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Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

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We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Only 47% of secondary students surveyed reported being engaged, enthusiastic and committed to their learning. Framework for Self-Directed Learning.

4 Powerful Ways to Implement Class Blogs – From Jennifer Carey

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There are a myriad of platforms to choose from: edublogs , Kidblog (especially good for elementary age children), Blogger , wordpress , and most LMS systems have a blogging platform built in. Blogs as ePortfolio. Looking to learn more about blogging?

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

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In her edWebinar, “ Make Learning Visible in Your Classroom,” Cari Wilson, Innovation and Technology Lead Teacher at West Vancouver School District, BC, explained how she continually evaluates her instruction to improve her impact on students’ learning. Homework, assessments, projects.

What are your edtech resolutions?

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This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning. For 2019, our IT emphasis will be on cybersecurity and on high-availability, high-resiliency, high-speed wireless access to support 24 x 7 x 365 learning. Kristina Stratton, principal, Westside Elementary School, Florida. “In

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

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With a shift toward cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based learning, my second graders are engaged in carefully structured reading themes or units rather than reading a new stand-alone picture book each week. Each unit typically includes a couple Zaption videos for everyone to view, and for each reading level, three to eight books and two to four articles. Students also have the ability to view and comment on responses left by their peers in Actively Learn.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

With a shift toward cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based learning, my second graders are engaged in carefully structured reading themes or units rather than reading a new stand-alone picture book each week. Each unit typically includes a couple Zaption videos for everyone to view and, for each reading level, three to eight books and two to four articles. Students also have the ability to view and comment on responses left by their peers in Actively Learn.