MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

One of the things that I really appreciate about MobyMax is the mix of direct instruction and the ability for students to discover learning on their own through discovery-based instruction. As a teacher, the continuous progress monitoring makes formative instruction that much easier.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

Kleinspiration

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.

Webinar Highlights: Using Math Software for High Impact Personalized Learning

MIND Research Institute

Differentiated instruction can not only capture students' attention and hold it, but also get them thinking conceptually and trigger those "Aha!" Topics covered: Two main challenges educators face in implementing rigorous math instruction.

Webinar Highlights: Using Math Software for High Impact Personalized Learning

MIND Research Institute

Differentiated instruction can not only capture students' attention and hold it, but also get them thinking conceptually and trigger those "Aha!" Topics covered: Two main challenges educators face in implementing rigorous math instruction.

Nope! Why adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning

eSchool News

Sorry, adaptive software is not the same as personalized learning. Today we see it in the hyperbole around personalization, individualization, standards-based grading, differentiation, etc. Not that there isn’t truth to the need for closer-to-individual instruction.

Differentiation vs. Tracking

Catlin Tucker

I recently had a reader ask me to clarify the difference between tracking and differentiation. By contrast, differentiated instruction is the adjusting of lesson activities and tasks for students in a single class who are at different levels. .

Site Visit & Shift Happens

wwwatanabe

The teachers were masters at differentiated instruction with technology. One girl chose the same exact assignment that the teacher was doing by utilizing the SMART Software. Every teacher mastered differentiating instruction with technology. But, having differentiated instruction through technology in every classroom from Kindergarten through 8th grade was quite impressive and powerful.

#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Here are instructions for iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions. SOFTWARE GIVEAWAY: Mystery Box Game by Michael Matera.

Online Class Starts Aug. 12th–Tech-infused Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. Risk-takers attitude, inquiry-driven mentality, passion to optimize learning and differentiate instruction.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Guide students in selecting writing strategies that differentiate for task, purpose and audience. need to differentiate for varied needs of their diverse student group. Risk-takers attitude, inquiry-driven mentality, passion to optimize learning and differentiate instruction.

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. ” Get a 45-day free trial of SmartLab Game-Based Learning Software. Free Webinar on Differentiated Instruction [link] technology.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class (Differentiation)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 563: The Differentiated Teacher. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Use technology to differentiate for student learning styles. Differentiation.

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#04: Simple Ways to Find Your Teaching Blindspots in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Differentiated Instruction Webinar – ( [link] ).

Starting This Week: MTI 562

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs.

3 things edtech can’t do

eSchool News

Computers live in teachers and students’ pockets, the Internet makes information and media ubiquitous commodities, apps offer to aid with all our daily routines, and artificial intelligence unlocks new possibilities for differentiated instruction.

Two reasons why teachers don’t automate their work

The Christensen Institute

If you’re a teacher, just consider how nice it would be to have more time for collaborating with colleagues, differentiating your instruction, planning engaging projects, building relationships with students, or bringing field and industry experts into your classroom.

A new framework to unlock edtech’s potential for teachers

The Christensen Institute

We expect them to differentiate their instruction, address students’ social and emotional challenges, close achievement gaps, and ensure all students are prepared for life in the 21st century. Essay grading software automates some aspects of essay grading and feedback.

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Do we gain by debating the merits of blended learning?

The Christensen Institute

Like any effort to deliver instruction, we’ve witnessed both good and bad implementations of blended learning. And although that answer may be technically accurate to researchers, let’s be honest: “sometimes” is rarely useful to real leaders making real decisions about how to tailor instruction to their real students’ needs. Blended-learning models stand to offer more precise data that can facilitate more precise differentiated instruction.

A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

Edsurge

4) Blog—Five Steps to Differentiated Instruction In this blog, we take a deep dive into differentiated instruction by laying out five steps to get you started.

The secret element in blended learning

The Christensen Institute

Given this fact, it’s easy to get caught up in thinking of technology—devices and software—as blended learnings’ core, defining feature. When we look at hardware and software, their impact on student achievement tends to be moderate, in the rage of 0.1 Online learning also gives teachers new options for how they group students, provide feedback, and use instructional time. By definition , online learning is part of any blended learning classroom.

Launch, Fail, Grow: Using Iteration To Build Great Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Readers will know that I promised a thoughtful follow-up to my previous post in which I criticized DeLisle’s recent Ed Week rant on differentiated instruction. For, surely, this is the issue with Differentiated Instruction. Using Iteration To Build Great Schools.

Getting Blended Learning Right in Your School

edWeb.net

Since blended learning is about changing instruction, technology must follow an instructional plan. Finally, it is important to evaluate software by use case. Join the community to connect and work together with others committed to advancing differentiated instruction.

Four innovative staffing takeaways from personalized learning schools

The Christensen Institute

For the better part of the past year, the Christensen Institute has worked in collaboration with Public Impact , a national education policy and management consulting firm, to study how schools are implementing innovative staffing models in conjunction with blended learning to personalize instruction and improve student achievement. At Navigator Schools in Gilroy and Hollister California, small-group instructors help teachers give students more targeted instruction.

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

The Christensen Institute

Successful blended learning comes from a combination of different instructional models, teaching practices, and digital tools. In a recent report , WestEd, a nonprofit research agency, analyzed the impact of one such tool: Spatial-Temporal Math (ST Math), a game-based, instructional software for K-12 students developed by the MIND Research Institute. Another point of interest was how technology allowed teachers to change how they provided instruction to students.

Why educators are moving away from the Station Rotation model

The Christensen Institute

Differentiated instruction. In these settings, teachers can more easily differentiate instruction for groups of students based on their respective needs.

Will You Take the 2016 Cool Cat Teacher Reader Survey?

The CoolCatTeacher

Fighting Teacher Burnout Productivity Digital Citizenship How to understand most software in the first 10 minutes of opening it. Speak out. Be heard. I'm listening. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You have things you NEED. Things you WANT.

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#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Get a 45-day free trial of SmartLab Game-Based Learning Software. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

Personalized learning won’t work without personalized supports

The Christensen Institute

Or worse yet, as a silver bullet in the form of highly customized learning pathways determined through big data and adaptive software. Technology certainly holds phenomenal potential to differentiate instruction with levels of precision and scale that a single teacher with many students may struggle to manage. It risks assuming that all we need is better instruction to drive better outcomes—despite plentiful evidence that nonacademic variables shape learning outcomes as well.

Gamechanger: Type to Learn is Now in the Cloud!

Ask a Tech Teacher

No more software downloads. Also from here, teachers can set class/student speed and accuracy goals, group students based on ability, and differentiate instruction through custom content.

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

The Christensen Institute

All five schools use some variation of the Station Rotation or Lab Rotation blended-learning models for core instruction in math and English language arts. But even though blended learning is a deliberate part of their instructional approaches, it didn’t seem to be the differentiating factor driving their success. Data-driven instruction. Data-driven instruction is another core strategy that all five schools have employed to improve student learning.

25 Reading Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

Also, a great way to "flip a lesson" and gauge student learning to help differentiate instruction. Also, the educational portal allows for student tracking to generate detailed reports and differentiate instruction.

Key Findings and Tips for Adaptive Learning

edWeb.net

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.

Here’s Why Teachers Adopt New Tech — and Why They Don’t

Edsurge

And the number of education-specific apps, services, and software I actually used consistently? The district-mandated PD tech instruction I experienced was inconsistent, infrequent and seemed to focus heavily on early-education apps like ClassDojo. Will It Facilitate Instruction?

What We Learn from the Edtech Games the Government Plays

Edsurge

Department of Education as well as other federal departments, with support from the Entertainment Software Association. The Kennedy Center is committed to incorporating differentiated instruction and multi-modal learning in our education programs,” an official statement shared. What can you learn from some of the games the government has going on?For For starters: Algebra, history, chemistry, English and yes, even civics and how to brush your teeth.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

We used the terms “Differentiated Instruction,” “Adaptive Learning Software,” “Individualized Instruction” and now, “Personalized Learning.”

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