30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"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."

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"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."

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15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"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."

4 Critical Characteristics of High-Quality Instructional Content

Edsurge

K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. The initial research revealed four critical characteristics of instructional digital content. Providing teachers with a wide range of high-quality resources coupled with research-based instructional strategies is also important.

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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. K–3) Equip and empower your students with the skills they need to plan, express, share, and communicate their ideas with digital stories! on, and lots of FUN for your students and watch their mathematical thinking and problem solving take off!

One District's Journey From 'State of Emergency' to Student Success

Edsurge

Morale was low, teacher turnover was high and residents didn’t trust that Allendale could educate their students. Morale was low, teacher turnover was high and residents didn’t trust that Allendale could educate their students. In a conversation with EdSurge, Gilmore—who became Allendale’s superintendent a year ago—discusses how she is turning around her district, and outlines her six-step instructional process that drives teacher and student success.

5 Best Practices for Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

EdTech Magazine

Students may find it more difficult to participate or think out loud in this environment. But with breakout rooms, educators can improve student engagement, differentiate instruction and give students more voice and choice in their learning outside of a traditional classroom.

Summer Success for Unique Learners

N2Y

Does your district’s summer school program support students with unique learning needs and/or children receiving Extended School Year services? In each of these cases, having access to high-quality differentiated lessons, activities and instructional support is critical to a successful outcome. And it is an added bonus to have content that reflects the spirit of summer as a way of keeping students engaged during these months. A Recipe for Summer Success.

Using Task Analysis to Teach Daily Living Skills

N2Y

Your students can end the school year having gained new skills that they can use throughout the summer in their homes. Students learn the individual steps in sequence in order to master the overall skill. Most importantly, it supports students who have difficulty with executive functioning skills like sequencing, working memory and attention. In planning to use task analysis, be sure to select a skill that is achievable for your student.

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. It typically involves the hyperlinking of material, resources, tasks, and information students can access from a single document or access point. With various roadmaps for each learner, differentiation in the classroom is necessary to meet student needs.

5 technologies that support differentiated learning

FETC Converge

It’s no secret that 21st century teachers and school administrators are under enormous pressure to differentiate instruction to enhance learning for all students, regardless of ability or their innate interest in the material. The modern classroom is an increasingly diverse place, so it can feel more challenging than ever to reach every student. Uncategorized classroom learning centers classroom technology classroom tools Student Engagement technology integration

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided instruction (usually through video). Top 15 Sites and Apps for a Flipped Learning Answer Pad - The ultimate assessment tool for teachers to use w/ their mobile devices or browser to gauge student's learning. Once a book/story is completed a trade paperback copy can be ordered turning students into published writers.

Digital Storytelling and Stories for the Desktop

wwwatanabe

It is great differentiation for all students including ELs , gifted, and special needs. It increases student engagement in a meaningful and relevant task. Step 1: Writing the script and planning the project Click to download Prompt : I'd choose one prompt to introduce the process of digital storytelling to students. I might even do the first one as a whole group with parts and roles shared by the students.

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Managing the 21st century differentiated classroom

wwwatanabe

Classrooms must be differentiated. Created on iPad using Doodle Buddy What does a 21st century, differentiated classroom look like? A 21st century , differentiated classroom should look and sound different from the classroom of my childhood. It also looks different from one classroom to the next, because there are numerous ways to differentiate. AJHS Differentiated Instruction: Module I on Prezi What procedures and routines help maximize learning?

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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. It typically involves the hyperlinking of material, resources, tasks, and information students can access from a single document or access point. With various roadmaps for each learner, differentiation in the classroom is necessary to meet student needs.

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. These prompts were inspired by Bernajean Porter''s Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum Examples and explanation Step 1: Writing the script and planning the project Click to download Prompt : I''d choose one prompt to introduce the process of digital storytelling to students.

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5 Best Practices for Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

EdTech Magazine

Students may find it more difficult to participate or think out loud in this environment. But with breakout rooms, educators can improve student engagement, differentiate instruction and give students more voice and choice in their learning outside of a traditional classroom.

5 Best Practices for Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

EdTech Magazine

Students may find it more difficult to participate or think out loud in this environment. But with breakout rooms, educators can improve student engagement, differentiate instruction and give students more voice and choice in their learning outside of a traditional classroom.

5 Best Practices for Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

EdTech Magazine

Students may find it more difficult to participate or think out loud in this environment. But with breakout rooms, educators can improve student engagement, differentiate instruction and give students more voice and choice in their learning outside of a traditional classroom.

5 Best Practices for Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

EdTech Magazine

Students may find it more difficult to participate or think out loud in this environment. But with breakout rooms, educators can improve student engagement, differentiate instruction and give students more voice and choice in their learning outside of a traditional classroom.

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. Teacher facilitating instead of directing Focused noise--it''s not silent while they are on task Student led discussions Respectful discussions and feedback Enthusiastic conversations about their learning All of the above can be done with or without technology What does 21st century learning look like with writing?

The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

Neo LMS

In particular, students and educators saw their usual routine completely turned upside down. They were unprepared for the vast impact the virus would have on how students learn and education settings operate. Here are a few reasons why: It facilitates differentiated instruction.

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Course: Designing Blended Learning for Student Engagement and Achievement “By the end of the course, you will be able to design and implement meaningful blended learning experiences with objective-aligned assessments and activities that foster core 21st-century skills.” Student Engagement I’m in social media groups where frustrated teachers recently commented that their grade books looked like “Swiss Cheese” and that many students were just missing during online learning sessions.

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. 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. Free Differentiating Instruction Webinar on Thursday, February 9 [link].

How to Achieve Powerful Digital Learning

Digital Promise

From a recent survey of participating schools conducted by our partner Westat, we learned that for schools already providing one-to-one devices for students and teachers, having prior experience integrating technology for powerful learning made the transition to remote learning smoother.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

In a flipped classroom, students watch lectures and other lesson content on video. Afterward, during the actual class time, students work on problems with their teacher’s help. When video conferencing with your students, your engagement time is more limited, and therefore more valuable. So … now is a great time to flip your classroom and have students watch videos for their “homework” and asynchronous learning.

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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. Unfortunately, it’s rare to see students engage in play at school after they’ve left elementary school, but secondary students need this time too. One group decided to write a proposal for a student designed Donors Choose project.

New ST Math Assignments Feature Makes a Difference While Distance Learning

eSchool News

MIND Research Institute , an award-winning neuroscience and education organization, has added an Assignments feature to its flagship ST Math solution, allowing teachers to differentiate instruction while keeping an entire class learning the same core concepts.

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 We had surprising outcomes from students with special needs,” said Jamie Morgan, an elementary school teacher in the Wichita Falls ISD in Texas.

Improve Differentiated Learning Through Ed Tech

Omega Notes

Differentiated learning in a post-secondary environment can improve not just student engagement and retention of material but instructor responsiveness to student needs. Ed tech is a tool that can provide faculty with student analytics and insight on how students engage with material, from acquisition to expression. What is Differentiated Learning? The post Improve Differentiated Learning Through Ed Tech appeared first on Omega Notes.

Missouri’s Kansas City Public Schools Selects Discovery Education to Support a Community-Wide Commitment to Student Learning and Success

eSchool News

Missouri’s Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) has selected Discovery Education to support the district’s community-wide commitment to student learning and success. The COVID-19 pandemic has served to reinforce KCPS’s deep, community-wide commitment to student learning and success.

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. This approach to teaching allows educators to transform the way students learn by creating personalized lessons that integrate mobile devices into workflows and maximize the true power of digital devices in today’s classrooms. The platform captures student performance data, as well as each student’s intermediate steps, to guide decision-making.

Exploring 4 types of Flipped Learning

Neo LMS

In a quest to maximize teacher-student time, educators have perfected what started as just an urgent need to adapt to a new era, where technology became a medium for education. Now, the Flipped Classroom is not just a concept, it’s the way teachers reach their students more effectively, allowing them to develop at their own learning speed and including modern ICT tools in the process. What happens first is the instruction phase which takes place at home.