A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

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Today, I’m amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning. Today, I'm amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning.

Use Personalized Learning Tools to Boost Classroom Equity

EdTech Magazine

Use Personalized Learning Tools to Boost Classroom Equity. As personalized learning continues to gain momentum across the U.S., Competencies include explicit, measurable, transferable learning objectives that empower students.

Personalizing Learning for All Students With OpenCourseWare

A Principal's Reflections

During our first meeting Julie explained to me what my responsibilities were as a mentor. It was at this point that the internship became an opportunity to do something that could truly transform the learning culture here at NMHS. Cross-posted at SmartBlog on Education.

Personalized Learning and SEL: Why Meeting Students Where They Are Matters

Graphite Blog

Educators know the benefit of differentiating instruction to the specific needs of the learner in academic subjects: Students are more engaged in their learning, and test scores go up. Now study after study is showing that social-emotional-learning (SEL) skills, such as empathy, self-regulation, and cooperation, may be even more valuable for students' short- and long-term success than academic content knowledge. Instead they get to go back and learn to make better choices."

Free Webinar: Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Are you looking for a user friendly and flexible tool to help you easily create engaging multimedia rich content to redefine teaching and learning? Are you interested in using technology to meet the personal learning needs of the students in your classroom?

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ThingLink + Google Drive - A Webinar

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Educators need a flexible toolkit of resources to meet a variety of unique personal learning needs. Use these accessible and easy to embrace tools together to transform teaching and learning in amazing ways! Explore Webinar Resources

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Happy Connected Educator Month

Kleinspiration

I''m no longer bound by a rigid point system that only awards gold stars for following directions rather than thinking critically or failing miserably but learning immensely. Well, that comment added a few more friends in our PLN, personal learning network, to the conversation.

Learning Revolution: Host Your Own Webinar - Learn from Homeschoolers - Submit A Video - Job Forum

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update January 14th Genius is an exceedingly common human quality, probably natural to most of us. John Taylor Gatto Welcome to the Learning Revolution. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn. The Learning Revolution Project highlights virtual and physical events from Web 2.0 To receive the weekly Learning Revolution newsletter, please join the Learning Revolution network.

Enhance Long-Term Student Learning

edWeb.net

Learning seems like a simple process. During the edWebinar, “Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning,” Pooja K. Instead of cramming information in, students learn how to access and pull it out. And actually, any retrieval practice even without feedback boosts learning.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Grace is what love does and is when it meets the sinful and undeserving.”

Week of January 3, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). The Webinar shall cover: What is Six Sigma?,

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org, the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Be on the lookout for Australia-time-friendly events as part of the new Australia Series, Spanish-language Webinars from the Aula 2.0 Those close at the fringes of the digital frontier are charting a different course with ICT rich classes and mLearning spaces whilst developing our personal learning networks.

Week of January 24, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). What does the future of learning look like? What does the future of learning look like?

Week of March 14, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). It will explore the ways learning can be enhanced through such interactions.

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How to Weave Advisory into Academics — Plus 10 Resources for Teaching SEL

Edsurge

It was vital they graduated, but a diploma doesn’t guarantee students the social emotional learning (SEL) skills needed to be informed citizens and productive members of society. Although advisory was required for my students to accumulate elective credits and meet graduation requirements, I wasn’t provided thoughtful or engaging curriculum. I can say with confidence my students didn’t learn anything in advisory in my first two years teaching it.

Taking Control Of Your Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

He is engaging in the classroom, works very hard to meet the needs of all his students and regularly reflects on his teaching to understand his strengths and weaknesses. Often we talk about the need for more personalized learning for students.

New to Competency-Based Learning? Here're Five Ways to Assess It

Edsurge

Huckans says that Bishop Hall’s use of the Brightspace learning management system provides students with highly personalized learning pathways, which “allow them to innovate and experiment.” He adds, “Kids are allowed to learn at their own pace, and can learn experientially.” No more just showing up for class and meeting the seat time requirements. Below are five ways to approach competency-based learning assessment.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

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Technology has been a key component in the planting, fertilization, growth and eventually, the blossoming of new statewide initiatives including distance education and new professional learning opportunities for educators that have benefitted students in a variety of ways. It dates back to 2008, when an educational journey began in Wyoming that revealed the important role technology plays in enhancing teaching and learning—especially in a rural state.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Thinking About Redefining Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

The traditional forms of sit-and-get PD are giving way to MOOCs, webinars, Edcamps and flipped learning. One idea that I’ve been thinking a lot about lately is Flipped Faculty meetings. Check out this blog post to learn more.

Tech Ed Resources–Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network.

Personalize Classroom Learning - Free Online Event

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and Simple K 12 for a f ree online event on January 31st designed to help educators personalize learning. The first webinar will provide participants with an overview of my Digital Differentiation model. Register for this free day of learning on Simple K12 today

Developing a Vision for the Future of Learning

Digital Promise

As he shared recently with the League’s competency-based education working group, he and his team have transformed LUSD by engaging the community, introducing a personalized learning structure, and using technology to empower learners and their families.

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The Power of Positive Climate and Culture

EdTechTeam

As a coach assisting teachers with technology integration and personalized learning, I notice patterns arising from teacher to teacher. How a person feels is paramount to achievement. The answer is by personalizing learning and allowing students to set goals for themselves.

Looking Forward to Ilinois Computing Educators Conference

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Tuesday: Live Interactive Science Image Slam, Free Webinar 7:00 PM (CST) Virtual Event Join me and Dan Gallagher for a webinar to celebrate the best science images submitted to the ThingLink Science Creative Challenges. S ign up for this free webinar today!

Host a PD Buffet for Your Teachers: Tips from a Technology Integrationist

edWeb.net

Rachel Langenhorst, Technology Integrationist at Rock Valley Community School District in Iowa, was interviewed by edWeb about the importance of keeping up with your own learning in order to provide valuable professional development for others. Rachel Langenhorst. Technology Integrationist.

Add a Dash of Professional Development to Your Blended-Learning Program

EdTech Magazine

Add a Dash of Professional Development to Your Blended-Learning Program. So, we try to meet our teachers where they are because, just like our students, not every teacher learns in the same way.”. Helping our teachers using a blended-learning approach is an ongoing effort.”.

5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks I've Learned from Experience From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ” When bricks and clicks combine into a powerful learning experience for students, we have an effective blended classroom.

Twitter: A Tool For All

A Principal's Reflections

Currently I manage two separate Twitter accounts ( @NMHS_Principal and @NewMilfordHS ) to meet the objectives stated above. I recently did a webinar for the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 in Pennsylvania.

Implementing a Personalized PD Program in Your District

edWeb.net

In a system where people learn in a variety of ways, one size does not fit all for PD programs. Districts must provide choice, allowing teachers to select what they want to learn while keeping in mind district goals. Schools and districts can also use edWeb as an online meeting place.

Why Classroom Technology is a Necessity for 21st Century Learning

eSpark

Teachers can use assistive and instructional technology to make sure that all students, regardless of background or family income, have the opportunity to master key standards and develop a lifelong love of learning.

edWeb 2018 Professional Learning Survey

edWeb.net

Continuous, effective professional learning can help teachers and administrators improve teaching and learning, but research shows traditional forms of professional development have become expensive and ineffective. Download the edWeb 2018 Professional Learning Survey.

Finding Innovation in Google Apps for Education

eSpark

During a recent webinar , we asked educators to share the most innovative uses of Google Apps for Education that they’ve seen in their district. I use Google Docs to develop collaborative meeting agendas with a team of administrators.

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Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

Notes from an edWeb.net Webinar 4/28/14 Dr. Joe Mazza Director of Connected Teaching, Learning & Leadership North Penn School District Dr. Mazza just took on his position in December. He is a project manager, promoting connected teaching, learning, & leadership.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

Come by the PowerSchool booth 2918 to meet me in person. How to share learning. LIVE webinars and am an organizer for the K12 Online Conference and EdCamp Phoenix. Every week day you’ll learn powerful practical ways to be a more remarkable teacher today.

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Want to Give Students More Voice and Choice? Start with Teachers

Edsurge

Stop me if you’ve seen this one before: In an effort to encourage teachers to abandon traditional, lecture-style instruction in favor of next-generation learning models, we sit them down and ask them to listen for an hour or two. Conversations around personalized learning are nothing new for the staff at the M.S.D. Teachers in our virtual high school and blended learning programs, which I help direct, have been having them for a few years now via webinars and seminars.

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It's Open House at the Discovery Educator Network This Week!

Educational Technology Guy

I''ve met some great people in the DEN and learned so much. It''s a great Personal Learning Network for any and all educators. There will be webinars, blog posts from educators , and much more, all for free.

Take the Risk, Take the Extra Step: Advice for School Leaders

edWeb.net

Dr. Robert Furman, Principal of South Park Elementary, was interviewed by edWeb to gain an administrator’s perspective on providing quality professional development for teachers and the social aspect of learning. While Robert first discovered edWeb as a webinar presenter, he quickly realized the site’s potential as a best-practices research platform, an affordable source of teacher PD, and an opportunity for growth-focused evaluation. Robert Furman. Principal.