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

Kleinspiration

I''m leading 12 sessions over three days for the following conferences: Power Up , Differentiated Instruction , and I Teach 1st. 9:30 - 10:45 PA02 Inspire Your Students to Read, Write, Listen & Speak with Digital Stories (Gr. group instruction.

3 Ways to Differentiate Learning in the Classroom with HyperDocs

EdTechTeacher

HyperDocs or “HyperLearning” as I prefer to call it, involves a well-crafted digital lesson for student use which engages them in inquiry-based learning and can differentiate learning in the classroom. What: Process involves how students take in and make sense of content.

3 Ways to Differentiate Learning in the Classroom with Google Docs

EdTechTeacher

HyperDocs or “HyperLearning” as I prefer to call it, involves a well-crafted digital lesson for student use which engages them in inquiry-based learning and can differentiate learning in the classroom. What: Process involves how students take in and make sense of content.

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.

Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad

wwwatanabe

It is great differentiation for all students including ELL, gifted, and special needs. It increases student engagement in a meaningful and relevant task. I might even do the first one as a whole group with parts and roles shared by the students.

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Teachers Are in Control: Myth-Busting DI, Part 4

Edutopia

John McCarthy Differentiated Instruction Crafting meaningful choices for students engages them in learning and lightens the teacher's burden of appearing to be in complete control (which rarely works anyway

21st Century Learning & Writing

wwwatanabe

17th, focusing on strategies and approaches for helping students become better writers , got me thinking about what writing looks like in 21st century learning. There should be a balance between teacher led instruction and student led discussion, interaction, and collaboration.

Site Visit & Shift Happens

wwwatanabe

You see, all week long I indulged in PBL lessons such as STEM with GPS and students doing amazing projects, projects that I aspired to do when I was still in the classroom but hadn''t quite gotten there. Instead of being wowed, I got consistent active student engagement with seamless technology integration in every classroom. The teachers were masters at differentiated instruction with technology. 21st Century Learning differentiated instruction ed reform PBL

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

The CoolCatTeacher

As a gamification guru and moonshot thinker, Michael transforms the traditional classroom into a high-energy environment where active student engagement is paramount. Here are instructions for iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions.

Are computer labs a thing of the past? Not so fast.

The Christensen Institute

In fact, computer labs are still a key stepping stone for many schools aiming to transform instruction. In our BLU directory, many schools profiled are differentiating in important ways for their students, in part thanks to access to a computer lab. The Lab Rotation is a popular blended-learning model that integrates teacher-facilitated online learning in a lab setting with face-to-face instruction and other offline learning modalities in the classroom.

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

Kleinspiration

The implications it has on student engagement and learning cannot be overstated. Prodigy is a free, adaptive math game that integrates 1 st to 7 th grade math into a fantasy style game that students absolutely love playing.

If you give a kindergartner a Chromebook…

eSchool News

The thought of giving 30 kindergarten students their own Chromebooks might be daunting. But for one classroom, the move yielded some surprising results for student engagement, learning progress, and for students with special needs. “We

4 EdTech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Co-Written with my friend and business partner Shaelynn Farnsworth In all the work that Shaelynn and I do with teachers across the US and beyond we see educators creating amazing learning environments for students. Differentiation comes in many varieties. differentiation Shaelynn

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

The Christensen Institute

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. Digital math tool produces gains in student achievement. Successful blended learning comes from a combination of different instructional models, teaching practices, and digital tools. The first point of interest that the DOE observed was student outcomes.

Turning static content into digital lessons

eSchool News

New learning platform creates dynamic learning experiences, provides instant feedback to students, and saves teachers hours on grading. Virtual interactive manipulatives including number board, geometry toolbox, and multimedia flashcards that deepens student engagement. “We

Why educators are moving away from the Station Rotation model

The Christensen Institute

Many educators, particularly at the elementary school level, have rotated students among centers or stations for decades. Differentiated instruction. In these settings, teachers can more easily differentiate instruction for groups of students based on their respective needs.

Inspiration Stations: A Creative Spin on the Station Rotation

Catlin Tucker

spend more time working in small groups with students. more effectively differentiate instruction. I explained to my students that the goal of these stations was to have fun and stretch our minds creatively. I believe those variations keep it interesting for my students!

STEAM Learning in Action

EdNews Daily

The Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced No Child Left Behind in 2015, encourages the incorporation of arts and design into the curriculum by citing states’ obligation to support arts education programs in public schools. You may have students create collages of the characters.

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.

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.

What We Learn from the Edtech Games the Government Plays

Edsurge

Another 200 students and their families visited later in the evening. Although the grand atrium of the Kennedy Center more typically hosts ball gowns and Mozart fans than students with VR goggles swiping at invisible objects, the center is keen to show its appreciation for learning. The Kennedy Center is committed to incorporating differentiated instruction and multi-modal learning in our education programs,” an official statement shared.

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We used these Google tools in our schools and saw tangible results soar

eSchool News

Last year we engaged Evergreen Education Group on a journey around the world to answer that question. These case studies demonstrate the success with Google for Education through the lens of teachers, students and administrators.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

MobyMax launches K-8 cognitive skills science curriculum

eSchool News

MobyMax, developer of personalized and blended learning curriculum for K-8 students, is kicking off the 2015-2016 school year by releasing a new Touch Curriculum technology that uses more than 20,000 cognitive skill manipulatives to deepen students’ mastery of science concepts.

California’s Beaumont Unified School District Selects Discovery Education to Support STEM Teaching and Learning in District Elementary School

techlearning

- Discovery Education´s Digital Resources and Comprehensive Professional Development System to Create Authentic STEM Teaching and Learning Environments for Elementary Students- Silver Spring, Md. Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series empowers educators to transform science instruction.

OPINION: Seven traits of Massachusetts’ most effective classrooms

The Hechinger Report

What is particularly striking is that these schools, public elementary and middle schools across Massachusetts, are truly joyful places; you can see it in the enthusiasm of the students and the smiles of their teachers! The first is differentiated instruction.

“Teacher Books” to Read in 2016 for Fresh Strategies and Resources

Gaggle Speaks

This book explores grading with differentiated instruction. Technology gives teachers an opportunity to meet students where they are. Wormeli breaks down that in the classroom, fair grading doesn’t always mean each student is the same. He suggests that instead of abandoning the reading list, teachers use it as an opportunity to change up their instruction and get creative.

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

Kleinspiration

If We Expect Students to Collaborate, Are WE Leading By Example? Any observer can see the vast amount of student collaboration transpiring online from teachers sharing their classroom practices via Twitter chats, class blogs or websites, Instagram, Periscope and more.

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2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

IMPORTANT NOTES: Simple instructions on joining the conference for newcomers: [link]. Wednesday, November 16th, is the final day of our the seventh annual Global Education Conference. It's been an amazing conference, hope you can join us for some of the final keynotes or sessions!

In the marketplace: Science achievement skyrockets, makerspaces expand, and more

eSchool News

eScholar announced the launch of a new solution for states seeking to directly certify eligible students for free or reduced-price school meals through the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

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Does Presence Equal Progress? Tracking Engagement in Online Schools

Edsurge

We all remember classmates who sat in the back of the room, eyes glued to a comic or dog-eared paperback, anything to escape a learning environment that did not—or could not—engage them. Today, students have choices when it comes to their education; technology has enabled new school models and a growing number of students are finding success through personalized pathways. It’s true that not all of them are serving the best interests of their 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. Part 4: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement. Of course your students will need to write the script.

Finding Inspiration within the League of Innovative Schools

eSpark

Committed to reimagining learning to better meet the needs of all students, this cohort of visionary districts has a shared set of best practices for bringing purposeful technology into the classroom to transform learning.

In the Hands of the Students: The Classroom Computer

Inquire and Inspire

In further developing 21st Century classrooms and learners , it''s vital that we move beyond using technology to enhance teacher-led instruction, but rather as tools to assist student-led discovery. Interestingly, my at-risk students often to fall into this category.

Part 5: 12 Tech Ideas and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Online Discussions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fifth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. Part 5: 12 Tech Ideas and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Online Discussions. How might students show that connection?

Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the third post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process. Best of all, students experience voice and choice as they write.

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