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Seven Good Student Response Systems That Work On All Devices. Earlier today I received an email from someone who had found this comparison chart of student response tools.

He was interested in learning a bit more about each of them beyond what was in the chart so I put together this collection of information about popular student response tools. Each of these tools can be used on iPads, Android tablets, and in the web browser on your laptop or Chromebook. Infuse Learning is a free student response system that works with any Internet-connected device. Infuse Learning allows teachers to push questions, prompts, and quizzes out to students' devices in private virtual classrooms. Marzano Design Question 5: Managing Student Response Rates, Part 1 - Marzano Center. Keep students on their toes with high level engagement strategies How to use the “response chaining” exercise to increase student engagement.

Part one of a two-part article. Flipping channels one rainy Saturday afternoon, I happened on the scene in the movie Legally Blonde where Elle (Reese Witherspoon) is in her first law school class. The professor poses an elaborate interrogation question and calls on Elle, who is clearly unprepared to answer. The professor next calls on Elle’s nemesis, asking whether Elle has answered the question correctly and why her response was correct or incorrect. This Socratic-style questioning technique is highly effective at managing student response rates (strategy 26 on the Marzano Learning Map) and engaging students in class discussions (Design Question 5: What will I do to engage my students?) The strategy works like this: 1. 2. . • Correct. . • Partially correct. . • Incorrect. 3. 4. 12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers.

Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom.

But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not too fond of computers, anyway. Never fear – there are easy ways to bring your classroom up-to-date, technologically. Integrating Tech: More Than Just Having Computers. Technology has become part of the educational process, but too often it is separate and not integrated into the learning experience.Today, Education World offers easy and painless ways to integrate technology into your daily routine.

Included: Nineteen activities and nearly 50 Web sites. Integrating technology into the curriculum is a priority -- if not a mandate -- in most schools today. Most educational technology experts agree, however, that technology should be integrated, not as a separate subject or as a once-in-a-while project, but as a tool to promote and extend student learning on a daily basis. The challenge, of course, is in finding ways to use technology -- and to help students use it -- that don't take time away from core subjects. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by CK-12, a non-profit foundation that creates and aggregates high quality curated STEM content.

What are the best apps for your classroom? The best little bits of software to use tomorrow, in your school, to make your classroom go? This is, strangely, not a frequent topic for us. Algebra. Functions puzzle.png (598×334) Mathematics, Learning and Technology. A previous post on Functions features resources aimed at older students; I thought it would be useful to look at resources for teaching younger students.

Desmos can be used very simply to illustrate function notation and note the use of Desmos as a calculator to evaluate the value of a function for a given input. Functions – Desmos. Select image for graph page As always CIMT is worth a search; we find: CIMT Interactive Materials – Functions In the interactive materials for year 7: Unit 16 Section 2: Function Machines and there is also a section on the associated text (16.2). TES Resources – Functions On TES, this Crossnumber from cbarthur is an ideal resource for becoming familiar with function notation.

AQA Bridging the Gap The AQA Bridging the Gap resources includes a resource on introducing function notation; these resources are ideal for students who have completed the previous KS3 programmes of study but will be studying the new GCSE courses. Like this: Like Loading... Related Functions. Flipped3. For Teachers- Digital Learning Tools and Resources. For Teachers. Personal Learning Network discussion at TIM training. How to Integrate Technology. When technology integration in the classroom is seamless and thoughtful, students not only become more engaged, they begin to take more control over their own learning, too.

Effective tech integration changes classroom dynamics, encouraging student-centered project-based learning. Think about how you are using technology with your students. Are they employing technology daily in the classroom, using a variety of tools to complete assignments and create projects that show a deep understanding of content? If your answer is "No," is it because you lack enough access to technology? Is it because you don't feel ready? This article contains the following sections: Handhelds Go to Class: Tim table of teacher indicators. Tim table of student indicators. Technology Integration Matrix.

The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students.

The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments. Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells as illustrated below. We appreciate your feedback.