Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

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One of the major benefits of using technology in the classroom is the ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of every student in every lesson. link] Capture a sequence of events in an experiment or during problem solving. |Kelly Tenkely|.

5 Ways to Help Kids of All Ages Code #HourofCode

The CoolCatTeacher

This Thursday, December 6 from 1-3 pm Eastern Time, Edweek is hosting an event about personalized learning. Computer Science Teachers Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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California’s Beaumont Unified School District Selects Discovery Education to Support STEM Teaching and Learning in District Elementary School

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- Discovery Education´s Digital Resources and Comprehensive Professional Development System to Create Authentic STEM Teaching and Learning Environments for Elementary Students- Silver Spring, Md. Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series empowers educators to transform science instruction.

Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

In addition, many also post homework assignments, calendars of events, book lists, field trip itineraries, and so forth. 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). Author''s note: This post was originally written as a primer for parents on how the staff & students use various "social media" tools as part of the instructional day.

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

This Thursday, December 6 from 1-3 pm Eastern Time, Edweek is hosting an event about personalized learning. Creating Elementary Portfolios with SeeSaw. Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns.

Common Core: Addressing Text Complexity through Digital Resources

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Use news and current events to dig deeper into text. Primary/Elementary examples: If your class has just read one of the Strega Nona books by Tomie DePaola, then ask the essential question , "How do authors create their characters and plots for their stories?"

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

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Come see me present and be sure use my personal VIP code of EK10 to receive my partner discount of 10% your registration at any of these 7 events. The registration cost is very affordable for this one day event. I''ve heard so many wonderful things about this event.

Tapping into Creativity with Student Choice

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Educators like Dr. Nagler, Superintendent at Long Island’s Mineola UFSD , have come to believe that creativity can be nurtured and developed so long as teachers steer clear of outdated methods of instruction.

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

The Hechinger Report

More than 100,000 Hour of Code events have taken place this year, with most of them occurring during Computer Science Education Week earlier this month. With apps and online lessons, we’re able to differentiate instruction for students by level and interest. Boy using a tablet.

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. Many of these contain current events and news.

Redesigning Professional Learning with Video: Igniting District-Wide Leadership and Learning

eSchool News

About the event. If you are unable to make the scheduled time, we encourage you to register anyway to receive the full archived recording following the live event. Date: Tuesday, June 2nd. Time: 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST.

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

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As part of this effort, district educators have for years integrated Discovery Education Streaming Plus , a comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas provided by Louisiana Public Broadcasting , into classroom instruction.

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These 5 Teachers Showcase the Future of Blended Learning’s ‘Station Rotation’ Model

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Bryant, who teaches fourth and fifth grade Math at Ketcham Elementary Schoolin Washington, D.C., Bryant is one of many teachers across the country who are continuously refining, adapting, and modifying instructional approaches to better meet their students’ needs. Typically, as schools and classrooms integrate online learning into instruction, the choreography of online and offline learning coalesces into a particular architecture.

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.

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

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Ron Ashkenas, partner emeritus of Schaffer Consulting School districts around the country are adopting personalized learning—a pedagogy often described as a way to encourage learning that is individualized, differentiated and student-driven through technology. But for others, the teacher is still central to the picture, using technology as a means to support differentiated instruction. Probably not because we're not there every day providing the instruction.”

Creating a Culture of STEAM Teaching and Learning the Focus of Florida’s Marion County Public Schools’ New Partnership with Discovery Education

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To help achieve this goal, the district is creating modern learning environments by introducing Discovery Education’s dynamic digital content into classroom instruction at selected MCPS elementary and middle schools. A comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas, Discovery Education Streaming Plus helps build students’ mastery in interpreting, understanding, and evaluating information.

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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.

What you Need to Know about K-12 Fundraising Tech

Technology Tidbits

For elementary and young middle school students, parents will take the lead in the fundraising efforts on behalf of their children, while high school-aged students can take on the responsibilities on their own. Ready to get your students involved in a color run, walk-a-thon, jog-a-thon, read-a-thon or similar event? As they work to share their pages and plan the anchor event for their fundraiser, older students can: Develop leadership skills.

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

Felix Jacomino , the school’s Director of Technology, lead a team that pulled off another incredible learning event. Creating Googley Infographics by Laura Bates, Melanie Burford, and Angie McNally See lots of example infographics made by elementary students in this Google Slideshow.

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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)?

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

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The learning spaces they have set up open up so many possibilities and opportunities for blended and differentiated instruction and individualized learning, meeting the needs of all different learning and personality styles.

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Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

The learning spaces they have set up open up so many possibilities and opportunities for blended and differentiated instruction and individualized learning, meeting the needs of all different learning and personality styles.