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Kickboard: data driven instruction

Kickboard: data driven instruction
Instructional Management Solutions: Creating a High-Performing School Climate by Capturing, Analyzing and Acting Upon 360-Degree Student Data Students’ learning is affected by nonacademic as well as academic factors. Enabling them to achieve their full potential requires integrating learning outcome data with information about special needs, interventions, and social/emotional factors. Click here to download the white paper.

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The Test Generator Testmoz is a test generator that sports 4 question types, automatic grading, a really simple interface and detailed reports. Testmoz is free, and does not require you (or your students) to register. You can build a fully functional test in about a minute, so why don't you give it a try and generate a test? And for a mere $20/year, you can unlock some potentially useful features. Better Lessons - Free Lesson Plans math english language arts Kindergarten Counting & Cardinality Operations & Algebraic Thinking Number & Operations in Base Ten Why Education Needs to Get Its Game On Gerard LaFond is the VP of marketing for Pearson’s College and Career Readiness division and the co-founder of Persuasive Games. He’s currently working on the gamification of education through the Pearson start-up, Alleyoop. Kids spend hours a day on sites like Facebook and YouTube. They play highly immersive video games, watch engrossing shows on their HDTVs and interact with apps on their mobile devices. All of this is in stark contrast to how they spend their days at school, where educators lecture and write on blackboards, then ask kids to read boring textbooks and practice abstract skills or memorize obscure facts.

Modern Guild Landing Page What is ModernGuild? ModernGuild is a network of successful industry experts, recognized thought leaders and mentors with a mission to guide students to reach their full potential with tips, tools and hands-on mentoring. We offer college and college-bound students personalized, 1-on-1 online tutoring programs focused on career exploration and readiness to help students jump start their life after school. With live video-sessions, structured assignments, and hands on mentoring, ModernGuilders learn what can be done right now - to achieve a better future. Who are the coaches, mentors and industry experts? Our Career Coaches are all career services professionals.

Rubrics from Reading&Writing Project The Project has compiled the following assessment materials, which we use in our professional development services. Please free feel to download, distribute and use most of the assessment materials in your work. However, you will note that the Spelling Assessments require that you log in to your account in order to access these materials. The authors have approved access to this assessment tool only for schools that are receiving professional development services from our staff. Please send comments or questions to 65 Free Interactive Whiteboard Resources Interactive whiteboard resources are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. While many teachers are spending hours a day creating their own activities for their interactive whiteboards, there are tons of free sources to help teachers learn about and use IWBs with students to further their use of technology in the classroom. Here is a list of some great interactive whiteboard resources and activities guaranteed to stimulate learning: General Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers

Why Schools Need to Get Social, Local and Mobile Troy Williams is Vice President and General Manager of Macmillan New Ventures, the global media company’s division that discovers, develops and markets innovative technologies that make learning more engaging. It’s not revelatory that the academic and the tech worlds move at vastly different paces. Education often lags behind when it comes tech adoption and integration. But there has never been a better time for innovation in the classroom. Although public school systems face drastic budget cuts and harsh public scrutiny, we continue to see the private sector (as well as government initiatives) invest in vibrant and disruptive education tech. SEE ALSO: Why Education Needs to Get Its Game On

Studyhall Launches A Peer-To-Peer Learning & Collaboration Network For Students Studyhall, which launches at TechCrunch Disrupt SF today, is a peer-to-peer platform and network that is built specifically for students. Sorry, teachers, it’s not for you. Yet. A number of startups have emerged in the last year looking to dethrone the old guards of higher education technology, like Blackboard. Yet, while many educational platforms are limited in what they offer students, focusing instead on building tools for educators and teachers, one startup is taking an alternative (or, in its own words, “populist”) approach.

10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions Sharebar This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. It’s not as exciting as discussing 3D virtual learning environments, but it might be just as important. If you need to use tests, then you want to reduce the errors that occur from poorly written items.

Using Badges in the Classroom to Motivate Learning Gold stars, Girl Scout badges, and Boy Scout badges—when we think about motivating our students to assist them in their learning and development, using badges in the classroom have a similar function as many of the rewards we were offered as young learners in primary schools (Ash, 2012). As a motivational tool, badges can be added to your college classroom using a fairly streamlined process, and with little or no cost to you at an individual level, or at an institutional level. Why use badges in the classroom? There are several reasons why you might want to use badges in the classroom. No More Boring Resumes: Seelio Lets College Students Showcase Their Work & Helps Employers Find Them Looking to rethink the resume, a startup called Seelio is opening its doors today to anyone with a .edu email address. The company, which spun out of an existing service called TruApp, wants to offer college students a better way to showcase their work via online portfolios which employers and recruiters alike can browse through and search by keyword. Upon finding a potential candidate, employers can then use Seelio to communicate directly with the student in question.

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