Magnificent Seven Websites to Support 21st Century Staff DevelopmentPosted on September 18, 2014 by Bob Blackney
Click here to check out the 7 websites that will change your instruction! Thanks to my dear friend Susan Gorman (an ADE -Apple distinguished educator and Google Certified Teacher) for posting this!) And if you have a twitter account, follow her @sjgorman
If you are a new iPad user in the classroom, check out this great article that will help you be more efficient and effective in the classroom....
Effective technology integration is achieved when its use supports curricular goals. It must support four key components of learning: active engagement, participation in groups, frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real-world experts. Click here to read the article from Edutopia.
Students matter: 3 Steps for Effective Differentiated Instruction
Differentiated instruction (DI) is a vast system in which it is difficult for many teachers to find a foothold for supporting students in a meaningful way. Teachers want and expect everyone to succeed, yet the means to that end can be foggy at best. How can we ensure that planned learning experiences have a significant and positive impact on student learning? Click here to read the entire article which was recently posted on edutopia.org
Kids react to old computers....
Tell us how you think your students would react it they were in this video!
Check out this great article....
Growth Mindset is the idea Professor Carol Dweck, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Dweck has conducted a lifetime’s research into mindsets and established an opposition between a fixed mindset (the belief that intelligence is fixed) and a growth mindset (the belief that intelligence can grow). The differences Dweck establishes are well illustrated in this helpful infographic by Nigel Holmes.