Trends come and go, but quality education will last a lifetime. In edWeb community, Blended Learning’s, latest webinar, attendees learned what best practice blended learning trends are, and how they can help support personalization of learning for each unique student. Webinar presenters, Tom Vander Ark, author of “Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World” and CEO of Getting Smart, an education advocacy firm, and Tim Hudson, experienced educator and Senior Curriculum Designer for DreamBox Learning discussed effective blended learning approaches that benefit students and teachers.
The largest, most difficult, and most impactful “shift” in Common Core and other “Next Generation” learning standards is the recognition that students must be able to perform at a deeper level of cognition – literally, “depth of knowledge”.
The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics describe eighteen different varieties of math problems which can be solved by multiplication and/or division. In a typical textbook, only a handful of these problem varieties are addressed.
Dan Levin, President and Founder of EducAide Software, demonstrated how to turn ordinary skills-based questions into the kinds of multi-step questions and tasks which are at the heart of the Common Core math standards. The discussion was practical and based on real-world examples
Founder and CEO of mSchool, Elliot Sanchez, joins Tim Hudson to discuss his approach to leveraging blended Learning, formative assessment, meeting the diverse needs of all students, Common Core State Standards, and digital learning technologies.
In the second session of PBS LearningMedia’s series on edWeb.net, presenters Carolyn Jacobs and Jane Porath discussed the Middle School Literacy collection of lessons.
The Core State Standards describe fifteen different types of math problems which can be solved by addition and/or subtraction, most of which are not addressed in textbooks. In this month’s CCSS in Math webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Sara Moore discussed each type of problems in detail.
The Nintendo Wii is the most prevalent gaming console in history, with more than 100 million consoles sold worldwide, and hundreds and thousands of hours in Wii gameplay.
Knowing mathematics means understanding what the operations mean, not just memorizing facts.
In this month’s Implementing Common Core Standards in Math community’s on edWeb.net, Dr. Sara Delano Moore will look at strategies for incorporating application in the mathematics classroom.