The 7 Commandments of Personalized Learning Enhanced with Edtech

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GotTechED the Podcast episode 124

GotTechED the Podcast 

Episode #124: The 7 Commandments of Personalized Learning Enhanced with Edtech

Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode 124 called “The 7 Commandments of Personalized Learning Enhanced with Edtech”   In this episode, we’ll share 7 aspects of Personalized Learning and the edtech tools that enhance your personalized learning classroom.  This is another episode you don’t want to miss, check it out.

Segment 1: Updates

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Segment 2:   Personalized Learning Strategies and the Supportive Edtech

  1. Get to Know the Learners
    1. Everyone is a student but has the ability to be a learner (autonomy is their learning)
    2. All learners are different
      1. Special Education Considerations
      2. Gifted Education Students
      3. SEL Students
      4. ESL Students
      5. Multiple Intelligences
      6. Use UDL or Flipped, give options for assignment completion
    3. Choiceboard Learning Get to know you board
      1. MoteCon2022 Presentation
        1. Free mini-subscrption for at
  2. Design a Personalized Learning Environment
    1. Flexible Learning Environments
    2. Harkness Tables
    3. How can we use a row of desks to convert to a collaborative learning environment?
      1. ClassroomQ
        1. Free mini-subscrption at
  3. Help Students Set Goals
    1. Listen 90% Talk 10%
    2. Be direct, be flexible but hold a standard
  4. Learn the art of questioning
    1. Give the students just enough to progress … don’t spoon feed the answers
    2. What are you wondering about … 
  5. Develop your assessment strategies
    1. Standardizing Testing vs Content Creation or PBL
      1. Target-Based Learning
      2. Rubrics
        1. Make the Checklist the 3 out of 5
  6. Grading    
    1. Standards-Based Grading vs %
  7. Choose Edtech Tools that will enhance the learning process
    1. Reading
      1. Natural Readers
    2. Planning/Organizing
      1. MindMeister
      2. Mindomo 
      3. Canva for Education
    3. Writing
      1. Speech to Text Chrome Extension
      2. Wordtune
        1. Free mini-subscrption at
    4. Collaboration
      1. Canva for Education – the new Google Doc?
      2. Discord for students
    5. Curating   
      1. Google Sites
      2. Wakelet
    6. Note-Taking
      1. Scrible
      2. Quick Notes – easy note taking in a new tab
      3. Note Anywhere – take notes on web pages that reload each time you visit that page
    7. Research
      1. TheJuice
        1. Free mini-subscrption at
    8. Publishing
      1. Blogging
        1. EduBlogs
      2. Video Channel
        1. Class YouTube Channel
      3. Class Website
        1. Google Sites

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