How do you craft assessments that will give you the information you need to intervene with students exactly where they are? And how do you interpret those assessments once you have the results?
For his actions in the October 3, 2009 battle at Outpost Keating in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor. Five years later, in this interview with Medal of Honor Foundation President Ron Rand, Romesha reflects on that day and the direction his life has taken since.
How can images you find online be used with students to spark curiosity and learning? Britannica Digital Learning’s Sara Torpey explored ways that you can engage your students with online images. Classroom teachers and school librarians – experienced and novice alike – participated in a discussion of ways to put photographs, illustrations, maps, diagrams, and other educational images to work, increasing the rigor and demand of Common Core-aligned lessons and activities at all grade levels.
Teaching in a digital age requires a whole new layer of knowledge and expertise. TPACK – Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge – is a framework that helps teachers evaluate how their knowledge domains intersect to create a complex, situated form of knowledge in order to effectively teach and engage students with technology.
Webinar attendees embarked on a PAWTASTIC early learning adventure with Travis Brorsen and his talented canine companion, as they introduced life skills, character development and bully prevention for the early childhood classroom. Travis and his talented canine companion equipped students with the self confidence and skills they need to be successful in school and at home.
Write a grant to get the money you need! In this second of two webinars for the edWeb.net GetEdFunding community, Dr. Rita Oates showed how to prepare parts of a grant writing toolkit to use in searching for and writing winning grants.
As the focus on standards-readiness grows, we need reassurance that we’re not just teaching students how to pass a test, but also supporting their exploration, creativity and deep understanding of applied knowledge.
This edWeb.net TechTools for the Classroom webinar walked attendees through the process of creating digital content and explained how interactive platforms can benefit students and teachers. Webinar presenter, Middle School administrator Shannon Holden also provided an overview of two of the more popular platforms – EDPuzzle and Blubbr.tv.
Planning and deploying a 1:1 program for the second-largest school district in the country, serving 650,000 students, is an amazing feat. But it’s also not without challenges. LAUSD’s Rasheed Khan and Rick Hassler shared their Common Core Technology Project: the largest one-to-one mobile device rollout in the country.
Jen Townsend, an educational consultant, shared how she uses video with some time-saving tools to provide effective feedback, professional development, and much more to educators who want to maximize their practices to enhance learning for students with autism spectrum disorder and social learning differences.