The Key to Differentiated Learning – Develop Student Experts

The Key to Differentiated Learning – Develop Student Experts

When you enter Dr. Lou Lahana’s Tech Cafe at PS/MS 188, you aren’t entering a classroom with a teacher preparing students for the future. Instead, you enter a space where social activists are working hard doing the real work of m aking the world a better place today addressing causes about which they are passionate.

HOW IMPORTANT IS WRITING BY HAND IN THIS DIGITAL AGE?

How Important Is Writing by Hand in This Digital Age?

Spread the loveGiven the opportunity to take notes by hand or on the computer, most students choose the latter. After all, modern technology offers plenty of benefits for writers. The digital writing workspace is convenient for several reasons. A single laptop or tablet can hold all the books and materials a student needs.

Differentiated Instruction: Resource Roundup

Differentiated Instruction: Resource Roundup | Edutopia

Levels of Understanding: Learning That Fits All: Learn how to develop a framework to support creating homework or practice to meet the needs of all learners. (Edutopia, 2015) Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing: Discover how one chemistry teacher uses incremental learning goals, formative assessments, and differentiation to inspire students to work hard and reach their potential.

Deep Learning and Well-Being – Levelling the Playing Field for all Children

Deep Learning and Well-Being – Levelling the Playing Field for all Children

I was honoured with an invitation to speak at Michael Fullan’s conference on New Pedagogies for Deep Learning: Engage the World to Change the World, in Vancouver in April 2018. Apart from the terror this created for me, as Michael is such a giant in the field, it has provided me with the opportunity to think about his equity hypothesis.

We Need to Modernize Education. The Clock Is Ticking

We Need to Modernize Education. The Clock Is Ticking

Commentary Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and biotech are redefining what it means to be human-and employable. Jobs are disappearing as automation replaces the need for people. New occupations are emerging that demand competencies that can transfer across the multiple assignments workers will experience in their lives.