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Educators Wrestle with the Real-Life Applications of New K–12 Federal Policy Document

EdTech Magazine

Department of Education released the nation’s signature educational technology policy document — “2024 National Educational Technology Plan: A Call to Action for Closing the Digital Access, Design and Use Divides.” In January, the U.S.

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Math Journals: Reflection, Documentation, and Deep Engagement

Catlin Tucker

When math teachers ask students to document their reasoning and explain their mathematical thinking, it helps to reinforce their understanding, highlight areas of confusion or need, and document their growth over time. The post Math Journals: Reflection, Documentation, and Deep Engagement appeared first on Dr. Catlin Tucker.

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Start a Station Rotation Idea Document Today

Catlin Tucker

When I lead workshops on the Station Rotation Model, I encourage the teachers in the training to begin a station rotation idea document. If teachers add strategies, activities, and resources they are designing, using, and having success with to an idea document, they can create visibility about what is working.

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Document Learning in a Digital Portfolio

Teacher Reboot Camp

The digital portfolio tools below help students document their work in multiple ways and also can be used throughout a student’s learning journey. I’ve also had college students document their work using Google Slides (click for a free template your students can copy/edit), Padlet , and Pinterest.

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Why It Is Important For Teachers To Convert A PDF to Word Document

EdTech4Beginners

Here is a solution to convert PDF to Word documents. As a consequence, teachers cannot edit the document freely. Imagine if there is a long PDF document in which all of the content and information are important for the teaching program. Therefore, teachers should be creative if they want to use the learning material maximally.

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Ongoing Self-Assessments: Students Reflect On and Document Their Progress

Catlin Tucker

My co-teachers and I designed an ongoing self-assessment document that we share with our students each grading period to guide their reflections on their progress and skill development. Once a week, I dedicate a station in one of our station rotation lessons to their ongoing assessment documents. Click on the image to make a copy.

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Document Student Growth with Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

“How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard. Digital portfolios are one of the most powerful ways my students take ownership of their learning and reflect on their learning journeys. Digital portfolios help students set, track, and achieve their academic learning goals.