This post was written in collaboration with Doug Konopelko. It is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Although it may seem unusual to connect collaboration to the practice of personalized learning, it is important to remember that students don’t learn within a vacuum. In a personalized learning environment, teachers can help students discover what individual roles they can successfully assume when collaborating with others.
This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. When teachers nurture the building block of Creativity for every student, they provide greater opportunities for personalized learning. Just as we expect every student to make academic progress in our schools and classrooms, the digital age requires that every individual utilize creativity to develop innovative solutions to problems and to generate unique products that demonstrate what they have learned.
Looking to create digital, interactive lessons within SAFARI Montage? How about a refresher on searching for rich, standard-aligned content to deliver instruction? SAFARI Montage is hosting two FREE workshops at the 2016 Florida Educational Technology Conference, FETC, that will meet your digital classroom needs!
The beginning of a new calendar year signals time to target students who have not mastered standards and get them ready for summative testing. In Bibb County Schools, Georgia, we are focusing heavily on math scores. SAFARI Montage offers a program from BestQuest called Math’scool (grades 5-9) and Algebra’scool (grades 7-12.) These programs are exemplary for engaging students and at the same time providing practice to master Common Core standards!
With the rise of the 1:1 classroom and BYOD policies in schools, it can be overwhelming for teachers to find valuable ways to utilize student devices during classroom instruction. As SAFARI Montage continues to lead the way in digital curriculum delivery, we are finding authentic ways for technology to be used in the 21st Century classroom. Our newest DLP feature, View & Chat, provides for synchronous chatting between students and teachers while video is playing either in a lesson or from a video anywhere on SAFARI Montage.
Imagine a world where student learning is not confined to any set schedule, location or method. A world with an educational framework that provides a student access to learning tools they need anytime, anywhere. Where the best technique of learning for the student is chosen by the student.