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ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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More than 7,500 educators from around the globe gathered in Boston to participate in ASCD's #Empower18 conference. The conversations in these presentations centered on impactful instruction and the magnitude of digital options.

Why Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results

The CoolCatTeacher

Here’s why: “The report suggested that “we have not yet become good enough at the kind of pedagogues that make the most of technology; that adding 21st century technologies to 20th century teaching practices will just dilute the effectiveness of teaching.”. This report is no surprise.

Differentiating with Personalized Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

In a sentence, personalized learning: “tailors instruction, expression of learning, and assessment to each student’s unique needs and preferences.” Use the self-grading features of programs like Google Forms to assess student work.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series that supports the use of technology in support of differentiated learning in and beyond the PBL classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading.

Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the third post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs.

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Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Laura Pappano for The Hechinger Report. Differentiated instruction was conceived in the 1950s. Even in kindergarten, teacher Pauline Hayden schedules brief conferences every few weeks with each of her 20 students. “We

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

Kleinspiration

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting many of my virtual friends face to face in San Diego at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference. I can''t begin to explain what an amazing experience this conference was for those who attended.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Achieve3000 will apply its online differentiated instruction to the content, helping students to digest critical material so they can read, discuss, and debate core U.S. KAHOOT EDTRENDS REPORT FOR EDUCATORS ( kahoot.com/files/2018/05/EdTrendsreport-May-2018-educators.pdf

Real talk on how to make differentiation less time-consuming

The Cornerstone Blog

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Real teachers talk about differentiated teaching strategies that worked — and didn’t work — in their classrooms. This time around, we’re talking about how to manage differentiation. Differentiation should be meaningful and purposeful.

200 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? BLC 16 … I will once again join Alan November at the BLC conference in Boston in July.

Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents

MindShift

In an address to the VRX conference in San Francisco, noted game developer and tech wizard, Jesse Schell predicted that over 8 million VR gamer headsets will be sold in 2016. Neal also reports a great deal of success with Tilt Brush , a powerful 3-D art creation tool.

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