Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Introducing blended learning experiences in core subjects presents many opportunities over traditional print-heavy classrooms. But introducing blended learning in the classroom is not the easiest thing to do. Read more: Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom.

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Facebook Argument : Students consider the relative strength of evidence that two users present in a Facebook exchange.

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MC Assessment = Meta Cognitive Assessment

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I''m a proponent of critical thinking, cooperative learning, metacognition, blended learning, flipped learning. I''m a proponent of learning. Socrative is my choice for BYOD-esque assessments in class. The OSU rubric is for overall effort, presentation, etc.

Student Agency is More Than Voice and Choice

A Principal's Reflections

The underlying premise is to move learners from a state of engagement to empowerment so that they exert more ownership over their learning. Student agency is all about improving the learning experience for kids. Schools with vibrant learning cultures recognize this fact.

3 Actionable Ways to be a Courageous School Leader Today

EdTechTeam

Currently, Natasha is a Digital Learning Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools. Natasha has presented at both the local and national level. “A deep and abiding sense of courage is a quality that separates good leaders from great ones.

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Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

techlearning

This method of using Google Forms is meant as a companion piece to this article I wrote about how I improved my rubrics by turning them into 1-column, hyperdoc-ish rubrics that students use as part of their everyday learning.

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

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.

3 Things for School Leaders to Consider During the Transition to Distance Learning

EdTechTeam

As the school leader in your building, you’ve put things in place to ensure that your students have what they need to be successful while face to face learning is temporarily on hold, but have you considered those things that you may need to put into place for you and your stakeholders? .

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Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

BYOD? Learn more about the levels of technology integration by visiting the Technology is Learning site. Find a blog that will help you learn more about new tools, tips and techniques. Catlin Tucker – Blended Learning. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

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Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

techlearning

The Innovation Lab presents the world’s most popular classroom game show: The Constraint! cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom.

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

techlearning

All the social/emotional learning and soft skills I developed in football, wrestling, track, and rugby can be developed through esports. The research is clear that involvement in extracurriculars at school lead to better student development and learning.

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5 Ways I’ve Redesigned My Rubric and You Should Too

techlearning

If you’ve never heard of design, I’ll give you the simplest, best definition as created by my good friend and design mentor Kevin Jarret : Project-Based Learning + Empathy = Design. Here are the 5 ways I’ve redesigned my rubric and how they’re having a big impact on student learning.

EdmodoCon Guest Post #3: M.Valois

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Megan is the guest moderator on the Canadian Ed Chat (#cdnedchat) on Twitter who enjoys expanding her PLN and learning about new tech tools to improve her teaching and class experience. On Tuesday, I participated in a virtual conference - a professional learning opportunity - called #Edmodocon. It was presented by the good people over at the #Edmodo app/website. Flipping the classroom/BYOD by Kate Baker and Liz Calderwood was another gem.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite

techlearning

I’m not saying you should let kids play Fortnite in school, though I’m not opposed to it, I’m saying we should explore every avenue in embracing student’s passions to better their learning. Can you learn to embrace Fortnite?

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Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience. Game based learning is another area of development that has already impacted positively on education.

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom: Student Perspective

techlearning

For this post, I asked the heads of the three student-led teams that have been pitching Skype to explain their ideas and how it makes them feel to lend their voice in creating the learning tools they’ll use in the classroom. During all the planning and working on our project we learned a lot.

The Learning Revolution - New Events + Partners - Great Learning 2.0 Videos - Social Network Conversations

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update January 7th A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers. Helen Keller Welcome to the Learning Revolution. The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn. Learning 2.0

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

I started embracing student voice by asking them “how do you want to show me what you learned?” Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

techlearning

The video introduces my program and what students will be learning while the letter lets parents know why I made Fair Haven Innovates and how I run the program. People can’t always imagine learning in a classroom that they didn’t grow up in. What a wild summer.

Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.

techlearning

Through my flipped classroom failure, though, I did learn how to create a student-centered classroom. After completing what I had to do in the classroom, I would ask students “how do you want to show me what you learned?” Ask your kids how they’d like to show you what they learned.

CrazyIdeas.Doc

techlearning

I’ve tried to apply some of what I learned in my free time about Nudge Theory to my classroom, but I would love to see more work done by the professionals on how it can be applied to schools. Could we learn from Google’s employee retention strategy and apply it to our teaching force?

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses. Amina Gorie Sindhi SPOTLIGHT - Content Curation as a Context for Teaching and Learning in Science - Eric A.

Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

On the one hand, we know that most students bring a mini-supercomputer to school every day, a device with vast potential for learning. On the other hand, just how and even if smartphones might help students learn remains a troubling question.

What Student Passion Looks Like

techlearning

I’ve asked them to share their team name, what they’re making, why they’re making it, and what they’ve learned so far, and why they like class. What you’ve learned: How to use gravit so we can make models of our frames. I have learned that it’s not super easy to run a business.