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How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

If you can adapt your instruction to reflect your students’ needs and learning preferences, you can make class time more effective and help students become more engaged. While the subject material itself remains consistent, the way you teach it to students may vary depending on their needs.[7].

Celebrating Culturally Diverse Winter Holidays in the Classroom

Waterford

In much of America, it can be easy to focus only on the Christmas holidays. And even the most progressive and well-meaning teachers can show implicit bias when it comes to holiday events. Guidelines for Inclusive Holidays Celebrations.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

15] Yet schools are often structured to exclude students from marginalized communities. Then, we’ll provide a few strategies for improving your cultural competency and even a starter list of diverse books to include in your classroom library or curriculum.

Demonstrating the Impact of Powerful Learning: HP Teaching Fellows and Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

If you’ve ever found yourself in Baltimore and walked into Katie Dell’s classroom, you would see students personalizing their learning experience by choosing from an array of activities that are designed to help them work toward their learning goals.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

It makes sense that when Jacqui and I were talking about popular tech tools and ways to bring tech into the k-12 math class, I had a lot to share and get excited about and jumped at the opportunity to write this post. It really is an exciting time for technology in education and the tools available to us to use today in our math classes is no exception. Check out teacher.desmos.com to create your own activities or use some of the featured lessons already there.

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Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

Graphite Blog

But complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) -- a requirement of E-rate -- doesn't have to be. It also provides an overview of E-rate, with answers to commonly asked questions about eligibility, services supported, and audits. Read on to learn more.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Upgrading infrastructure, device maintenance, and ongoing professional development, in addition to program and device costs, mean tech initiatives need permanent budget lines that take into account the total cost. Using CoSN’s blueprint for smart IT decisions as a guideline, the three superintendents explained how to align priorities, and balance choice with cost and outcomes to creative sustainable programs. Are they prepared to adapt to other systems?

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

Learning management systems originally got their start in higher education, serving as central hub for college students to drop in assignments, check grades, and contact their professors. Needless to say it caught on with universities—and eventually school districts. Any time schools get a new software program, they tend to pick off the low hanging fruit—i.e. Here’s what these institutions are doing and how it’s working for them. So she decided to build her own system.

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Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Students, teachers, and organizations will get online to celebrate global collaboration as back-to-school season begins in the northern hemisphere. The primary goals of this event are to demonstrate the power of global connectivity in classrooms, schools, institutions of informal learning and universities around the world, and to introduce others to the tools, resources, projects, and networks that are available to educators today. How should we teach?

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

The Daring Librarian

But, I always try to answer and help. Recently, I spent so much time answering, linking to past posts, and giving paragraphs and paragraphs of advice I thought - This would be a good blog post! I'm kind of passionate about being a passionate teacher, being positive, and just choosing one NEW thing at a time to try. So, though it's taken me a better part of a week to write this, and I warn you -- it's LONG. Everyone has to start somewhere. I try not to look weak.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Eleanor Roosevelt The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Our projects have members from 200+ countries and the Learning Revolution newsletter is sent to 130,000 each week.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The GEC features thought leaders from the world of education and beyond, is completely free to attend, and all events take place online in webinar format. We invite you to join the 24,000 GEC community members (from 170+ countries) and actively participate in more than 100 sessions focused on international education topics. Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Anyone can apply to be a member of the Outreach and Advisory Board.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.” ” In other Department of Education bureaucratic nightmares, “Dozens of Colleges’ Upward Bound Applications Are Denied for Failing to Dot Every I,” The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. ” Via Education Week : “ FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Key Net Neutrality Rules.” Perhaps that is how you “scale.”