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In this free white paper Introduction to Blended Learning for Elementary Schools: Personalizing Math Learning for the K–5 Classroom, discover: (1) Why increasing math understanding has never been more important (2) Blended learning models that work best for K–5 students (3) How to get your blended learning math initiative started with a clear digital curriculum selection criteria checklist. Learn more and download the White Paper here. DreamBox Learning sponsors the… read more →
Dan explained his newest site, Problem-Attic, as a repository of questions that allows educators to personalize the database for their teaching needs. The site can be used by educators beyond traditional assessment, for purposes that include warm-ups, tutoring, review worksheets, homework, group projects, and discussion. Problem-Attic also makes it possible for educators to make questions available outside of class, thus extending the reach of the database.
The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has worked with educators and industry partners to create a Vision for K-20 Education for the 21st century. Here are the goals: Utilize 21st century tools for teaching and learning. Provide all members of the education community with anytime/anywhere educational access. Offer differentiated learning options and resources to close achievement gaps. Employ technology-based assessment tools. Use technology to enable… read more →
This excerpt Differentiating through Computer Environments from Models of Intervention in Mathematics: Reweaving the Tapestry, edited by Dr. Cathy Fosnot, provides real-world examples of how online environments can be used for intervention to ensure powerful, highly differentiated learning experiences. Download the excerpt to learn how online environments: Have the power to provide appropriate adaptation in the moment Have the power to monitor learning Have the power to personalize the learning… read more →
In the fall of 2011-2013, MCH Strategic Data, edWeb.net, NAESP, and NASSP conducted surveys of public school principals to track issues that principals confront and how they change. Read the press release. One of the questions asked in each year was “What is the single most important issue you face this year?” While this question was a free form answer, many of the themes were consistent – for example funding… read more →
Join NASSP February 6-8, 2014, in Dallas, TX, for the only national conference devoted to the unique challenges of middle and high school leaders. At Ignite ’14 you can immerse yourself in an innovative, relevant, and practical professional learning experience that you can customize to fit your needs. For more information and to register, visit www.nasspconference.org.
The School Leadership Summit is a unique chance to participate in a collaborative global conversation on school leadership with presentations by peers. Summit presentation strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics: Vision in a Changing World; Teaching and Learning in a Changing World; Professional Learning in a Changing World; Data-driven Reform in a Changing World; Ethical and Responsible Use… read more →
The National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Powering Up will convene a diverse group of stakeholders from across the farm to cafeteria movement
The NPR Show “On Point” with Tom Ashbrook had an hour dedicated to language learning. This episode highlights the need for language learning in a globally connected world; and features Nicole Wilson, VP of language learning products at Rosetta Stone. During the show, contributors discuss what languages are becoming more popular to learn. They also share their input on why it is important to learn another language in our increasingly… read more →