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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. Incorporating technology in the classroom has paved the way for a myriad of innovative methods and practices that are aimed at improving upon teaching structures of the past.

Blended learning enables meaningful personal interaction

The Christensen Institute

Conversations around blended learning often focus on devices, software, and classroom layouts, but some of the most powerful benefits of blended learning are the ways in which it allows teachers to have richer and more meaningful interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.

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3 tips on incorporating special education into your blended-learning design

The Christensen Institute

This week I had the pleasure of participating in a discussion with the National Center for Learning Disabilities on how special education teachers and advocates can champion and inform the rise of personalized and blended learning in K–12 systems across the country. To get there, here are three areas that school systems implementing blended learning should start paying attention to: 1. Blended learning can facilitate inclusion, but don’t assume that’s a given.

Belief—the first key to blended learning success

The Christensen Institute

When her principal, Jon Cooney, began encouraging ambitious blended learning initiatives across her school, she felt tentative. She thought blended learning made sense for math classes, but that ELA was more centered around reading together, having class discussions, and thinking in groups—activities that she believed wouldn’t work as well in smaller groups. But with Cooney’s support, she started experimenting with blended learning and iterating on her classroom model.

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best

EdTech Magazine

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best. There are a number of digital classroom offerings available for K–12 teachers to use. However, none are more widely adopted than Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. .

3 Add Ons to Solve Problems in Google Classroom (Programmed by 1 Teacher)

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Backus on episode 557 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Backus had a problem as he was teaching in Google Classroom. So, he programmed add-ons to solve the problem of needing checklists attached to his Google Classroom assignments.

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23 Gsuite Ideas to Excite Your Kids About Learning #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric Curts from Ctrl Alt Achieve From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Eric Curts @ ericcurts teaches us twenty-three ways to use Gsuite tools in our classroom. Learn more! However, an anchor links within the document.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, talks about eight edtech apps that you should try. (He Listen to the show and learn how it is used and follow the links in the show notes below.

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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. Google Classroom + Meaningful Feedback = Winning Combination! In this post, we will explore ways to give meaningful feedback in Google Classroom. Shake Up Learning 2019.

Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018

Shake Up Learning

The post Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, I know you REALLY want to know how to put your worksheet into Google Classroom! . edtech #shakeuplearning. Learn more about them here!

The Importance of Unit Planning in a BOLD (Blended Learning)/21st Century Classroom

Saving Socrates

Over the past few months, I have been fortunate enough to work closely with the Magen David Yeshivah blended learning teachers. I created a blended learning template that I adapted from the original Grant Wiggins template on unit planning. When I first worked with my BOLD teachers in the summer, I wanted the Step 3 section in their unit plans (the day to day activity section) to include daily accounting for blended (online curriculum) and differentiation.

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. edtech Google Apps TL Advisor Blog Assessment

4 Must-Have Google Classroom Skills for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 4 Must-Have Google Classroom Skills for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 4 Common Questions About Google Classroom Assignments. Whether you are new to Google Classroom, or a savvy expert, there is always something new to discover.

15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom is a fantastic tool for teachers and students in the K12 classroom. 15 Ways to Use #GoogleClassroom in Professional Learning.

15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s no secret that I love Google tools, but Google is not the only option for your classroom. There are hundreds of fantastic collaborative learning tools!

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When Teachers Build Edtech, Awesomeness Ensues—and Here’s Why

Edsurge

But for good learning to happen, customization is a non-negotiable. In fall 2014, Khan Academy quietly released a PDF document that told teachers which Khan Academy exercises are most relevant to students based on their MAP scores. KIPP teachers understood that, in order for Khan Academy to be more useful in the classroom, students couldn’t just roam free in the software; the classroom experience needed coherence.

Move from a Static Classroom to a Dynamic Classroom (Shake Up Challenge!)

Shake Up Learning

The post Move from a Static Classroom to a Dynamic Classroom (Shake Up Challenge!) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Is Your Classroom Static or Dynamic? Learning doesn’t have to end when the bell rings. A Google Doc is a living document.

It’s NOT About Google (Part 3) – SULS046

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 3) – SULS046 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s about how we can use these tools to create dynamic learning experiences for our students. Click here to learn how you can bring Kasey to your next event.

Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE)

Shake Up Learning

The post Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Back in episode 32 of the Shake Up Learning Show , I interviewed Lisa Johnson. Carly was also featured in an “On-Air” Coaching episode of the Shake Up Learning Show.

Force Users to Make a Copy of a Google Doc!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Have you ever shared a file with a student or colleague and instructed them to go to file>make a copy, and instead, they start typing on the document like it’s their own? gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. Shake Up Learning 2019.

9 Ways to Improve Student Writing with Google Docs – SULS030

Shake Up Learning

The post 9 Ways to Improve Student Writing with Google Docs – SULS030 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There are so many amazing digital tools that teachers can use to support writing in the classroom. Give them student ownership of learning. Shake Up Learning 2019.

Digital Differentiation with G Suite Tools – SULS016

Shake Up Learning

The post Digital Differentiation with G Suite Tools – SULS016 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s discover ways to use our favorite Google tools to level the playing field and make differentiation a reality in your classroom. The Differentiated Classroom. [04:56]

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It’s NOT About Google (Part 1) – SULS044

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 1) – SULS044 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s about the LEARNING! Ready to move the learning in your classroom from static, one-and-done activities, to more dynamic learning—Dynamic Learning with G Suite?

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Since is the last episode in my five-part series , I want you to be able to take everything you’ve learned so far and implement it in your classroom. The Shake Up Learning Show.

It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s about the LEARNING! Ready to move the learning in your classroom from static, one-and-done activities, to more dynamic learning—Dynamic Learning with G Suite?

Distance Learning & Virtual Classrooms: Where Learning Never Stops

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Virtual classrooms are not a new trend, nowadays many students around the world use distance learning as an option. Keep reading to learn about the elements of a virtual classroom solution, how it works, and quick solutions to create one. . Why Using a Virtual Classroom.

Coronavirus Closures? Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China]

Shake Up Learning

Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you prepared for online learning if your school is closed for an extended period of time? Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools.

4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom

EdTech Magazine

4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom. Educators face a constant challenge of organizing resources and time , both in the classroom and out. . Here are four ways to put Google Classroom to work for you.

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It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Our bottom line as educators is always about the learning and doing what’s best for students. Check all the links you post for parents, or share outside of your classroom.

How to Create Your Own “Apps” with Google Slides (FREE Template)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create Your Own “Apps” with Google Slides (FREE Template) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It seems there is always a new way to use it in the classroom and go BEYOND using tools as digital substitutes. Online Courses From Shake Up Learning.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

As such, expect an abbreviated (TBD) publishing schedule for ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News’ in August. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). This is an area where it would improve the job of edtech developers if we said, 'Here’s what you’re allowed to gather and share.' " Tagged on: July 26, 2017 Can personalized learning prevail? EdTech News News news

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How to Plan a Dynamic Learning Experience (FREE TEMPLATE)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan a Dynamic Learning Experience (FREE TEMPLATE) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. How to Plan a Dynamic Learning Experience (FREE TEMPLATE). This post is designed to give you everything you need to plan a Dynamic Learning Experience for your students.

7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

The post 7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Docs is fully-loaded with some features that can save us time in and out of the classroom, and often times can even save us a little heartache when it comes to supporting students.