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Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

I can empathize with their frustration, but I attribute these behaviors to underdeveloped self-regulation skills, especially in online and blended learning environments. Blended Learning Environments Require Self-regulation Skills. The goal of the various blended learning models (e.g.,

How to use digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom

Hapara

Digital textbooks are cost-effective and create equitable, engaging and flexible learning experiences. There are many advantages to using digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom for schools and districts. Second graders will learn about early India and China with this digital textbook.

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What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

Learning sciences research investigates the process of learning in realistic settings, which can include schools, museums, after-school programs, home environments, or anywhere people typically learn. Key Features of Learning Sciences Research. Where to Learn More.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

The Edcamp Community supports educators to organize and participate in participant-driven professional learning designed by and for educators. Navigate changing norms online and in physical classrooms. Our Organizer Handbook is updated to include more planning tips and resources.

Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042

Shake Up Learning

The post Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. With that in mind, Kasey shares 6 books that will transform your classroom, as long as you take action on the advice. It’s about the LEARNING!

Savvas Introduces Experience Physics, a New Program that Uses Phenomena-Based, Experiential Learning to Drive Students’ Real-World Inquiry

eSchool News

Inquiry is central to the nature of science, and students learn best when activities are closely linked to key scientific concepts. That level of inquiry is enhanced with student-driven activities designed to reach every learner,” said Bethlam Forsa, CEO of Savvas Learning Company.

7 Educational Transformations for Any Classroom

EdTechTeam

It’s an exciting time to be a teacher, and a student, with all of the newest gadgets, apps, and tools available for our use in the classroom. Seeing the student’s smiles, the teacher’s high level of engagement with the students, and trying new things together is what makes a classroom a special place. I am fortunate to be able to push into classrooms from kindergarten through twelfth grade for a variety of activities. That is where formative assessments comes in.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Why Teacher Self-Care Matters and How to Practice Self-Care in Your School

Waterford

Because teaching is such an intensive job, educators can greatly benefit from learning about and practicing self-care. In fact, practicing self-care can be in the best interest of everyone in your classroom. Occupational Outlook Handbook: High School Teachers.

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3 Before Me: A Teaching method that boosts student independence and raises team players

Neo LMS

As social beings, we must learn to collaborate with our peers if we want to be part of major projects that require teamwork. Therefore, students need to learn to be independent as well as team players. Let’s see how you can use it in the classroom!

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Students Are Slipping Through the Cracks of Special Education. Schools Must Do Better.

Edsurge

After some investigating on my part, I learned that Jason had been with the school district since second grade. Special education services often included classes separate from the regular classroom. A key challenge facing RTI implementation is there is no guide or handbook.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years and is currently a technology integration coach in the Pleasanton Unified School District.

Are Your Students as Far Behind as Mine?

Turning Learning On Its Head

In 2007 I helped pioneer the flipped classroom model and that model laid the groundwork for what I am doing now in my classroom. I am not flipping my class per se anymore, but rather I am teaching using Mastery/Competency-Based Learning in my class. Benefits of Mastery Learning.

Are Your Students as Far Behind as Mine?

EdTechTeacher

Guest Post by Jon Bergmann (Keynote of the Mastery Learning Summit on Oct. In 2007 I helped pioneer the flipped classroom model and that model laid the groundwork for what I am doing now in my classroom. Challenges to Mastery Learning. Benefits of Mastery Learning.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos–and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Classroom grade level teachers–if your tech teacher doesn’t cover basic tech skills. With teacher direction as a classroom unit, or independently by students–self-paced via workbooks and videos.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

It takes into account recent changes such as connectivity, open-source technology, mobile devices, and personalization of learning to dramatically shift how schools have been run for over a century. Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. For more on how innovation is changing education, see also Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. A Handbook for Beginning Teachers.

Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091

Shake Up Learning

The post Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Student Portfolios are the epitome of Dynamic Blended Learning and going beyond the due date because they are never “done.”. Student portfolios are great for ANY classroom!

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years and is currently a technology integration coach in the Pleasanton Unified School District.

Webinar Tomorrow: "Are You Thinking About Starting Your Own School?" (Learning Revolution Series)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

With children working remotely for nearly 18 months, many parents (and teachers) have have come to the realization that children thrive in smaller, more personalized, and face-to-face learning environments. My Child Hates School and The Micro-School Builder’s Handbook.

News Literacy Resources for Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Civic Online Reasoning (by the Stanford History Education Group): This research-based curriculum features foundational lessons and smart assessments for building students' critical thinking skills. Each newsletter also ends with tips on incorporating the content into classrooms.

Benchmark Education announces new early learning literacy intervention program

eSchool News

Additional components to help accelerate student growth in literacy include a Progress Monitoring Handbook, an Oral Reading Records Handbook, more than 60 Take-Home Books in downloadable PDF-format to extend students’ learning and support family engagement, 100 Picture Cards, and 26 Letter Cards per grade. Most significantly, it was conceived with the overarching idea that it can be used by the sole classroom teacher in either a classroom or pull-out setting.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

Five Best Practices Teachers Can Learn from Dungeon Masters

MindShift

This series has looked at how Dungeons & Dragons and similar role-playing games (RPGs) have been used for learning. In all of these cases, teachers and professors channeled their inner Dungeon Master to reimagine how learning takes place in their classes and schools.

How an LMS Can Solve Professional Learning's Challenges—and Keep Master Teachers Engaged

Edsurge

The idea of using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver professional learning and development to K-12 educators is not new—but it’s not quite mainstream, either. Ken Dirkin Dirkin is the Director of Online Professional Learning at Michigan Virtual , a nonprofit provider of digital learning solutions for the state’s K-12 schools. The organization has been providing LMS-based professional learning for the state’s educators since 2004. “We

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

How Does Acceleration Research Help Schools and Kids Rebound?

Cool Cat Teacher

How do we accelerate learning? The US Department of Education Roadmap for Reopening Safely says that “accelerated learning provides opportunities for students to learn at grade level rather than through tracking or remediation….” We know that there's unfinished learning.

5 Reasons to Love Hyperdocs and Digital Lesson Design

EdTechTeam

Hyperdoc digital lesson design allow teachers the opportunity to develop, design, curate and create content and assessment that is authentic to your classroom and audience. Learning Styles are celebrated. Students can experience a lesson and show what they know in their learning style and strengths. Want to learn more about Hyperdocs? From Hyperdoc Handbook co-author Lisa Highfill: Be My Valentine Text Set.

50 Awesome Books for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 50 Awesome Books for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. And my professional learning bookshelf is always full as well as my Kindle app! Thanks for supporting the free resources on Shake Up Learning! Shake Up Learning. The Google Infused Classroom. 50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom. Classroom Management That Works. Cultivating Communication in the Classroom. 50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Keyboarding in the K-8 Classroom.

Why a 21st Century Teacher Isn’t Just a “Guide on the Side”

EdNews Daily

The great fiction that a teacher today has become a “guide on the side” is now hardwired into nearly every conversation about the future of teaching and learning. The truth is that in the emerging era of project based learning, personalization, 21 st century skills training, commitment to social emotional growth, and attention to equity and social challenges, the complexities of teaching can’t be captured by a simple ‘You’re now a guide on the side’ mandate. By Thom Markham.

A Culture Of Inquiry Through A Forward-Leaning Curriculum

TeachThought - Learn better.

To learn more about professional development around these ideas, contact us. How do we develop a system of learning at a time when everything we know about learning is in flux? Let’s stay with physics and say it like this: Is the trauma around standards a sign that we are passing through an event horizon into a different world of learning? 6 Strategies To Create A Forward-Learning Curriculum. Fully Realize Project-Based Learning.

Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft Education Resources Microsoft for Education Site "Empower students today to be the creators of tomorrow and to achieve more" Microsoft Education Transformation Framework Flexible platform for education transformation Microsoft K-12 Education Transformation Framework: Modern teaching and learning Course Microsoft Education Resource Center implement the Education Transformation Framework in your school or district.

5 teacher organization systems that save me time and restored my sanity

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I just knew it would be the same when I started teaching and had my own classroom! The cleanliness and basic organization systems made their way into my classroom immediately. Students who still need to make up or revise an assessment get a reminder.

Leveling Up Language Learners’ 21st-Century Skills with Minecraft

Edsurge

Fast forward a few weeks; Minecraft kept finding its way into my classroom. How could a game featuring so little language drive this much language learning? In my experience creating projects in Minecraft and running after-school clubs, expert players are always keen to help their novice peers learn the essential skills. We then paired up, and the newbies learned gameplay tips and tricks, most of which was conducted in English. Language Learning and Minecraft.

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Announcing "The Microschool Summit - Changing education, one small school at a time!"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

One (or more) caring adult who seeks to empower youth to learn the skills and wisdom needed to lead a productive life in the community. Education today has become large and focused on many things beyond the needs of learners, such as tests, curriculum and assessment.

Is recess a right or a privilege?

The Hechinger Report

Play is how kids learn. Similar methods include silent lunches and making children stand outside the classroom. Related: Kids can learn more from guided play than from direct instruction, report finds. Related: How PE teachers are tackling ‘physical learning loss’.