Free Conference! Design and Delivery in a Blended Learning Jungle

The CoolCatTeacher

August 18-20, 2020 -a Free PD Experience for Blended Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter This school year is dependent more than ever upon our ability to blend face to face (hopefully) and online learning. Whether you have blended, hybrid, or 100% digital instruction, join me for this free online PD conference. Tuesday, August 18, 2020 – Writing The first day will focus on writing.

3 Things to Learn Over the Summer to Be Better at Distance or Blended Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Like it or not, blended learning is here to stay. Whatever happens, online learning will play a huge role in our teaching. With Advancement Courses , you never stop learning.

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Using Hybrid and Blended Learning to Promote Student-Centered Classrooms

Waterford

Now is a particularly helpful time to consider implementing blended or hybrid learning, two strategies that allow for independent or remote learning. Then, discover five ways to boost student-centered learning through blended or hybrid learning.

Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Engagement

Catlin Tucker

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that is based on a scientific understanding of how people learn. The goal of UDL is to design “barrier-free, instructionally rich learning environments and lessons that provide access to all students” (Nelson, 2).

The blended learning models that can help schools reopen

The Christensen Institute

If schools remain closed, they’ll need to prepare for more remote learning. Two of the blended-learning models we’ve documented are well suited to these circumstances: the Enriched Virtual model and the Flipped Classroom model. Using blended learning to strengthen relationships.

Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Action and Expression

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog, I focused on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principle of representation. I described how blended and online learning can help educators provide opportunities for students to perceived and engage with information presented in multiple modalities.

The Concurrent Classroom: Using Blended Learning Models to Teach Students In-person and Online Simultaneously

Catlin Tucker

There are more opportunities for social learning and human interaction. As architects of learning experiences, teachers should focus on providing that human connection to students working remotely. There are a series of stations–or learning activities–and students rotate through them.

Revisiting blended learning principles, with school plans in limbo

The Christensen Institute

For the better part of a decade, many schools have been implementing blended learning models that integrate online learning with brick-and-mortar instruction to rethink time, space, and staffing. Blended learning comes in a number of varieties, but across the various models, blended learning prompts educators to consider the following questions: What can students learn well independently, especially when aided by digital learning technologies?

Online and Blended Learning Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Online and Blended Learning Guide including the latest tools to learn during COVID-19, full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on Online and Blended Learning that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. Ancillary Coronavirus Update Guides blended blended learning classroom district eSchool News learning news online resources school tips tools trends

3 ways to teach STEAM in a blended learning environment

eSchool News

Before March 2020, there were many conversations about the benefits of minimizing screen time for young learners. But screen-based learning is not always developmentally appropriate for young learners, and it is not well suited to some forms of learning.

The Definition Of Blended Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Definition Of Blended Learning by TeachThought Staff This post was originally published in 2012 and updated in April 2020 Blended education. Hybrid learning. The post The Definition Of Blended Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Balance with Blended Learning is Available Now!

Catlin Tucker

I want students to know that their teachers are there to support them as they work because learning is a process and everyone needs feedback and help to improve. Learning assessment balance blendedlearning feedback metacognition

15 Sites for Blended Learning

techlearning

Resources that support blended learning, which combines traditional instruction and edtech

10 blended learning resources for schools

eSchool News

With many schools now practicing blended learning, it can be helpful for educators interested in blended-learning programs to know which edtech tools are being used. Related content: Why my school switched from virtual to blended learning.

Improve Instruction with Blended Learning Teacher Training

Where Learning Clicks

Implementing blended learning can be challenging, and fortunately, incorporating high-quality teacher training and professional development can help. The post Improve Instruction with Blended Learning Teacher Training appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Revisiting Blended Learning Principles, With School Plans in Limbo

Edsurge

For the better part of a decade, many schools have been implementing blended learning models that integrate online learning with brick-and-mortar instruction to rethink time, space and staffing. Blended learning comes in a number of varieties, but across the various models, blended learning prompts educators to consider the following questions: What can students learn well independently, especially when aided by digital learning technologies?

100 Blended Learning Resources For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

From Open Courseware to tools, models, and definitions, this is a collection of 50 of the best blended learning resources for teachers now updated for 2020. The post 100 Blended Learning Resources For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Blended Learning Experienced Teacher Resources

Partnership with LINCspring: Balance with Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Now, you and your PLC can learn together online at a time, place, and pace that works for you! Explore how blended learning can help you partner with students to reimagine learning and find a realistic work-life balance! In my book, Balance with Blended Learning , I invite teachers to reimagine teaching and learning by partnering with students. Consider bringing Balance with Blended Learning into your professional learning community.

3 crucial blended learning resources based on research and real-world practice

The Christensen Institute

As schools continue to prepare for an uncertain COVID-19-impacted future, one thing is certain: the more we understand about various remote, online, and blended learning approaches, the better. For over a decade, the Christensen Institute has been studying and providing insights into blended learning principles, design, and implementation strategies. How can I design a blended program in my school or district?

Blended learning brings out the best in educators and students

eSchool News

How students leveraged technology to support learning would not become a primary focus for many years to come. What’s more important now is that the technology in our schools and homes is positively impacting student learning through engagement, personalized lessons and effective curriculum.

Tips for Implementing Blended Learning

CUE

Despite not being able to return to the classroom, the learning will continue at home and virtually through the end of May and into June for many. The post Tips for Implementing Blended Learning appeared first on CUE, Inc. Inspire Blended Learning distance learning edtech Edutopia OnCUE Spark online learning remote learning

The blended learning models that can help schools reopen

eSchool News

If schools remain closed, they’ll need to prepare for more remote learning. Two of the blended-learning models we’ve documented are well suited to these circumstances: the Enriched Virtual model and the Flipped Classroom model. Related content: 10 blended learning resources for schools. In Flipped Classroom setups, students learn at home via online coursework and video-recorded lectures, and teachers use class time for teacher-guided practice or projects.

Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Representation

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog, I focused on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principle of engagement. Make connections Help students orient their new learning in a larger context by making clear connections between their previous learning and the new information being presented.

Blended Learning in A Nutshell

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Blended learning is a pedagogical approach to learning and teaching that marries digitality with classroom learning activities. It is both a mode of instruction and learning that has different models.read more

Leveraging Your LMS & Tech Tools: PBL and Blended Learning (Part 2)

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Another school year is on its way and it is so important that we keep Project based Learning as a way to ensure authentic and deeper learning for our studennts. This will probably include bringing PBL into a combination of face to face, elearning, and a blended environment.

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How to Create Google Classroom Blended Learning Lessons (Part 3)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create Google Classroom Blended Learning Lessons (Part 3) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Lessons for blended learning have to be different than in-person activities translated to a digital space. What is Blended Learning?

How It's Done: Using Blended Learning to Close Achievement Gap

techlearning

By adopting blended learning, Dayton Public Schools has successfully recalibrated its tools and strategies in its core instruction program

Blended learning emphasizes the best in all learners

eSchool News

How students leveraged technology to support learning would not become a primary focus for many years to come. What’s more important now is that the technology in our schools and homes is positively impacting student learning through engagement, personalized lessons and effective curriculum.

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. March 2020. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of the teacher’s ongoing Personal Learning Network. Develop and employ a Personal Learning Network. April 2020.

5 Steps to Design Instruction for Blended Learning Environments

techlearning

Advice for educators on how to create a blended environment

Feedback Tips for Blended and Online Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

But how do teachers give it frequently and in ways that help students learn? How can teachers have time and get this done with all that is going on this Fall 2020? 10-minute Teacher Show All Grades All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Education Overcoming in Covid19 Teachers

6 things this district learned from a move to blended learning

eSchool News

Like other similar districts, we meet our students’ needs through enhancing instruction, building strong relationships between students and their teachers, and creating opportunities for students to take ownership of their learning. Blended learning for everyone.

Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

Kate Baker with Vicki Davis From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Blended learning and distance learning will be different this fall. and MAIT, is the Senior Community Engagement Manager at Edmodo, a former high school English teacher with 20+ years of classroom experience, board member of the Flipped Learning Network, & contributing ?author

A Pedagogical Framework for Managing Face-to-Face and Remote Learners at the Same Time

A Principal's Reflections

Now don't get me wrong as this has been incredibly fulfilling and a great learning experience for me. However, you just can't replace face-to-face professional learning, in my opinion. Or you can plan for some sort of cooperative learning using virtual breakout rooms.

Developing Asynchronous Remote Learning Tasks

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past couple of months, I have written extensively on the topic of remote learning. Modeling on my part and active application on their end, make these learning experiences that much richer. For more details on this blended learning approach, give this post a read.