10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

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Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction is an excellent course to help you with this. 2 – Designing Online Assessments As you assess learning online, you’ll want to use the research-based best practices for online assessments.

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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Course: Designing Blended Learning for Student Engagement and Achievement “By the end of the course, you will be able to design and implement meaningful blended learning experiences with objective-aligned assessments and activities that foster core 21st-century skills.”


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21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

They fit into the categories of SEL, digital instruction, engagement/management, and leadership. Even when connecting at a distance instead of in person, we can all benefit from learning some skills to connect with students on an emotional level, even while delivering classroom instruction.

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The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom


Here are a few reasons why: It facilitates differentiated instruction. One-on-one instruction is the best way for students to reach their full potential, but it’s rarely possible in the classroom, where one educator has to teach several students in a limited time.

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Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

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Gamification). assessing/student tracking) for finding lots of Math resources, worksheets, and games. ** Jack and the Beanstalk a Mathematical Adventure - A fantastic narrated iPad adventure that has students solving different Math problems (i.e. Lure of the Labyrinth - Gamification at it''s best in this mysterious adventure Middle School based Pre-Algebra game. educational apps game based learning gamification

SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning


Any connected educator has heard buzzwords like flipped classroom, gamification, social-emotional learning (SEL), differentiation, and personalized learning. When I designed the gamification unit, I had no idea the effect it would have.

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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There is some thought that a certain percentage of instruction must be digital to qualify as “blended learning,” but there is no clear industry standard. Differentiation. According to differentiation expert Dr. Carol Tomlinson, differentiation is not a teaching strategy, but rather a way of thinking about learning. In short, differentiation is the process of personalizing universal learning goals for groups of students. Gamification.


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Learning in Hand

Enhancing Instruction with Digital Games by Andrew Miller Uncover how and why games engage us in specific and meaningful ways. Pick and play games for intentional moments in the classroom, such formative assessment, differentiated instruction, and reflection to name a few. Using gamification, the most motivational aspects of games in non-game settings, has changed the game of school.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools


Achieve3000 will apply its online differentiated instruction to the content, helping students to digest critical material so they can read, discuss, and debate core U.S. The adaptive Apex Learning Tutorials for intervention, remediation, and preparation for high-stakes assessments were proven to improve students’ performance on the Tutorials from pretest to posttest by more than 50% and by an average of 23 to 26 percentile points during the 2016–2017 school year.