Using Hybrid and Blended Learning to Promote Student-Centered Classrooms

Waterford

Now is a particularly helpful time to consider implementing blended or hybrid learning, two strategies that allow for independent or remote learning. Then, discover five ways to boost student-centered learning through blended or hybrid learning.

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. Besides deciding on the right model that perfectly fits the learning needs of the students, there are other challenges to overcome. Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom. E-learning

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Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

A teacher has to teach over 20 students with different learning styles, skills and priorities, which is a challenging task, especially when the classroom time is limited. To enhance the learning environment with technology and use the classroom time more wisely teachers start implementing additional types of activities such as working in groups, collaborative learning, independent preparation at home, and, in doing so, unwittingly start using the blended learning approach.

How we improved our blended-learning program

eSchool News

Access to unlimited new information has created seemingly contradictory qualities in today’s students—more self-reliant and independent, but with a preference toward collaborative learning environments and comfortable learning with other students. The case for blending and online learning. The district is constantly developing and improving our systems and structures for all students with the renewed focus on personalized learning for all students.

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. One of these practices is known as blended learning and the term that has been garnering some attention within the education industry as of late. But, what is blended learning? This video offers a good introduction to blended learning if you've never heard the term before. What is blended learning?

Upgrading Your Discussion Board To A Collaborative Learning System

Omega Notes

Often Discussion boards are the core of many modern courses, particularly those hosted online or with blended learning elements. Left unaddressed, these problems fester and completely negate the effectiveness of a collaborative student environment.

Upgrading Your Discussion Board To A Collaborative Learning System

Omega Notes

Often discussion boards are the core of many modern courses, particularly those hosted online or with blended learning elements. Left unaddressed, these problems fester and completely negate the effectiveness of a collaborative student environment.

Blended Learning in AJUSD

wwwatanabe

We want classrooms filled with student collaboration and discussion about their learning, connecting to the world around them. Some rights reserved by tgbarrett Blended learning Students learn in different ways, and at different paces. To address these needs, we''ve been piloting blended learning in two high school classrooms. Online delivery allows student control over the time, place, path, and/or pace of their learning.

5 Key Factors To Consider When Looking For A Collaborative Learning System

Omega Notes

Finding a solution to foster collaboration inside and outside of the classroom has always been a challenge in higher learning. Research has proven that academic experiences that are active, social, contextual, engaging, and student-owned foster a deeper learning experience. While learning management systems (LMS) offer collaborative features, most students and faculty find the implementation to be shallow at best. Collaborative Learning Done The Right Way.

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Belouga

Technology Tidbits

Belouga is an excellent new site that I just came across that is ideal for social/collaborative learning, and can be used for "blended learning" as well. blended learning collaborative learning social learning

5 Flipped Classroom Activities for High School Students

ViewSonic Education

But key to the success of this model are effective classroom activities that are age-appropriate and therefore able to assist in meeting learning objectives. It can also help them to better understand precisely why they are learning something and how it will benefit them.

Here Are Three Types of Administrators Who Drive Achievement—and Two Who Don't

Edsurge

We’ve learned so much from these passionate educators about what makes a school leader successful in driving achievement, and which qualities act as barriers to school success. With the goal of helping school leaders reflect and refine their practices, we’ve distilled our learning into three model administrator profiles—and two not-so-great ones. We share these learnings not to pass judgement, but in the hope of supporting the needs of teachers and students everywhere.

How to use GoConqr for distance learning and tools that can help you

GoConqr

There is growing pressure on teachers to implement distance learning and online learning strategies for their students in these difficult times. Challenge your students to create their own content and engage in self-directed learning.

Fighting Exclusion: Shake Up Inclusive Learning – SULS0164

Shake Up Learning

The post Fighting Exclusion: Shake Up Inclusive Learning – SULS0164 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey interviews Mike Marotta, co-author of Inclusive Learning 365. Together they discuss how inclusive learning is meeting the needs of all learners.

How Technology Helps with Classroom Management

Shake Up Learning

The post How Technology Helps with Classroom Management appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In today’s tech-rich teaching environment, all of that work is streamlined so teachers can do more of what they became teachers for: interacting with their students and helping them learn. .

Lucid for Education

Technology Tidbits

Lucid for Education is an excellent site for educators to create dynamic lessons/assignments that is ideal for collaborative and online learning. For a great free digital toolkit for Distance Learning click here !!

15+ Ways to Use Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs – SULS0161

Shake Up Learning

The post 15+ Ways to Use Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs – SULS0161 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Lumio is a digital learning tool that will transform your lessons into active, collaborative learning experiences. Project-Based Learning or Big Projects.

Engaging Lessons for the Next-Gen Connected Creators – SULS0160

Shake Up Learning

The post Engaging Lessons for the Next-Gen Connected Creators – SULS0160 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Tune in to learn more about Global Connections Week and other great ideas from Monica! Boost your student engagement on any devices wherever learning needs to happen.

We Run a Hybrid School. Here’s How We’re Adapting Our Schedule for the Times.

Edsurge

A few years ago, we wrote an article for EdSurge about our school, Taos Academy, and its personalized learning model, focused on flexible weekly scheduling. Here’s a look at our evolution, and what other schools can learn from our journey.

20 Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom – SULS0162

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom – SULS0162 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There are so many ways to use it in the classroom and to improve learning. Boost your student engagement on any devices wherever learning needs to happen. Collaborate.

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Back to School with the 4 C’s [Aligned Activities]- SULS0123

Shake Up Learning

The post Back to School with the 4 C’s [Aligned Activities]- SULS0123 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey shares learning activities that align with the 4 C’s, as well as tips to help you build these skills throughout the school year.

Teaching with Jamboard – SULS0112

Shake Up Learning

The post Teaching with Jamboard – SULS0112 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I’m chatting with Kim Mattina, Shake Up Learning Trainer , podcaster, and co-author of Teaching with Jamboard. Watch this quick video to learn how! Shake Up Learning 2021.

Lumio: Making Review and Practice Easy

Cool Cat Teacher

You’ll see when you login that you start off by being able to add activities, explore the resources they have, or get some training on how to use this collaborative learning tool. I also am glad that I can give students feedback in real-time or after class to help students learn.

Simplify Course Design at Your Institution

Omega Notes

In recent years, there has been a shift in higher education through the use of blended learning technologies. This reality is largely lead by the fact that educators are finding it challenging to implement a comprehensive content solution which permits effective design of blended learning courses. Omega Notes is an online collaborative learning system that may be integrated with any LTI or API.

6 tips from personalized learning innovators leading change

eSchool News

Earlier this year, the Rhode Island-based Highlander Institute and the Clayton Christensen Institute teamed up to bring together a conference on blended and personalized learning in Providence, R.I. The goal of the event was to focus on the practical elements of blended and personalized learning by surfacing the tactics that practitioners were deploying in the trenches. We found 105 minutes of planning and collaboration time by minimizing transitions between classes.

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. There are hundreds of fantastic collaborative learning tools! A few weeks back, I asked the Shake Up Learning Community to share their favorite collaborative tools and this post is a summarization are their top choices. Click here to join the Shake Up Learning Community.). If not, leave a comment and share your top collaboration!

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Empower Your Students with The 4 C’s Learning Menu

Shake Up Learning

The post Empower Your Students with The 4 C’s Learning Menu appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Empower Your Students with The 4 C’s Learning Menu. YOU can empower your students with this 4 C’s learning menu! If you’ve followed this blog for very long, you’ve probably noticed I’m a big fan of learning menus aka choice boards. Student Choice + 4 C’s = Supercharged Learning! What is a Learning Menu?

Amplify Voice through Social Media #CUE18

wwwatanabe

Giving students a platform to exercise their voice, and listening to learn and understand, makes an impact on learning, academic discourse, class/school/district culture and climate. Blended Learning/Flipped Classroom Voice

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

The Shake Up Learning Blog

The post 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This powerful tool can provide a space for teacher-to-teacher collaboration, professional learning and support, parent communication, and even special projects and enrichment classes for students.

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7 Ways to Rethink Digital Assignments

Shake Up Learning

The post 7 Ways to Rethink Digital Assignments appeared first on Shake Up Learning. If you really want to transition your classroom from static teaching to Dynamic Learning, you have to rethink traditional assignments and the use of digital tools. Dynamic Learning is all about going BEYOND traditional assignments and traditional learning, even BEYOND what was previously possible. Learn more about Slides here: 25 Things You Didn’t Know Google Slides Can Do! ,

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An Active Reading Strategy for Any Learning Landscape

Catlin Tucker

In their new book, Teaching for Deeper Learning: Tools to Engage Students in Meaning Making , my friend, Jay McTighe , and his co-author, Harvey Silver , write about an active reading strategy that encourages students to engage with texts before, during, and after reading. Learning

Mysimpleshow Keeps Getting Better

Ask a Tech Teacher

mysimpleshow “Classroom” offers the full variety of design functions with a focus on collaborative learning: Up to 50 students can create joint video projects that promote their creativity and teamwork. Must-have Resources for Blended Learning. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. mysimpleshow, digital tool of choice in the explainer video market, has done it again.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

For educators that may mean working with students in a face to face, elearning, or a blended environment. Regardless of your districts approach, now is a time to facilitate the student centered learning that Project Based Learning makes possible. I enjoy learning from all of you.

Best Monitors for Teachers: How to Use Pen Devices to Deliver Lessons 

ViewSonic Education

In the digital age, with an increasing number of learning activities being carried out using a computer, some have questioned whether there is a long-term role for handwriting in education. . Writing is undoubtedly one of the most important skills we acquire during the learning process.

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. Ila Mishra, a specialist in both LMS and virtual classrooms, has this informative explanation of how teachers can increase their social learning while teaching online classes: Social Learning is defined as learning through observing behavior, attitudes, and outcomes of those behaviors. Learning management systems allow for social learning to take place.

An Active Reading Strategy for Any Learning Landscape

Catlin Tucker

In their new book, Teaching for Deeper Learning: Tools to Engage Students in Meaning Making , my friend, Jay McTighe , and his co-author, Harvey Silver , write about an active reading strategy that encourages students to engage with texts before, during, and after reading. Learning

6 Creative back-to-school activities for teachers

Neo LMS

Learning never stops, whether engaged in professional development through conferences or online events, reading books, listening to podcasts, or exploring new ideas and reflecting. . I am constantly trying to learn. We should always ask ourselves, “What is the impact on learning?”

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Installing Network Infrastructure for Mobile-First Learning

techlearning

Pre-K–12 schools and districts are shifting toward personalized learning through blended learning, project-based learning, design thinking, STEM/STEAM, and other inquiry-based learning models, whether or not they are 1:1. In fact, instructional strategies are shifting away from those that are teacher directed to more collaborative learning environments where students take responsibility for their own learning.

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This opens so many doors for teachers, students, and parents to connect, collaborate and learn. Students and teachers are involved in many after school programs that could utilize Google Classroom to share resources and improve communication and collaboration. Co-Teach and Collaborate Across the Globe. Create a Class for Learning Challenges.

Celebrating a School-Wide Commitment to Powerful Learning

Digital Promise

In collaboration with HP and Microsoft’s Reinvent the Classroom Initiative, Digital Promise Global is launching two new programs that celebrate teachers and schools who demonstrate powerful teaching and learning with technology. Powerful use of technology contributes to closing the Digital Learning Gap. HP Spotlight Schools Exemplify Powerful Learning. Teachers use technology to create authentic and collaborative learning experiences for students.