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How can you plan for and implement a mobile device policy that maximizes school resources, promotes equity among students, and supports instructional goals? This handy guide answers those questions and others while pointing you to the best approach to meet the needs of students, teachers, and schools. Explore practical advice on how to plan for a hybrid approach of “bring your own device” (BYOD) and “one to one” (1:1). Discover the five areas you must address for an effective program. And get tips for success drawn from the author’s experience in dozens of schools. Included is a checklist to walk your school team through the entire planning process.
Book: (ASCD Arias publication, 2015) 5" x 7 3/4", 62 pages
E-Book: (ASCD E-Book, 2015) PDF e-book accompanied by bonus MOBI and EPUB files for use on e-book readers like the Kindle and the Nook. See the e-book FAQ link for information about device compatibility.
The practical advice in this ASCD Arias publication helps you use tablets for modeling, guided instruction, collaborative learning, independent learning, and formative assessment.
Increasing students’ vocabulary is vital to their reading and learning success, and promoting the use of academic language in speech and writing will also encourage further understanding. In this guide, you will find strategies, games, and classroom essentials you can use to create vocab lesson plans that are both exciting and effective. Discover ways to engage students in vocab learning with word walls, learning stations, and brain-compatible lessons. Explore strategies and rubrics for assessing vocabulary learning, and plan how to team with your colleagues to increase vocabulary across your grade level or school.
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.