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

Edsurge

The Power of Assessment Digging through Jason’s files and coming up empty reinforced my belief that, if we had a true district-wide RTI framework with a uniform approach to assessment, we would have uncovered Jason’s needs sooner.

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

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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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

Designs innovative approaches to learning and assessment, often taking into account a social, collaborative view of learning and using technology creatively. The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences.

Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

How can we help student to set regular, short term goals, manage their time, think critically about the strategies they are using and how effectively those strategies are working, access resources and support, and assess their learning? Handbook of self-regulation (pp.

How Co-Teaching Helped Our New Teachers Support Students, In-Person and Online

Edsurge

At the time, technology in the classroom was limited to two Macintosh computers that ran programs on floppy disks. There were no iPads, no online assessments and no Zoom. For remote learners, we used an online assessment.)

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

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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.

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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 20 years.

How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

Edcamp Edtech , meanwhile, created an open-to-all event focused on using technology for assessments, learner variability, and equity and inclusion, and EdcampRL hosted their entire event asynchronously on Twitter. In June, the Edcamp Community joined our Digital Promise family.

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 You Ready for Generation Z

The Game Agency

They’re adept at using technology and are “always on.” Technology. What about company information- organization charts, handbooks, compliance information, etc. Gen Zers know that they have to constantly be learning to stay on top of fast moving technology. Generation Z refers to the group born between 1995 and 2010 and currently represents the largest population sector.

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

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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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. Overview. 2-Volume Ultimate Guide to Keyboarding. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only.

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

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K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–can include a teacher handbook, student workbooks, and a special package for homeschoolers. K-5 — 6 grades, 238 pages, 7 unique assessments, 5 templates, over 100 images; sold as print or digital. Middle School — 3 grades 73 pages, 7 unique assessments, 5 templates, 40 images; sold as digital only. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091

Shake Up Learning

Showcase portfolios work especially well as summative assessments at the end of a grading cycle or semester. Get Mike’s Pear Deck How-To Handbook. The post Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091 appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

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.

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

Shake Up Learning

Hint: It’s NOT about the technology! The Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, and Sarah Landis. [14:14] 14:14] – Book number three is The Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, Sarah Landis.

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

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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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

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. From Hyperdoc Handbook co-author Lisa Highfill: Be My Valentine Text Set. Check out the Hyperdoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design using Google Apps by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton and Sarah Landis. She is inspired by teachers & students designing their own learning experiences through technology.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

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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. A Handbook for Beginning Teachers. Though printed in 1999, this handbook for beginning teachers continues to offer a well-balanced approach to teaching methods bridging both the idealism of teaching and the realism of American schools.

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

EdNews Daily

However daunting, teachers will need to expand their comfort zone and be willing to teach, assess, highlight, value, and offer support for empathy, curiosity, perseverance, and the range of positive strengths identified as successful behaviors in today’s world. Digital Learning Featured professional development Technology SEL technology Thom MarkhamBy Thom Markham.

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

Edsurge

This involves navigating search engines, identifying key ideas, evaluating and assessing the quality of information and adapting it to the player’s own unique game world context. Once we introduced Minecraft to our learning program, I witnessed several reluctant readers pore over English-language handbooks and websites in pursuit of deeper knowledge of the game, translating to each other and pooling their linguistic resources to come to a common understanding of the text.

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Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on 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.

Today’s regulatory framework is ineffective. Deleting it won’t solve the problem.

The Christensen Institute

For instance, the Federal Student Aid Handbook , which lists the rules with which US colleges must comply in order to be eligible to participate in Title IV programs, runs to nearly 1,500 pages and is available for download in six different volumes (appendices come separately). This piece is from a larger discussion on higher education regulation that originally appeared on EducationNext.

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

Edsurge

He’s been involved with cutting-edge educational technology, including virtual worlds, mobile applications, new media, and the web, for more than 15 years. For example, we did a training for the Michigan Department of Education on how to administer state assessments. It was the first time we ever did this; they usually handed out 48-page paper handbooks.

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How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

eSchool News

Avoid blanket opt-outs that generalize all technology or obfuscate how specific social media platforms will be used. Most important: As with any technology, attach social media use to clearly articulated goals for student learning. Try translating them into a format that actually gets used: the faculty handbook. Second, social media changes monthly, and it’s much easier to update a faculty handbook than a policy document.

HyperDocs in Math

EdTechTeam

Now my students look at their mistakes and learn from them before the assessment is given. They are able to complete interactive materials with instant feedback and built in self assessments. HyperSlides is based on the strategy coined in the HyperDoc Handbook: Intentional Lesson Design Using Google Apps. It is interactive and allows them to practice the way their state assessment will be. Self-Assessment.

Does your district need this innovative App Approval Tool?

eSchool News

Evans was brought in as Superintendent of Omaha Public Schools (OPS) to institute change processes that resulted from a needs assessment. Technology was set as a priority because the district hadn’t focused in this area previously. This move would also expand the position to full-time and house it under the instructional technology umbrella.

Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Not by chance, learning analytics and all its related technologies (measuring learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, personalized learning, etc.) Some reflect neither the spirit nor the current state of this technology. Our intent is to provide an honest and updated view of where we are, the real benefits, and the challenges to overcome when using learning analytics as educational technology. Technology

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Avoid blanket opt-outs that generalize all technology or obfuscate how specific social media platforms will be used. Most important: As with any technology, attach social media use to clearly articulated goals for student learning. Try translating them into a format that actually gets used: the faculty handbook. Second, social media changes monthly, and it’s much easier to update a faculty handbook than a policy document.

7 Educational Transformations for Any Classroom

EdTechTeam

Many of these have been in place before, but with the latest updates in technology, and access to the world like never before, they are high priority to continue and to build upon. Also, check out the book The HyperDoc Handbook by Lisa Highfil l, Kelly Hilton and Sarah Landis. Formative Assessments - I’ve never been a big fan of huge summative exams. That is where formative assessments comes in.

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman

techlearning

Walters currently serves as Advisory Director of Investcorp, which assumed ownership of Impero Software through its technology-focused private equity Fund, Investcorp Technology Partners, in August 2017. Walters previously served as chair of GL Education, the leading provider of educational tests and assessments to UK schools; Rising Stars UK, the second largest primary school publisher in the UK; and Book Source, a UK-based book distributor.

REINVENTING.SCHOOL Live Show Today - The Exploding Trend of "Pandemic Pods" and Micro-Schools #reinventingschool #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mara Linaberger, EdD is Founder & COO, Microschool Builder, and the author of The Micro-School Builder’s Handbook. In a past life, I've written about architecture--specifically, how technology, biology, and culture intersect in our experience of our environments and selves.

HyperDocs and the teacher librarian

NeverEndingSearch

With strong educational philosophies built into each one, HyperDocs have the potential to shift the way you instruct with technology. It’s not about teaching technology, it’s about using the technology to TEACH. Desired outcome (explore, apply, assess)? #2: HyperDoc Handbook (Amazon). app smashing Google Docs Google Drive Google forms instruction technology google docs HyperDocsThe concept of HyperDocs is spreading all over edtech land.

Hyped Up and Empowered: Hyperdocs Bootcamp

EdTechTeam

I was finally able to incorporate video, formative assessment with responders, and have a visually appealing lesson behind me. Now that we have technology resources basically at our fingertips, it is time to move from engaging lessons to EMPOWERING lessons. Before the HyperDoc Bootcamp I purchased and read the HyperDoc Handbook last September. Kimberly Voge Technology K-12 Instructional Coach Twitter @KVoge71 Want to be empowered like Kimberly?

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Free edTPA Tools Support Teacher Candidates and Programs

Edthena

We came to this work via our existing partners who were already using edTPA, and they asked us to build a solution that went well beyond offering a way to download the edTPA handbooks. Our portfolio builder is set up such that the instructions from the edTPA handbook are available for each task part. Our task parts are configured to only accept the file types allowed per the assessment specification.