Why blended learning will become an educational norm

Neo LMS

A classroom full of students. Each student has a unique blend of nuances that makes them the individual learner they are. Some enjoy listening to stories in lessons, others need to put their hands to work during a learning experience, while others actually like reading about new things.

Reflections in Blended Learning - January 2019

Class Tech Integrate

oneword2019 class dojo contribution edtech gamification Google Classroom seesawTopics in the reflection include: Consumption vs Contribution Kahoot SAMR SeeSaw Class Dojo Class Flow.

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Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

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That is why the highest form of gamification, what I call stage 3 , is using video game techniques to create experiences for students. When I started to think about how to package and explain all of this to students, I went back to gamification as I always do.

15 Sites for Blended Learning

Technology Tidbits

What is Blended Learning? It's a smorgasbord of teaching strategies that uses analog and digital technologies to teach and learn. 1] [2] While still attending a “brick-and-mortar” school structure, face-to-face classroom methods are combined with computer-mediated activities. [3]

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

Isabella Liu is a science teacher in Hong Kong who is using technology with her grade 6-12 classrooms. From augmented reality to game-based learning and online portfolios, she has a variety of ideas to share about how she amps up her science teaching with technology.

Kahoot: From taking quizzes to transforming your classroom.

Class Tech Integrate

Consumption vs. Contribution A blended learning classroom allows for two major roles for students: consumers and contributors. Students learn how to create distractions, helping them identify when they are given quizzes with such distractors.

10 Emerging Education Technologies

Edudemic

What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? Articles Featured Tools Trends 3D printing blended learning cloud edtech featured flipped classroom gamification hands-on sharing technology wearable computingAre you or your students wearing your Apple Watches to school, and if so, are you using them as part of your curriculum?

Power Up Your Classroom with Game Play [interview with Cate Tolnai and Lindsay Blass] – SULS022

Shake Up Learning

The post Power Up Your Classroom with Game Play [interview with Cate Tolnai and Lindsay Blass] – SULS022 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I got to talk to Cate Tolnai and Lindsey Blass about their new book Power Up Your Classroom ! Gamification v.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

How Can We Enhance Learning Through Technology Integration?

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome teacher and author Bethany Petty on the podcast to discuss how teachers are creating engaging and dynamic lessons with technology in their classrooms. The post How Can We Enhance Learning Through Technology Integration?

How to Use Digital Textbooks in the Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

The use of digital textbooks in classrooms is growing in the face of the easy availability of smartphones and the Internet. The idea and practice of using digital textbooks in classrooms represents a new trend in education.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

I started that school year with one goal: to take what students loved and incorporate it into the classroom. I started embracing student voice by asking them “how do you want to show me what you learned?” Student voice has been eye opening for us on the Skype in the Classroom team.

Pre-Order Shake Up Learning NOW, Get the Workshop for FREE!

Shake Up Learning

The post Pre-Order Shake Up Learning NOW, Get the Workshop for FREE! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Pre-Order Shake Up Learning and Get the Workshop for FREE! If you pre-order between now and April 3, 2018, I’m giving you a special gift–new brand new online course, The Dynamic Learning Workshop! What If You Could Change Your Classroom Tomorrow? There are so many amazing things happening in classrooms today. Ready to Shake Up Learning?

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning. The main point of this theory is that social learning attributes human behavior to be an outcome of cognitive, behavioral and environmental influences (Bandura, 1977 ).

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom ] I can feel the eye rolls from those of you who don’t get it, so let me help you understand why esports in education is a good thing. The research is clear that involvement in extracurriculars at school lead to better student development and learning.

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom: Student Perspective

techlearning

At ISTE this year, beyond attending sessions and trading ideas with other educators, I’ll be meeting with Ross Smith and other members of the Skype in the Classroom team. We are doing this because we want Skype in the Classroom to be easy and fun for teachers.

A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite

techlearning

If you’re like me, Fortnite mania has taken over your classroom. I can’t take attendance in my classroom without a kid doing the Jubilation Dance in my direction. There are many meaningful ways Fortnite can be used in the classroom without even installing the game.

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7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

TeachThought - Learn better.

Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future. This is stuff that’s available not tomorrow with ten grand in classroom funding and 12 hours of summer PD, but today. Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts Of Future Learning.

CrazyIdeas.Doc

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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. She writes tons about practical things you can do in your classroom to make a difference.

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30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips! There are so many ways to learn with YouTube channels for teachers and students! For students, YouTube is often their first stop when learning a new skill.

5 Reasons e-learning is perfect for introverted students

Neo LMS

This means they don’t particularly enjoy being surrounded by people at all times, they are not very vocal about neither their struggles nor their successes in their learning process, need a little extra time to participate in any kind of discussion and are painfully aware of their surroundings.

How Can K-12 Schools Improve Learning Outcomes with Technology?

Kitaboo on EdTech

The tech-savvy millennial generation has literally grown up with technology and traditional classroom settings can no longer satisfy their curiosity for knowledge and information. This builds the case for educators to harness technology and improve learning outcomes for K-12 school students. They need to redesign their courses to suit the learning needs of the new tech-savvy generation and improve learning outcomes. Games can be used to liven up classroom teaching.

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

Neo LMS

Whether they used online courses as a stand-alone teaching technique – or as part of a blended learning environment – teachers did their best in delivering the best education they could. 7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017. Personalized learning.

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A Peek in My Week: Games, Mattering, Questions, Laughter & Learning WHEW!

The CoolCatTeacher

My keyboarding classroom is completely game based using ClassCraft (thanks, Shawn Young ) and the kids run to class. Gamification is not just points and badges “chocolate on broccoli” as Kae Novak calls it. Do you apply what you learn? Blended Learning Works.

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Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog

Neo LMS

We learned a lot. The figures in that report indicate that the digitization of the classroom is not happening as rapidly as the tech media would have us think. 4 Models of blended learning to implement in the classroom.

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Diary of a Techy Teacher: Why I’m Taking a One-Year Sabbatical with BetterLesson

Edsurge

As a matter of fact, the first time I ever heard these terms happened back when I was in college, where I also learned that taking a sabbatical is a requirement at some universities. As a result, after each event, I'd return to my classroom with a confining feeling in the back of my mind. It’s Improving My Instructional Coaching This year, I will be working as a Blended Learning Instructional Coach with BetterLesson. The guilt you have for leaving your classroom.

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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Ed note: This post is promoted by SEU’s Master of Education program, who asked to write about how learning is changing, and let you know about their Master of Education and Educational Leadership program, which can you read more about here. Learning Models. Learning through play.

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Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

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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.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. ” Lesson learned #3: Don’t chase trends.

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Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

AI and Machine Learning together can create powerful applications that will prepare students and teachers for 21st century curriculum. This helps set a learning pathway and ensue each child is able to deep learn a concept and be on par with the rest of the class. Gamification.

What’s your Learning Style?

EdSense

On discussions with her peers, the teacher finds out about Learning Styles and discovers that Riya's dominant learning style is Visual rather than Auditory. What are Learning Styles? The knowledge on the learning styles has implications for both educators and the students.

A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

And lately, education has had its share of innovation, whether it’s showing up in your local public school/K-20 classroom or not. Perhaps this is old hat for you, but there may be a teacher still understanding how to implement technology in the classroom. Gamification.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. ” Lesson learned #3: Don’t chase trends.

Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District

MSEDTechie

With traditional one-size-fits-all professional development, many teachers get overlooked and fall through the cracks, just like our students, resulting in poor implementation in the classroom. Gamification relates to applying game thinking into a non-game context.

New Research Proves Game-Based Learning Works—Here's Why That Matters

Edsurge

A great deal of initial research exists about blended learning techniques such as game-based learning, but adoption has stalled because of a lack of scalable, practical techniques that have also proven effective. student needs vary greatly from one classroom or school to the next,” says Kevin Connors, Director of Personalized Learning for Chicago Public Schools. I would definitely use games like these in a classroom again,” she says.