Vicki Davis will share one of her most popular sessions in how to differentiate instruction with technology.You'll also learn more about SMART Learning Suite and we'll give away the […]. The post [FREE WEBINAR] How to Differentiate Instruction with Technology appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction appeared first on TeachThought. Strategies Teaching Definitions Experienced Teacher General

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Busy But Progressive? 5 Tips For Differentiated Instruction

TeachThought - Learn better.

5 Tips For Differentiated Instruction appeared first on TeachThought. The post Busy But Progressive? Teaching

16 Helpful Differentiated Instruction Strategies to Use in Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 15, 2017 Here is an interesting visual we designed based on Marcus Guido’s article “20 Differentiated Instruction Strategies and Examples”. The visual contains ideas and tips on how to.read more. Repost

Achieve3000 updates blended learning, differentiated instruction tools

eSchool News

Achieve3000 offers innovative new ways to empower blended learning and accelerate student literacy gains through differentiated instruction in the 2016-2017 school year. Using Achieve3000’s patented and proven method of online differentiated instruction, students of all ability levels work with grade-appropriate content delivered at 12 levels in English and 7 levels in Spanish, along with scaffolding precisely tailored for their learning needs.

Using tech to help differentiate instruction

Kathy Schrock

Differentiated instruction is defined by Carol Tomlinson as “an approach to teaching that advocates active planning for and attention to student differences in classrooms, in the context of high quality curriculums”. Tomás Franceschin provides an overview of both differentiated instruction and how technology can enable it in this 2017 blog post. I loved the fact he put the student first and foremost by targeting “differentiated learning”!

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. People who leave a review on iTunes will be entered in our drawing for 3 different items. (see rules at the bottom of this post and instructions on how to leave a review: iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions ) : SMART Learning Suite (today’s sponsor). Free Webinar on Differentiated Instruction [link] technology.

Learning Styles: Fact or Fiction? What This Decades-Old Theory Can Teach Us

Waterford

2] Whether the evidence points for or against learning styles, however, this theory can remind us that some students may need individualized instruction or resources to best help them learn. Instead of planning activities based on learning styles, teachers may want to opt for a different, but better researched technique: differentiated instruction. How to Shift from Learning Styles to Differentiated Instruction. Computers & Education, March 2017, 106, pp.

#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Here are instructions for iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions. Free Differentiating Instruction Webinar on Thursday, February 9 [link]. Determination of date of winner: February 6, 2017 the name will be drawn and the winner will be notified.

Helping Learners Move Beyond “I Can’t Do This”

User Generated Education

By allowing students to learn from their mistakes, or circling back through the curriculum will allow more students to access your instruction and for you to have a better understanding of where they are at with their learning. Mastery learning: Reframes a student’s sense of responsibility, where performance is viewed as the product of instruction and practice, rather than a lack of ability.

#04: Simple Ways to Find Your Teaching Blindspots in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. David Guerin, (@ DavidGeurin ) is the 2017 NASSP Digital Principal of the year. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Differentiated Instruction Webinar – ( [link] ). Dr. David Geurin has been named the 2017 NASSP Digital Principal of the year. Winner’s name will be posted on this blog before February 27, 2017.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. People who leave a review on iTunes will be entered in our drawing for 3 different items. (see rules at the bottom of this post and instructions on how to leave a review: iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions ) : SMART Learning Suite (today’s sponsor). Winner’s name will be posted on this blog before February 27, 2017.

3 Ways to Differentiate Learning in the Classroom with HyperDocs

EdTechTeacher

HyperDocs or “HyperLearning” as I prefer to call it, involves a well-crafted digital lesson for student use which engages them in inquiry-based learning and can differentiate learning in the classroom. With various roadmaps for each learner, differentiation in the classroom is necessary to meet student needs. Technology and differentiation are fundamentally changing instruction and HyperLearning is a prime example of this phenomenon.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

In my own experience, I remember sitting through a class on differentiated instruction. To further make this point, let’s discuss what differentiation is. But during this class on differentiation, the teacher didn’t differentiate with us. All the content on differentiation was delivered in a non-differentiated way. So, if differentiation works – do it. An Instructional Coach.

How To 220

5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Last week, NASSP 2017 Digital Principal of the Year David Geurin discussed helping us teachers find our blind spots in the classroom. Determination of date of winner: February 11, 2017 the name will be drawn and the winner will be notified. Winner’s name will be posted on this blog before February 27, 2017.

What I Wish My Teacher Knew: One Question That Could Change Everything

The CoolCatTeacher

Monday, September 4, 2017. She has spoken internationally about supporting students, differentiating instruction for students learning English, and building strong communities in classrooms. Kyle Schwartz on episode 141 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kyle Schwartz @ kylemschwartz asked a question of her students that went viral.

6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto

EdTech4Beginners

Video is a way to differentiate instruction and help visual and auditory learners shine. Students relate to video — it’s a growing part of how they share and how they absorb information. And if you’re looking for a good way to tap into that natural enthusiasm and understanding, it helps if you can communicate with video, too. That’s where Animoto comes in handy. What is Animoto? Animoto is a website that lets you easily create videos and slideshows.

Video 181

169 Tech Tip #127: 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Category: Differentiation. In fact, any chance you have, differentiate instruction. Classroom management Problem solving Tech tips 169 tech tips differentiationIn these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

BYOD 157

Blended Instruction vs Blended Learning

A Principal's Reflections

However, there seems to be a bit of confusion as to what blended learning is or the conditions that have to be established for it to improve feedback, differentiate instruction and empower learners. Based on what I have seen during my work in schools and through the sharing on social media, the majority of what educators are calling blended learning is blended instruction. Here is the difference: Blended instruction is what the teacher does with technology.

What is WittyWe and Why You Want to Use it

Ask a Tech Teacher

As differentiated instruction for the varied learning styles of students. There seems to be a limitless supply of online education content. In fact, my email box and social media explodes with them. But often, these offerings are too basic, a lite version of a paid program that isn’t terribly robust, confusing, or created by people who don’t really understand how to blend technology and education.

Quizster

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, this is a great way to gauge student's learning and differentiate instruction. assessment differentiate instruction gradingQuizster is a innovative site/app that I just found out about for assessing and grading students work. All a student has to do is snap a photo of their work and send it via the free mobile (iOS/Android) to their teacher. The teacher can then annotate, comment, and grade using Quizster and respond instantly to the student.

EDpuzzle Curriculum

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the amazing simple to use site that educators everywhere are using to "flip" a classroom and differentiate instruction has recently release their "online" curriculum for teachers. assessment differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroomEducators can now access all video-lessons and questions for the whole school year. This is a great way to easily gage student learning in a wide range of subjects.

Gimlet

Technology Tidbits

A teacher can see all student's results in real-time and then differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning quizzesGimlet is a excellent new site for creating quiz style games that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's great blog. Gimlet reminds me a lot of Kahoot where a teacher creates a quiz (or converts a Quizlet), has students join on their device via unique code and then take the quiz.

Pear Deck

Technology Tidbits

This is ideal for Differentiating Instruction and assessing students in real-time. For my Pinterest board on Differentiated Instruction click here. assessment differentiated instruction google drive guided learningPear Deck is a cool educational tool that interacts w/ Google Chrome (extensions) or Google Drive to create interactive quizzes/slides/presentations.

Tools 28

Technology doesn’t drive blended learning success … or does it?

The Christensen Institute

All five schools use some variation of the Station Rotation or Lab Rotation blended-learning models for core instruction in math and English language arts. But even though blended learning is a deliberate part of their instructional approaches, it didn’t seem to be the differentiating factor driving their success. Data-driven instruction. Data-driven instruction is another core strategy that all five schools have employed to improve student learning.

Listenwise

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, are the educational tools and activities/quizzes that educators can use to track student progress and differentiate instruction. comprehension differentiate instruction listening Web 2.0Listenwise is a interesting site that takes the "listening" skill to the next level. This is done by listening to a library of over a 1000 curated stories w/ reading a long to increase comprehension.

3 Ways to Differentiate Learning in the Classroom with Google Docs

EdTechTeacher

HyperDocs or “HyperLearning” as I prefer to call it, involves a well-crafted digital lesson for student use which engages them in inquiry-based learning and can differentiate learning in the classroom. With various roadmaps for each learner, differentiation in the classroom is necessary to meet student needs. Technology and differentiation are fundamentally changing instruction and HyperLearning is a prime example of this phenomenon.

Mathigon

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, Mathigon provides real-time feedback and can be used for self-paced learning or differentiating instruction. differentiating instruction interactive textbooks math self paced learningMathigon is a fantastic new site that I just found out about from the amazing educator Kelly Tenkely. Mathagon is an innovative interactive textbook that reminds me of something an educator would create in iBooks Author.

EDpuzzle Curriculum

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the amazing simple to use site that educators everywhere are using to "flip" a classroom and differentiate instruction has recently release their "online" curriculum for teachers. differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom project based learningEducators can now access all video-lessons and questions for the whole school year. This is a great way to easily gage student learning in a wide range of subjects.

EDpuzzle Curriculum

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle is the amazing learning tool that educators everywhere are using to flip their classroom, assess student learning, differentiate instruction, and much much more. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroomThis is done by adding questions to a video and modifying it to make it work for YOU. Best of all, are the wide range of lessons and resources that are available for students and educators.

Storyboard That for Halloween

Technology Tidbits

Storyboard That is an excellent learning tool w/ educational portal, where teachers can manage, track, differentiate instruction, and assess student accounts in a safe environment. differentiating instruction digital storytelling project based learning storyboards timelines Web 2.0 Storyboard That the wonderful resource that educators everywhere are using for a variety of educational purposes (i.e.

Squiggle Park

Technology Tidbits

Finally, the teacher dashboard makes it easy for educators to monitor student progress through detailed reports that makes it easy to differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction educational apps game based learning literacy readingSquiggle Park is an excellent program/educational apps for grades PreK-2nd that focuses on Literacy and Reading skills.

EDpuzzle on Android

Technology Tidbits

Educators are using EDpuzzle to edit their videos (crop, add questions, etc) differentiate instruction, and more. Android differentiating instruction Digital video educational apps flipped classroomEDpuzzle the amazing educational tool (web/mobile app) is now available for free on any Android device. This as well as their easy to use iOS app makes it easy for any teacher to flip their classroom/lesson and have students view it on any device.

EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the amazing simple to use site that educators everywhere are using to "flip" a classroom and differentiate instruction has recently release their "online" curriculum for teachers. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroomEducators can now access all video-lessons and questions for the whole school year and search for them by subject or grade level.

HOOPs

Technology Tidbits

HOOPs is a new basketball game by Zzish for assessing students learning and differentiating instruction. assessing differentiate instruction game based learningThis is done using Zzish which creates quizzes and gamifies formative assessments. Teachers can use this for any subject and for individual students or in teams/groups. Students can then play HOOPs and try to unlock the "All-Star" level.