There has been no greater impact on differentiation and student achievement in recent years than the effective integration of technology in the classroom. Traditionally, literacy educators spent long hours gathering resources, developing tasks and extensions, and reading and analyzing assessments to determine if the instruction was meeting the needs of students. Now imagine doing this same routine three or four times over to cover all Lexile levels in one classroom—exhausting.
“Supporting English Language Learners: Resources for Leaders” is a free self-paced, onlinecourse developed by the staff of the Understanding Language Initiative at Stanford University. Understanding Language’s vision is to increase college, career, and community readiness for all students—especially English learners (ELs)—by transforming the quality of their educational experiences.
The Kids Philosophy Slam is designed to make philosophy accessible and engaging for children of all ages and abilities, to encourage a philosophical dialogue between children and adults, and to promote a greater awareness of philosophy and education in everyday life. More than $3,000 in prizes will be available to students and schools.
The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) has designed an app for iOS to assist educators in creating a list of students who have received IEPs and in planning lessons and goals for each of the students.