Station Rotation Model: Alternative Group Formations

Catlin Tucker

When I lead blended learning workshops or work as a 1:1 blended learning coach, I field a lot of questions about the design of station rotation lessons. Teachers see my examples which show four separate groups and assume that all station rotations must have four groups.

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The workshop model: Beyond the basics

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Jen Bengel explains the workshop model, how to create mini-lessons, and how to get students excited about books. So in this episode, we’re talking about the workshop model. Jen’s going to do a deep dive into an ELA or reading workshop model.

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Quiet In The Classroom: How To Recognize And Support Introverted Entrepreneurs

EdNews Daily

Teacher training is similar to influential groupthink, focusing in on design thinking, group discussions, meetings and project collaboration. Extroverts are recognized as the next top leaders given their outspoken nature, sense of confidence, and comfort interacting with large groups.

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

03:39 Karen V: What I learned… I was privileged to go back for a second time as a study group leader to Project Zero a couple years after my initial experience there. And so, every year we conduct Project Zero workshops where we bring in teachers from all the surrounding areas.

Innovative Examples of Community Involvement in Schools

Digital Promise

During events like “Maker Nights” and “Art Room Afternoon,” students and their families are encouraged to attend workshops and take part in hands-on learning experiences. Events and group meetings aren’t the only ways to engage community partners.

A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking!

Literature Performance Odyssey with Drama and Student Leadership

The CoolCatTeacher

Marynn: Different groups chose different strategies, and it really ended up depending on the strengths of the teams themselves. They would say, “Oh, I’ve already done my chapters with my group. Each table would perform one chapter, and we would do feedback from the group.

Part 4: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. I have done 100’s of workshops and presentations.

The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

On April 26, celebrate PowerofEcon on Twitter with Discovery Education, CME Group, and their Econ Essentials Program. To join the celebration, tune into the Twitter chat with me, fellow teachers, and the CME Group’s chief economist on April 26th at noon Eastern Time, using #PowerofEcon.

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Edtech Incubators are Fading. Here’s What Will Replace Them.

Edsurge

At the end of November, Kurshan along with her PennGSE colleagues, Michael Golden, now Executive Director of the Catalyst program and Jenny Zaph, the Director of the Master’s in Education Entrepreneurship program, will put those ideas to the test: They are hosting two “Entrepreneurship in Education” workshops in San Francisco, aimed at entrepreneurs starting companies and schools, another step on a path of delivering a more robust program of networking and startup advice.

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How My Struggles as a Student Led to Success for My Reluctant Readers

Edsurge

One of the most impactful activities from my Master’s coursework in secondary English education was a reader biography. Additionally, I created literature circles by forming small groups and assigning each an individual chapter of a full novel to read, analyze and summarize for the class.

Taking the First Steps Towards Teaching With Video Games

MindShift

Educators at Nordahl Grieg Upper Secondary, a public high school in Norway, are taking a unique approach to teaching that treats video games as just another classroom tool. When they host their workshops for teachers, they start off with these steps: Show That It Works.

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The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

Jody Britten, a senior associate at the Metiri Group , talked about how 3D technologies and data visualization tools lead to better learning outcomes with EdTech. At Penn State, a weekend workshop for educators focused on how to use 3D design software and printers.

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Educators Don’t Agree on What Whole Child Education Means. Here’s Why It Matters.

Edsurge

Hafiz’s school even has a formal partnership with Yale’s Center for Emotional Intelligence through which teachers participate in professional development workshops. Serving the whole child is seen as a secondary objective without a clear and direct relationship to student success.

Storefront Advising Programs Bring Free College Counseling Into Low-Income Communities

Edsurge

As Canizales discovered on his own, the costs and benefits of various post-secondary pathways are not always obvious. Bringing College Access Into Communities Community-based college advising centers get a lot of foot traffic through one-on-one counseling sessions and group workshops.

3 Ways to use Kami in a Social Studies Classroom

EdTechTeacher

Primary sources give students access to information and content that may be left out when just studying secondary sources. Students can draw routes directly on the map using the drawing tool, outlining the ways in which explorers or groups of people traveled. .

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The Sound of Inclusion: Why Teachers’ Words Matter

Digital Promise

No student (or teacher) leaves their language patterns at the door when they enter a classroom – even classes like math and science, where language is often seen as secondary. Some of our professional development workshops are geared toward a particular group of educators: those who teach K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM. This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

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How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

03:39 Karen V: What I learned… I was privileged to go back for a second time as a study group leader to Project Zero a couple years after my initial experience there. And so, every year we conduct Project Zero workshops where we bring in teachers from all the surrounding areas.

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Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. Best of all writing will be involved for students at both the elementary and secondary level.

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Reflections on the Annual Teachers Teaching Teachers GIS (T3G) Institutes

esri

Yet the institutes go beyond the improvement of GIS skills to how best to teach with GIS in different educational settings, from online courses to semester-long face-to-face courses to short workshops.

The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

with Steve Hargadon || Automata for STEM Workshop No 1 - EU project (follow up from overview of the project) with Joel Josephson - Project partner || Build Your Own Virtual Library Learning Commons: Session 1 of 3 with Anita Brooks Kirkland, Chair | Professor David V.

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

By and large, according to a report the group published last month, the answer in each case is no. The group also created a free, digital curriculum called “Reading Like a Historian” that’s been downloaded more than three million times, according to Wineburg. “We Northport, N.Y.,

Tips and Scoops from ASU GSV That You Won’t Find on the Agenda

Edsurge

It’s very easy to feel FOMO, across all the panels, keynotes, workshops, receptions and serendipitous meetings in the hallways.

Is STEM getting ‘IT’ right for female students?

eSchool News

It includes fun workshops and sessions such as garden art, bioengineering fun, Barbie drag races, and SteamPunk design. But if they already have an affinity, these groups can help them turn interest into achievement. March 8th was memorable for many reasons.

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How Malaysian schools are tackling blended-learning challenges

The Christensen Institute

Students at stations with technology usually work in pairs or groups not only to limit the number of devices accessing the low-capacity internet, but also so they help each other work through practice problems. The headmaster of this secondary school was focused on transforming student learning inside and outside of the classroom.

The five things no one will tell you about why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color

The Hechinger Report

In addition, I give talks, conduct research and workshops and do consulting related to diversifying the faculty across the nation. And, even when they do received a diverse group of applicants, often those applicants ‘aren’t the right fit’ for the institution.

Part 2 Starting PBL: 30 Amazing Resources To Help Plant A New PBL Idea

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

iEarn – Join this interactive curriculum-based groups where students are creating, researching, sharing opinions and becoming global citizens. PBL Clearing House – This University of Delaware site provides some interesting possibilities for secondary schools and PBL.

A World of PBL: 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

iEarn – Join interactive curriculum-based groups where students are creating, researching, sharing opinions and becoming global citizen. Booking Info – Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference?

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Finding your WHY during #makered professional development

Learning With Lucie

EMMA - Lucie's mobile studio for Creating and Making Last week EMMA (my mobile studio for creating and making) and I had the pleasure leading a two day workshops for Champlain Valley Educator Development Center (CVEDC) for educators who might want to create a makerspace in their school.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

Luckily for Nyakora — and the patient, Operation’s “Cavity Sam” —the surgery is only a game, part of a stress-management workshop for freshmen and sophomores in a program for underrepresented students here at Minnesota State University, Mankato. To reach the state’s target, another 131,400 Minnesotans — two-thirds of them people of color—must earn a post-secondary credential. “As

Teach Like the Tonight Show: Internet Pop Quiz with Google Slides (Teacher Edition)

Shake Up Learning

This is a game probably best for the secondary classroom and adults, although I’m sure it could be adapted for the younger grades as well. I use this game in workshops and add my special spin on things.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

On the other hand, one-shot, “drive-by,” or fragmented, “spray-and-pray” workshops lasting 14 hours or less show no statistically significant effect on student learning ( Darling-Hammond, Wei, Andree, Richardson, and Orphanos, 2009 ). This article originally appeared on Edutopia.

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Reflections

In our own version of an Admin Camp, we tackled multiple topics including supporting Reader's and Writers' Workshop and Reading in the Content Area. We began conversations around guiding principles for elementary instruction and secondary instruction.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Electronic Village Online (EVO) has developed as a community of practice that in 2001 facilitated a program of online discussions and workshops that have been held every year since then each January-February. Guest speakers address large groups of students at no cost.

From private to public school: A college counselor straddles an economic divide

The Hechinger Report

Paradoxically, her job is a classified position that doesn’t require a post-secondary credential, not even a bachelor’s degree, though this varies by school and district. At the time, only one of the group’s 30 board members or other leaders was employed at a public high school.