Given the popularity of student-centered approaches, teachers need to create individualized lessons that meet a variety of different student needs.
Create Interactive Content with Pedagogue
It’s no surprise that students learn best when they are able to actively experience content and interact with material. Reach students more effectively by creating high-interest lessons with one of Pedagogue’s many interactive activities. From multiple choice to dictations to videos, teachers can design engaging content with just a few clicks. The goal is to make learning fun in order to engage students and help them develop confidence in their abilities. A link to a song on Youtube, for example, can be used in combination with multiple choice questions, fill-in-the-blanks, or even open-ended questions, all geared towards grabbing students’ attention by turning them into active consumers rather than passive watchers.
Tell Stories with Soundtrap
A Student with processing issues can sometimes struggle reading and comprehending text. Writing in a journal, for example, may be a cumbersome task. That’s where Soundtrap comes. This site allows students to combine music and speech to create podcasts, transcribe speech, create music. and narrate stories. The possibilities for educators are endless, from assigning students to author news reports on current events to compiling a soundtrack for a fictional character.
Connect with Parents via ClassTag
Study after study shows that strong family-school partnerships promote student success. For students in low-income schools, establishing a healthy relationship with school has proven even more important to students’ academic success. ClassTag provides teachers an easy way to build a bridge to families by facilitating communication through newsletters, videos, conferences, and more. Parents don’t need to remember another login to join—ClassTag will contact them through text, email, social media site, and more. By keeping the lines of communication with parents open, teachers can be sure to reach students of all levels.
Provide Reading and Writing Help with Voicedream
Students with learning differences, such as those who struggle to read and comprehend, can greatly benefit from tech like Voicedream. Students can listen to any text with Voicedream, from a short phrase to even the longest PDF. It also allows students to proofread their work by reading aloud their writing as they type, which can be beneficial for students of all abilities.