Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

Alice Keeler and Vicki Davis demo both sides of Google Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As so many of us schools are having to move quickly to Google Classroom, Alice Keeler sat down with me recently to do what we’re calling a “duo demo.”

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Blended Learning: Designing a Whole Group Rotation with StudySync

Catlin Tucker

The term “blended learning” is an umbrella that encompasses many different models that combine active, engaged learning online with active, engage learning offline. In my book, Blended Learning in Action , I included a chapter on the Whole Group Rotation, which is a modern spin on the Lab Rotation. Allow students the opportunity to control both the pace and path of their learning. Learning

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How to Use Wizer to Create Digital Worksheets that Differentiate Instruction

The CoolCatTeacher

An Interview and Demo Interview with Nira Sheleg From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers who want to upload “packets” and make them easy for self grading will find a friend in Wizer.me. In this blog post, I’ll share the 20-minute demo I recorded with CEO of Wizer Nira Sheleg along with a “quick jump” table of contents as I do with my “Cool Cat Teacher Live” demos.

How I Plan My Lessons Digitally with Planboard

The CoolCatTeacher

I bet you’re having your share as well, from adapting to hybrid learning, to planning curriculum and lessons, to keeping sane throughout all of this. What did students learn and gain from our lessons?

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. To support schools and districts across the country and around the world, the company has created state-customized editions of its patented, nonfiction blended learning literacy solutions: · KidBizPro®, TeenBizPro®, and EmpowerPro® for English language arts, science and social studies in grades two through 12.

Using the Real World Classrooms Model When Teaching Finance

The CoolCatTeacher

It was hard, but, you know, you learn a lot through a situation like that. One of the things I learned was that there were pretty glaring holes in the education system when it came to personal financing. They can see demos of our technology, download samples of the curriculum like I said, contact us with questions, see pricing, and things like that.

How Great is MS Office Mix

Ask a Tech Teacher

I loved the demo I watched, cried a bit that it wouldn’t work for me, and then forgot about it. Because Mix uses audio and video tools to communicate ideas, students are eager to view the resulting lessons, making it a perfect addition to a blended learning program. Let me share the top eight mentioned to me by my learning community: Use the screen recording tool to capture just a portion of a longer video (from, say, YouTube) and embed that into a slide.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

Rocking the CAASPP Both schools have since experienced outstanding increases in their California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. Ruiz’s favorite anecdote is about a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) who struggled with math until he started using Slater’s adaptive platform—and found ways to make connections to what he was learning. Request a demo of Levered's System.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

Students also needed support when it came to the end of year state assessments. “We Rocking the CAASPP Both schools have since experienced outstanding increases in their California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. Ruiz’s favorite anecdote is about a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) who struggled with math until he started using Slater’s adaptive platform—and found ways to make connections to what he was learning.

Parlay

Technology Tidbits

Also, Parlay is great for assessing students making it easy to differentiate instruction and for "blended" learning. Below is a demo of a "live" roundtable discussion. Parlay - Live Round Table Demo from Parlay Ideas on Vimeo. assessing blended learning classroom discussions differentiate instruction project based learningParlay is a very innovative online tool that educators are using to take classroom discussions to the next level.

mysimpleshow

Technology Tidbits

This is great for creating explainer videos to introduce a topic, assess student understating, and even for blended/flipped learning. Below is a demo video. blended learning explainer videos flipped learning presentations Slideshow tutorialsMysimpleshow is an excellent site for educators and students to make videos/presentations.

Buncee

Technology Tidbits

*Be sure to check out Buncee at ISTE June 24-27th, booth #2136 Buncee is the award winning learning tool that provides a digital canvas for students to create amazing projects, presentations, and much much more. Best of all, Buncee Classroom lets educators track students, assign quizzes, and even differentiate/assess instruction. Below is a brief demo of Buncee Classroom.

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Making lectures and lessons more interactive with mQlicker

Nik Peachey

As the traditional lecture has come increasingly under fire for being completely out of touch with modern teaching and learning methods, there has been a move by many teachers, conference presenters and lecturers to make their teaching techniques more modern and interactive. To see a live demo of how mQlicker look at: [link] Be sure to tab through the different questions types, enter data and use the settings tab to change the way the data displays.

The Use of Technology for Reading Acquisition

Saving Socrates

This is an older post, but I recently updated the bottom to include reflections on gradpoint; the blended learning digital content provider Magen David Yeshivah High School chose this past year. I have noticed this not only among ELL students and students with classified IEP''s, but also students with no apparent learning disabilities or second language acquisition obstacles. She scores much lower on online exams than in person assessments.

42 Distance Learning and Inspiring Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Over the past months, many educators have been sharing resources, best practices, and more about distance learning. Summer Learning 20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer – a blog post I wrote on twenty concepts to help you this summer along with links to some suggested courses from Advancement Courses.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student''s test scores and eliminate test anxiety. 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. Below is a brief demo video. game based learning

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. 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. Below is a brief demo video. game based learning math reading

Data and analytics help make informed decisions

eSchool News

PowerSchool announced its new Unified Insights Student Learning release , a first – of – its – kind tool, giving educators a holistic view into data they’ll need to help ensure all students can stay on track following the shift to distance learning. The analytics will help educators make informed decisions about broader gaps districtwide as well as giv e teachers the help they need to support individual student learning paths.

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

Attendees can choose from a wide range of sessions, with topics covering technology, assessment, STEM, and working with bilingual students. You can come see us at Booth #212 all three days of the show, and get hands-on experience with a demo of our new ST Math Chats feature! Sure, It’s Personalized, But Is It Actual Learning? Session Overview: The term “personalized learning” has become a buzzword across the education landscape, particularly in edtech.

Buncee

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, is the educational portal which allows educators to create and manage student accounts, while assessing their work in real-time. Teachers around the world are using this for Project Based Learning, Blended Learning, and even Flipping a Lesson. Below is brief demo of Buncee for education. Buncee is one of my all-time favorite Web 2.0 tools for school.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. 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. Below is a brief demo video. game based learning math reading

Answerables

Technology Tidbits

Answerables is a wonderful site that is a cross between Game Based Learning meets a Learning Management System. This is an innovative place where educators can "Gamify" a lesson and have their students collaborative learn in a safe 3D dimensional environment (think Second Life for kids). Teachers can use the latest in technology for many different strategies for teaching such as: Guided/Blended Learning, Project Based Learning, and even Differentiating Instruction.

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Google Classroom: The Journey 4 (Getting Creative with Announcements)

Hansen's Link to Tech

Think about apps like Snagit Thinglink , eduCanon , or EDpuzzle that provide interactive abilities and assessment. When using Google Classroom announcements are one of premier features that the app has to offer. Even though the general purpose in it''s simplest terms "to announce" something to the class, this feature can and should be used in creative ways to maximize the classroom experience. Announcements can be used in Google Classroom in various ways.

The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration

TeachThought - Learn better.

In lieu of being incredible pieces of hardware with significant learning potential, iPad adoption has produced uneven learning results thus far. This is series is the result of a collaboration between The Tabula Project and TeachThought in pursuit of better learning results with the iPad. iPad Mobile Learning Technology classrooms ipad workflowThe Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration. by Noah Kravitz. Background.

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