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10 Ways to Motivate the Undermotivated

Ten ways to motivate the undermotivated

Adding elements of surprise and choice into our classrooms is a great way to motivate the unmotivated.

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5 Ways to Create an Impassioned Classroom

5 ways to create an impassioned classroom

Experimentation lessons from the life of Walt Disney.

Student director

A student's turn to flip

Students become the teacher to build understanding and comprehension

Student centered cartoon

Less us, more them!

Raise expectations and standards in our classrooms by granting more responsibility to the learner.

Diverse students

Get started with differentiated instruction

Teaching the same way to students who do not have the same readiness, motivation, or learning style isn't going to result in their gaining the same knowledge or skills.

Paper

The beauty and the value of paper

Beautiful paper books created by children add permanence to such memories and can last a lifetime.

Creative Personalized Learning

Creative personalized learning

Transforming a classroom into a personalized learning environment means including student voice and choice.

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Get started with rubrics!

Rubrics describe what high performance looks like and help establish responsibility for it.

Digital primary sources

Digital primary sources

Use digital primary sources to entice students to question and analyze.

Flip

Flipping the elementary classroom

Provide more time for personalized and small group learning

Students using technology

From acceptable use to responsible use

Extend, expand, and enhance learning opportunities beyond the school day.

Encourage student voice and choice.

10 ways to encourage student voice and choice

Build personalized learning environments by putting the learner first.

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Make parents an integral part of academic success

Foster strong school-to-home connections and make parents an integral part of their student's academic success

One Tech Period

Make the most of one tech period a week

Make the most out of your limited time in the computer lab.

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Meet the needs of digital learners with BYOD

How Santee School District uses BYOD to supplement classroom technology and empower new forms of teaching and learning.

EdJourney

Roadmap to the future of education

Three months, 10,000 miles, and 64 visits to innovative schools results in Grant Lichtman's new book, EdJourney.

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Make a difference through your service

If they combine compassion, effective leadership, perseverance, and hard work, kids can make a positive difference in our community.

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Change the face of assessment

Student-created digital portfolios can help us both evaluate and showcases student achievement and student learning over time.

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Action research - what have I done?

Focus on action research using statistics, surveys, polls, and reviews of their work to measure student's success.

Action Research

Your first action research cycle

Here is a quick-start guide to help you get going with your first action research process!

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Find more time for technology integration

With proper time management, educators can accomplish a lot more than we might think.

Helping all students learn

Technology can help all students flourish

Build communication skills in students with physical disabilities.

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Combine the Big6 with making

Take the information gathered from the Big6 process and synthesize it for authentic assessment.

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Whiteboard interactivity!

Ideas for using Pixie on an interactice whiteboard

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Foster technology integration in summer school

Engage struggling readers and writers, and provide tools and training for the teachers leading the classes.

Digital Portfolios

Building digital portfolios

A digital portfolio is a window into student learning.

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Lessons from a digital portfolio pioneer

The power of digital portfolios comes from their student-centered nature as students critique their own work and reflect on the learning process.

Action research.

Embrace action research

Understand what is happening in your classroom and identify changes that improve teaching and learning

Reach ALL students

Reach all students with digital media

Use UDL to reach all students in their classrooms despite the great diversities that exist.

David Thornburg

Empowering students to learn and solve problems

An interview with futurist David Thornburg

Pixie Party

Got Pixie? Throw a Pixie party!

A Pixie party can convince teachers to learn new ways for students to demonstrate knowledge.

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Dick Sagor shares the value of action research

Empower teachers to find the information we need to reach our goal of leaving no child behind

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Find and measure hidden objectives

In order to say there is an improvement, you have to measure before, after, and maybe even in between.

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Match policy with local initiatives

An interview with Dr. Philip Kovacs

Super simple

Keep it super simple, and meaningful

We can keep things simple, but if they do not resonate with you and your students, the learning will not be as powerful.

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Strategies for effective technology implementation

Effective technology implementation starts with a strong vision and a bit of initial success.

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Let it go: Giving students choices

Empower students by giving them choices in how they learn and how they demonstrate that learning.

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Making modern myths

To help students better understand ancient Greek themes, pairs of students create a modern myth using Wixie.

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Museum Makers: Bringing History to Life

Students work as Museum Makers to build a living bridge to history.

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Students explore ancestry in "Suitcase Stories"

Students use Pixie to create suitcase stories to show their family history.

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Exploring history through animation

Develop, use, and refine writing and technology skills with students creating animations.

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Teaching Across the Curriculum with a Race Around the World

Students compete in a digital race around the world and develop videos about locations explored during the race.

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Diving in to digital projects

Use creative digital projects to engage students in the curriculum and develop content mastery.

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Students work to improve local parks

Students in Brooklyn create unique PSAs to support their local parks.

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Create a memorable learning archive

Portfolios encourage lifelong learning as students build, maintain, share, and publish a record of their performance over time.

Student project

A tool for authentic learning

Students display more meaningful retention of knowledge through collaboration and ownership of their projects.

More sites to help you find success in your classroom

Rubric Maker

Rubric Maker

Create custom rubrics for your classroom.

Graphic Organizer Maker

Graphic Organizer Maker

Create custom graphic organizers for your classroom.

Building Literacy Guide

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A curated, copyright-friendly image library that is safe and free for education.

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