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?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.

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. Dash and Dot can easily be integrated across the entire elementary curriculum using corresponding Massachusetts State Standards, ISTE Standards for Students and Common Core Standards.

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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. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading. As I explored the idea of technology, PBL, and the differentiated classroom I needed find some common connections and categories.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. Students can also work on their STEM skills and learn the basics of programming. Galxyz - An innovative mobile app (Android/iOS) for Elementary Science that is COPPA compliant and aligned to Common Core Standards. A nice way to learn how to code and ideal for STEM.

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. Written by science educators at Carolina, Building Blocks of Science|3D was developed to explicitly meet the NGSS and align to the Common Core State Standards in Literacy and Math. The program can help elementary teachers fit science into busy school days.

Collaboration Coaching

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The Collaboration Coach training presents an opportunity for Apache Junction Unified School District teachers to explore coaching as an effective model for providing ongoing professional learning with classroom teachers focused on 21st century learning, Common Core, technology integration, and best teaching practices. The following teacher reflection is a cross-curricular STEM project between Sandy Rollefstad'' s and Sarah Harrison ''s classes.