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netTrekker and Wixie - A great combination

Whether or not you were able to join Danielle Abernathy and me today in the Learn4Today webinar, we'd love to hear from you!  Did you know that Wixie or Pixie and netTrekker are integrated?  You can…Continue

Started Nov 1, 2011

 

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Maryann Angeroth replied to Lynn Ochs's discussion Know New Ideas for Differentiation in the group DIY DI (Differentiation)
"The data collected for RTI which in Iowa has been renamed to MTSS is collected by the teacher and is ongoing.  It is called Progress Monitoring.  I see it working in a similar manner to formative assessment which would be the driver of the…"
Friday
Maryann Angeroth replied to Lynn Ochs's discussion Know New Ideas for Differentiation in the group DIY DI (Differentiation)
"It seems to me that there is a connection between the RTI, Response to Intervention 3 tiered system and differentiated instruction.  Each meets the needs of the diverse learner so that they can master the content and meet the standards. …"
Thursday
Lynn Ochs commented on Melissa Edwards's blog post What do you inspire?
"I love Ramsey's line, "Student questions are the seeds of real learning.""
May 4
Lynn Ochs commented on Susan Menkel's blog post Why I'm not a fan of digital learning day…..
"If anyone is interested in hearing more from Susan and Mooresville Graded School District's CTO, Scott Smith, you can watch a great webinar, Reaching Every Child Every Day in a 1:1 Blended Learning Environment "
Feb 7
Lynn Ochs commented on Susan Menkel's blog post Why I'm not a fan of digital learning day…..
"Susan - I admire your courage to take a bold stance that causes us to pause and consider the language we use, what we celebrate in our schools and most importantly, what is most important - our students!"
Feb 7
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Not So Common Core

Are you working to add depth and rigor to your lessons using Common Core State Standards?  Drive high impact learning in your classroom with digital content and tools. Browse the pages to the right for resources and tools to design your own Common Core-aligned lessons that engage students in critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making in the classroom.See More
Dec 19, 2013
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The 4C's for Educators: Empowering 21st Century Learners

The 4C's for Educators: Empowering 21st Century LearnersWelcome! The 4Cs for 21st Century Learners (Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity) act as a framework for educators to develop learning environments that focus on crucial characteristics needed in our students for surviving and thriving in today's work and life settings.  Embedding the 4Cs in professional development helps teachers embrace the 4Cs, but won't have lasting impact if teachers aren't supported in…See More
Nov 19, 2013
Lynn Ochs replied to Lynn Ochs's discussion PHASE 2: Comprehension in the group The 4C's for Educators: Empowering 21st Century Learners
"If someone else selects a tool or resource that you also want to address, feel free to reply to them and add your comments.  Scaffolding is the name of the game."
Nov 18, 2013
Lynn Ochs replied to Dawn Crawford, M. Ed.'s discussion PHASE 1: Content (11/4 to 11/15) in the group The 4C's for Educators: Empowering 21st Century Learners
"Test - Youngzine is a great source for informational text for grades 4 - 8. "
Nov 18, 2013
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"A reflection on gratitude - New Eyes - http://metamorphosislochs.blogspot.com/"
Aug 7, 2013
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Digital Transformation

Are you in the midst of a "print to digital" transformation in your school or district? Knee deep in devices?Join us as we journey together to discover the critical elements required for a successful learning transformation.We encourage you to join the Digital Transformation group.  Post resources, share ideas and start discussions.  Together we can make a difference!See More
Jul 29, 2013
Melissa Edwards commented on Lynn Ochs's group Digital Transformation
"Training, Support, and Encouragement for teachers if the first step that I think we should all take! The learning has to be the focus .... not the device Just like the learning was the focus before and not the textbook ... Yes, there are many more…"
Jul 5, 2013
Melissa Edwards joined Lynn Ochs's group
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Digital Transformation

Are you in the midst of a "print to digital" transformation in your school or district? Knee deep in devices?Join us as we journey together to discover the critical elements required for a successful learning transformation.We encourage you to join the Digital Transformation group.  Post resources, share ideas and start discussions.  Together we can make a difference!See More
Jul 5, 2013
Rod Powell joined Lynn Ochs's group
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Digital Storytelling

Inspire your students to discover the power of their own voice through digital storytelling. Digital storytelling offers students the opportunity to gain proficiency in writing and research, visual literacy, critical thinking, and collaboration skills, while making authentic use of technology.Here are a couple of great places to get you started.Bernajean Porter's website - DigitalesDavid Jake's website -…See More
Jun 24, 2013
Lynn Ochs replied to Donna Spear's discussion 21st Century Learning in the group netTrekker Navigators
"Great minds think alike - I love your blog!  What a great way to get the word out to teachers and to model for them. I saw you joined the Web 2.0 group - be sure to check out in netTrekker Search the Professional Learning Resources folder in…"
Jun 14, 2013

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Back to School Inspiration

Looking for inspiration as you start back to school this month? Check out this amazing blog post by Krissy Venosdale entitled Six Videos that Will Inspire You. While she has assembled an amazing collection of student videos, I was particularly moved by her opening comments.

What if this year, our schools, our teaching, and our learning became about kids once again? Kids we ALL have in our classrooms,…

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Posted on August 16, 2013 at 6:00pm

Launching at St. Lucie!

It’s the end of December and everyone is ready for a long winter break. It’s that time of year when the to-do lists at home are long and the tempers at school grow short. One might assume that a day long inservice session, set for December 20th, is a recipe for disaster.

Enter St. Lucie educators - bubbly, enthusiastic and eager to learn! Twenty five educators drift into the computer lab at district office. Soon they learn they will be the first district cadre to…

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Posted on April 19, 2013 at 3:20pm

Lessons from the "Locks" on Change in Education

In late August, I had the delightful opportunity to present to educators at Lake Superior State University during an inservice day planned by our friends at the Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP) ISD in Michigan. After the session, a couple of new acquaintances suggested I enjoy the beautiful…

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Posted on October 8, 2012 at 9:22pm — 1 Comment

Make your Mark!

It’s that time of year again, when kids across the nation head back to school, full of hope and anticipation. Shiny hallways, uncluttered classrooms, anxious smiles - a perfect time for International Dot Day – a reminder that each and every day we have an opportunity to expand students’ horizons and encourage them to make their own unique mark on the world.

Reading The Dot always takes me back to my undergrad years as an elementary education major. With fear and…

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Posted on September 12, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 2:56pm on January 24, 2013, Patryce Harvey said…

Thanks, Lyn.  I do have a question for you.  Does Nettrekker have an iPad app?  We are experimenting with them at our school, and I'd love to integrate them into the trainings when I begin.

At 7:44am on August 12, 2011, Angie Maccani said…

I am looking forward to presenting a great resource with you at Milford Exempted Schools today. netTrekker!

 

Angie

At 11:26pm on August 11, 2011, Knovation said…
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