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CoSN 2019: K–12 Schools Address Digital Equity with Curriculum Framework

EdTech Magazine

Some digitally enabled K–12 schools find it difficult to provide appropriate lesson plans that can be accessed by all students, said Tim Clark, director of curriculum, instruction and digital learning at Chicago Public Schools. . What we want to do is transform the instructional core.”.

OER: Some Questions and Answers

iterating toward openness

” The article poses three questions and answers them. Below I share some thoughts prompted by the article. The questions from the article are presented in bold ; unattributed blockquotes are from the original article.). material curation and upkeep).

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

This included reading and instruction as it connects to content, research in relationship to inquiry, and student production and how it integrates with voice and choice. There are other areas that also come to mind including student grouping, assessment, and interest.

Using Makerspaces to Support Personalized Learning

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Albans City School, and several of her students explained how they’re using technology for assessment, service work, and more. Instead of traditional report cards, though, students assemble digital portfolios to show their progress. edWeb Blog edtech Makerspace personalized instructio

Game-Based Learning Meets Science Standards

EdTechTeam

Legends of Learning offers thousands of games and assessment items for earth and space, life and physical science classes. The company was featured in a recent USA Today article that explained how its platform can overcome a barrier to “getting high-quality learning games into K-12 classrooms.”

Kids news round-up

NeverEndingSearch

We are so lucky to have available an array of kid-friendly current event options, rich with instructional resources, and mostly free! Many of the articles are accompanied by a Common Core-aligned quiz designed to check for student understanding, to prompt critical thinking and to provide teachers with immediate feedback. The School edition offers assessments, standards alignment and the ability to customize instruction.

The Evolving Economics of Educational Materials and Open Educational Resources: Toward Closer Alignment with the Core Values of Education

iterating toward openness

Last year Bob Reiser invited me to contribute a chapter to the fourth edition of Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology , to be published by Pearson. Dempsey (Eds.), Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (4th ed.).

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more. The tool is ideal for differentiated learning, literacy, English-language learners (ELL) or Special Needs instruction.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Testing, Testing… Via Education Week : “After seven years of tumult and transition fueled by the common core, state testing is settling down, with most states rejecting the federally funded PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments, and nearly one-quarter embracing the SAT or the ACT as their official high school test.” ” asks The Hechinger Report. ” asks The Hechinger Report. My response to the report. Education Politics.

Are We There Yet? Integrating Tech & Learning #SXSWedu

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Notes from panel discussion/concurrent session at SXSWedu 2012 Geoff Wurzel, TechNet Wurzel was one of the influencers on Senate Bill 6 and the creation of the Instructional Materials Allotment in Texas. Six Articles that may be used to frame needed conversations as a "lens" to examine/change education across the state I. Assessments for Learning IV. Why haven''t we heard of the Project Red report? Answers: The report has been highly publicized.