How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

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As we got near each other, the young man literally grabbed and hugged me,” my colleague reported. Making the Connection to Learning Through Differentiation Connecting this way requires teachers to differentiate instruction—recognizing their students’ individuality and then planning learning experiences with the range of student needs, interests, styles, and preferences in mind. Webinar: Accelerating Literacy with Precision Differentiation. “Stay out of jail!”

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

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"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

MobyMax also includes “Power Tools” acting like a clicker, monitoring behavior, messaging, a social wall for students, a parent portal, manipulatives and time reports. As a teacher, the continuous progress monitoring makes formative instruction that much easier.

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

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"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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The conversations in these presentations centered on impactful instruction and the magnitude of digital options. It includes carefully crafted content and direct instruction to support students’ foundational skills.

Edcite

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Best of all, Edcite can automatically grade student responses in real-time and generates detailed reports which allows teachers to differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction digital classroom grading

Otus

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile learning

Research roundup: 4 new reports on what’s working for blended learning practitioners

The Christensen Institute

Even though we aren’t even half-way through 2018, there are already several insightful reports on blended and personalized learning from this year that are worth highlighting. These reports examined various tools and approaches to implement blended and personalized learning models, as well as the potential impact these models could have on students and teachers. Another point of interest was how technology allowed teachers to change how they provided instruction to students.

PracTutor

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Finally, PracTutor generates detail reports making it easy for teachers to differentiate instruction. Android differentiate instruction educational apps mathPracTutor is an excellent all-in-one mobile (iOS/Google Play) app for Math grades K-8th. PracTutor is aligned to Common Core Standards and each state curriculum. However, an educator can customize their own curriculum and even create their own worksheets.

ThinkFluency

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Once this is done ThinkFluency will generate a detailed report and develop a individualized instruction that can be shared w/ others. This is a great app that saves teachers time as well as helping them differentiate instruction.

Paperscorer

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Paperscorer will then grade the form/assessment and generate detailed reports. This makes it ideal for teachers to differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction educational apps Google classroom grading

Zap Zap Math

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Best of all, the school version tracks student progress, generates detailed reports, and makes it easy to differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning math self paced learningZap Zap Math is an excellent new mobile (iOS/Android) app for Math grades K-6th. ZZM focuses on a lot different topics such as: addition/subtraction, multiplication, geometry, and more. All of this is done in a fun game based learning environment.

Gimlet

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A teacher can see all student's results in real-time and then differentiate instruction. Best of all are the detailed reports that make it easy for teachers to track a students progress and see how their whole class is doing. differentiate instruction game based learning quizzesGimlet is a excellent new site for creating quiz style games that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's great blog.

Otus

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile based learning

ThinkFluency

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Once this is done ThinkFluency will generate a detailed report and develop a individualized instruction that can be shared w/ others. This is a great app that saves teachers time as well as helping them differentiate instruction.

HOOPs

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HOOPs is a new basketball game by Zzish for assessing students learning and differentiating instruction. Best of all are the detail reports that are generated which help educators assess students. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

Squiggle Park

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Finally, the teacher dashboard makes it easy for educators to monitor student progress through detailed reports that makes it easy to differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction educational apps game based learning literacy reading

Otus

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assesing differentiate instruction learning management system mobile learning

Paperscorer

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Paperscorer will then grade the form/assessment and generate detailed reports. This makes it ideal for teachers to differentiate instruction. assesing differentiate instruction educational apps Google classroom grading

Otus

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assesing differentiate instruction learning management system mobile learning*Be sure to check out Otus at ISTE, booth #2152.

Fabmath

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This allows teachers to different instruction and assess students in real-time while generating detailed reports. differentiate instruction educational apps mathFabmath is an excellent resource for teachers/students for Math grades 1st-8th. Fabmath is a great learning tool w/ educational portal that allows educators to assign tests, worksheets, and more, while tracking their students progress and needs.

iPracticeMath

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Best of all, is the educational portal which allows educators/parents to manage/track student accounts and generate detailed reports. Not only are these reports generated in real-time but they make it easy to assess students and differentiate instruction, making it a vital resource for both school and in home instruction. assessment differentiate instruction mathiPracticeMath is a wonderful FREE (Common Core aligned) site for Math grades K-12.

Flocabulary debuts student assessments, reporting tools

eSchool News

Flocabulary, which offers online videos and activities intended to boost achievement, has launched a new suite of features to help teachers, schools and districts assess student knowledge and diagnose needs for differentiation and intervention.

Monster Math

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Best of all, is the detailed reporting that allows parents/teachers to track student's progress. Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user's performance and differentiates instruction accordingly (ideal for self paced learning).

Prodigy

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Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in.

Quizalize

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What separates Quizalize apart from similar sites is the detailed reports generated as well as how easy it is to differentiate instruction and see how each student or class is doing on any given topic. Also, Quizalize features a new dashboard integrating Zzish , which allows teachers to track student progress in real-time, while generating detailed reports and seeing exactly which questions were answered correct and which ones were answered wrong w/ their "given" response.

Quizalize

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What separates Quizalize apart from similar sites is the detailed reports generated as well as how easy it is to differentiate instruction and see how each student or class is doing on any given topic. Also, Quizalize features a new dashboard integrating Zzish , which allows teachers to track student progress in real-time, while generating detailed reports and seeing exactly which questions were answered correct and which ones were answered wrong w/ their "given" response.

Bloom's Taxonomy and a Praying Mantis

wwwatanabe

The students realized that writing a report would be at this level because they were applying some structure and organization to their new knowledge from what they understood. 21st Century Learning collaboration differentiated instruction Innovation PBL

LEAP Innovations, Leader in Personalized Learning, Reports Impressive Double-Digit Student Gains in Schools Using Lexia Reading Core5 as their Literacy Solution

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A leader in personalized learning, LEAP Innovations, recently released a second report showing Lexia Reading Core5® to have a statistically significant, positive impact for students in Chicago Public Schools.

Inspiring Elementary Learners

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21st Century Research Report Watching the 5th grade kids at Four Peaks Elementary School collaborate on 21st century state reports reminded me of Reflections of a Techie''s post about the importance of digital research to survive in the post K-12 world.

Choice Boards for Language Arts

wwwatanabe

A teacher recently asked me for suggestions for her choice board to differentiate a novel. Options for Choice Boards for Differentiating Novels : Become one of the characters in your book. Act as a news anchor or reporter and publicize an event from the book. differentiated instruction Decide what motivates him/her and what his/her goals are. What would that person want to achieve or need from others if this person were alive today?

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AdaptedMind

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Best of all, the educational portal allows teachers to track and monitor students, while generating detailed reports to help differentiate instruction. AdaptedMind is an excellent online curriculum for Math and Reading Grades K-6.

Personalized Learning: Research Highlights Need for New Models

Digital Promise

In the first of a series of reports from Digital Promise Global, Making Learning Personal For All – The Growing Diversity in Today’s Classroom explores learner diversity and learning variability across a variety of factors impacting student performance. The report highlights the work of Harvard Graduate School of Education researcher, Todd Rose, author of The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness (2016). To learn more, get your copy of the report.

Math Castle

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Also, Math Castle has over 80 levels and generates details reports to help track student progress, This is a great app to integrate game based learning into the classroom as well as help differentiate instruction. Math Castle is an excellent iOS app for basic Math skills (i.e

Why Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results

The CoolCatTeacher

Here’s why: “The report suggested that “we have not yet become good enough at the kind of pedagogues that make the most of technology; that adding 21st century technologies to 20th century teaching practices will just dilute the effectiveness of teaching.”. This report is no surprise.

Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

Kleinspiration

Prodigy takes game-based learning a step further and provides teachers with a powerful set of reporting and assessment tools that allow them to easily identify trouble spots, differentiate instruction, and better manage classroom time.

PaGamO

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Best of all, educators can easily differentiate instruction while generating detailed student reports. PaGamO is an interesting new site for Gamifying a classroom that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's excellent blog.

Prodigy - free math game that helps students learn math while having fun

Educational Technology Guy

Prodigy takes game-based learning a step further and provides teachers with a powerful set of reporting and assessment tools that allow them to easily identify trouble spots, differentiate instruction, and better manage classroom time.

Codemoji

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Educators can even grade students and generate detailed reports to help differentiate instruction. Codemoji is a innovative new website for grades 1st-8th grade learning how to code or program.

Brainthud

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What''s nice is that Brainthud works on any device and through their spaced repetition allows for differentiating instruction to help learn troubling topics. BT, even generate s a report that shows correct/wrong answers.