Blended Learning in a First Grade Classroom

P21 Blogazine

Driving Question: How can an experienced teacher reimagine and redesign her teaching by creating her own blended learning model? During this past school year, my first grade students and I entered into a new realm of teaching and learning. We created a 1:1 blended learning environment. The idea of a Chromebook for every student in a first grade classroom seemed unmanageable.yet we embraced the challenge. August 25, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 9, Number 10.

Go Bold School: Old School + Blended Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Weston Kieschnick @wes_kieschnick helps us how to go bold school with blended learning. Old school plus blended learning = bold school. Book: Bold School: Old School Wisdom + New Technologies that Work = Blended Learning that Works.

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5 reasons why blended learning programs fail-and how to save them

eSchool News

[ Editor’s Note: This story is Part 1 of our April series on Blended Learning. Too often, educators who are considering investing in blended learning pull back after hearing horror stories of good programs gone bad.

One Year of Blended Learning One to One with Chromebooks

jackcwest

Reflections on a year of Blended Learning with 1:1 Chromebooks Physics teachers have a unique privilege in most high school settings. Consequently, we tend to… blended learning Chromebooks EdTech Education Google Teaching gooru goorulearning Hapara Most of us work with students that have elected to take our academic course, and with the exception of a growing number of physics first programs, we teach older students.

One Year of Blended Learning One to One with Chromebooks

jackcwest

Reflections on a year of Blended Learning with 1:1 Chromebooks Physics teachers have a unique privilege in most high school settings. Consequently, we tend to… blended learning Chromebooks EdTech Education Google Teaching gooru goorulearning HaparaMost of us work with students that have elected to take our academic course, and with the exception of a growing number of physics first programs, we teach older students.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using Android Apps on a Chromebook. Google has been working to bridge the gap between the tablet and laptop by allowing us to use Android apps on a Chromebook. Chromebook for years now.

Can Blended Learning Improve Equity in One of Nation’s Most Diverse Districts?

Edsurge

In order to address these equity concerns, the district is increasingly turning to technology--in particular, blended learning--to allow all students to succeed. Embracing Blended Learning. The districtwide shift towards blended learning began in 2015 when Erica Hartman was hired as Supervisor of Technology Integration. She believes blended learning is useful because it provides students with a “level playing field.”

Tech for 2018: 10 things worth trying this year

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech 1:1 classroom blended learning chromebooks digital learning edtech educational technology elearning g suite gafe Google Apps googleedu laptopsTech tool options continue to grow. There's a lot out there. Here are some new -- and familiar -- ones to try in 2018.

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Anatomy of a successful Chromebook rollout

eSchool News

Best practices and PD tips for going one-to-one with Chromebooks. Our blended learning philosophy dates back about four years,” says Evans, the Chesterfield, Va., After reviewing those options, he says, “it came down to the Chromebook versus the laptop.”

Blending Together – Creating and Bringing Videos Into Class

CUE

Honestly, I started doing this before I knew it had a name- blended or flipped learning. Blended means incorporating videos into class, while flipped, traditionally, means the lesson is done on video, the kid watches on her/his own time, and then the work is done in class.

3 tips for finding the best teacher-helpful edtech

eSchool News

Learning how to effectively use and implement new classroom edtech requires educators to spend their most valuable currency: time. This was especially true when we decided to implement the blended learning teaching philosophy.

6 tips for making the most of your iPad and Chromebook carts

eSchool News

The elementary English teacher who is using a blended learning approach in her classroom, for example, has come to rely on that cart of fully-charged iPads or Chromebooks that’s rolled into her classroom at 8 a.m., Here’s what they had to say: Understand the learning space.

Showing the Math with Sketchpad and Snagit

Hansen's Link to Tech

Apps Assistive Tech Blended Learning Chromebook Cloud Google Apps for Education Google Classroom immersive & paperless My Training Videos Virtual LearningI was posed with a question earlier today from a colleague of mine.

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Bring Shake Up Learning to Your School. Blended Learning with Chromebooks (workshop or presentation). Connect with Shake Up Learning.

Chromebooks in the Classroom

techlearning

In the past few years, Chromebooks have taken the education world by storm because of their affordability, ease of use, and compatibility with cloud-based blended learning. In this new eBook you will. Techlearning Resources Ebooks

Reinventing Math Class with EquatIO (Chrome Extension)

Shake Up Learning

The post Reinventing Math Class with EquatIO (Chrome Extension) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. And it works on Windows, Mac and Chromebook, so it’s great for BYOD classrooms. Ready to start planning your summer professional learning? Learn more: BecomeAGoogleTrainer.com.

Getting Creative in the Classroom with Snagit

Hansen's Link to Tech

Blended Learning Chromebook Google Apps for Education Google Chrome Google Classroom Google Drive My Training Videos

20 YouTube Channels for Educators

Shake Up Learning

20 YouTube Channels for Educators YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips! 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.

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Top 10 Reasons Every School Should Go Google!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I had to put this on the back of my Shake Up Learning t-shirt! Check out the Shake Up Learning Tshirt Store. Learn more about G Suite for Education here. Learn more about Google Expeditions and Google Cardboard here.

Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

Shake Up Learning

I like to think of Google Chrome as the learning environment for all things Google! With Chrome, you can customize your learning environment to fit your needs and interests. Better yet, customize the learning environment to fit the needs of ALL learners!

Removing the Limitations in a Digital Environment

Fractus Learning

What is the ideal blended learning environment? Many ask me what the best device is for learning. Good teaching and sound student-directed learning is not, and should not be, device dependent. How does digital learning work with electives?

Quality and Appropriate Google Image Search

Hansen's Link to Tech

Blended Learning Chromebook Cloud Google Chrome immersive & paperless Internet My Training VideosFinding the best image online for any project, presentation, or assignment generally always resorts to finding an image through Google Images.

Before going one-to-one, this district is helping every kid get home wi-fi

eSchool News

Add concepts like blended and flipped learning to the equation and you come up with yet another to-do list item: Make sure students can actually use their devices when they aren’t physically on campus and within wi-fi range.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. We are starting to see Chromebooks become more primary friendly and I am excited about that but for now, do you have ideas for us using both iPads and Chromebooks?

A 1:1 Journey Pt 2- Sliding Into Routines

CUE

” Our students had just taken approximately seventeen years to return their Chromebooks to the cart and get back to their seats. We’re new to 1:1, and for some of my students that newness extends all the way to, “I have never plugged a Chromebook into a cart.

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn how she helps students learn and progress using technology. Idea #1: PBS Learning Media. Leslie: We use both Chromebooks and iPads. They) haven’t had the experiences they need to connect new learning to.

The Perfect Headset via @iThinkWrite for Your Blended Classroom!

Kleinspiration

The more we talked, I shared some of the positives and negatives within our attempt towards a blended learning space. Compatible with Scholastic Read 180 and Imagine Learning.

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Blended Learning in a First Grade Classroom

P21 Blogazine

Driving Question: How can an experienced teacher reimagine and redesign her teaching by creating her own blended learning model? During this past school year, my first grade students and I entered into a new realm of teaching and learning. We created a 1:1 blended learning environment. The idea of a Chromebook for every student in a first grade classroom seemed unmanageable.yet we embraced the challenge. August 25, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 9, Number 12.

Breakout EDU Digital is Awesome (and Free) #breakoutedu

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about the challenges and advantages of breakout edu digital. Mari Venturino is a 7th-grade science and AVID teacher and Blended Learning Specialist at Mar Vista Academy in San Diego, CA.

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

It used to be that most devices in schools were desktop machines of either the Windows or Apple varieties, but recently many schools have been switching to mobile devices like the iPad or web-based devices like the Chromebook. Chromebooks are simple to use and easy to setup and manage, but the software is limited to web applications that run in an Internet browser.

Google Classroom: The Journey 4 (Getting Creative with Announcements)

Hansen's Link to Tech

Apps Chromebook Cloud Google Apps for Education Google Chrome Google Classroom Google Drive When using Google Classroom announcements are one of premier features that the app has to offer. Even though the general purpose in it''s simplest terms "to announce" something to the class, this feature can and should be used in creative ways to maximize the classroom experience. Announcements can be used in Google Classroom in various ways.

Blending Active Reading & Conversations with EDpuzzle

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Blending paper with digital media and face to face interactions with digital learning, I created checkpoints in an EDpuzzle video lesson that would encourage students to close read a text and "Turn and Talk" to answer text-based questions accurately. I then uploaded the new version to EDpuzzle and embedded the checkpoint questions, tagging each with a NJ Learning Standard for ELA 9th grade (formerly known as Common Core Curriculum Standards).

A Pedagogical Shift Needed for Digital Success

A Principal's Reflections

In a previous post I discussed in detail strategies to help ensure the effective use of technology to improve learning outcomes. I get the fact that technology can increase engagement, but if that engagement does not lead to evidence of learning then what’s the point?

Squaring personalization and digitization in 2018

The Christensen Institute

leads blended-learning implementations in K–12 Catholic schools as the b lended- l earning c oordinator for the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). ?She She blogs regularly on blended learning for Notre Dame ACE Academies. Now, I want to say first and foremost that I champion blended learning specifically because of the myriad benefits I know this model can have for students. A Factory Blended Model.

Most Read Posts of the last month

Educational Technology Guy

Here are the most read posts from the last month: Prodigy - free math game that helps students learn math while having fun Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

New Year’s Resolution: I’m Moving ALL Assessment into the Classroom

Catlin Tucker

As I’ve embraced technology and blended learning models, I’ve found it much easier to create time and space to provide feedback as students are working. Below are three blended learning models. Learning

Courage Over Comfort

CUE

But when we do so, let us find the learning and use that as we grow forward. She went through our district training to receive a Chromebook cart for her class. In fact, she sent herself to CUE Rockstar Primary to learn more.

Do Students Learn Better in Chairs or Couches?

The CoolCatTeacher

How blended learning, Chromebooks and a desire for more collaboration (and less teacher Powerpoints) led Oskar to want to “Starbucks” his classroom. He is interested in and frequently blogs about brain-based approaches to learning and classroom design.

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.

Resources for Schools That Have Gone Google

jackcwest

In this post I will list all of the support structures that I… blended learning Chromebooks EdTech Education Google chromebooks There are many benefits for educational institutions that adopt Google Apps for Education. Many of the benefits are not visible right away, however. There are online resources and communities to help us find the hidden gems and guide us in best practices.