The Learner's Toolbox. Yokohama International School: FAQ on MYP. What are the subjects that will be taught in the MYP at YIS?
Will the MYP prepare students for the IB Diploma Program? A side by side comparison between IB and IGCSE. Perhaps the most popular options in Malaysian International schools: the IB (International Baccalaureate) and IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education).
50+ Tools for Differentiating Instruction Through Social Media. Imagine a world where resources were limited to what was found in the classroom or the school closet known as the "Curriculum Materials Room.
" Picture a world where students wrote letters with pen and paper to communicate with other students and adults outside of the building. Due to postage costs, the teacher either sent the letters in bulk or paid for stamps out of his or her own pocket. Can you recall a time when student interests like skateboarding or video were never used as part of learning curriculum because the tools needed were either too expensive or not yet conceptualized? Do you remember a time when non-traditional learners struggled, and absenteeism meant a high likelihood of students doing poorly in school, and possibly having to retake the course? If you experienced none of these scenarios, then you live in a world of possibility because you grew up with the many social media tools available to support all learners.
Selecting the Right Tool Readiness Interests. 7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have! The Question Matrix by. This is a blog about questioning students in lessons.
“Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?” Morpheus – The Matrix Film – 1999 A couple of years ago, I first blogged about Pose, Pause, Pounce, Bounce! In my adaptation of PPPB, I added my own twist to teacher-questioning, by introducing the characters from Winnie The Pooh. My resource can be downloaded below. Full Circle: As a result of sharing my interpretation of PPPB, geography teacher @JohnSayers then wrote this blog; Asking Questions and tweaked the resource into this useful matrix. UKEdChat sur Twitter : "UKEdMag: Traditional Ways to Engage Boys by @pw2tweets. UKEdChat sur Twitter : "Session 53 - Is it possible to measure successful learning without an exam-driven approac. New ways to share in Google Drive and Classroom.
Posted by George Reis, Software Engineer As more and more schools have started using Drive and Classroom, you’ve given us a ton of ideas about ways these tools can help you get more done, especially when it comes to who can share what within your school.
So we’ve been working on some new settings for our Google Apps for Education and Drive for Work customers that we hope will take you to your collaborative happy place. Coming Soon: Trusted Domains In the next few months, we’ll be adding a “trusted domains” feature that will allow schools to extend Drive sharing and Classroom participation to domains they choose. Elearninginfographic sur Twitter : "21 Components of Effective Feedback… #OtherInfographics #EffectiveFeedbackInfographic. 2015-04-01-three-ways-to-create-a-student-centered-school?utm_content=buffer94525&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter. EdSurge Newsletters Receive weekly emails on edtech products, companies, and events that matter.
Based on the research and current trends across the country, it is clear that the trajectory of education is headed towards student agency and personalization. For an individual school or district looking to make inroads in these areas, the breadth and depth of a personalized learning program is ultimately dependent on its vision, infrastructure, and capacity for sustainability. This is no more evident then in the schools I serve in the city of Detroit with Matchbook Learning, where a turnaround is doomed to failure without these pillars. Yet, a top-performing institution can quickly fall into complacency without addressing the push toward centering the classroom around the student.
The following guide (with a white paper to come!) Existing Infrastructure Your technology capacity will ultimately determine the level of personalization that can be implemented in your building. Mark Barnes sur Twitter : "The Art of Mastery: 9 Skills Master #Teachers Possess #edchat... 10 Most Powerful Uses of Technology for Learning. Regardless of whether you think every infant needs an iPad, I think we can all agree that technology has changed education for the better.
Today’s learners now enjoy easier, more efficient access to information; opportunities for extended and mobile learning; the ability to give and receive immediate feedback; and greater motivation to learn and engage. We now have programs and platforms that can transform learners into globally active citizens, opening up countless avenues for communication and impact. Thousands of educational apps have been designed to enhance interest and participation. Course management systems and learning analytics have streamlined the education process and allowed for quality online delivery. Change Belief not Behaviour. A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to present at an Apple event in Bury.
One of my o presenters was the (famous) and highly regarded Abdul Chohan. He is the Director and iPad lead at Essa Academy. Through his vision, and hard work, Essa have become one of the most successful iPad schools in the UK. During Adbul’s presentation he detailed how he and his staff developed their iPad project from the ground up. One of the points he made really hit home with me, “change belief not behaviour”. Far too often iPad projects fall down, or in some cases, don’t even get off the ground due to devices not being used or used correctly. What I took from the presentation, rang true for what I have seen…If staff are to start using mobile devices properly and regularly, they have to believe that there is added value in sing them. MindShift sur Twitter : "Could the Same Genes Shape Math Skills As Reading Ability? #edchat #science...
Edutopia sur Twitter : "Creative ways to begin and end lessons in your classroom: