Differentiation – For the Teachers Differentiation is adjusting and modifying what skills and concepts students learn, what materials they use, and/or how their learning is assessed based on the needs of the students. Our students are not all the same, so we cannot expect that teaching a lesson in one way will reach every student. Our students are unique individuals with their own prior learning and their own learning preferences. An effective teacher makes the changes needed to reach every student where they are and to guide them to an understanding of the skills and concepts we want them to learn. Virtual Labs Created by Glencoe Virtual Labs Update: December 2019 Major browsers, like Chrome, Edge, and Safari, block the use of Flash and Adobe has planned to completely kill the platform in 2020. There are few alternatives to the large amount of Flash games and science simulations.
How to Help Middle and High School Students Focus on What They’re Learning, Not the Grade Remote and blended instruction have forced an unprecedented review of teaching and learning practices. The result: an increased awareness of what works and what doesn’t and a renewed interest in what learning looks like and how we assess it. The Assessment Trap Global Connections for Teachers and Students - We believe that connecting students with other students living in different parts of the world to share, learn and collaborate is a necessary part of any modern classroom program. We are often asked where we go to find global learning partners for our students, so we have shared the resources and communities we use, along with some tips about how you can connect your students with other classes and around the world. Founded in 2016, Belouga was started with the mission to encourage intercultural communication to create a better tomorrow. Belouga is a global ecosystem connecting classes throughout the world where students and teachers can connect, collaborate and learn from one another by identifying similarities and embracing differences through everyday communication that is fun and educational.
Types of Radioactive Decay and Their Effect on the Nucleus Video - Lesson and Example Introduction What images come to mind when you hear the words 'nuclear radiation'? Most likely these words conjure up a graphic scene of three-eyed fish and glowing green ooze. There are many misconceptions flying around out there when it comes to nuclear radiation, and the best thing you can do is educate yourself on the subject. Who knows; someday you may be voting on whether a nuclear facility is built near you. Nuclear Radiation STEM/STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts STEM/STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts Here you'll find articles and resources for STEM+Arts education, also known as STEAM. Topics include science, technology, engineering, math and arts education and range from research reports to feature articles to profiles of makerspaces to news about new STEAM and STEAM initiatives in schools.
How Doctors Die By Ken Murray, MD Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. He had a surgeon explore the area, and the diagnosis was pancreatic cancer. 100 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know 100 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know contributed by Ryan Schaaf, Notre Dame of Maryland University When I was a high school student, I had the privilege of having a wonderful English teacher. How to Make a Lightboard for Less Than $100 (Step-by-Step, With Illustrations) There have been some great blog posts from flipped educators Jon Bergmann, Kevin Hogendorp, and Joel Speranza recently on how to make lightboards. I want to share with you how I made my lightboard for less than $100. I also want to show you how to maximise the quality of your lightboard videos by how you set up your studio, lighting and camera. What is the Lightboard? The lightboard is a piece of ultra-clear glass that is edge light with LED strip lights. The presenter writes on the lightboard with a neon marker.
Building Relationships Through the Use of Technology – George Couros This graphic above that I created with Bill Ferriter is something that I hope sparks conversations, but also stories of how these things are already happening in schools. I am going to use it as a guide to show how technology can enhance, amplify, and accelerate leadership. I encourage others to share their stories from one of the “better answers” above. Building Relationships As I was at an admin meeting as a principal, and listening to something that really had nothing to do with the my own school or building, I remember usually using this time to catch up on email. Since I had to stay at the meeting, I thought that I would use this time in a valuable way.
8 Types Of Imagination Imagination is critical to innovation and learning–but what exactly is it? Dr. Murray Hunter of the University of Malaysia Perlis discusses the 8 types of imagination we use on a daily basis, with explanations for each. Dr.