What Does Blended Learning Look Like in an AP Class?

Catlin Tucker

Can teachers who are teaching an AP course use blended learning models and cover the extensive curriculum? I get asked this question frequently as a blended learning coach. Learning

Turning Struggling Readers into Striving Readers

The CoolCatTeacher

This upcoming Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 1-2:30, I’ll be joining Texthelp over at the Education Week Virtual Summit about Struggling Readers. Perhaps because of how long it took us to help him learn to read or the way reading became a focus of our household, he has thrived.

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3 Free Ways Teachers and Students Can Collaborate Globally

The CoolCatTeacher

The Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge runs now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 for students in the US in grades 9-12. The CITGO Fueling Education Student Challenge is for students in the US in grades 5-8 now through February 13, 2020.

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What’s Hot (and Not) in Google Classroom with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

The Stanley Black and Decker Making for Good Student Challenge runs now through Thursday, January 30, 2020 for students in the US in grades 9-12. The CITGO Fueling Education Student Challenge is for students in the US in grades 5-8 now through February 13, 2020.

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Personalized Learning: The Why, How, and What

A Principal's Reflections

As a result, many educational entities have embraced a shift to a more personalized approach to learning. While this is admirable, what I have experienced firsthand is a lack of a uniform vision and plan or collective understanding as to what it means to personalize learning.

How to Teach Presentation Skills, New Technology and Research Using CES

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The Consumer Electronics Show is in Las Vegas this upcoming week, January 7-10, 2020. So, I start with an “Iron Chef” approach that I learned from my friend Jon Corrippo.

How school admins use the LMS to achieve their goals

Neo LMS

The school’s learning management system (LMS) is an indispensable tool for blended learning, personalized learning, and instruction in general.

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Designing a Kinesthetic Station: Get Kids Moving in Math Class

Catlin Tucker

Even though concepts build on one another, the Station Rotation Model can provide students with opportunities to spiral back and review concepts or apply what they are learning to the world beyond the classroom. LearningCan the Station Rotation Model work in a math class?

Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

EdNews Daily

Families are just saying “No” to the public classroom experience and instead are opting for homeschooling, charter and magnet schools, virtual schools or a blending of multiple options. Students are walking out on traditional public schooling and into a better learning experience.

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What can we learn from 3 organizations’ approaches to integrate teaching and technology?

The Christensen Institute

In a blog post last fall, I called out an inconvenient truth facing K–12 blended learning. Blended learning still falls short as an effective, reliable, and convenient means to boost student learning. What holds blended learning back?

New Year Resolution: Trim the Fat on Your Lessons

Catlin Tucker

As a blended learning coach, I spend a lot of time in classrooms observing lessons. This time could be used to help students to think about their learning and develop their metacognitive muscles. Learning

You can be a Paperless Classroom or a Blended Learning Classroom, but you can’t be both.

The Thinking Stick

From a learning standpoint, I’m not so sure it’s the right move. . When we talk about a Blended Learning environment we’re talking about using the best physical stuff has to offer and the best that digital has to offer. Random Thoughts 1:1 Blended Learning featured

In the dead of winter, here’s why it’s time to focus on summer learning

The Christensen Institute

Likewise, summer camps aren’t devoid of learning, but generally make no effort to assess when learning happens or connect it to the student outcomes that school systems aim for. How to make summer school learning more engaging and relevant. Summer school is perhaps the starkest example of how a learning model based on seat time can be where students’ dreams go to die. Use newfound time and resources for project-based learning.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Use technology to drive authentic writing activities and project-based learning.

A charter chain thinks it has the answer for alternative schools

The Hechinger Report

What you learn in a regular high school in a year, you could learn here in six months.”. What you learn in a regular high school in a year, you could learn here in six months.” . Students spend 80 percent of their time learning from home.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives. January 2020.

7 Presentations You Might Have Missed! #FETC2020

Shake Up Learning

FETC2020 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. FETC 2020 Presentations and Resources by Kasey Bell. I just finished presenting, connecting, and learning at the Future of Educational Technology Conference , or FETC, in Miami, Florida. So no FOMO for Shake Up Learning readers!

Why blended learning will become an educational norm

Neo LMS

Each student has a unique blend of nuances that makes them the individual learner they are. Some enjoy listening to stories in lessons, others need to put their hands to work during a learning experience, while others actually like reading about new things. What’s in a blend?

It’s NOT About Google (Part 3) – SULS046

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 3) – SULS046 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s about how we can use these tools to create dynamic learning experiences for our students. Click here to learn how you can bring Kasey to your next event.

It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s about the LEARNING! Ready to move the learning in your classroom from static, one-and-done activities, to more dynamic learning—Dynamic Learning with G Suite?

It’s NOT About Google (Part 1) – SULS044

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 1) – SULS044 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s about the LEARNING! Ready to move the learning in your classroom from static, one-and-done activities, to more dynamic learning—Dynamic Learning with G Suite?

Four principles for designing the future of teaching in 2020

The Christensen Institute

Often, as schools think about adopting new technologies, the question they ask is “How will this technology affect student learning?” These uses of technology are what we’ve called “tech-rich” in our research on blended learning.

Eduflow

Technology Tidbits

Eduflow is a new learning management system designed for K-12 schools. Also, Eduflow makes it easy for educators to incorporate blended learning as well as integrate group discussions. blended learning learning management system

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eSchool News launches Multimedia Presentation Systems Guide

eSchool News

The January Guide, the eSchool News Multimedia Presentation Systems Guide , offers insight on the best multimedia learning tools and resources educators can use in the classroom to engage students, improve classroom climate, and create welcoming classroom environments.

LA’s First Public All-Girls STEM School Goes Global

CUE

It was this type of authentic learning that Principal Liz Hicks had hoped for when she committed to bringing Level Up Village courses to her school. . GALA opened with only 6th and 9th grades and will grow each year until it encompasses 6th-12th grade by 2020.

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Mission (Almost) Accomplished: Nonprofit EducationSuperHighway Prepares to Sunset

Edsurge

After seven years of coordinated efforts to improve internet access in schools, thereby laying the foundation for digital learning to take root and expand in U.S. can access digital learning in their classrooms (with 2 million to go).

The Top 20 Posts of 2019

Shake Up Learning

The post The Top 20 Posts of 2019 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I have put together a list of the BEST and most popular Shake Up Learning blog posts from 2019. To all of my readers, thank you for helping me learn and grow as an educator! I learn so much from all of you!

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Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042

Shake Up Learning

The post Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In every book on this list, the main focus is on the four C’s and putting student learning first. It’s about the LEARNING! 13, 2020.

Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together

eSchool News

The Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce published a report stating that by 2020, 65 percent of our economy’s jobs will require post-secondary education or training beyond high school. Our Blended School Model. Blended Learning Featured on eSchool News News Resource

Top Posts of 2019

A Principal's Reflections

The Pedagogy of Blended Learning Blended instruction is what the teacher does with technology. Blended learning is where students use tech to have control over path, place, and pace. They also create a mirage in terms of what was actually learned.

How to Push the Boundaries of School with Dynamic Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Push the Boundaries of School with Dynamic Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Dynamic Learning. Does your classroom offer one-and-done types of learning activities, or does the learning grow, inspire, and evolve throughout the year and beyond?

The New Research Competition That Could Spark an Edtech Revolution

Edsurge

They want to know if and how it can help their particular students—and what they can learn from their peers nationwide to make that happen. IES is now reviewing the applications, and possible start dates for approved applicants are between July 1 and September 1, 2020.

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As Charters Face Growing Opposition, NewSchools Summit Makes Its Case

Edsurge

1, 2020. Starting new schools is one of the best ways to learn more about how to run great schools and encourage innovation. Rocketship Education was an early showcase for blended learning, where students rotate between working on computers and in small groups with teachers.

Good News from Our Nation’s Capital

EdNews Daily

million in new funds from the Mayor’s Office in Fiscal Year 2020 to ensure a 3:1 device ratio in all grades and a 1:1 ratio for students in grades 3-12 over the next three years. But we were fortunate to have leaders that actually understood the power of digital learning.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

The growth in the edtech sector is most pronounced in the entire Asia-Pacific region which is predicted to become 54% of the global edtech market by 2020. AI and Machine Learning together can create powerful applications that will prepare students and teachers for 21st century curriculum.