New schedules, special events, book fairs, fire-drills, parties or holiday time can be terrifying. Webinar presenter Lauren Stafford, M.Ed, Vice President of Research and Instructional Design for Monarch Teaching Technologies, Inc., looked at breaking down several tough transitions and provided a list of tools anyone can use to make transition time terrific instead of terrifying!
Many students think that “veteran” is synonymous with “old.” They may also think that “Medal of Honor” is only a video game. History doesn’t happen in books. Bring it to life this year for your students as we approach the 96th anniversary of Armistice Day, the celebration of the close of “The War to End All Wars.”
Differentiated instruction is getting more attention these days as the education system shifts from a cookie-cutter classroom to a student-centered learning environment. This webinar, held by edWeb.net community, The Digital Educator: Skills for Success, discussed the importance of differentiated instruction and provided tips for implementation.
According to iNACOL, personalized learning is tailoring learning for each student’s strengths, needs, and interests to provide flexibility and supports to ensure mastery of the highest standards possible. Here’s your opportunity to think outside the box by emphasizing the need for learners to be involved in designing their own learning process.
What in the garden could possibly be more exciting to students than a tree-ripened nectarine? Fruit trees and orchard-culture bring stability and productivity to the garden, all in a high yielding and low maintenance package.
Engaging students in their learning is more difficult than ever. With a flood of information available for children 24 hours a day, how do we make learning at school a compelling piece of their day? Students have opportunities to learn throughout television, technology, and their community in greater ways than any prior generation.
The challenge of meeting the requirements of increased rigor and depth can be impossible if we don’t create strategies to save time. How can we combine projects, practice, and prompts to achieve difficulty and complexity requirements simultaneously?