iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. Today as our ongoing spotlight this week on K-2 education, we focus on iPads with younger students and differentiating instruction with them.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

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I’ve spent 16 years serving on and chairing the board of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and 25 years leading companies that serve schools and students of all kinds. Making the Connection to Learning Through Differentiation Connecting this way requires teachers to differentiate instruction—recognizing their students’ individuality and then planning learning experiences with the range of student needs, interests, styles, and preferences in mind.

Differentiate Instruction With Blended Learning Tool

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Kiddom LMS offers tangible options to differentiate learning Pros: Partnerships with companies like LearnZillion, CK-12, and Newsela give teachers access to ready-made lessons and resources.

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 data-driven instruction, Achieve3000 has also improved data integration for rostering and dashboards.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

*Be sure to stop by booth #1734 at ISTE 2019 to find out more about this amazing company!!! Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

Setting Up Digital Workstations

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Try utilizing existing tools in your classroom to set up digital workstations that allow for differentiation, collaboration, choice, and active engagement. Image Credit: Learning Resources I have a partnership with the educational company, Learning Resources.

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided instruction (usually through video). EDpuzzle - Probably, the world's most popular site for flipping a classroom or lesson by adding questions to a video and then assessing student's answers to differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction flipped classroom flipped learning top 10

The #ISTE19 Recap Show

The CoolCatTeacher

Record Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019) These three educators co-authored Don’t Ditch That Tech: Differentiated Instruction in a Digital World and talk about research, differentiation tools, and so much more from ISTE19.

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Join Me in the Personalized Learning EdWeek Summit with Texthelp

The CoolCatTeacher

The challenges of differentiating instruction. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Formative Assessment in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ll be co-hosting a panel conversation on how I help kids learn how to personalize their own learning, how we can differentiate instruction, and we’ll have an “old fashioned” tool share at 2 pm in the room.

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ll be co-hosting a panel conversation on how I help kids learn how to personalize their own learning, how we can differentiate instruction, and we’ll have an “old fashioned” tool share at 2 pm in the room.

5 Ways to Help Kids of All Ages Code #HourofCode

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ll be co-hosting a panel conversation on how I help kids learn how to personalize their own learning, how we can differentiate instruction, and we’ll have an “old fashioned” tool share at 2 pm in the room.

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Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in K-2 Classrooms. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

K-12 Dealmaking: Acheive3000 Acquires Actively Learn, TAL Education Buys App Developer Dr. Panda

Marketplace K-12

Achieve3000 has acquired Actively Learn and now plans to offer differentiated instruction to preK to adult learners, while Chinese tutoring company TAL Education bought app developer Dr. Panda. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Acheive3000 Acquires Actively Learn, TAL Education Buys App Developer Dr. Panda appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 English/Language Arts Games/Apps International/Global Markets Mergers and Acquisitions

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

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Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Free Webinar on Differentiated Instruction [link] technology.

30+ new tools and services we saw at ISTE 2019

eSchool News

Achieve3000 , provider of differentiated instruction, released details about its forthcoming collection of original, differentiated fiction. The company also released updates to commenting, analytics, badging and credentialing.

New Science Techbook is built for NGSS

eSchool News

Digital textbook uses instructional approach aligned to real-world science applications. Designed specifically to help teachers transition to the NGSS framework, Discovery Education’s latest Techbook joins the company’s line of digital textbooks.

How Teaching Compares to Working in an Ed-Tech Startup

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Teachers are both starting companies and leaving the classroom to join startups. She found that being a former teacher translates into running an ed-tech company, because it drives what she does. I didn’t come out of the classroom to start my company, Listen Current.

Lexia Releases White Paper on How Teachers Can Ensure Equity in Literacy Education

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Dr. Suzanne Carreker, the principal educational content lead at Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® (NYSE: RST) company has authored a new white paper that provides insights into how literacy educators can build their capacity as well as their confidence in ensuring an equitable literacy education.

5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed

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Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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Don Kidd Joins Achieve3000 as Vice President of Strategic Sales

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Lakewood, NJ, (September 17, 2018) – Achieve3000 , the leader in differentiated literacy instruction, today announced that Don Kidd has joined the organization as vice president of strategic sales.

Here’s Why Teachers Adopt New Tech — and Why They Don’t

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The district-mandated PD tech instruction I experienced was inconsistent, infrequent and seemed to focus heavily on early-education apps like ClassDojo. Tom told me he has always incorporated a higher than average level of technology into his instruction. Will It Facilitate Instruction?

Achieve3000 Acquires Literacy Startup Actively Learn

Edsurge

Now, just a few months into his current role as CEO at Achieve3000, Udell is already adding another company to the list. Achieve3000 , a provider of online reading and literacy tools, announced it has acquired Seattle-based Actively Learn , which also provides a suite of online reading materials and instructional supports aimed at helping students build literacy and critical-thinking skills. In 2015, the company was acquired by private equity firm Insight Venture Partners.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

Meet Us at FETC 2016 – Booth 844!

Benchmark Education

This week, Benchmark Education Company will be one of hundreds of exhibitors at this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference, or FETC. ’ You can find Benchmark Education Company at booth 844, where we will be demo-ing our latest technology as well as our popular digital platform, Benchmark Universe. Do you want to learn How to Amp-Up Differentiated Instruction Digitally ?

Curriculum Associates Enhances i-Ready® with Major Upgrades for Back to School 2018

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The upgrades—including a newly-redesigned teacher experience, the addition of a new differentiated growth model, new and expanded K–5 reading and mathematics lessons, and an iPad-compatible student experience—will improve the teaching and learning process for the program’s 5.6

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

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Pre-Conference: Power Up ( click here )* I Teach K ( click here ) I Teach 1st ( click here )* Singapore Math Strategies ( click here ) Differentiated Instruction ( click here )* I am presenting at three of the conferences. I am honored to be in such talented company.

Illinois district launches digital math tools

eSchool News

The Math Techbook intends to transform the way students and teachers experience math through engaging instructional strategies and real-world problems that motivate and excite students with diverse learning styles, according to the company.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

In my own experience, I remember sitting through a class on differentiated instruction. To further make this point, let’s discuss what differentiation is. But during this class on differentiation, the teacher didn’t differentiate with us.

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Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Instruction Aligns to WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation Criteria for English Language Learners

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June 13, 2018—Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Instruction for Grades K–8 recently met all correlation criteria for the WIDA PRIME V2 Protocol for Review of Instructional Materials for ELLs (PRIME V2). NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.,

What I Wish My Teacher Knew: One Question That Could Change Everything

The CoolCatTeacher

She has spoken internationally about supporting students, differentiating instruction for students learning English, and building strong communities in classrooms.

Ohio Department of Education Names Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Diagnostic an Approved Assessment Provider

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We are proud to support Ohio educators with this tool, helping them identify students’ needs and individualize instruction.” Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates, LLC designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools.

Resource Review: Mentoring Minds

Ask a Tech Teacher

Mentoring Minds is an education publishing company and resource site created by former teachers. Materials enable differentiated instruction, student practice, and teacher evaluation of progress.

VIPKid to Host Helping ELL/ESL Students Succeed

edWeb.net

VIPKid will kick off their sponsorship with the edWebinar, Differentiate Your Teaching for ESL Students: Sensory Instruction for Motivation , on January 29th at 6 pm Eastern Time, featuring Dr. Alex Monceaux, Associate Director of the Lamar Pathway Program at Lamar University.

Two Lexia Learning Products Honored in the 2018 Tech Edvocate Awards

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Core5 provides explicit, systematic instruction through personalized learning paths in six areas of reading. PowerUp is designed to enhance core English language arts instruction for non-proficient readers in grades 6 and above.

Why teachers should free up their time

The Christensen Institute

I am concerned when I see a classroom that is locked in teacher-led instruction. If it is part of a Station Rotation blended-learning model, then teacher-led instruction can be a good opportunity for teachers to enhance the content their students learn online.

New Efficacy Research Demonstrates Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Meets Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal Funding Requirements, Including School Improvement Funds

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February 21, 2018— Curriculum Associates’ K–8 i-Ready Instruction meets the federal funding requirements for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.,

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

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Almost all of those companies went out of business. We used the terms “Differentiated Instruction,” “Adaptive Learning Software,” “Individualized Instruction” and now, “Personalized Learning.”

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Lexia Reading Core5 App to Integrate with Apple’s Schoolwork App

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The program follows a scope and sequence built for rigorous state standards and provides explicit, systematic instruction through personalized learning paths in six areas of reading.

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