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

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Prodigy’s math content is completely curriculum-aligned and covers standards from the Common Core, MAFs, and TEKS curricula depending on your location. This helps with my planning and differentiation for my students.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

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Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ? Lexia Reading Core5 is an online literacy program developed with an instructional model and scope and sequence based on research published in numerous peer reviewed journals.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

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One of the things that I really appreciate about MobyMax is the mix of direct instruction and the ability for students to discover learning on their own through discovery-based instruction. As a teacher, the continuous progress monitoring makes formative instruction that much easier.

Common Core: Addressing Text Complexity through Digital Resources

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I frequently see people use the Internet to look up recipes, movie listings, and news; however, I still don''t see it as a natural source for engaging rigorous learning in the classroom. Engage them in valuable tasks that are meaningful outside the four walls of the classroom.

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

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What’s more, game-based learning (GBL) can address some of the most common roadblocks encountered by math teachers and students alike. Given that most older children and teens play digital games outside of school— according to one study , 99% of boys and 94% of girls aged 12 - 17 play at least 7-10 hours per week—it’s no surprise that game-based learning is proving to be an effective classroom tool. Our classrooms can too.

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

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Beginning that very first year in my Algebra classroom, I've strived to make it easier for educators to design their own curriculum. With students on my roster performing at a range of grade levels from elementary to beyond high school, I decided against bundled curriculum and textbooks and instead committed to building an in-house curriculum tailored to my students’ needs. “We’ve blocked three days off leading up to the first day of school for curriculum and lesson planning.

iPads in Students' Hands

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This was our first year with iPads in the elementary classrooms, purchased with Title funding. Here were some of the examples I''ve seen in the classrooms recently: 1. How have you used iPads in your classroom?

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Prodigy - free math game that helps students learn math while having fun

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Prodigy’s math content is completely curriculum-aligned and covers standards from the Common Core, MAFs, and TEKS curricula depending on your location. This helps with my planning and differentiation for my students.” – Ivan Dublin, SERTBrimwood Blvd.

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

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Autographed Books : (per Amazon): In The Book Whisperer , Miller takes us inside her sixth grade classroom to reveal the secrets of her powerful but unusual instructional approach. per Heinemann website): Troy Hicks holds sight on good writing workshop instruction.

6 EdTech Resources and Strategies to Gain a Deeper Understanding of Students

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We know that learner variability exists, and research suggests it is growing in classrooms across the nation. It is therefore essential to personalize instruction based upon learner differences if we are going to ensure that all students thrive in our schools.

TEACHER VOICE: How students in one Massachusetts town learned to love coding

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Thousands of students in Plymouth public elementary schools participate in Hour of Code, a lynchpin in our technology curriculum for the past three years. With apps and online lessons, we’re able to differentiate instruction for students by level and interest. Boy using a tablet.

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5 technologies that support differentiated learning

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It’s no secret that 21st century teachers and school administrators are under enormous pressure to differentiate instruction to enhance learning for all students, regardless of ability or their innate interest in the material. Enter classroom learning centers.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Rogers Elementary fourth-grade teacher Sudhir Vasal created math lesson pathways so each child can progress at their own pace. Rogers Elementary School here set a three-alarm fire in the library. Is it important for all children to be taught common skills and content? Dan D.

I Named My Cat After a Vampire: a post about reading instruction

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Yet, I don''t recall a class library or being taken to the school''s library (only in elementary). Does your classroom library include chocolate? This is exactly the type of culture I aim to create in my classroom, too. Meet Edward and Bella Just Kidding.

SMATH: How to Turn 2 Subjects Into 1 Super-Class

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But with so much happening in our individual classrooms, we teachers often don’t take our own good advice. Piedmont Elementary in Alabama, we decided to finally try it. We realized combining classes could help us integrate science and math standards, while team-teaching would allow us to differentiate instruction. Common Core math standards and Next Generation Science Standards were being implemented, and subjects were becoming more interconnected.

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. Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading. This is a program that really does allow for whole class differentiation.

New K to 5 Science Kits Feature Digital Simulations from Science Education Leader Carolina Biological

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The program is a core curriculum that combines interactive investigations, literacy components, and digital resources to teach students science content and investigative skills. The program can help elementary teachers fit science into busy school days.

Collaboration Coaching

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As we wrap up our second year of Collaboration Coaching , we celebrate the success we''ve had with collaboration, learning with colleagues, and creating 21st century, student-centered classrooms. How has coaching impacted your classroom/district?

Resources from Miami Device

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Create Multimedia eBooks in a 1 iPad Classroom by Wesley Fryer Enhanced eBooks on iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches can include audio, video, and interactive animations in addition to digital text, images and links. However, what does that look like for early elementary grades (K-3)?

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

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WhatsDue - A cool new free mobile app (iOS/Android) for keeping students and parents up to date on what is happening in the classroom. Galxyz - An innovative mobile app (Android/iOS) for Elementary Science that is COPPA compliant and aligned to Common Core Standards. TenMarks - A very popular site for Math for grades 1st-12th that tracks student progress as well as helps teachers differentiate instruction.