Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

Alice Keeler and Vicki Davis demo both sides of Google Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As so many of us schools are having to move quickly to Google Classroom, Alice Keeler sat down with me recently to do what we’re calling a “duo demo.”

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Blended Learning: Designing a Whole Group Rotation with StudySync

Catlin Tucker

The term “blended learning” is an umbrella that encompasses many different models that combine active, engaged learning online with active, engage learning offline. In my book, Blended Learning in Action , I included a chapter on the Whole Group Rotation, which is a modern spin on the Lab Rotation. Allow students the opportunity to control both the pace and path of their learning. Learning

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How I Plan My Lessons Digitally with Planboard

The CoolCatTeacher

I bet you’re having your share as well, from adapting to hybrid learning, to planning curriculum and lessons, to keeping sane throughout all of this. What did students learn and gain from our lessons?

How to Use Wizer to Create Digital Worksheets that Differentiate Instruction

The CoolCatTeacher

An Interview and Demo Interview with Nira Sheleg From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers who want to upload “packets” and make them easy for self grading will find a friend in Wizer.me. In this blog post, I’ll share the 20-minute demo I recorded with CEO of Wizer Nira Sheleg along with a “quick jump” table of contents as I do with my “Cool Cat Teacher Live” demos.

Achieve3000 updates blended learning, differentiated instruction tools

eSchool News

Achieve3000 offers innovative new ways to empower blended learning and accelerate student literacy gains through differentiated instruction in the 2016-2017 school year. To support schools and districts across the country and around the world, the company has created state-customized editions of its patented, nonfiction blended learning literacy solutions: · KidBizPro®, TeenBizPro®, and EmpowerPro® for English language arts, science and social studies in grades two through 12.

How Great is MS Office Mix

Ask a Tech Teacher

I loved the demo I watched, cried a bit that it wouldn’t work for me, and then forgot about it. Because Mix uses audio and video tools to communicate ideas, students are eager to view the resulting lessons, making it a perfect addition to a blended learning program. Let me share the top eight mentioned to me by my learning community: Use the screen recording tool to capture just a portion of a longer video (from, say, YouTube) and embed that into a slide.

Parlay

Technology Tidbits

Also, Parlay is great for assessing students making it easy to differentiate instruction and for "blended" learning. Below is a demo of a "live" roundtable discussion. Parlay - Live Round Table Demo from Parlay Ideas on Vimeo.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

Ruiz’s favorite anecdote is about a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) who struggled with math until he started using Slater’s adaptive platform—and found ways to make connections to what he was learning. The How and Why Specifically, Perez and Ruiz point to four ways that Levered helps teachers meet students where they are and then propel them toward extraordinary gains in math learning: More from Levered. Request a demo of Levered's System.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

Ruiz’s favorite anecdote is about a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) who struggled with math until he started using Slater’s adaptive platform—and found ways to make connections to what he was learning. The How and Why Specifically, Perez and Ruiz point to four ways that Levered helps teachers meet students where they are and then propel them toward extraordinary gains in math learning: More from Levered. Request a demo of Levered's System.

Parlay

Technology Tidbits

Also, Parlay is great for assessing students making it easy to differentiate instruction and for "blended" learning. Below is a demo of a "live" roundtable discussion. Parlay - Live Round Table Demo from Parlay Ideas on Vimeo. assessing blended learning classroom discussions differentiate instruction project based learningParlay is a very innovative online tool that educators are using to take classroom discussions to the next level.

Varsity Tutors

Technology Tidbits

Varsity Tutors is an excellent site to find online tutors in any subject but also to help w/ Remote Learning which is ideal during school and camp closures especially during this pandemic and summer. Best of all, Varsity Tutors can be used for 1:1 instruction or even for group learning. Students can use Varsity Tutors as a great way to integrate Self Paced Learning and Blended Learning. Below is a brief demo.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google sent me one of these to demo during one of my ISTE presentations, but I had to return it to Google (sad face). Click here to learn how this works in the mobile app.). Be sure to check out all of the Google Classroom resources from Shake Up Learning. I think this feature is a great way to encourage students to set their own learning goals and make time to accomplish them.

mysimpleshow

Technology Tidbits

This is great for creating explainer videos to introduce a topic, assess student understating, and even for blended/flipped learning. Below is a demo video. blended learning explainer videos flipped learning presentations Slideshow tutorialsMysimpleshow is an excellent site for educators and students to make videos/presentations. This is done through a easy-to-use interface where a user selects a template and then creates a script for their project/story.

Buncee for Mother's Day

Technology Tidbits

learning tool that educators everywhere are using in a wide variety of ways. This is a simple to use site/app w/ educational portal that allows educators to "flip" their classroom, differentiate instruction, blend learning, and much much more. Below is a brief demo video of Buncee for Education. blended learning digital storytelling flipped classroom project based learning Web 2.0Buncee is the amazing Web 2.0

Buncee for Mother's Day

Technology Tidbits

learning tool that educators everywhere are using in a wide variety of ways. This is a simple to use site/app w/ educational portal that allows educators to "flip" their classroom, differentiate instruction, blend learning, and much much more. Below is a brief demo video of Buncee for Education. blended learning differentiate instruction digital storytelling presentations project based learning Web 2.0Buncee is the amazing Web 2.0

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Buncee

Technology Tidbits

*Be sure to check out Buncee at ISTE June 24-27th, booth #2136 Buncee is the award winning learning tool that provides a digital canvas for students to create amazing projects, presentations, and much much more. Below is a brief demo of Buncee Classroom. Animation blended learning Clip art differentiate instruction digital storytelling project based learning

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Buncee Classroom

Technology Tidbits

Buncee is the amazing learning tool that provides a digital canvas for students to create amazing projects, presentations, and much much more. Below is a brief demo. blended learning digital storytelling flipped classroom presentations project based learning Web 2.0Educators have been using Buncee in a wide variety of ways through their educational portal "Buncee Classroom" to create virtual classrooms for students to complete assignments, take quizzes, etc.

Making lectures and lessons more interactive with mQlicker

Nik Peachey

As the traditional lecture has come increasingly under fire for being completely out of touch with modern teaching and learning methods, there has been a move by many teachers, conference presenters and lecturers to make their teaching techniques more modern and interactive. To see a live demo of how mQlicker look at: [link] Be sure to tab through the different questions types, enter data and use the settings tab to change the way the data displays.

The Use of Technology for Reading Acquisition

Saving Socrates

This is an older post, but I recently updated the bottom to include reflections on gradpoint; the blended learning digital content provider Magen David Yeshivah High School chose this past year. I have noticed this not only among ELL students and students with classified IEP''s, but also students with no apparent learning disabilities or second language acquisition obstacles. Furthermore, it encourages student independence and ownership over their own learning.

42 Distance Learning and Inspiring Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Over the past months, many educators have been sharing resources, best practices, and more about distance learning. Summer Learning 20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer – a blog post I wrote on twenty concepts to help you this summer along with links to some suggested courses from Advancement Courses.

How Can K-12 Schools Improve Learning Outcomes with Technology?

Kitaboo on EdTech

This builds the case for educators to harness technology and improve learning outcomes for K-12 school students. They need to redesign their courses to suit the learning needs of the new tech-savvy generation and improve learning outcomes. Here’s how K-12 schools can improve learning outcomes with technology: 1. AR-enabled worksheets: These sheets are a great way to motivate K-12 students to learn by doing. which make learning more fun, engaging and relevant.

Impero Creates Cloud-Based Platform to Support Schools during Hybrid Learning

eSchool News

Student safety leader Impero today launched a cloud-based platform, built on state-of-the-art technology, that provides teachers, school counselors and administers with classroom management and student safety solutions, all in one place, to support hybrid learning.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student''s test scores and eliminate test anxiety. This makes it easy to differentiate instruction and even works for Blended Learning or the "Flipped" classroom model. Finally, there is even a parent portal where parents can track their child''s pro gress and engage in their learning. Below is a brief demo video. game based learning

Data and analytics help make informed decisions

eSchool News

PowerSchool announced its new Unified Insights Student Learning release , a first – of – its – kind tool, giving educators a holistic view into data they’ll need to help ensure all students can stay on track following the shift to distance learning. The analytics will help educators make informed decisions about broader gaps districtwide as well as giv e teachers the help they need to support individual student learning paths.

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

You can come see us at Booth #212 all three days of the show, and get hands-on experience with a demo of our new ST Math Chats feature! Session Overview: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) introduced the Math Innovation Zones (MIZ) program to support districts and open-enrollment charter schools in the creation and expansion of high-quality, blended-learning programs aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). ST Math Chat Demos.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. This makes it easy to differentiate instruction and even works for Blended Learning or the "Flipped" classroom model. Finally, there is even a parent portal where parents can track their child's pro gress and engage in their learning. Below is a brief demo video. game based learning math reading

Buncee

Technology Tidbits

Teachers around the world are using this for Project Based Learning, Blended Learning, and even Flipping a Lesson. Below is brief demo of Buncee for education. Buncee is one of my all-time favorite Web 2.0 tools for school. This is a fantastic simple to use site (w/ a drag-n-drop interface) for creating stunning presentations, projects, animations, eCards, and more.

Buncee for Education

Technology Tidbits

Buncee is a wonderful learning tool that allows educators to "flip" a lesson, use for project based and blended learning, digital storytelling, and much much more. Below is a brief demo. digital storytelling presentations project based learning Web 2.0 Buncee for Education is the web portal for educators looking to use Buncee w/ their classroom.

Answerables

Technology Tidbits

Answerables is a wonderful site that is a cross between Game Based Learning meets a Learning Management System. This is an innovative place where educators can "Gamify" a lesson and have their students collaborative learn in a safe 3D dimensional environment (think Second Life for kids). Teachers can use the latest in technology for many different strategies for teaching such as: Guided/Blended Learning, Project Based Learning, and even Differentiating Instruction.

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Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. This makes it easy to differentiate instruction and even works for Blended Learning or the "Flipped" classroom model. Finally, there is even a parent portal where parents can track their child's pro gress and engage in their learning. Below is a brief demo video. game based learning math reading

How to Use Digital Textbooks in the Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Advantages of Digital Textbooks in Classrooms: A survey by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) reports that 81% of K-12 teachers believe that digital textbooks enrich classroom education and increase their motivation to learn. Interactive digital textbooks have interactive content and images, 3D images and diagrams, sounds and videos to keep students engaged and make learning fun and easy. Digital textbooks encourage learning by doing, and therefore, ensure improved outcomes.

5 Key Factors To Consider When Looking For A Collaborative Learning System

Omega Notes

Finding a solution to foster collaboration inside and outside of the classroom has always been a challenge in higher learning. Research has proven that academic experiences that are active, social, contextual, engaging, and student-owned foster a deeper learning experience. While learning management systems (LMS) offer collaborative features, most students and faculty find the implementation to be shallow at best. Collaborative Learning Done The Right Way.

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Innovative Professional Growth- Summit Soundboard MN

EdTechTeam

You will have more information and energy than you can imagine, and you don’t want to lose the momentum and big picture of bringing what you have learned back to your students. Take time to gather as a team and get excited around all the learning that took place. Perhaps a highlight was the Demo Slam where winner Jesse Lubinsky introduced us to the Google Extension - Nope! We don’t want to the learning to end!

Buncee for Mother's Day

Technology Tidbits

Buncee is a wonderful learning tool that allows educators to "flip" a lesson, use for project based and blended learning, digital storytelling, and much much more. Below is a brief demo. digital storytelling presentations project based learning Web 2.0Buncee is the perfect tool to use for those student's wanting to creating a beautiful eCard/presentation for their mom on upcoming Mother's Day.

Storyboard That

Technology Tidbits

Also, educators are using Storyboard That for Project Based Learning, Blended Learning, and much much more. To schedule a demo for Storyboard That click here. digital storytelling graphic organizers project based learning storyboards timelines Web 2.0Storyboard That the wonderful site for education to create a wide variety of things such as: timelines, storyboards, digital stories, graphic organizers, etc etc, has recently released a bunch of updates.