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. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here!

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Eduprotocols for kindergarten and early elementary with the book’s co-author Jon Corippo. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! This app is a digital supplemental curriculum solution for K-2nd grade – aligned with standards it includes over 150 curated apps inside their one simple app to install. iPads to Differentiate Instruction in K-2 Classrooms.

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If you give a kindergartner a Chromebook…

eSchool News

Although even the youngest children are considered tech-savvy today, there exists a difference between a child who knows how to use a tablet to watch videos and a child who knows how to navigate a device for active learning. But for one classroom, the move yielded some surprising results for student engagement, learning progress, and for students with special needs. “We Digital Learning and Tools eClassroom News Resource TCEA

iPads in Students' Hands

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This was our first year with iPads in the elementary classrooms, purchased with Title funding. They were completely engaged and paid more attention to their learning and why it was important. After the students were familiar with creating ShowMe videos to explain the the skills they were using, our hope was to see the homeroom teachers show their classes what these students have been learning, especially to review these skills.

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Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! This app is a digital supplemental curriculum solution for K-2nd grade – aligned with standards it includes over 150 curated apps inside their one simple app to install. iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education.

The pandemic’s remote learning legacy: A lot worth keeping

The Hechinger Report

As districts across the United States consider how to get student learning back on track and fortify parent interest in public schools, they’re asking the same question as Steve Joel: What should we keep after the pandemic? Hints of a remote learning legacy are emerging.

Rural schools implement personalized curriculum to close skill gaps

eSchool News

Oak Heights Elementary School in Sweet Home, Ore., Oak Heights Elementary School students performing at the 40th percentile or below in reading or math received targeted intervention that helped them increase 1.58 MobyMax is an integrated personalized and blended learning curriculum for K-8 students. The program automatically identifies students’ skill gaps with find-and-fix technology that targets instruction to each child’s needs.

Adaptive literacy? 3 must-knows for teachers and admin about adaptive learning

eSchool News

The use of differentiated instruction to individualize each student’s learning experience is becoming more common in today’s elementary classrooms, but creating meaningful differentiation for a typical class of 25 students or more can still be a challenge. What should educators and administrators know about adaptive learning? The survey found that instructional leaders overwhelmingly saw the value of adaptive learning to help individualize instruction.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

However, our professional accreditation requirements are still on track and need to be renewed, as we have to learn and up our abilities for the fall. They fit into the categories of SEL, digital instruction, engagement/management, and leadership. Social-Emotional Learning.

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Lexia Learning Launches Customer Advisory Board to Deepen Educator Insights, Relationships, and Collaboration

eSchool News

23, 2021) – Lexia® Learning, a Cambium Learning® Group company, today announced the formation of its customer advisory board, a group of key customers who will support the company’s goal of helping more learners read, write, and speak with confidence. “It About Lexia Learning.

Giving Voice to the End Users in Districts’ Technology Decisions

Digital Promise

This blog post is part of a series that highlight different stakeholders' perspectives on purchasing practices for K-12 personalized learning tools. We’re providing flexible, learner-centered, blended learning environments, including access to inter­active curriculum for teachers, students, and parents. We spent nearly two years talking to stakeholders and developing our instructional and academic goals before considering what technology to purchase. Richard L.

Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Launches New STEM Initiative in Partnership with Discovery Education

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- Unique Combination of Digital Content and Sustained Professional Learning to Support Educators’ Efforts to Build Dynamic STEM Learning Environments - Silver Spring, Md. August 14, 2018) – Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Schools (EBR) today launched a new STEM initiative in partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms.

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Million-Dollar Advice: The High Cost and Limited Return on Personalized Learning Consulting

Edsurge

In July of 2015, the district paid more than $400,000 for alignment, strategy and professional services from Education Elements, a for-profit personalized learning consultant, according to receipts obtained by EdSurge from the district. million to the firm for personalized-learning consulting services. To help teachers implement the learning model, schools and districts are increasingly paying top-dollar for specialized consultants.

What If Your PD Looked Like This?

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Teachers are no strangers to differentiating instruction for their students, and neither are instructional coaches and digital learning facilitators. This isn't the norm in professional learning. I recognized that asking teachers to just accept my ideas wasn't realistic and that if I wanted feedback from teachers who had experienced a total mind shift as a result of a meaningful learning experience, I had to act fast.

Data Interoperability Provides a Path Toward Equity—4 Lessons Learned

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Together with the San Diego County Office of Education , Stephenville Independent School District , Vancouver Public Schools , and a team of researchers and developers, Uinta County School District #1 formed the Digital Promise Assessment Data Interoperability Challenge Collaborative. Get Rolling with Data Interoperability: The Digital Promise Data Interoperability Challenge Collaborative identified six key factors for districts to consider when implementing data interoperability.

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Data Interoperability Provides a Path Toward Equity—4 Lessons Learned

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Together with the San Diego County Office of Education , Stephenville Independent School District , Vancouver Public Schools , and a team of researchers and developers, Uinta County School District #1 formed the Digital Promise Assessment Data Interoperability Challenge Collaborative. Get Rolling with Data Interoperability: The Digital Promise Data Interoperability Challenge Collaborative identified six key factors for districts to consider when implementing data interoperability.

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Virginia district launches summer kindergarten readiness initiative

eSchool News

Achieve3000 is the leading literacy solution in blended learning programs today, specializing in cloud-based, differentiated learning solutions for school-aged youth as well as adult learners. We share their commitment to providing engaging, student-centered programs that reach kids at their precise learning levels and accelerate their literacy gains. Digital Learning and Tools News