Flipped Learning Meets Differentiated Instruction

Gaggle Speaks

Teachers continue to cope with the challenges of teaching to multiple learning styles. The result is a magical combination of differentiated instruction and flipped learning. Differentiated Instruction. The notion of differentiated learning suggests that students receive the type of assignments relevant to their learning styles. Flipped Learning. Lectures and practice activities are done before students come to class.

Flip It! The Flipped Classroom Model is for Everyone. Here’s Why.

Fractus Learning

“Will a flipped classroom work in your subject and grade level? ” In The Flipped Class: Is Flipping for Everyone? hosts Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams demonstrate basic ways subject-area educators can apply the flipped classroom model to their teaching practice. Bergmann and Sams are veteran educators and pioneers of the flipped classroom. Never heard of a Flipped Classroom? Slim to none.

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The Open Classroom: A Perspective on Differentiated Instruction

Leadership Lounge

In the 1960s, when America became frightened by the Soviets' rapid space advancements during the Cold War, educators pushed new approaches on how students should be taught and how they should learn. We wanted students to know not only how math concepts operated, but why. Elementary teachers were ill-prepared to execute properly, which resulted in a decade or so of students who never "got it" in math. This was the promise of the Open Classroom

Back to School with Buncee

Technology Tidbits

Buncee the amazing learning tool that educators around the world are using to integrate technology into the classroom has updated their list of ways to use Buncee w/ the school year approaching. Teachers are using Buncee for project based learning, to "flip" a lesson, digital storytelling, create beautiful presentations, and much much more. Below is a list of ways to use Buncee for back to school.

Do we gain by debating the merits of blended learning?

The Christensen Institute

On Monday, I had the opportunity to take part in a spirited debate about blended learning at the iNACOL Symposium in Orlando. Below is my take on how we should interrogate the efficacy of blended learning in a manner that actually helps practitioners solve their most acute problems. This is the wrong question to be asking. It inherently treats blended learning as a singular intervention that we could evaluate through A/B testing to yield a clear “yes” or “no” answer.

Back to School with Buncee

Technology Tidbits

Buncee the amazing learning tool that educators around the world are using to integrate technology into the classroom has updated their list of ways to use Buncee w/ the school year approaching. Teachers are using Buncee for project based learning, to "flip" a lesson, digital storytelling, create beautiful presentations, and much much more. Below is a list of ways to use Buncee for back to school.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. As teachers, we need to constantly refresh and update topics to improve our distance learning skills.

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We educators need to rest and recover this summer. But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component.

The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

Neo LMS

They were unprepared for the vast impact the virus would have on how students learn and education settings operate. They need to be aware of the options and solutions available to them to ensure teaching and learning can continue as seamlessly as possible, whatever the future holds.

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What is WittyWe and Why You Want to Use it

Ask a Tech Teacher

There seems to be a limitless supply of online education content. But often, these offerings are too basic, a lite version of a paid program that isn’t terribly robust, confusing, or created by people who don’t really understand how to blend technology and education. As a busy teacher, I want resources that are clear, easy-to-use, accessible by all types of students, scalable, and fun. Understand, finding a reliable source is a big deal to me.

The best new blended resource for teachers

The Christensen Institute

At the Christensen Institute, we often receive requests from school districts to provide professional development for their teachers. Although our resources are fantastic for giving district and school leadership teams a set of theory-based frameworks for planning and implementing a blended-learning program, we don’t have much to offer individual teachers in terms of practical strategies to help them run a blended classroom on a daily basis.

LMS Toolkit: Tips for Effectively Using a Learning Management System

Gaggle Speaks

Many school districts purchase a Learning Management System (LMS) to create, deliver and manage learning. Rediscover these tips, tricks, guides and other resources dedicated to effectively implementing a Learning Management System. Support Differentiated Instruction >> This past April, we provided these three ways a learning management system can greatly reduce the time required to plan, develop and implement differentiated instruction inside and outside of the classroom.

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A thorn in the side of education innovation

The Christensen Institute

Innovation is the key to real and lasting progress in education, but it isn’t easy to get right. In principle, innovation allows schools to push past time and resource constraints so teachers can accomplish more with their students. Many “innovations” have neutral or negative effects on student learning when the hassle of getting them to work outweighs the incremental benefits they offer.

SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning

Edsurge

Everything about Ray, from his seat choice to his body language in class, indicated that he didn’t want to be noticed. And for the first half of his 9th grade year, he did enough to pass, earning Cs and Ds. Students will need to engage in conversation to locate the answers.

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Reflecting On My #Flipclass Workshop w Faculty at Saint Stephen’s College in Australia @OfficeMixTeam

techieMusings

During my visit to Saint Stephen’s College , I had the opportunity to work with small and large groups of teachers to think about how to leverage technology to personalize learning, enhance teaching, and differentiate instruction. I first talked to department heads to get a sense of their needs. I gave them a bit of my background and then was able to hear their questions, needs, and concerns.

Reflecting On My #Flipclass Workshop w Faculty at Saint Stephen’s College in Australia @OfficeMixTeam

techieMusings

During my visit to Saint Stephen’s College , I had the opportunity to work with small and large groups of teachers to think about how to leverage technology to personalize learning, enhance teaching, and differentiate instruction. I first talked to department heads to get a sense of their needs. I gave them a bit of my background and then was able to hear their questions, needs, and concerns.

Top Learning Tools when School is Closed

Technology Tidbits

With the rapid spread of the virus forcing more and more schools around the United States and the world to close, many teachers are now having to rely solely on technology to deliver instruction (preferably effective) to their remote students.

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. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. I am now booked through the end of March, and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill. Welcome to the Future!

Beyond Technology: Blended Learning Conference Debates Equity, Cultural Inclusion

Edsurge

For a conference named after “blended learning,” many attendees were surprised to learn that they did not agree on what the term meant. Dr. Dallas Dance, Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, was among the first to raise this during a session at the 6th Annual Blended Learning Conference , held last weekend in Rhode Island. “I I was talking to a colleague who was using blended and personalized learning the same way,” says Dance. I don’t want to hear it.”

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e Rosetta Stone for Kids - A wonderful free iPad app for kids ages 3-7 learning how to read.

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

techieMusings

I had the incredible opportunity to visit a school in Queensland, Australia. They invited me to their school to share my flipped classroom journey. Their school is committed to organization-wide change to effectively infuse technology into the curriculum and they are truly forward-thinking in their approach; the school has already implemented many innovative teaching practices and spaces. Students in this room are having a classroom lesson.

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

techieMusings

I had the incredible opportunity to visit a school in Queensland, Australia. They invited me to their school to share my flipped classroom journey. Their school is committed to organization-wide change to effectively infuse technology into the curriculum and they are truly forward-thinking in their approach; the school has already implemented many innovative teaching practices and spaces. Students in this room are having a classroom lesson.