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.

The Importance of Jaggedness in Personalized Learning

edWeb.net

According to Learning in the 21st Century: the 2019 Digital Promise LVP Survey , 83% of teachers think students are capable of high achievement, but just 26% think students are reaching those levels today. Context: The context of a student’s home and learning environment matter too.

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edWeb’s Research-Based Practices for Personalized Professional Learning

edWeb.net

Report prepared by Cambridge Learning Group. Rock Valley Community School District in Iowa relies on edWeb.net to support its professional development program for teachers. Active learning through structured online activities and classroom application.

Personalized Learning, Teachers Unleashed, and a Learning Analytics Partnership: The Story of Fresno Unified

Edsurge

At last February’s Board meeting, 10-year old Ryan inspired the adults in the room to see how tech can be leveraged for learning in a whole new light. Ryan had this chance to shine because of Fresno’s Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI), which has been fostering student voice, choice and collaboration over the last two years. Seventy-eight percent of its students are low income and 22 percent are learning English.

Personalized Learning and Digital Tools Weave Strong Fabric for Student Success

EdTech Magazine

Personalized Learning and Digital Tools Weave Strong Fabric for Student Success. According to Project Tomorrow’s 2017 Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning , 56 percent of parents of school-aged children are concerned that their child isn’t learning the right skills in school to be successful in college or a future job. Personalized Learning Aids All Students. Collaboration and Blended Learning Fosters Critical Skills.

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

Edsurge

In Massachusetts, an emerging partnership between private funders and the state department of education aims to help teachers across the Commonwealth learn, share and spread best practices when it comes to leveraging new instructional models and technologies. LearnLaunch Institute , the Massachusetts Personalized Learning Edtech Consortium (MAPLE) functions as a professional learning community for 32 district members that aim to implement personalized learning.

8 Things to Look for in Today’s Professional Learning (Part 2)

The Principal of Change

(This is the second of two parts on professional learning. Connected Learning. Rationale: The opportunities for learning in our world today are immense and we need to take advantage of the opportunities that are presented to us. EDCAMP professional learning day.

7 Ways Data-Fueled PLCs Are Transforming Education

Edsurge

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have long supported teachers in their career development, but with the help of technology, they’re now transforming education itself. Standardized learning for all students PLCs may level the playing field for all students.

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How a Local Tech Meetup Turned My Classroom Into a Startup

Edsurge

And contrary to the traditional progression of learning, one that they could succeed in even without a college degree (many coders are self-taught using sites like Free Code Camp). Busker may not have succeeded as a company, but I took the lessons and skills I learned from the tech scene and applied them to my work as a teacher. I needed to ask students whether or not they enjoyed the learning experience—that’s what Apple would do.

?Tool: A How-to Video Library From the U.S. Office of Educational Technology

Edsurge

How about a video plan to help incorporate digital learning into your schools? This series of 50 short videos help schools and districts see how it looks to implement various parts of a personalized learning strategy into their systems. In support of the Future Ready Schools Initiative, where superintendents across the country pledge to actively work toward widespread, equitable digital learning, the U.S. Personalized student learning.

Exploring Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States

Digital Promise

In this series, we take a closer look inside our new paper, “ Micro-credentials and Education Policy in the United States: Recognizing Learning and Leadership for Our Nation’s Teachers.”. Micro-credentials will become a more attractive form of professional development.

Prioritizing The Most Urgent Education Challenges

Digital Promise

In spring 2019, we collected nearly 350 survey responses from stakeholders working in all levels across public schools. The survey also asked respondents how much progress their school or district has made toward addressing each challenge. Social-emotional learning (#2).

3 Essential Ingredients for Making Edtech Work in the Classroom: Leadership, PD, and Ongoing Support

Edsurge

During the 2015-16 school year, I visited schools across the nation to see how technology can transform teaching and learning. what makes the difference between using edtech to supplement the classroom experience and using it to transform learning? The digital use divide is present in both formal and informal learning settings and across high- and low-poverty schools and communities,” explains a report from the U.S. Professional development.

Using Micro-credentials for Personalized Professional Development

Digital Promise

Using available micro-credentials from Digital Promise, each educator can create a personalized professional development plan that builds on the expertise they feel they most need in the classroom and in our schools. Personalized PD strengthens both individual and group skills.

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

EdNews Daily

The Learning Counsel, a leading education research institute and news media hub, announced this year’s National Digital Transition Survey Award winners at its 2019 National Gathering held in Dallas, TX. Key takeaways from the 2019 national survey include: The U.S.

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Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

Ask a Tech Teacher

It has become increasingly possible to personalize learning–adapt resources and assessments to student skills and needs and differentiate lessons that are pushed out to individual students or small groups ( read: Shifting my Teacher Mindset with Micro-credentials ). personalized.

TOP 10 Ways To Deliver The Worst PD EVER!

MSEDTechie

Now we are all professionals and have never actually done this during a PD session (well I hope not) but I have certainly had the feelings to do so. Mandating that teachers attend a specific training, and never surveying them to ask what they need, or what they would like to learn.

Finally, a guide to parent engagement that works every time

eSchool News

Don’t Discount Surveys: Sending surveys to parents at the beginning of the year also helps with getting to know each family. Personalize Meetings: During parent-teacher conferences, parents should feel that the meeting is personalized for them, and that you know their child.

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2018 Education Innovation Clusters Convening: Looking to the Future

Digital Promise

EdClusters18 brought together nearly 100 leaders from more than 20 regions and 48 organizations across the country working to advance future-facing teaching and learning. Remake Learning Network (Pittsburgh). Learn more about the conversation in this EdWeek article.

For Schools, Time Was Already Scarce. Here’s What They’ll Need to Restart in Fall.

Edsurge

Before they can think about welcoming back students, schools will need to prepare for the new year with tighter budgets and a better way to support distance learning, among other seemingly endless questions.

School Leaders: Take the Next Step with Technology #IPDX16

Reading By Example

Our school’s faculty completed a building-wide technology implementation survey last year. Let’s learn from and with each other! It was based on Dr. Ruben Puentedura’s SAMR framework for determining how well technology was embedded in and had changed instruction.

Closing the Gap for ELs and Students of Color

edWeb.net

Based in part on results of an initial survey sent out prior to the events, the events were held during school hours to avoid the need to provide care for other children, and translators were present to assist speakers of Spanish, Korean, and other languages.

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

EdTech Magazine

As personalized learning becomes a more mainstream pedagogy in K–12 classrooms, teachers have started to adapt assessment processes to get a deeper look at student growth. . MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out opportunities for schools to apply for personalized learning funding!

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Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

edWeb.net

We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Only 47% of secondary students surveyed reported being engaged, enthusiastic and committed to their learning.

How Can Policymakers Prepare Students for the Future of Work?

ExcelinEd

Just 32 percent of 11th graders surveyed said they learned something of interest in the past week, and over half of high school seniors feel their math work is “too easy.”.

Educators’ ‘TED’ Talks-Style Forum Leads Up to ASU+GSV Summit

Marketplace K-12

Devin Vodicka, superintendent of Vista schools, talks about his district’s path to personalized learning. Opportunities, Risks Revealed for PD Providers in Survey. San Diego.

Improving Parent Engagement for Student Success

edWeb.net

Sending surveys to parents at the beginning of the year also helps with getting to know each family. During parent-teacher conferences, parents should feel that the meeting is personalized for them, and that you know their child well. Sarah uses a flipped learning model with playlists.

A Unified Approach for Digital Integration

edWeb.net

They also send a technical survey to the vendor, many times followed by a call or meeting to review more details of that resource. His participation in a Learning Counsel event led to district recognition for VPS’s systemic leadership.

Belonging and Its Role in Math Achievement

edWeb.net

Hobbies: feature examples with personal activities, something the kids do at least once a week, like work or sports. Hopes: focusing on personal aspirations, interest, or goals. Basically, he develops a survey asking about their personal interests that students take home.

K-12 Dealmaking: Knewton Raises $52M; Imagine K12 Merges with Y Combinator

Marketplace K-12

In addition, the sector saw several new partnerships spring up, such as Edmentum’s new partnership with WebbAlign and Learning Forward joining forces with Amplify, the former digital education division of News Corp. LEAP Innovations says it attempts to help educators develop and implement personalized learning environments enabled by technology to tailor instruction to each student’s skills, interests, and goals.

Back to School with G Suite: 6 Activities for the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post Back to School with G Suite: 6 Activities for the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. teachers are gearing up for back to school–gathering ideas, planning lessons, and getting their classrooms ready for learning. Student Interest Survey with Google Forms.

15 Non-librarian blog(ger)s too good to miss!

NeverEndingSearch

In no particular order, here’s a very personal selection of blogs/bloggers I couldn’t live without. You can energize and enhance teaching and learning — and I’m here to help you get started! Kasey Bell’s Shake Up Learning.

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Defining Your Role as an Instructional Technology Coaches – The 4 R’s

The PL2C Blog

What does it take to effectively guide educators to use instructional technology to directly support and enhance student learning and content mastery? How can you share with others how your role impacts highly effective digital age learning and teaching? Survey often.

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Twitterize Adult Learning | A MOOC-Ed Experience

The PL2C Blog

In the spring of 2014, a team from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation launched to first rendition of a Massive Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed), titled Coaching Digital Learning | Cultivating a Culture of Change (CDL). Definitely a learning experience.

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Teacher Creativity Skill: Brainstorm and Plan Digitally

The Playground Advocate

Part of being creative as a teacher is coming up with creative learning experiences for students. Over the years, I''ve learned that my best lessons and units came about as a result of a lot of collaborative pre-planning. Almost no learning curve.