Preparing for Fall 2020: Blended and Online Learning

Catlin Tucker

Most of the teachers I know, including my husband and most of my friends, are not sure whether they will be returning to school on a hybrid schedule or teaching entirely online. I’ve designed a self-paced online course to support teachers who are trying to prepare for the fall.

Farewell, 2020: Lessons Learned

Catlin Tucker

Trying to wrap my mind around 2020 to craft my newsletter was no small feat. Yet, it seemed wrong to pretend the year didn’t happen or that I learned nothing from it. As I began to write, I realized that 2020 for me was a year of extremes. It learns.”

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Support Online Learning with Powerful Thinking Routines

Catlin Tucker

Given that many teachers are working with students online, at least part-time, I created the Google Slide decks below for teachers to copy and use in an online learning scenario. That way, students can learn with and from each other. Learning

How Online Learning Can Improve Your Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Online learning has become not only a common alternative to physical classes, but a well-regarded change maker in the education ecosystem. If you teach online, you know what I mean. Good online instructors are what we always wished teaching would be.

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? It is foldable but also stands up so each student’s whiteboard can be seen in your online classroom.

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices – Free Webinar

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We took our school from a physical school on a Friday to a distance learning campus by Monday. And the learning continues. They know how to do distance learning.

Facing the Disconnect: College Students and Online Learning

Digital Promise

This past spring, college courses were forced online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In collaboration with Langer Research Associates, Digital Promise developed a survey to reveal the experiences and perceptions of undergraduates taking courses that transitioned to fully online.

5 Benefits of online learning for educators

Neo LMS

Online learning utilizes technology to connect students and educators. Research and Markets predicted that the online education market will reach $230 billion by 2025 , and it’s possible that COVID-19 will further increase the popularity of online learning.

End of the Year Exit Ticket: Evaluating Online Learning

Catlin Tucker

As the year comes to a close, I encourage teachers to take a moment and collect feedback from students about their experiences learning online in the last few months. We do not know what fall 2020 will look like–in person, online, or a combination of both. Learning

Maximizing Online Learning for Elementary Students

Where Learning Clicks

The post Maximizing Online Learning for Elementary Students appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. By embracing the data & feedback built into the program, two veteran teachers discovered that teaching virtually helped them create more independent learners.

How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning

Ditch That Textbook

When students are learning from home, Google Meet can be the connection you need with them. When doing elearning / distance learning / remote learning, video has lots of benefits:It gives that […]. The post How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Here are ideas for using it.When students and teachers can't physically meet face to face, that doesn't mean they can't do it through video.

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Video and Infographic From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers are moving from face to face classrooms to online classrooms quickly. Top online course designers who have also taught face to face tell us how.

Research-Based Implementation of Online Learning: Part Two

Where Learning Clicks

To ensure success with online learning for students and educators, implementing it requires careful planning and the incorporation of proven best practices. The post Research-Based Implementation of Online Learning: Part Two appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

5 Ways in which educational videos enhance online learning

Neo LMS

Education experts have been talking about the rise of remote learning for years and years. However, it’s only recently that it has become not only widespread but nearly compulsory, as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned it into the only possible way for safe learning. E-learning

3 tips for a better student online learning experience

The Christensen Institute

The best option to try and continue student learning, it seems , is to move everything online. However, we see value in the consideration of these tips as schools and colleges continue iterating on their online learning best practices): 1. Help students own their learning.

Did online learning mostly miss the mark?

eSchool News

Online learning has untapped potential for students across the nation, and while the COVID-19 pandemic forced classrooms online in early 2020, that doesn’t mean learning became more innovative and personalized.

How Educators Can Support Families of Children with Disabilities During Hybrid or Online Learning

Waterford

The sudden shift to online or hybrid learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has created plenty of challenges for students, schools, and parents. But how can schools and families follow an IEP when learning moves online? The physical learning space is important, as well.

Student seeks to create the ‘Netflix of online learning’

The Hechinger Report

eLearn.fyi is a database of more than 300 online resources, from a civics curriculum created by a former Supreme Court justice to engineering lessons for building a robotic arm. When the coronavirus pandemic first struck and classes shifted online last spring, Sophia Joffe was in 11th grade.

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s time to chat about Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning! Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning – Strategies and tools to help teachers!

Effective Online Learning Practices

techlearning

I just attended my first iNacol Virtual Schools Symposium where I heard from a number of politicians, authors, administrators, educators, students, and vendors about online learning

7 free tools for deeper online learning

eSchool News

Spring’s shift to online learning was sudden and unexpected, and despite pockets of schools that have resumed in-person learning or moved to hybrid learning, most schools are still fully online. ” That’s where true or deep learning will occur.

Online Learning During COVID-19

edWeb.net

When Project Tomorrow surveyed students in 2015 about what they envision schools will look like in 2020, one student described school as being the place where there would be more educational videos, online class discussions, online games, and texting between teachers and students.

Our favorite teacher memes for 2020

Neo LMS

But 2020 happened to all of us all over the world, and we realized how things could change in the blink of an eye. Our favorite teacher memes for 2020. But then, reality stroke, and teaching online became the new normal. They went straight out of bed to their online classes.

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5 Questions to Help Parents Implementing Online Learning at Home

Where Learning Clicks

The post 5 Questions to Help Parents Implementing Online Learning at Home appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. As schools close, the weight of student progress falls heavily on the shoulders of parents. These tips can help ease the burden.

Three critical steps to online learning success

eSchool News

COVID-19 has shown us that online learning is beneficial in many ways. There’s a lot of uncertainty in the air as teachers and administrators adjust to this “new normal” and strive to maintain nurturing, engaging learning environments. Find the right online learning platform.

Research-Based Implementation of Online Learning: Part One

Where Learning Clicks

With unprecedented numbers of American students using online learning, thoughtfully implementing high-quality curriculum is key to their success. The post Research-Based Implementation of Online Learning: Part One appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Online learning for special education

eSchool News

Vizzle is an online learning solution that keeps students with special needs on track with teachers and parents able to support and monitor IEPs, so learning can take place in the classroom and at home. Vizzle FREE through August 1, 2020.

How to give feedback to students in the online learning environment

Neo LMS

No matter how things will look like this fall, online instruction and learning will most probably be a significant part of education from now on. Since face-to-face communication is a limited option for the time being, online feedback plays a crucial role in the learning process.

Online Learning Resources, Tips, and Strategies for Educators and Parents

Where Learning Clicks

As more learning moves online due to school closures, we’re sharing resources and tips to help educators, students, and parents make this transition. The post Online Learning Resources, Tips, and Strategies for Educators and Parents appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Sustaining online learning during COVID-19

eSchool News

When Project Tomorrow surveyed students in 2015 about what they envision schools will look like in 2020, one student described school as being the place where there would be more educational videos, online class discussions, online games, and texting between teachers and students.

Design Amazing Online Learning Experiences Quickly with These Choice Menu Templates

Teacher Reboot Camp

Design is especially important in online learning and one key to student motivation and engagement. Designing an engaging online experience doesn’t have to take a lot of time. If you are new to distance learning, then templates are the way to go!

Actionable advice for educators to move to online learning

Neo LMS

You’re getting comfortable with a new schedule, technology, and online grading. But, you still need a little help navigating the seas of e-learning. So, here’s actionable advice that you can use as a compass as you create a productive system for online learning.

Extron SMP Systems Enable Online Learning

eSchool News

Extron is committed to helping educational institutions of all sizes respond to the recent dramatic shift toward online learning. As part of this commitment, Extron is offering education customers special pricing and grants for its online learning solutions, including the SMP Series.

6 fun resources for online learning

eSchool News

The global COVID-19 pandemic that has forced schools to shut down physical operations and move to online learning has, understandably, caused a fair amount of anxiety and emotional distress for students. Related content: 4 things districts need to know before moving to online learning.

7 keys to effective online learning

eSchool News

Online learning’s reputation has taken a hit in recent years amid reports of poor academic performance and concerns over lax regulation. The truth is that not all online learning experiences are of suspect quality. This is true for both face-to-face and online instruction.