Site Visit & Shift Happens

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The teachers were masters at differentiated instruction with technology. The second group of students worked on graphing on the laptops with the teacher. The third group was using a coloring program on laptops they borrowed from another teacher. Every classroom had a hanging sign on the door that read "Laptops available" or "Laptops in use," so students/teachers could walk into each other''s room and borrow laptops without interrupting the class).

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

It is taking me a while to convert my most popular speeches like “Differentiating Instruction with Technology” to the new software, but after I do, I’m so much happier with the flow of the presentation. Assessment Blogging Education Free Resources How to Guides.

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Here’s Why Teachers Adopt New Tech — and Why They Don’t

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The district-mandated PD tech instruction I experienced was inconsistent, infrequent and seemed to focus heavily on early-education apps like ClassDojo. When assessing return, teachers look for the following: Will It Help Meet Learning Objectives? Will It Facilitate Instruction?

Gamechanger: Type to Learn is Now in the Cloud!

Ask a Tech Teacher

With the push to move assessments online, students need good keyboarding skills. No more “runs only on desktops and laptops” Let me back up and describe Type to Learn Cloud. It does this through a process of review, demonstration, practice, and assessment.

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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These opportunities encouraged participants to take a deep dive into educational topics and try tools like laptops, 3D printers, exploratory equipment like Google cardboards, and other interactive tools and programs.

Kiddom: an easier way to manage standards-based grading

The Cornerstone Blog

This feature alone helps teachers save time in preparing teaching materials and differentiating instruction. Kiddom’s Chief Academic Officer, Abbas Manjee, is a former high school math teacher who often got bogged down recreating and modifying daily/weekly assessments.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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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.

Catholic schools turn to blended learning as a way to address students’ individual needs

The Hechinger Report

SEATTLE — After years of declining enrollment, a growing number of Catholic schools nationwide are placing their faith in blended learning, a teaching approach in which computers share the instructional load with teachers, and one that appeals to many parents disillusioned with traditional schools.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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A description of a learning environment where there is one “screen” for each student (whether an iPad, laptop, etc.). Differentiation. In short, differentiation is the process of personalizing universal learning goals for groups of students.