How to Master Personalized Learning

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning

HOW TO MASTER PERSONALIZED LEARNING

Personalized learning doesn’t have to be scary. Personalized learning is a phrase that’s going around education and spreading like wild fire. At first thought, it sounds amazing. Being able to provide every student with what they need, when they need it based on their interests and abilities, would be AWESOME! However, when we try to figure out how to make … Read More

Oh no, it’s August already?!

Rae HughartBlog, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Start Here, Survival, Teach Further, Video

Oh No - It's August - Video

Are you ready for the new school year? Full transcript below video. Video Transcript Holy smokes! I don’t know if you realize, but I cannot believe it’s August. It is ridiculous, this summer has been jam packed for me personally, getting to work with teachers, going to conferences, working on my own classroom, I cannot believe that the year is … Read More

Do Your EdTech Tools Serve a Purpose?

Tiffany OttBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Technology

Do Your EdTech Tools Serve a Purpose_

EdTech is awesome. In the last 20 years, amazing developments in the world of technology have made it something that we can use to transform the learning process for our students. While there are still students with very limited access to technology, those numbers are shrinking by the day, and the ubiquitousness of tech tools has become something that we … Read More

Getting your Feet wet with a Classroom Transformation (video)

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Teach Further, Video

Getting Your Feet Wet With A Classroom Transformation (video)

When you’re looking at doing classroom transformations, you have to consider the five senses. Full transcript below video. Video Transcript Hey guys! It’s Rae and we are talking classroom transformation! Now I do classroom transformations all the time, I would love to even do them more frequently, but when I talk about classroom transformations, especially in the Teach Further Model … Read More

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans: Assess Understanding, Not Task Completion

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Standards-Based Grading

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans - Assess Understanding Not Task Completion

What’s the 8th way you can fix your lesson plans? Assess Understanding, Not Task Completion! It is time to start assessing student on what they KNOW rather than the tasks they have completed. Anyone can do a checklist, but someone that has proven mastery in understand the content, can explain it! Consider what your students KNOW while planning your next … Read More