Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

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Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ? Lexia Reading Core5 is an online literacy program developed with an instructional model and scope and sequence based on research published in numerous peer reviewed journals.

Blending with Playlists

A Principal's Reflections

The lofty outcomes listed above can be accomplished using a variety of innovative strategies. The key is to shift the balance of power and time from instruction (what the teacher does) to learning (what the kid does). Many times, blended instruction is confused with blended learning.

Consistent Use of Lexia Reading Core5 Leads to Surge in Charter Schools USA Elementary Students Literacy Gains

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BOSTON (March 12, 2018) – An analysis of more than 22,600 K–5 students within the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) network found that incorporating recommended use levels of the Lexia Reading Core5® program into instruction resulted in substantial growth in reading skills during the 2016/17 school year, over and above that achieved with non-Core5 instruction.

Blended Instruction vs Blended Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Schools continue to make investments in technology to engage students better, improve outcomes, and prepare all learners for the new world of work. Here is the difference: Blended instruction is what the teacher does with technology.

Technology doesn’t drive blended learning success … or does it?

The Christensen Institute

Recently, I visited five blended-learning schools in Las Vegas and the San Jose area that are earning accolades for serving low-income and minority students and achieving strong student learning outcomes: Dr. Owen C. Roundy Elementary , Vegas Verdes Elementary , and Elaine Wynn Elementary , three franchise schools in Las Vegas’s Clark County School District, and Hollister Prep and Gilroy Prep, two charter elementary schools operated by Navigator Schools in the San Jose area.

If you give a kindergartner a Chromebook…

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We had surprising outcomes from students with special needs,” said Jamie Morgan, an elementary school teacher in the Wichita Falls ISD in Texas.

Giving Voice to the End Users in Districts’ Technology Decisions

Digital Promise

We spent nearly two years talking to stakeholders and developing our instructional and academic goals before considering what technology to purchase. It’s easy and usually doesn’t open the system up to protests or challenges from vendors based on the outcome. Richard L.

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

Second, the charter schools using blended learning and attracting attention over the years—from Rocketship to Carpe Diem and from KIPP LA to Summit Public Schools—have produced impressive student outcomes that are concrete and objective. There are plenty of district schools though that have adopted blended learning and boosted student outcomes. The Virtual Instruction to Accentuate Learning program in Putnam County Schools in Cookeville, Tenn.,

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.

Emphasize Flexibility and Adaptability When Grouping Students

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They discussed how adjusting student combinations, adapting teaching methods, and preparing students for group learning can lead to successful outcomes. There’s no point in grouping the kids if they aren’t getting differentiated instruction. The gifted group. The slow group.

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. Rogers Elementary Principal Lisa Lovato. Dan D.

Does proposed federal policy leave room for disruptive innovation?

The Christensen Institute

For years there’s been consensus that we need to hit refresh on the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Encouragingly, the current ESSA draft mentions blended learning as one such innovation, if schools manage to effectively integrate technology into their instructional core. In other words, online learning can be an engine to disrupt how we have traditionally delivered instruction inside our factory-based model of school.

Tapping into Creativity with Student Choice

eSpark

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.

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

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Follow education technology-reform projects, and you’ll find mixed academic outcomes and expensive consultants. 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. Probably not because we're not there every day providing the instruction.”

School district in Georgia creates significant learning gains for Title 1 students

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After successfully implementing Achieve3000’s literacy solutions in 13 of the district’s lowest-performing Title I elementary, middle and high schools, Muscogee County School District (MCSD) in Columbus, Georgia, will expand its implementation to include 21 additional schools.

Part 4: 20 Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. Part 4: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement.

How School Districts Are Shaping the Edtech They Use

eSpark

Over 1,000 Mineola elementary school students are using eSpark in four buildings throughout the district, while a team of Mineola middle schoolers helped us build new product features to better engage and challenge students. Changing Outcomes at Scale with Utica Community Schools. Piedmont partnered with us to differentiate instruction for 300 students, and Piedmont students who are using eSpark have grown an average of 13 percentile points on national assessments in 2014.

Utah State Board of Education Approves Lexia Reading Core5 as K–3 Reading Improvement Program

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NYSE: RST) Company, today announced that Lexia Reading Core5® has been named by the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) as an approved provider of early interactive reading software for literacy instruction and assessment for grades K–3.