The pandemic illustrated quite clearly that edtech cannot teach our students on its own. But there are a number of ways educators can successfully integrate the technology into the day-to-day practices of the classroom. In particular, tech can play a crucial supplementary role in helping teachers integrate formative assessment into the learning process, encouraging student reflection and self-regulation.
So, what exactly is formative assessment and how can we do a better job of integrating it into instruction, both in and out of the classroom?
How do we make kids both math-competent and math-confident? In a new Psychology Today article from Ulrich Boser, founder of the Learning Agency, discover the importance of teacher-student relationships, growth mindset, and how education technology tools like ASSISTments can help.Continue Reading
ASSISTments, a nonprofit organization founded in learning-science, recently announced it has been awarded $250,000 in competitive grant funding to pilot an innovative tutoring program in Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) across 30 schools, reaching 800 underserved students in grades 3-8. The ASSISTments Tutoring pilot will research the effects of high-dosage, proactive school-based tutoring that is directly connected to classroom instruction.Continue Reading