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.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

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.

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.

Common Core: Addressing Text Complexity through Digital Resources

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Those of us who are transitioning to Common Core standards know that text complexity will affect the rigor in our classrooms. 21st Century Learning Common Core differentiated instruction The Internet is a key resource for text complexity.

Take 5! for Science: 150 Helpful Prompts

MiddleWeb

is a handy science resource targeted for K-5 teachers that can also help differentiate instruction in higher grades, says Laura Von Staden. Take 5! The year's worth of prompts will help young students to tie science, writing and critical thinking together.

?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. Grouping math students to target instruction has become widespread, with students often placed in one of three categories—intervention, advanced, and somewhere in the middle. Intervention students can get stuck in a deficit model of instruction that repeatedly focuses only on they skills and knowledge they lack.

The Never-Ending Story: Procedures vs. Understanding in Math

K-12 Schools - Education News

In getting from Point A to Point B, the visitor may be given instruction that consists of taking main roads; the route is simple enough so that he is not overburdened by complex instructions. 1994) Cognitive load theory, learning difficulty, and instructional design.

Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

Using a blog hits many important curriculum areas, such as differentiating instruction as well as meeting many Common Core Standards (see here & here for examples). Everything done with social media is done to help create a transparent learning environment, teach 21st century skills and proper use of related digital tools, and meet the needs of all learners through differentiation while also meeting CCSS.

iPads in Students' Hands

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This was our first year with iPads in the elementary classrooms, purchased with Title funding. Using the iPads to help facilitate differentiated spelling tests Bonnie Barrett , 1st and 2nd grade teacher, used the iPad to deliver the spelling tests to her two grade levels of students.

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

Educational Technology Guy

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.

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

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It is therefore essential to personalize instruction based upon learner differences if we are going to ensure that all students thrive in our schools. The key strategy to get to this level of understanding involves a tried-and-true instructional practice: formative assessments and feedback.

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). A practical lesson planning process to use with the Common Core, based on Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Ed., Meet Edward and Bella Just Kidding.

5 technologies that support differentiated learning

eSchool News

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

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.

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.

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

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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. Brandi Todd has been an elementary teacher for sixteen years.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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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.

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.

50 Math Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

This game meets Common Core Standards and has blue tooth capabilities to allow for two players across multiple devices. Also, supports "differentiated instruction" as well as a website w/ a teacher portal for managing and tracking students.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

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. LearnBop - A great site for educators teaching Math in grades K-12 that tracks student progress and allows educators to differentiate instruction.

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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It''s a great example of the culture change and increased rigor with digital age instructional strategy in their reflection. At the elementary schools, there were similar culture shifts in the learning taking place in the classroom.

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

However, what does that look like for early elementary grades (K-3)? Technology Integration and the Common Core by Andrew Miller The CCSS call us to integrate technology in intentional and meaningful ways to have students meet rigorous standards.