How Online Learning Works

Edudemic

Online learning is an accessible, practical education option. Students of all ages are learning through distance courses instead of in a physical classroom. The post How Online Learning Works appeared first on Edudemic.

5 Technology Tools Perfect for ELA Online Learning Stations

Catlin Tucker

English teachers frequently ask me which technology tools I use to design my online learning stations. Below are my 5 favorite technology tools and online resources for designing the online learning stations in my English classroom. #1 Learning

Tackle teacher shortages with online learning

The Christensen Institute

As we’ve written before , one affordable and flexible solution stands out: online and blended learning hold the potential to unlock new solutions to the nation’s teacher capacity challenges. How online learning can solve teacher shortage problems.

The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

Catlin Tucker

As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” ” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience.

Guest Blog Post: Online Learning – a Perfect Confluence or a Bad Influence?

EdTech4Beginners

It changed the way we shop, work out, eat, learn… it changed the way we live. The way technology affects learning processes has an impressive effect on the overall educational system. increase in student enrolment in online courses from fall 2013 to fall 2014.

Making Personal Connections through Online Learning

FuelEd

Contributor: Kristen Trostel Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:15am My favorite part about teaching, both online and in traditional brick-and-mortar schools, is the students.

Online Learning Options Combat Snow Day Closures Across Country

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith School districts equipped with online learning options aren't hindered by snow closures. Bring Your Own Device Classroom Collaboration Hardware Management Mobility Online Learning Policies Wi-Fi

How Google Apps Help Develop Online Learning Communities

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Cloud Online Learning Software as a ServiceBy Matt Renwick Principal Matt Renwick offers a few proven tools for facilitating better digital collaboration. .

10 Must-Attend EdTech Conferences in 2016

Where Learning Clicks

What are your professional development plans for 2016? Not only do education conferences provide great networking opportunities, they’re also among the best places to learn about new classroom innovations and best practices you can apply in your own school or.

Five Ideas for Creating a Community in Online Learning

FuelEd

Contributor: Kelli Hicks Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 11:15am As an online or blended learning teacher, it can be hard sometimes to create the same feeling of a community that you can in a traditional brick-and-mortar setting—but it isn’t impossible.

Tips for Effective Online Learning – Community Edition

ProfHacker

I am working on a project (outside my institution, targeting adult learners), and was asked to provide tips for effective online learning. Most sites will remind you of the importance of time management while learning online, and it’s true.

S.M.A.R.T. Goals for Online Learning [Infographic]

Where Learning Clicks

goals for online learning that will set your district, school, or classroom up for success. Goals for Online Learning [Infographic] appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. EdTech Blended Learning Student DataA guide for setting S.M.A.R.T.

From China To America: How Online Learning Is Connecting Cultures

EdNews Daily

Online learning is not new. However, learning and teaching English across borders is still in its infancy, and continues to grow every day. I shared my knowledge when providing learning opportunities for the French teachers in my system. What have you learned?

The Benefits of Creating an Online Learning Space

TeacherCast

When you bring online learning into the equation, students can step outside the four walls of your classroom, while engaging with the content and building a wide variety of 21st century skills.

Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System

TeacherCast

Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System. The post Learn How to Build an Online Learning Management System appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Editorial Learning Management System

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ISTE 2016: 3 Free Tools for Teachers

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan Online tools give educators the ability to assess students, find and share video content, and collect multimedia presentations from students. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Curriculum Digital Content Online Learning

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The Benefits of Creating an Online Learning Space

TeacherCast

When you bring online learning into the equation, students can step outside the four walls of your classroom, while engaging with the content and building a wide variety of 21st century skills.

A new “MicroMasters” online learning program offered by major universities

The Hechinger Report

A new kind of credential has entered the crowded market for online learning. EdX, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit that provides online courses, announced last week the creation of 19 “ MicroMasters ” courses, a new type of online educational program.

Being a Blended and Online Learning Mentor: The Key to Success

FuelEd

Contributor: Ashley Shorter Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 9:15am A mentor is by definition someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced, often younger, person, i.e., a trusted counselor or guide. So, what does a mentor in an online and blended environment look like?

5 Takeaways From Our #PLroadtrip to iNACOL 2016

Education Elements

On Friday morning I looked around the Las Vegas airport on my way back from the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium in San Antonio and realized I looked just as tired as the people who had spent the last several days drinking and gambling. It was a week of new and old friends, of learning from and teaching others. Here are the top five takeaways from one of my favorite annual gatherings: Personalized Learning iNACOL

Using Failed Assessments to Coach Students in an Online Learning Environment

FuelEd

Contributor: Kelli Hicks Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 7:30pm. My Own Learning Coach. When I was in college, I worked part-time as a custodian cleaning one of the buildings on campus. One of our responsibilities was to clean and polish the hard-tile floors in the long hallways.

Using Failed Assessments to Coach Students in an Online Learning Environment

FuelEd

Contributor: Kelli Hicks Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 7:30pm. My Own Learning Coach. When I was in college, I worked part-time as a custodian cleaning one of the buildings on campus. One of our responsibilities was to clean and polish the hard-tile floors in the long hallways.

Using Failed Assessments to Coach Students in an Online Learning Enviornment

FuelEd

Contributor: Kelli Hicks Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 7:30pm. My Own Learning Coach. When I was in college, I worked part-time as a custodian cleaning one of the buildings on campus. One of our responsibilities was to clean and polish the hard-tile floors in the long hallways.

Online Learning Does Not Mean Sans Engagement

Fractus Learning

While educators and learners in classroom-based courses have already discovered the benefits of using engagement as a part of education, the power of online is yet to be fully realized. Ana Donaldson, 2011, Engaging the Online Learner. Online learning doesn’t mean sans engagement.

Why making, coding, and online learning are the real trends to watch

eSchool News

By contrast, the report’s short-term developments, online learning and makerspaces, have a distinct yesterday’s news vibe about them. In 2011, when the report focused only on important developments, learning analytics were predicted to peak in about five years.

CoSN 2016: Technology's Role in Addressing the Homework Gap

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Content Mobility Online Learning Wi-FiBy Jena Passut Schools find ways to enable students to work on digital assignments at home.

GoConqr’s Online Learning Report 2017

GoConqr

Click the image to see the full infographic of the Online Learning Report 2017. Today Thursday 23 rd of February is Digital Learning Day , so to mark this we are releasing the Online Learning Report 2017 that the GoConqr team has been working on.

FETC 2016: Why This Year’s Show Is Focused on the Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

Bring Your Own Device Classroom Curriculum Internet Leadership Management Online Learning Social MediaFrank Smith Discover what this year's FETC will bring to the table for educators.

CES 2016: Lego’s New Classroom Robot Brings STEM Lessons to Life

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Online Learning STEMFrank Smith Lego’s WeDo 2.0 has a knack for making students smile as they take their first steps into the world of programming.

5 Things You Might Have Missed at CoSN 2016

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Leadership Management Online Learning Social MediaFrank Smith From the Whip and Nae Nae to Wi-Fi on Wheels, this year’s CoSN conference brought fun as well as insightful lessons to the table.

Major Themes from iNACOL 2016

Where Learning Clicks

Redefining success, ending average, personalized learning, and other major themes from iNACOL 2016 annual Blended and Online Learning Symposium. The post Major Themes from iNACOL 2016 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Why a rural Alaska district turned to online learning

eSchool News

But at the same time, Van Wyhe said, the district has drastically increased its number of online classes and, last year, overhauled its high school schedule. ” Next page: The district’s unique online learning school schedule. Digital Learning and Tools McClatchy New

As Online Learning Grows, So Will Proctors. Case in Point: Examity’s $90M Deal

Edsurge

Online education companies, including Coursera and Duolingo, also use Examity to verify the identities of students who earn certificates. Once an online test begins, the user’s computer camera can flag suspicious activities, such as odd head or eye movements, for a human proctor to check.

TCEA 2016: Why Make the Switch to Windows 10?

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Online Learning Operating Systems SoftwareBy Jena Passut A Microsoft Educator makes the case during TCEA session. .

9 case studies reveal secrets of successful blended, online learning programs

eSchool News

Successful online and blended learning programs in a recent survey are those that prioritized better teacher-student relationships, used an online curriculum as a primary instructional source, and used a combination of in-person and virtual instructional support.