Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction Listen to my interview with Tracy Enos or read the transcript here. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:52 — 62.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Novel HyperDocs: 25 ready to use units for your class - Ditch That Textbook Novel HyperDocs are the brainchild of Heather Marshall when, after discovering HyperDocs (created byLisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, and Sarah Landis), she decided to ditch the whole class novel and create interactive HyperDocs filled with paired texts, engaging media and interactive activities. Back in 2015, Heather shared her Novel HyperDoc for The One and Only Ivan which she created for her middle school English students. She shared this amazing resource for free through Twitter using the hashtag #TsGiveTs which promotes and supports teachers sharing resources with one another for free. Since then many others, including myself, have created and shared novel HyperDocs to use with grades ranging from 2-12. Like Heather's these units are completely free and filled with tons of resources to guide you and your students through a literary journey.
WVIZ/PBS ideastream Upcoming Events Tech Skills for the Common Core WVIZ/PBS ideastream Education, in partnership with INFOhio, is offering an online graduate credit opportunity for Ohio’s K-12 educators. 21st Century Tech Skills for the Common Core allows an educator to earn one to four graduate credits by completing up to four online modules grouped from the Learning Commons. Completing the modules will enhance the ability to integrate informational text and project-based assignments with differentiated instruction. Cost: $130 per module. Microsoft's Radical Bet On A New Type Of Design Thinking On one otherwise unremarkable day in May 2013, August de los Reyes fell out of bed and hurt his back. Forty-two years old at the time, he was just six months into his dream job at Microsoft: running design for Xbox and righting a franchise that was drifting due to mission creep. At first, de los Reyes was worried that the fall was serious; he went to the ER and was assured that he was fine. Yet several hospital trips later, he found himself undergoing emergency surgery.
Results on ReadWriteThink Home › Results from ReadWriteThink 1-10 of 70 Results from ReadWriteThink Sort by: Classroom Resources | Grades 3 – 10 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson A Case for Reading - Examining Challenged and Banned Books Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces expressing their views about what should be done with the books at their school. Classroom Resources | Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson A Directed Listening-Thinking Activity for "The Tell-Tale Heart" What's that sound? Project Based Learning At the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), our highest priority is to help teachers prepare students for successful lives. We do this by showing teachers how to use Project Based Learning in all grade levels and subject areas. As a mission-driven nonprofit organization, BIE creates, gathers, and shares high-quality PBL instructional practices and products and provides highly effective services to teachers, schools, and districts. For teachers, BIE offers professional development on how to design, assess, and manage projects that engage and motivate students. For schools, BIE helps bring coherence to PBL practices across grade levels and subject areas, and supports the creation of school-wide processes and structures to support PBL. For districts, BIE offers unrivaled service and expertise in creating and sustaining district-wide PBL initiatives.
UDL Versus Traditional Classrooms Tutorial Download PDF In this tutorial, we'll take a look at some of the differences between the traditional classroom environment and the environment in a classroom that embraces universal design for learning. We'll focus on four areas of differences-- student learning needs, student learning styles, classroom instruction, and assessment. Let's get started. First, how are differences in student learning needs addressed in the two different types of classrooms?
5 Tips for Designing Asynchronous or Remote Learning While real-time class time is often most familiar and preferred, it’s not always realistic given home circumstances. Rather than thinking about learning as something that always has to happen together in a classroom or even “together” online, virtual learning provides us with a wonderful opportunity to rethink personalized learning through asynchronous teaching (translation for my friends who are new to virtual learning: asynchronous just means the learningdoesn’t happen all at the same time). So here are some best practices to consider as you create these learning experiences for your students: 1.
engageNY - common core curriculum resources Common Core Curriculum In order to assist schools and districts with the implementation of the Common Core, NYSED has provided curricular modules and units in P-12 ELA and math that can be adopted or adapted for local purposes. Full years of curricular materials are currently availableon EngageNY, for grades Kindergarten through 9th grade in Mathematicsand Kindergarten through 8th grade in English Language Arts (ELA). NYSED is working with our partners to deliver high quality curricular materials for all remaining gradesin both Mathematics and ELA. In Mathematics, full years of instruction will be available for all remaining grades this summer.