TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) - Educators from across the state joined together for a training that blends technology with unique instruction methods.
Educators from across the state came to Temple Monday to learn about how to use more personalized teaching techniques from Google and Education Elements.
TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) - In an effort to transform and enhance instruction, improve relationships, and help all learners take more ownership of their learning, Temple ISD is stepping up to improve blended learning. On Monday, Dec.10 the Temple Independent School District, along with partners Education Elements and Google for Education Texas, will host The National Academy for Personalized Learning.
In Putnam County, Tenn., with 23 schools spread across 400 square miles, we share many of the challenges faced by our fellow rural school districts nationwide, including inconsistent attendance, long commutes, and a high "mobility rate" - the rate at which students are moving in and out of the district.
In Putnam County Schools, students use a variety of carefully chosen digital resources to meet them where they are On day one of math class, about one-third of school students are ready to master grade-level standards while others aren’t yet able to complete basic skills. Indeed, it’s not uncommon that students’ abilities span not just one grade level, but several grade levels. And while whole-class instruction may meet the needs of some students, more often than not, it leaves out many more students than it helps. An effective way to tackle the challenge of teaching core academics to all students across ability levels is to implement a personalized approach supported by a variety of carefully chosen digital resources.
Fresno is a city of a half a million people (twice that in the metro area) in the middle of California's central valley. It's a diverse city with large Hispanic and Hmong populations. The Fresno Unified School District (@fresnounified) serves 75,000 students, of which almost nine in ten live in or near poverty, in about 100 schools.