Common Core: Addressing Text Complexity through Digital Resources

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The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) issued a letter informing us they will increase the text complexity as well as higher Lexile levels on the current AIMS test this year to help transition to the PARCC assessment. 21st Century Learning Common Core differentiated instruction

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

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Grouping math students to target instruction has become widespread, with students often placed in one of three categories—intervention, advanced, and somewhere in the middle. Intervention students can get stuck in a deficit model of instruction that repeatedly focuses only on they skills and knowledge they lack. Adaptive GBL platforms can help by doing the heavy lifting, handling instructional planning, delivery, and data collection in mixed ability classrooms.

LEAP Innovations, Leader in Personalized Learning, Reports Impressive Double-Digit Student Gains in Schools Using Lexia Reading Core5 as their Literacy Solution

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Focused on scaling personalized instructional models, the organization helps schools redesign their classroom models; implement the LEAP Learning Framework for Personalized Learning; and select and implement high-quality technology to support and test the impacts.

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

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Welcome to a series that supports the use of technology in support of differentiated learning in and beyond the PBL classroom. Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading. This is a program that really does allow for whole class differentiation.

Why I Had to Develop a Unique Learner Profile to Meet the Needs of My Students

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I’ve learned that I need to know my students academically and personally so I can modify instruction to be as effective, engaging and rigorous as possible, so every year I craft personal learner profiles for my students that go beyond their IEP goals and basic personality surveys. Carol Ann Tomlinson's work on differentiated instruction and Benjamin Bloom's work with mastery learning have shaped my understanding of how to meet the needs of each learner.

Consistent Use of Lexia Reading Core5 Leads to Surge in Charter Schools USA Elementary Students Literacy Gains

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BOSTON (March 12, 2018) – An analysis of more than 22,600 K–5 students within the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) network found that incorporating recommended use levels of the Lexia Reading Core5® program into instruction resulted in substantial growth in reading skills during the 2016/17 school year, over and above that achieved with non-Core5 instruction. In comparison, students in the non-Core5 schools increased their RIT score by 12 points on average.

Seesaw vs. Google Classroom: What's the Best Management App for Your Classroom?

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Then check out our detailed comparison below and find out which tool is the best fit for your classroom! Seesaw allows teachers to push out assignments with the option to add voice instructions and an example in the form of a video, photo, drawing, or text. Differentiation Seesaw makes it easy for teachers to assign differentiated activities to individual students, and teachers have the option to view whole-class or individual student work feeds.

Seesaw vs. Google Classroom: What's the Best Management App for Your Classroom?

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Then check out our detailed comparison below and find out which app is the best fit for your classroom! Seesaw allows teachers to push out assignments with the option to add voice instructions and an example in the form of a video, photo, drawing, or text. Differentiation Seesaw makes it easy for teachers to assign differentiated activities to individual students, and teachers have the option to view whole-class or individual student work feeds.

Resources from Miami Device

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Bryan gives you a head to head comparison of all of the popular interactive response systems that work on your classroom''s mobile devices. Enhancing Instruction with Digital Games by Andrew Miller Uncover how and why games engage us in specific and meaningful ways.