5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks I've Learned from Experience From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online and face-to-face spaces blend to create a today’s classroom. ” When bricks and clicks combine into a powerful learning experience for students, we have an effective blended classroom. This blog post is sponsored by PowerSchool Learning. PowerSchool Learning is my classroom’s Learning Management System (LMS).

Blended Learning with Google Toolkit for Teachers – SULS0101

Shake Up Learning

The post Blended Learning with Google Toolkit for Teachers – SULS0101 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Blended Learning with #GoogleEdu Toolkit for Teachers. Watch this quick video to learn how! Blended Learning with Google Toolkit for Teachers.

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Top Tips to Create an Organized, Blended Learning Space for Students!

Kleinspiration

Click Above to Register Now I am honored to share some of my most useful tips for setting up a brain-friendly learning space that encourages student collaboration and hands-on learning. I invite you to simply click above to register for this free, jam-packed one hour webinar about effective class design and personalized learning for students.

Blended Learning and Project Based Learning… Taking the PBL Gold Standards Online

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

PBL is a natural fit in any combination of face to face, elearning, and a blended environment. Now is especially the time to facilitate the student centered learning that Project Based Learning makes possible. Look at them with a blended idea in mind.

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few years the education industry has been experiencing a shift away traditional learning environments. One of these practices is known as blended learning and the term that has been garnering some attention within the education industry as of late. But, what is blended learning? This video offers a good introduction to blended learning if you've never heard the term before. What is blended learning?

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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Coronavirus eLearning Series… Ideas To Think About Now… Before Next Year: Idea 4…Planning Blended Learning For Another Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

While I know I may fall short in some ways, I do hope everyone can discover at least one idea that might help their school, parents and students as they take on this new challenge (opportunity) in learning. Read the article or watch the webinar. commons.wikimedia.org. Welcome!

Bring Focus to Blended Learning with 12 Starting Ideas… Plus a Free ISTE Webinar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post where I focus on some simple ways you can begin to blend your learning. I also want to invite you to a very special webinar on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4 PM EST. First, t o ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. A blended classroom is not an instant event.

Shake Up Learning Summer Webinar Series

Shake Up Learning

The post Shake Up Learning Summer Webinar Series appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Looking for dynamic ways to showcase student learning? Then this 4-part webinar series is for you. Shake Up Learning 2021.

Getting Blended Learning Right in Your School

edWeb.net

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.

4 Projects that Go Beyond Traditional Assessment – SULS0111

Shake Up Learning

The post 4 Projects that Go Beyond Traditional Assessment – SULS0111 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey chats with Jen Giffen, a teacher-librarian and new Shake Up Learning trainer. 4 Projects that Go Beyond Traditional Assessment with @virtualgiff.

5 Keys for Successful Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Time is of the essence to get it right so that all kids can benefit from a quality learning experience that pushes them to think while limiting learning loss and achievement gaps. Balance Remote learning does not mean piling on excessive amounts of work on our learners.

New to Competency-Based Learning? Here're Five Ways to Assess It

Edsurge

Huckans says that Bishop Hall’s use of the Brightspace learning management system provides students with highly personalized learning pathways, which “allow them to innovate and experiment.” He adds, “Kids are allowed to learn at their own pace, and can learn experientially.” When a competency-based approach to assessment is in place, students must show what they know as well as what they can do. Portfolios also highlight learning’s natural progression.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Fighting Exclusion: Shake Up Inclusive Learning – SULS0164

Shake Up Learning

The post Fighting Exclusion: Shake Up Inclusive Learning – SULS0164 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey interviews Mike Marotta, co-author of Inclusive Learning 365. Together they discuss how inclusive learning is meeting the needs of all learners.

Creating Learning Centers in a Blended Literacy Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Traditionally, literacy educators spent long hours gathering resources, developing tasks and extensions, and reading and analyzing assessment to determine if the instruction was meeting the needs of students. Technology has not only provided text access at students’ differing instructional levels, but has streamlined formative assessment, and has given back precious time to teachers to work with small groups and individuals. Want to learn more? Blended Learning

What’s Hot (and Not) at #ISTE19 with Monica Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

Take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. Subscribe to the Show Listen to Other ISTE 19 Episodes 7 Hot Edtech Topics No #ISTE19 FOMO: Join the #NotAtISTE19 Community and Start Learning Monica Burns – Bio As Submitted Monica Burns #iste19 Dr. Monica Burns is a curriculum and educational technology consultant, Apple Distinguished Educator and founder of ClassTechTips.com.

3 Essentials for Success in a Blended [Literacy] Classroom

The Web20Classroom

The use of digital learning spaces has exploded in use in classrooms nearly everywhere. Through Learning Management Systems (LMS) many educators are moving to put content online and extend learning beyond the four walls and beyond the school day. This Blended Learning approach is both beneficial but its definition can be tough to nail down. Blended Learning is different than merely integrating technology into the classroom. Want to learn more?

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Advancement Courses sponsored this webinar. Check out their free 3-hour micro course, Launching Online Learning. She currently holds a Masters in Instructional Design with a certificate in distance learning and is obtaining her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

Cool Cat Teacher

However, our professional accreditation requirements are still on track and need to be renewed, as we have to learn and up our abilities for the fall. I’ve embedded the webinar below for you to review.) Social-Emotional Learning. Learn More. Learn More. Learn More.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, I had to assess “over the shoulder” by looking at what students were doing. Also, I’m able to easily assess and share their work in AR. Recently, I hosted a webinar (embedded above) with some Augmented Reality Teaching enthusiasts who had a lot to say about AR, how to teach with it, and where they think it’s going in the future. You can use it and learn. Learn more by clicking on the link below.

A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

Edsurge

Today, I’m amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning. And I never tire of hearing stories from educators who are successfully implementing personalized approaches to provide their students a truly unique learning experience. Today, I'm amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning.

6 Ways to Build Culture When Leading a Digital Conversion

Tom Murray

The shift to Future Ready Schools with blended and digital learning is dramatically changing the role of the school leader and requires focused attention on the critical importance of school culture in a successful transition. Both Stacey and Lynn are recent facilitators of the Friday Institute’s Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning Program , where they they worked with a national cohort of school leaders that implemented blended and digital learning in their schools.

How New York City, Oakland and Indianapolis Are Planning to Reopen Schools.

Edsurge

Call it “blended,” “hybrid” or “split.” That was the message from the heads of school districts in New York City, Oakland and Indianapolis this week during a webinar where they shared a few snapshots of their evolving plans for the upcoming school year.

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4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Feedback is an essential piece of the learning process that often gets overlooked or watered down. This is not just about finding errors for students, but using feedback as a strategy for learning. G Suite tools give us many opportunities to communicate with students, guide them toward the learning targets, and give meaningful feedback. Learn All About the Course.

School Leaders Say Plan for Remote Teaching. But Take Care of Students First.

Edsurge

And how can schools roll out effective remote learning plans in a short amount of time? Reshan was among the guests during an hour-long, interactive webinar, Understanding the Impact of Coronavirus on K-12 Education , hosted by EdSurge and ISTE, our parent organization.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Zoom – SULS0109

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Zoom – SULS0109 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey chats with Shake Up Learning trainer and community leader, Susan Vincentz about Zoom. Watch this quick video to learn how! Shake Up Learning 2021.

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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10 Ways Google Certification Can Support Remote Learning – SULS063

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Ways Google Certification Can Support Remote Learning – SULS063 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Sink or swim, teachers and educators across the globe have clung to tools like Google Classroom and Google Meet to survive school closures and remote learning.

How an LMS Can Solve Professional Learning's Challenges—and Keep Master Teachers Engaged

Edsurge

The idea of using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver professional learning and development to K-12 educators is not new—but it’s not quite mainstream, either. Ken Dirkin Dirkin is the Director of Online Professional Learning at Michigan Virtual , a nonprofit provider of digital learning solutions for the state’s K-12 schools. The organization has been providing LMS-based professional learning for the state’s educators since 2004. “We

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The Chromebook Infused Classroom – SULS070

Shake Up Learning

The post The Chromebook Infused Classroom – SULS070 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn all about the Infused Classroom model, using Hyperdocs for remote learning, and practical ways to go from analog to digital! Here’s a 2-minute video to learn how!

What is Kiddom? Why is it right for you? And free resources to inform your teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

That requires a detailed picture of what students have learned. The ideal would be to have all assignments, assessment, and submittals for each student curated in one spot that automatically updates as the year progresses–and provides actionable reports. Kiddom is a free standards-based platform designed to help teachers curate individual learning experiences. Teachers create assessments aligned with pre-selected standards.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

This handy tool has opened up the doors of blended learning and collaborative classrooms like never before. Teachers wanting to implement Google Classroom can use these resources to get started, level up their learning, or become a pro at all things Google. Use and email these out as you have specific tasks for teachers to learn. They also have tutorials and webinars. Assessment. Flubaroo – help for grading online assessments.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). link] JOY IN LEARNING (CLASSROOM 2.0

Week of December 6, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Blended learning has become an accepted practice in the learning space.

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.

Every Student Should Publish for the World!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The reality is this is a real-world skill and can be a very important and authentic learning experience for students of all ages. When I taught middle school writing, I would try to teach my kids how to write for different audiences, but they knew that I was the one that would be reading and assessing their work. Check out all the Dynamic Learning blog posts. FREE Webinar: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer.

30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips! There are so many ways to learn with YouTube channels for teachers and students! When you want to learn something new these days, most of us head over to YouTube. You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. One of my favorite videos: State Assessment for Politicians.).

Four Ways to Support Your School’s Digital Transformation #FutureReady #DLDay

Kleinspiration

Four Ways to Support Your School’s Digital Transformation Digital learning is an instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instructional pedagogy and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessments, opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere, and personalized instruction to ensure all students reach their full potential to succeed in college and a career.

5 Principles for Evaluating State Test Scores

edWeb.net

The answer, of course, is to visit the school, talk to the staff and students, and observe the learning process. But as Mitch Slater, Co-Founder and CEO of Levered Learning, pointed out in his edWebinar “ A Little Data is a Dangerous Thing: What State Test Score Summaries Do and Don’t Say About Student Learning,” looking at data from one set of assessment scores without context is virtually meaningless. This edWeb webinar was sponsored by Digital Promise.