Self-Regulation in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

I can empathize with their frustration, but I attribute these behaviors to underdeveloped self-regulation skills, especially in online and blended learning environments. Blended Learning Environments Require Self-regulation Skills. The goal of the various blended learning models (e.g.,

What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

Learning sciences research investigates the process of learning in realistic settings, which can include schools, museums, after-school programs, home environments, or anywhere people typically learn. Key Features of Learning Sciences Research. Where to Learn More.

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How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

The Edcamp Community supports educators to organize and participate in participant-driven professional learning designed by and for educators. Care for educators themselves, whether through mental and emotional self-care or by creating space for professional development and learning.

Students Are Slipping Through the Cracks of Special Education. Schools Must Do Better.

Edsurge

After some investigating on my part, I learned that Jason had been with the school district since second grade. Serve the needs of students who required more instruction to succeed but did not necessarily display a learning disability.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Benchmark Education announces new early learning literacy intervention program

eSchool News

Additional components to help accelerate student growth in literacy include a Progress Monitoring Handbook, an Oral Reading Records Handbook, more than 60 Take-Home Books in downloadable PDF-format to extend students’ learning and support family engagement, 100 Picture Cards, and 26 Letter Cards per grade. Progress monitoring to help make informed decisions and scaffold learning. •

Are You Ready for Generation Z

The Game Agency

They want to learn and master strong leadership skills and care deeply about their careers and finding a path to success. What about company information- organization charts, handbooks, compliance information, etc. Training and Learning. Gen Zers know that they have to constantly be learning to stay on top of fast moving technology. According to Buckminster Fuller and his theory of “knowledge doubling,” learning is accelerating at a crazy rate.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Lisa Highfill

Catlin Tucker

In this episode of The Balance , I talk with Lisa Highfill , a mother, educator, instructional coach, and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook. How would you design lessons so that you were learning about your students during the lesson? Learning

Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091

Shake Up Learning

The post Student Portfolios with Google Sites – SULS091 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Student Portfolios are the epitome of Dynamic Blended Learning and going beyond the due date because they are never “done.”. Watch this video to learn how! Shake Up Learning 2020.

Five Best Practices Teachers Can Learn from Dungeon Masters

MindShift

This series has looked at how Dungeons & Dragons and similar role-playing games (RPGs) have been used for learning. In all of these cases, teachers and professors channeled their inner Dungeon Master to reimagine how learning takes place in their classes and schools.

Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Learning analytics has been a hot topic for a while in the education industry. Not by chance, learning analytics and all its related technologies (measuring learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, personalized learning, etc.) Being so hot also means that the industry uses the term “learning analytics” in a variety of ways. Taking action is the ultimate goal of any learning analytics process. Benefits of learning analytics.

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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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–can include a teacher handbook, student workbooks, and a special package for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Why Teacher Self-Care Matters and How to Practice Self-Care in Your School

Waterford

Because teaching is such an intensive job, educators can greatly benefit from learning about and practicing self-care. Now that you’ve learned why self-care can be one of the best stress management strategies for teachers , it’s important to find ways to incorporate it into your daily life.

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How ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Primes Students for Interdisciplinary Learning, Including STEM

MindShift

Studies have shown that the highly social and collaborative nature of the popular fantasy role-playing game cultivates a range of social-emotional skills, which can lay the foundation for improved learning. David Simkins, a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is an expert on games and learning. His research indicates that role-playing games (RPGs) can boost learning and stimulate intellectual curiosity and growth.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos–and help for homeschoolers. K-5 (237 pages) and Middle School (80 pages), 100 images, 7 assessments. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Overview. 2-Volume Ultimate Guide to Keyboarding. K-5–print/digital; Middle School–digital delivery only.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

5 Reasons to Love Hyperdocs and Digital Lesson Design

EdTechTeam

Hyperdoc digital lesson design allow teachers the opportunity to develop, design, curate and create content and assessment that is authentic to your classroom and audience. Learning Styles are celebrated. Students can experience a lesson and show what they know in their learning style and strengths. Want to learn more about Hyperdocs? From Hyperdoc Handbook co-author Lisa Highfill: Be My Valentine Text Set.

Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042

Shake Up Learning

The post Holiday Reading: 6 Books That Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS042 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In every book on this list, the main focus is on the four C’s and putting student learning first. It’s about the LEARNING! Shake Up Learning 2019.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

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It takes into account recent changes such as connectivity, open-source technology, mobile devices, and personalization of learning to dramatically shift how schools have been run for over a century. Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. For more on how innovation is changing education, see also Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. A Handbook for Beginning Teachers.

Today's Newsletter: Where to Find & Curate OER Resources

techlearning

Opened.com is a resource site that includes a wide range of assessment materials they cover all areas, but seem to have a wealth of math materials for all levels of students. Additionally, College Open Textbooks includes a link to the OER Handbook for Educators 1.0 , which is a good primer for those still learning about how to use OER sources. Digital Learning Open Education Resources TL Advisor Blog App

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. K-8 Keyboard Curriculum (four options plus one)–teacher handbook, student workbooks, companion videos, and help for homeschoolers. 120 pages, dozens of images, 6 assessments.

Leveling Up Language Learners’ 21st-Century Skills with Minecraft

Edsurge

How could a game featuring so little language drive this much language learning? In my experience creating projects in Minecraft and running after-school clubs, expert players are always keen to help their novice peers learn the essential skills. We then paired up, and the newbies learned gameplay tips and tricks, most of which was conducted in English. Playing in survival mode, a new player is quickly required to learn the basics. Language Learning and Minecraft.

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Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft Education Resources Microsoft for Education Site "Empower students today to be the creators of tomorrow and to achieve more" Microsoft Education Transformation Framework Flexible platform for education transformation Microsoft K-12 Education Transformation Framework: Modern teaching and learning Course Microsoft Education Resource Center implement the Education Transformation Framework in your school or district.

The Pandemic Will Leave More Students Unprepared For College. Developmental Education Must Help.

Edsurge

It is important to note that there are many co-req models for consideration, including those that offer paired courses, extended instructional time, accelerated learning programs, academic support services, and technology-mediated supports.

OPINION: The pandemic gave graduating high school seniors new strength and resilience

The Hechinger Report

Online-schooling shoved students out of familiar classroom settings straight into independent, self-directed learning. This year’s seniors also learned important money-management skills and how to quickly distinguish their essential needs from their wants.

Why a 21st Century Teacher Isn’t Just a “Guide on the Side”

EdNews Daily

The great fiction that a teacher today has become a “guide on the side” is now hardwired into nearly every conversation about the future of teaching and learning. The truth is that in the emerging era of project based learning, personalization, 21 st century skills training, commitment to social emotional growth, and attention to equity and social challenges, the complexities of teaching can’t be captured by a simple ‘You’re now a guide on the side’ mandate. By Thom Markham.

One surprising barrier to college success: Dense higher education lingo

The Hechinger Report

University administrators and officials across the country continue to produce instructions and forms — from handbooks and guides to syllabuses, websites and policies about everything from academic honesty to sexual harassment — that are puzzles of almost comically complex words and pedantic phrases. The University of Georgia, which this year produced a handbook for freshmen who were the first in their families to go to college, using simple and clear English.

A Culture Of Inquiry Through A Forward-Leaning Curriculum

TeachThought - Learn better.

To learn more about professional development around these ideas, contact us. How do we develop a system of learning at a time when everything we know about learning is in flux? Let’s stay with physics and say it like this: Is the trauma around standards a sign that we are passing through an event horizon into a different world of learning? 6 Strategies To Create A Forward-Learning Curriculum. Fully Realize Project-Based Learning.

Emphasize Flexibility and Adaptability When Grouping Students

edWeb.net

While not calling for a return to those rigid structures, in the edWebinar “ Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Making It Work,” Dina Brulles, Ph.D., both education consultants, advocated for using groups to assist student learning. They discussed how adjusting student combinations, adapting teaching methods, and preparing students for group learning can lead to successful outcomes. This helps students avoid labels and learn to work with all of their peers.

HyperDocs in Math

EdTechTeam

As a high school math teacher for 29 years, I have watched my students change so much with how they learn and what they are exposed to in their school years. Now my students look at their mistakes and learn from them before the assessment is given. They are able to complete interactive materials with instant feedback and built in self assessments. HyperSlides is based on the strategy coined in the HyperDoc Handbook: Intentional Lesson Design Using Google Apps.

How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

eSchool News

Most important: As with any technology, attach social media use to clearly articulated goals for student learning. Emphasize in your guidelines that teachers should audit any potential use of social media in terms of student-centered pedagogy: (1) Does it forward student learning in a way impossible through other means? Try translating them into a format that actually gets used: the faculty handbook.