Differentiate the Learning not the Assignments

Kristen KoppersBlog, Lesson Planning

In This Post: Identify how to differentiate learning experiences versus only modifying assignments. See an example of how to differentiate your lesson instead of the materials or activities. Lighten your workload! Modify your instruction for all students to succeed instead of differentiating materials for each unique learner. Many times, we think of Differentiated Instruction (DI) as a method to make … Read More

Level Up Your Classroom With Gamification

Mary Ellen RileyClass Management, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Technology

Level Up Your Classroom With Gamification

In This Post: Consider gamification to level-up your classroom. Gamification is simply adding game elements to something that is not a game.   Students love games and may be more engaged, and more likely to retain the information when gamified. Several examples of tools to gamify any unit. Ready to make your school year memorable (in a good way)?  Want to … Read More

5/16/19 – Culminations and Celebrations at the end of the year – Jacie Maslyk (@DrJacieMaslyk)

Teach Better TeamMasteryChat Questions - PAST

#Mastery Chat Questions for Thursday, May 16th, 2019 Topic: Culminations and Celebrations at the End of the Year Moderators: Jacie Maslyk (@DrJacieMaslyk) Questions (8:00 ET) Intro/Welcome: Welcome to #MasteryChat! Introduce yourself to the group and tell us about a moment you celebrated this week. #MasteryChat (8:05 ET) Q1. With the end of the year in sight, how do you stay … Read More

4/18/19 – Empower to Achieve – Flipgrid (@Flipgrid) with Ann Kozma (@AnnKozma723), Jornea Erwin (@Savvy_Educator), and Jess Boyce (@Jessxbo)

Teach Better TeamMasteryChat Questions - PAST

#Mastery Chat Questions for Thursday, April 18th, 2019 Topic: Empower to Achieve Moderator: Flipgrid (@Flipgrid) with Ann Kozma (@AnnKozma723), Jornea Erwin (@Savvy_Educator), and Jess Boyce (@Jessxbo) Questions (8:00 ET) Intro/Welcome: Welcome to #MasteryChat! Introduce yourself and let’s get this conversation started! Tell us, have you ever used Flipgrid in your classroom? How? (8:05 ET) Q1. Engagement is a high predictor … Read More

Collaborative Behavior Planning: Putting Students at the Helm

Francesca RivelliniBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, UDL

In this post: Discover the biggest problem with most student behavior plans What is a student-led behavior plan? Steps to make a student-led behavior plan work for students and teachers Let’s get this out in the open: implementing and designing behavior plans to improve the behavior of challenging students is not an easy task. Sometimes they work, and sometimes they … Read More