Giving students a V.O.I.C.E. in your classroom

Neo LMS

Matt Oberecker considers that instruction should revolve around five essential aspects to ensure its success, which create the acronym V.O.I.C.E. Read more: Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction. 3 Awesome PBL case studies. Look around you!

Four innovative staffing takeaways from personalized learning schools

The Christensen Institute

For the better part of the past year, the Christensen Institute has worked in collaboration with Public Impact , a national education policy and management consulting firm, to study how schools are implementing innovative staffing models in conjunction with blended learning to personalize instruction and improve student achievement. We are excited to share our first set of case studies on these schools. Software to support better teacher-led instruction.

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

First, the charter schools that garner attention for blended learning have, in many cases, used it to transform their entire schooling model. In this case that meant at the fringe of schools—in the advanced classes, foreign languages, and credit and dropout recovery options they couldn’t otherwise offer, for example. We published the first of these reports recently as a series of case studies titled Proof Points: Blended Learning Success in School Districts.

Why educators are moving away from the Station Rotation model

The Christensen Institute

Differentiated instruction. In these settings, teachers can more easily differentiate instruction for groups of students based on their respective needs. This was the case for Korematsu Discovery Academy , a K–5 public school in Oakland, Calif.

What is the VARK model of Student Learning?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Differentiated instruction, also called “personalized learning”, addresses the truism that every student learns differently. Others start by reading instructions, watching videos, and observing the work of their neighbor.

S'Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: itsLearning and CodeMonkey

Edsurge

If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study. Teacher : The major need we have in a project-based learning environment is finding a way to facilitate differentiated instruction. I also grade all of my work using the assessment tools in itslearning. This week in S’Cool Tools, we share the real experiences of three teachers using three different tools, written in their own words.

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