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How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

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As we got near each other, the young man literally grabbed and hugged me,” my colleague reported. After visiting literally hundreds of schools and talking with thousands of K-12 educators, students, and parents over two and a half decades, I know that it’s crucial that we strive to connect all students to learning regardless of their needs or levels of readiness. How to Navigate the Needs of (M)any Student(s) So All Paths Lead to Learning. “Stay out of jail!”

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

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"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

MobyMax also includes “Power Tools” acting like a clicker, monitoring behavior, messaging, a social wall for students, a parent portal, manipulatives and time reports. Each student gets their very own learning plan with MobyMax with the adaptive curriculum.

Gimkit

Technology Tidbits

Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. This is done through fun educational games that even students can help create and use for self paced learning.

Flocabulary debuts student assessments, reporting tools

eSchool News

New tools aim to help teachers use student assessments to target individual learning needs. In addition to the educational hip-hop videos and interactive activities, each instructional unit now features an auto-graded formative assessment for students.

Using Data-Driven Instruction and SEL to Make the Most of Assessments

EdNews Daily

As other districts experiencing these factors know, this presents a variety of challenges to the fidelity and cohesiveness of instruction. Our solution is a combination of strong data-driven instruction and social-emotional learning (SEL). Data-Driven Instruction.

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ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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Attendees attended Learning Labs and Poster sessions facilitated by educators. The conversations in these presentations centered on impactful instruction and the magnitude of digital options. IXL provides a standards-aligned immersive learning experience for all K-12 subjects.

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Answer Pad - A fantastic Student Response System that lets educators seamlessly assess students, differentiate instruction, and turn their classroom paperless. Buncee - Buncee is a fantastic learning tool and digital canvas that educators are using in a wide variety of ways (i.e.

Research roundup: 4 new reports on what’s working for blended learning practitioners

The Christensen Institute

Even though we aren’t even half-way through 2018, there are already several insightful reports on blended and personalized learning from this year that are worth highlighting. These reports examined various tools and approaches to implement blended and personalized learning models, as well as the potential impact these models could have on students and teachers. Personalized learning can be implemented sustainably.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Otus

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Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Edcite

Technology Tidbits

Edcite is an innovative site for creating digital assignments that I learned about from Monica Burns excellent blog. Best of all, Edcite can automatically grade student responses in real-time and generates detailed reports which allows teachers to differentiate instruction.

Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer is a fantastic new mobile (iOS/Android, or Chrome plug-in) app that allows educators and students to assess their learning in real-time. The student then uses those forms to answer the question and take the assessment/quiz.

HOOPs

Technology Tidbits

HOOPs is a new basketball game by Zzish for assessing students learning and differentiating instruction. This is done using Zzish which creates quizzes and gamifies formative assessments. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Differentiating with Personalized Learning

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Personalized learning is the latest buzzword in an education environment bursting with new ideas but this one is impressive. In a sentence, personalized learning: “tailors instruction, expression of learning, and assessment to each student’s unique needs and preferences.”

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer is a fantastic new mobile (iOS/Android, or Chrome plug-in) app that allows educators and students to assess their learning in real-time. The student then uses those forms to answer the question and take the assessment/quiz.

iPracticeMath

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, is the educational portal which allows educators/parents to manage/track student accounts and generate detailed reports. Not only are these reports generated in real-time but they make it easy to assess students and differentiate instruction, making it a vital resource for both school and in home instruction. assessment differentiate instruction math

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

Fabmath

Technology Tidbits

Fabmath is a great learning tool w/ educational portal that allows educators to assign tests, worksheets, and more, while tracking their students progress and needs. This allows teachers to different instruction and assess students in real-time while generating detailed reports. differentiate instruction educational apps mathFabmath is an excellent resource for teachers/students for Math grades 1st-8th.

STEAM Learning in Action

EdNews Daily

This approach teaches K-12 students to think creatively and engage in other subject areas using skills learned in the arts. Students can make connections and learn in a variety of ways, reaping the benefits that a STEAM education can provide.

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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BOSTON (May 7, 2018)– Educational technology that adapts to meet the personal needs of individual students is in big demand in the pre-K-12 learning environment, with reading being a discipline where one technology-based adaptive literacy tool is driving better outcomes and learning experiences.

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

Public school districts began innovating with blended learning before most charter schools. According to surveys that Brian Bridges has conducted in multiple states, including California where blended learning is growing rapidly, more school districts utilize blended learning than do charter schools. And the pace of innovation with blended learning is picking up within school districts nationwide.

Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

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Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on this blog. The implications it has on student engagement and learning cannot be overstated. If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do!

Technology doesn’t drive blended learning success … or does it?

The Christensen Institute

Blended-learning proponents can point to a growing number of schools that consistently achieve extraordinary student learning results. Recently, I visited five blended-learning schools in Las Vegas and the San Jose area that are earning accolades for serving low-income and minority students and achieving strong student learning outcomes: Dr. Owen C. So what does high-quality teaching in these blended-learning schools look like? Data-driven instruction.

Bloom's Taxonomy and a Praying Mantis

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What did you learn about praying mantises? (a The students realized that writing a report would be at this level because they were applying some structure and organization to their new knowledge from what they understood. Together, we created some criteria for how we would assess it.

Four innovative staffing takeaways from personalized learning schools

The Christensen Institute

Through our research over the past few years, we’ve seen schools around the world adopt technology to amplify the impact of teachers and make learning more student-centered. And, while technology is a powerful learning resource, it’s not the only lever for helping students succeed. Increasingly, we also see schools experimenting with staffing arrangements—essentially, how adults are being utilized in the classroom—in an effort to further magnify personalized learning.

Gamechanger: Type to Learn is Now in the Cloud!

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching a decade ago, Type to Learn was the MS Word of typing programs–everyone used it. With the push to move assessments online, students need good keyboarding skills. It does this through a process of review, demonstration, practice, and assessment.

Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015

Shake Up Learning

The post Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode of The Shake Up Learning Show, Vicki shares so many tips and ideas that ANY teacher can use. The Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook.

What to Avoid - and Embrace - in Personalized Learning

Digital Promise

But if there is another thing I have learned, it is that despite the differences, there are things that hold true. This list may change as districts evolve, but for the foreseeable future, using these tips can help make personalized learning a success. Want to learn even more?

What is the VARK model of Student Learning?

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If you use the VARK model of Student Learning , you know why I’m excited about it. VARK started as a questionnaire to help students and teachers understand their best approach to learning but has since become more of a guideline for teaching and learning.