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

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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. Listen to this article: Shoutout.

8 Reasons to Love Blended Learning with Google (Part 3) – SULS090

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The post 8 Reasons to Love Blended Learning with Google (Part 3) – SULS090 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I can’t wait to share with you 8 Reasons to Love Blended Learning with Google, and give you a sneak peek into my new book!

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4 Ways to Blend Learning with InsertLearning

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The post 4 Ways to Blend Learning with InsertLearning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 4 Ways to Blend Learning with InsertLearning. InsertLearning is an extension that lets you turn websites into interactive lessons, and it is the perfect companion to your blended learning lesson plans. Let’s discover four super cool ways to blend learning with InsertLearning. 4 Ways to Blend Learning with @InsertLearning!

Getting Blended Learning Right in Your School

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When implementing a blended learning model, it is important for schools to be aware of key components and steps to integrate into their plan. In “ Five Tips for Getting Blended Learning Right ,” hosted by edWeb.net and sponsored by Achieve3000 , Julia Freeland Fisher, Director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute, gave schools the tips they need to successfully implement blended learning. A blended learning model must consider these factors.

Remote Learning Teaching Tips

A Principal's Reflections

With little to no training or preparation, they have stepped up to keep learning going. A recent eSchool News article highlighted that most teachers don’t feel fully prepared for remote learning. teachers in mid-March to collect and share best practices, ideas, and common approaches to remote learning. Perhaps the most concerning survey result is that more than half of teachers (57 percent) say they do not feel prepared to facilitate remote and online learning.

Teaching Digitally Resource Guide – SULS098

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The post Teaching Digitally Resource Guide – SULS098 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. ” Her resource guide has so many great ideas to help teachers and students with essential technology skills, thriving through remote learning, and preparing for what’s next.

Dynamic Learning Down Under – SULS067

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The post Dynamic Learning Down Under – SULS067 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Kelly Bell joins me to chat about Dynamic Learning Down Under and how COVID-19 has affected the school systems in Australia. She has been working for years to implement the Dynamic Learning Framework, but the push became much stronger after COVID. . Shake Up Learning is now on TikTok. Learn how to implement Dynamic Learning from Kelly Bell!

Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! – SULS086

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– SULS086 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Feedback is a crucial part of the learning process, and with Google tools and Google Classroom, giving feedback on digital assignments has never been easier. Listen to the article. . Watch this video to learn how!

Getting the Most from Collaboration Tools

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In her presentation, “ Collaboration Near and Far in Digital Professional Learning Communities,” Geri Gillespy, Administrator of Digital Integration at West Ada School District in ID, talked about how to get the most out of online collaboration programs. How will the tool enhance classroom learning and provide an advantage for teachers, students, and staff? More in-depth instruction can come on professional learning days and other sources.

FREE PD for Teachers Stuck at Home

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The post FREE PD for Teachers Stuck at Home appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Some teachers are on spring break, some are on an “extended” spring break, while others are making a go of home learning. Here are some professional growth and learning options while you wait. Below I have curated many different professional learning resources for teachers including, ebooks, podcasts, templates, articles, and more! New to Shake Up Learning?

A Framework for Blended PD (Part 1)

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The post A Framework for Blended PD (Part 1) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As schools across the globe begin to plan for the new normal and redefine the school day and location, we must also rethink our professional learning plans for teachers and staff. I’m sharing a framework for Blended PD. No matter what you call it–blended PD, virtual PD, online PD, remote PD, or hybrid PD, we need to rethink our professional learning methods.

Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060

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The post Leading Through Crisis and Beyond for Teachers and Educational Leaders – SULS060 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn how to lead through crises on #shakeuplearning podcast with Kasey Bell. Listen to this article: Quick Tip of the Week. As many schools, teachers, and other educational leaders are scrambling to deliver remote learning from our own homes; we find ourselves leading from an unexpected place. What We’ve Learned – The Gaps!

25 Ways to Use Audio in Google Slides Projects

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The post 25 Ways to Use Audio in Google Slides Projects appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As Lee Carlton states in his article on Think Global School , “Writing a reflection allows our students to engage in critical and reflective thinking, while also helping them to better process their experience and outcomes.” ” For more ideas on how to implement reflection strategies, check out this article from ASCD, “ Learning Through Reflection.”

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. The twenty assessments include: Evaluating Wikipedia : Students evaluate the trustworthiness of an article on Wikipedia, assessing whether they can reason about the specific features that make a Wikipedia article more or less reliable. Comparing Articles : Students determine whether a news story or a sponsored post is more reliable.

A Framework for Blended PD (Part 3) – SULS073

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The post A Framework for Blended PD (Part 3) – SULS073 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Delivering virtual or blended professional learning can be challenging. Today, I’m sharing Part 3 of my series on Blended PD. Listen to this article. .

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16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students

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The post 16 Curation Tools for Teachers and Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This post brings together a suggested list, a curated list if you will, of 16 curation tools for teachers and students from the Shake Up Learning community. As Gayle Allen says in her book, The New Pillars of Modern Teaching, “ We’re assembling resources in a way that represents the ongoing story of our learning. Want to learn more about Google Keep? Shake Up Learning 2018.

6 reasons we broke free from traditional PD

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For years, professional development (PD) has been out of touch with what we as educators already know to be best practice, and how we are asking teachers to think about their classrooms. As an instructional coach at Fairbanks Middle School in Milford Center, Ohio, I have been a core part of charting a new path for PD that uses a blended model of professional learning.

How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study!

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appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Book studies are a great way to level up your professional learning! A meaningful book study should always start with the why, just like the learning in our classrooms. Is your goal to help teachers learn how to develop better assessments? Consider having participants create something to represent their learning, share reflections, sketch notes, booksnaps , lesson ideas, or other content related to the book’s topic.

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A Framework for Blended PD (Part 2) – SULS072

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The post A Framework for Blended PD (Part 2) – SULS072 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. As most schools in the US prepare for the start of school online or in some blended format, it’s important to think specifically about teachers’ professional learning.

FREE PD for Teachers Stuck at Home

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The post FREE PD for Teachers Stuck at Home appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Some teachers are on spring break, some are on an “extended” spring break, while others are making a go of home learning. Here are some professional growth and learning options while you wait. Below I have curated many different professional learning resources for teachers including, ebooks, podcasts, templates, articles, and more! New to Shake Up Learning?

Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

One of the best parts about job-embedded, on-going work with school districts is facilitating a variety of professional learning opportunities. Recently the district asked me to be a part of their professional development day, which consisted of seven different learning strands specific to the needs and interests of their teachers. Over the past two years, I have been blessed to partner with District 205 in Elmhurst, IL.

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PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

For educators that may mean working with students in a face to face, elearning, or a blended environment. Regardless of your districts approach, now is a time to facilitate the student centered learning that Project Based Learning makes possible. I enjoy learning from all of you.

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Asynchronous Learning Tips for Teachers – SULS097

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The post Asynchronous Learning Tips for Teachers – SULS097 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode and blog post, I am sharing asynchronous learning tips for teachers. Asynchronous online learning is a powerful tool for teachers. Shake Up Learning 2021.

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Interactive Learning Menus (Choice Boards) with G Suite – FREE Templates

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The post Interactive Learning Menus (Choice Boards) with G Suite – FREE Templates appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Differentiate with Learning Menus and Choice Boards. I love learning menus, and it is one of my favorite ways to incorporate student choice and to differentiate learning. What Are Learning Menus? Learning menus (aka choice boards) are a form of differentiated learning that gives students a menu or choice of learning activities.

Personalized Learning and Digital Tools Weave Strong Fabric for Student Success

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Personalized Learning and Digital Tools Weave Strong Fabric for Student Success. According to Project Tomorrow’s 2017 Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning , 56 percent of parents of school-aged children are concerned that their child isn’t learning the right skills in school to be successful in college or a future job. Personalized Learning Aids All Students. Collaboration and Blended Learning Fosters Critical Skills. Article.

Media Savviness Makes for Civic Mindedness

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People learn about breaking stories through them, typically in the form of confusing headlines (designed to distract) with articles that have the meat of the story but that consumers do not read. Beware: The headline may not match what is in the article. By Michele Israel.

5 Advantages of Online Professional Development for Teachers

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The number of teachers who participate in online professional development is rising at a faster rate than any other time in history. Practicing educators can take online professional development for various reasons. For example, they can add new certifications to their teaching certificates, move up the pay scale, or simply learn something new to take into their classrooms. The Top Five Benefits of Online Professional Development.

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Burnout No More: Tips for Managing Teaching Stressors

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Teachers do not have control over decisions a school district makes or COVID data but manage the learning environment. Removing barriers to learning and discovery is at the heart of this student-centered, culturally responsive teaching. By Michele Israel. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Putting Interrupted Learning Back on Track

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Will online learning continue? These few months of interrupted education call for a rethinking of how students learn. Mabry said that learning loss, typically a summer phenomenon, has exploded during the COVID crisis. Will there be a hybrid approach to teaching and learning?

Teacher-Student Digital Communication Makes for Good Learning

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With remote learning still at play, students now rely on virtual engagement with their teachers to have questions answered and assignments clarified. The report is one of four reports featured in the executive brief series 90 Days that Changed K-12 Teaching & Learning.

How to hire technology leaders, not followers

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Previous articles in this series have covered infrastructure , leadership , and mindset. This article discusses sculpting the staffing mix of an organization. Blended learning, and its subset flipped learning, are trends that are not just growing but becoming the norm. Graph 1: A typical school population before technology is added to enhance learning and teaching. Some may see it as a challenge, but are reasonably happy to learn and adapt.

Rethinking Approaches to Math Instruction

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Math is not easy to teach or learn. Posting learning objectives and goals or essential questions at the start of a lesson is standard. Dr. Dixon recommended rethinking the purpose of scaffolding, typically used to differentiate learning. By Michele Israel.

The Remote Route to Literacy Development

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Teaching and learning move out of the classroom into the virtual world, putting literacy gains at risk. When COVID hit and schools closed, teachers wondered how to bring this successful program into the virtual learning environment with the same student reach and impact.

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8 Ideas to Consider for Remote Learning (Part 2)

The Principal of Change

In my newly released, self-paced course, “ Developing the Innovator’s Mindset Through Remote, Face-to-Face, and Blended Learning ,” I have been sharing ideas and strategies that you can use in a remote, blended, or face-to-face setting.

Getting Past Learning Differences with Social-Emotional Learning

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Students with learning differences (LD) often struggle in school. Not because they aren’t capable intellectually, but because learning disabilities like dyslexia, ADHD, and dysgraphia make it difficult to navigate tasks. Social-Emotional Learning: The LD Elixir? Learn Teach.