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

Kleinspiration

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.

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

Edsurge

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.

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

Edsurge

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. As I gained more experience teaching, I realized the most effective curriculum for students should provide a variety of options for assessment and instruction.

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. Next page: 5 technologies for engaging learning centers).

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). Composing a tweet can be a great way to teach brevity in writing as well as how to skillfully edit & revise for length without changing meaning Most importantly, teaching my students a wide range of technology tools and platforms Here is how students use social media.

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.

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

EdTechTeacher

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

Kleinspiration

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.

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

Edsurge

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. Technology was also providing a surplus of real-time data we still weren’t sure how to best use.

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

Kleinspiration

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting many of my virtual friends face to face in San Diego at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference. per Heinemann website): Troy Hicks holds sight on good writing workshop instruction.

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.

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.

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.

Collaboration Coaching

wwwatanabe

This would require a lot of ongoing professional development, however with only one technology integration specialist, it wasn''t going to move that fast without a strategy or a team of coaches.

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Felix Jacomino , the school’s Director of Technology, managed to lead a team that pulled off an incredible learning event. However, what does that look like for early elementary grades (K-3)? Examine the question, "How can I integrate technology to meet the CCSS?"