[FREE WEBINAR] How to Differentiate Instruction with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Differentiating instruction sounds good. But it can be overwhelming to figure out how you're going to reach every child. It doesn't need to be. Education How to Guides.

Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction

Neo LMS

They function the same from a physical point of view, they dress annoyingly the same (even when — or especially when — there’s no compulsory school uniform) they all have to learn almost the same things in school and they all use their brains to do that. Or what is to be learned.

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iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. So many good ways exist to use iPads but how can we personalize it and make it unique? Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

FREE WEBINAR: Differentiating Instruction with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

You are invited to attend my free live webinar, Differentiating Instruction with Technology. Learn how to build a classroom framework of tech tools so you can reach every child. […]. The post FREE WEBINAR: Differentiating Instruction with Technology appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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. There’s no need to forgo group time as a class.

#Flipclass Workflow: Differentiated Instruction

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Chatting this morning with Stacy Dawes on Voxer in the #ELA Flip group, we were discussing ways in which we can differentiate and diversify our instruction for students, especially those who are ESL/ELL immersed in mainstream classes. Resources to assist that particular group of students can also be posted. Students can be in multiple small groups, but they can only see the content posted to the groups they are members of.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

Edsurge

I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. I’ll never be back in a place like this again, because I’m closer to being ready for a job as a border patrol officer.” My colleague finished his email to me with this: “What we do MATTERS!” I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. How to Navigate the Needs of (M)any Student(s) So All Paths Lead to Learning.

How to Eteach in a Covid-19 Pandemic

Ask a Tech Teacher

If your teaching has been moved online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, learn which webtools make online learning exciting for kids and easy for you in this class–starts March 23rd! Click to sign up. To enroll, click the link above and sign up. Click to view slideshow.

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MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

It’s always nice when new toys show up in the mail to review. Especially when they promise to help make your program more tailored to the individual, that I really like! As a teacher, the continuous progress monitoring makes formative instruction that much easier.

How to Provide Help

Digital Promise

Understanding the appropriate way to seek out help is not a skill every student has. Teachers want to provide help in a way that develops students’ self-awareness and self-efficacy, but that’s complicated, too. All students can benefit from differentiated instruction.

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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.

How To Use IXL: 8 Tips For Using The K-12 Adaptive Learning Platform

TeachThought - Learn better.

How To Use IXL: 8 Tips For Using The K-12 Adaptive Learning Platform by TeachThought Staff IXL is a personalized learning platform used by over 400,000 teachers worldwide. The post How To Use IXL: 8 Tips For Using The K-12 Adaptive Learning Platform appeared first on TeachThought.

5 Ways to Help Kids of All Ages Code #HourofCode

The CoolCatTeacher

Here are your ideas to get started. Brian Aspinall, author of Code Breaker : 15+ Ways to Get Started with Coding, shares how students from kindergarten to high school can start to learn coding. Get ready to talk about Personalized Learning.

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Learning Styles: Fact or Fiction? What This Decades-Old Theory Can Teach Us

Waterford

For over forty years, researchers have sought to classify how different students learn and what teachers can do to support them. Then, we’ll discuss how to best incorporate what the learning styles theory teaches about individualized learning in the classroom.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

So, what we have doesn’t seem to be working. So, what can we do to improve teacher professional development? This is a contribution to Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for Education Top Global Teacher Blogger’s Column. She read them to us.

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How to make time for innovation

The Christensen Institute

The PACE pilot program is the first federal-approved competency-based assessment pilot and allows a group of New Hampshire school districts to pilot a new accountability regime based on a mix of local and state assessments.

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6 Conferences In 5 Days at #SDEevents for Educators This Summer in Vegas!

Kleinspiration

SDE National Education Conference - Vegas 2014 I''m excited to travel to Las Vegas this weekend to spend the week with some of the most energizing and inspiring teachers across the country. I''d love to meet up with you and share the work my kids are doing.

Setting Up Digital Workstations

Kleinspiration

Ever wish there was just twenty more minutes for your students to extend a lesson with an engaging game? Try utilizing existing tools in your classroom to set up digital workstations that allow for differentiation, collaboration, choice, and active engagement. How creative!

How to Create a Vision

Edsurge

Jargon can add up to something that everyone agrees to but no one really understands or finds inspiring. It doesn’t have to be this way. Get the right people in the room to start, and consider who will be involved over time This sounds simple, but spending time thinking about the type of team you want involved at the outset of your personalized learning vision-setting is critical. There are a couple of risks to playing it safe and familiar.

How to Create a Vision

Edsurge

Jargon can add up to something that everyone agrees to but no one really understands or finds inspiring. It doesn’t have to be this way. Get the right people in the room to start, and consider who will be involved over time This sounds simple, but spending time thinking about the type of team you want involved at the outset of your personalized learning vision-setting is critical. There are a couple of risks to playing it safe and familiar.

How to Make Standards Mastery Accessible to All

N2Y

Before many states adopted extended (accessible) educational standards for students with unique needs, we began developing differentiated materials to provide students with the ability to learn skills, demonstrate knowledge and raise the bar for educational expectations.

How to Differentiate Rigor and Assessment

MiddleWeb

The refreshingly clear way that Barbara Blackburn collects and presents best practices in her book on rigor and assessment should help teachers become more effective at providing well differentiated instruction in a positive classroom environment, writes Roy Palmer.

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. Below is a list of ways to use Buncee for back to school.

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice

Edudemic

For a long time, when educators discussed differentiating instruction and meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles. However, in the last few years the idea of student achievement being impacted by lessons taught to their particular learning style has been debunked. The post 7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice appeared first on Edudemic.

SMATH: How to Turn 2 Subjects Into 1 Super-Class

Edsurge

As educators, we always encourage our students to work together; we promise them two heads are better than one. Piedmont Elementary in Alabama, we decided to finally try it. We realized combining classes could help us integrate science and math standards, while team-teaching would allow us to differentiate instruction. Technology was also providing a surplus of real-time data we still weren’t sure how to best use.

Here’s what you missed at BPLC18, the Blended & Personalized Learning Conference

eSchool News

Attendees saw blended and personalized learning in action and collaborated with other practitioners to see these ideas in practice. The first question participants wrestled with was to develop a consistent understand of blended and personalized learning.

How To "Amp Up" Your Traditional Lesson Planning in Today's Classrooms

Kleinspiration

If We Expect Students to Collaborate, Are WE Leading By Example? Granted, we (as educators) are pushing each other's thinking and offering ideas, but how are we taking our practice a step further and truly connecting with those who we collaborate with online?

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40 Sites/Apps to Learn how to Program or Code

Technology Tidbits

With that being said, more and more students are being introduce to coding and programming earlier then ever before. Best of all, new technology and apps makes it easier and easier for students to learn these useful skills. CodeCampKidz - A great way for students to learn live (i.e.

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How to Differentiate Teaching for the advancement of student Thinking Skills: Simplifying Approaches to Teaching & Learning Series (Part 5)

100mentors

This post is part of a 6-part series highlighting how we, as IB teachers, can bring Approaches to Teaching to our classroom and challenge students to engage in Approaches to Learning. We can’t turn a blind eye to this learning diversity in our classroom.

Real talk on how to make differentiation less time-consuming

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Real teachers talk about differentiated teaching strategies that worked — and didn’t work — in their classrooms. Last season of the podcast, I introduced you to a new episode format I’m calling the Productivity Roundtable.

Rethinking Data: How to Create a Holistic View of Students

MindShift

All of this data can certainly be useful, helping us notice patterns we might not have seen without aggregating our numbers in some way, looking for gaps and dips and spikes, allowing us to figure out where we are strong and where we need help.

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30 Sites/Apps for Learning how to Program or Code

Technology Tidbits

With that being said, more and more students are being introduce to coding and programming earlier then ever before. Best of all, new technology and apps makes it easier and easier for students to learn these useful skills. CodeCampKidz - A great way for students to learn live (i.e.

How to Use Technology to Support ELLs in Your Classroom

Graphite Blog

It's hard to talk about them all as one group -- ELLs represent a diverse range of students in every sense. It's needless to say: Working with ELLs is often challenging and also highly rewarding. Because there are so many apps and edtech tools available today, you might expect to find lots of them made specifically for ELL, bilingual, or dual-immersion classrooms. So, what's the best way to find and use great digital tools with your ELLs?

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.

3 steps to a more accessible classroom

eSchool News

Suddenly, all my students were looking at the screen with wide eyes, eager to watch the video. As a public school teacher, I had to constantly evaluate how my teaching practices and materials could better include and empower the vast diversity in my classroom.