Early Reading Assessment: A Guiding Tool for Instruction Click the "References" link above to hide these references. Armstrong, Thomas (1994). Multiple intelligences in the classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom - iPhone app article - Shara Karasic With the advent of the 2011/2012 school year, teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone. Educators use apps for everything from communicating with students to inspiring creativity to dissecting virtual frogs. Luckily, we have lots of educators (including Apple Distinguished Educators) on Appolicious who share their lists of the best education apps for elementary, middle school, junior high, and high school.
Sign up for your Reading Eggs Free Trial Reading Eggs Will Teach Your Child To Read, In Just Weeks. Register For Your FREE Trial Now. Reading Eggs makes learning to read easy and fun by combining books with online reading games and activities. The program is a great way for your child to prepare for school, or help them catch up with their classmates if they are struggling with reading. Proven Reading Results 91% of parents noticed an improvement in their child’s reading ability since using Reading Eggs Based on solid scientific research Used in 2440 primary schools (and counting!)
Before Special Ed: How Pre-Referral Works - Identifying a Learning Disability By Colleen Stump, Ph.D. If your child is struggling to learn, take time to find out about how the pre-referral process works at your school. When you become involved in planning with her educational team, your child will benefit. Purpose The purpose of the pre-referral process is to ensure your child tries reasonable accommodations and modifications before she's referred for special education assessment. Child Progress Assessment Tools How Does HighScope Assess Children's Progress? HighScope's research-validated child assessment tools serve multiple purposes. They are designed to:
3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and crew are so intimidated by the Wizard’s enigmatic personality that they struggle to talk with him on equal footing. Fear and frustration overwhelm them as they blindly accept a suicide mission to slay the Witch of the West. In return, they each receive a treasured prize: a heart, a brain, courage, and a way home. Ironically, they already have these gifts—which they only discover after unveiling the man behind the curtain posing as the grumpy wizard. Differentiated instruction (DI) casts a spell on educators as to how it meets all students’ needs.
Quick List: iPad Resources For The Classroom One question that comes into my inbox or on Twitter a lot lately is one dealing with iPads in the Classroom. Many schools a all over are investing in iPads in the Classroom and educators want to know how to use them effectively, apps to consider and more. In keeping with the "My Favorite Resources" theme (last week I listed my favorite resources for talking about Twitter) here are my go-to resources when people ask me about iPads in the Classroom. iPads For Education While this site comes courtesy of the Department Of Education in Victoria Australia, there is lots of information that can cross the Pacific that you can use in your classroom. Be sure to check out the suggested apps, the case studies and the 21 Steps To iPad Success which has everything you need to know if or when you roll out these devices.
Education Place® for Students Students Home Find your textbook! Choose your state. Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Professional Positions & Policies Preparation and Use of Personnel Chapter 02 Professional Standards, Rights, and Responsibilities CEC Resolutions and Positions Paragraph 1 Right to Quality Instruction The quality of educational services for children and youth with exceptionalities resides in the abilities, qualifications, and competencies of the personnel who provide the services. Assessment Instruments for Use with Students from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds Compiled by Olaya Landa-Vialard, Ed.D., CTVI Contents Criterion-Referenced Assessment: Curriculum-Based Assessment: Norm-Referenced Assessments/Inventories: Criterion-Referenced Assessment:
iPads in the Classroom I've never worked on a Mac. I don't even own an iPhone. But one night four months ago, I borrowed an iPad from our Technology Department to see what all the fuss was about. As a baseball coach and sponsor of our school's broadcasting club, I thought the iPad might be useful for video analysis and editing. And it is. What I never expected was to find so many practical functions for my classroom.
reading Rearrange the letters to make a word. Use the clue below to help to reveal the mystery word. Rearrange the letters to make a word. ATTO: Assessing AT Student Need: SETT Framework Knowing what to address in an AT Assessment is similar to other assessments that are done. We'd like to share with you a helpful framework for team-based AT assessment. It's called the SETT framework and is a guideline for gathering data to make effective AT decisions. You always begin by collecting information about the student. The Best Free Online Tools For ELLs To Use For Assessing Their Language-Level I’ve written a lot about research that finds having students self-assess regularly and see their own improvement can be a great self-motivating strategy. There are lots of ways to apply that idea in the classroom: having students compare essays they wrote at the beginning of the year to those they write several months later; having them check-off which words on a list they know or don’t know prior to a beginning a unit, and then having them revisit the list at the end, etc. I’ve also had students record themselves reading a text, upload it to our class blog, and then have them make another recording months later. Another online way to implement this strategy is through the multiple simple and free “tests” that are available for students to evaluate their English-language level. I’ve had students take one at the beginning of the year, in the middle, and at the end. Obviously, there’s a lot of question about the accuracy of the results.