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. As you see, the blending learning has a bunch of benefits, but only when it is applied wisely.

Can blended learning be culturally responsive?

The Christensen Institute

Kenzie is a K-12 education research intern at the Christensen Institute whose work focuses on learning from schools in the Blended Learning Universe. In a blended environment, however, many see a conflict with culturally relevant teaching. Moreover, many see the classroom technology component of blended learning as prohibitively expensive and out-of-reach for schools with limited resources and which serve the neediest children.

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Teaching like a champion—blended learning edition

The Christensen Institute

Last week, I spoke with a friend who helps schools launch blended-learning programs about what she sees as the biggest barriers inhibiting program success. By definition , blended learning gives students more control over the time, place, path, or pace of their learning.

Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh and his colleague, Ilya Mishra, are new contributors to Ask a Tech Teacher who specialize in online learning and educational technology (more on Ilya’s bio below). A Columbia University research found that, on average, students taught through online learning techniques performed modestly better than those learning through classical classroom approach. With the blended learning approach, teachers devote more personal time for query resolution and revision.

eSchool News launches Online and Blended Learning Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Guides are full of resources, tips, trends, and insights from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. Many educators have experience with online learning, but for some, it’s a new way to deliver instruction.

6 Reasons the Intel 2 in 1 is the Perfect Fit for Effectively Designed Blended Learning Spaces #intelEdu2in1

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6 Reasons the Intel 2 in 1 is the Perfect Fit for Effectively Designed Blended Learning Spaces As a current classroom teacher, I can attest to the importance of smart classroom design along with finding resources that support what happens within your space.

Differentiate Instruction With Blended Learning Tool

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

6 ways to make your blended learning PD more successful

eSchool News

“Just do it” may be an effective slogan for a sporting shoe company, but it is not an effective change management technique to move to blended learning. ” It is a significant shift in the teaching and learning paradigm.

Free Ideas for Teaching Middle School Math Online #RemoteLearning

The CoolCatTeacher

Show Sponsor: Advancement Courses has a free micro-course – Launching Online Learning. Learn how to Teach Math Online with Noelle Pickering Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

My Amazing Movie Poster: Free Project Plan to Teach Graphic Design

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve created the unit plan, lesson plan, and rubrics for this project-based learning experience that brings together the graphic design concepts I teach in my class. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it.

Augmented Reality Ideas from Mary Howard’s #ISTE19 Session

The CoolCatTeacher

It is a great teacher PD tool which includes videos and resources to help you learn new techniques and technologies for your classroom. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

New resource: Personalized Learning Playbook

The Christensen Institute

Education Elements, an education consulting company, is one of the pioneers in blended learning. Through its experience working with K–12 schools to create blended-learning programs, it has been at the forefront of developing some of the tools, models, and expertise for making blended learning work. In the Playbook , Kim shares his thoughts on personalized learning that have developed over the last few years.

How to Promote Deeper Learning with the 4 Shifts

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Graber on Episode 497 The four shifts is a new education technology paradigm shared in the book Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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How to Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. Related Resources Flipgrid is an amazing tool to use for anything and everything in the classroom.

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

The CoolCatTeacher

In this blog post, I’ll share my review of this product from a company founded in 2000 and will talk about its benefits and features. Still, others aren’t integrated with learning management systems. Urkund integrates with most learning management systems, online, or by email.

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3 Free Ways Teachers and Students Can Collaborate Globally

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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What’s Hot (and Not) at #ISTE19 with Monica Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

Take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. Her mission is to help educators place tasks before apps and promote deeper learning with technology.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

The CoolCatTeacher

We also learn beta testing , which is what happens when a person NOT on their team tests the app.) The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more! Angela also has a free resource to help you write your summer plan that I recommend as very helpful. This blog post is being added to 100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators. This resource has a curated list of Gsuite resources, books, and tips.

iPads in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

It is a great teacher PD tool which includes videos and resources to help you learn new techniques and technologies for your classroom. Even worse, some teachers just use them for “game day” and miss the opportunity they have to do help students learn with them.

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3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

The CoolCatTeacher

So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the coupon code COOL20. Related Resources. E-learning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies [Podcast]. 10 Ideas for Successful Inquiry-Based Learning [Free Webinar Recording].

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How to Create in AR and VR

The CoolCatTeacher

She works as an author and speaker to provide practical use of augmented and virtual reality with more resources at ARVRinEDU.com. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email. Vicki: OK, so is it like… I learned to use a learning management system.

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5 Ways to Customize Your Teacher Professional Development This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

From combatting student anxiety, helping special needs students, rewriting a physics curriculum, building student relationships, and reducing stress school-wide — these teachers use their learning to improve real-world problems.

How to Empower Students With Timely Knowledge Using “The Week”

The CoolCatTeacher

The Week is a valuable current events resource with timely information that helps students build their knowledge of current events. learn about other features … How Do I Subscribe to The Week? You can order several weeks or more of this valuable current events resource.

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10 free resources to help everyone navigate online learning

eSchool News

As schools across the country make the hurried transition from in-person learning to online classes, edtech companies are stepping up to help by offering free curriculum, PD, and other tools. Here are eight no-cost resources to keep the learning going.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! Related Resources. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Check out their free 3-hour micro course, Launching Online Learning. Through Advancement Courses, she is proud to be a part of providing valuable resources to the world of education.

What can we learn from 3 organizations’ approaches to integrate teaching and technology?

The Christensen Institute

In a blog post last fall, I called out an inconvenient truth facing K–12 blended learning. Blended learning still falls short as an effective, reliable, and convenient means to boost student learning. What holds blended learning back?

Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s helped the students find books in the library, and she has also helped them learn some ways to navigate ways to share their knowledge through Google Slides or Wixie. Another person in our classroom really wanted to learn how to speak Spanish. We can help them share their learning.

Free Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders #AspiringLeaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about this program, how you can join in, and how you can become a better mentor. They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately.

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Customized, Practical PD for Teachers: Advancement Courses

The CoolCatTeacher

So, if you’re passionate about learning and want your courses to mean something, Advancement Courses could be a great fit for you. Because of the practical resources you’ll create, these professional development courses are relevant for your classroom right now. .

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The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about the current trends in hashtag learning and the popular techniques for harvesting learning from this social network. We’ll have free resources available for downloading. A 30-second pep talk to math teachers on jumping in to Twitter for learning about math.

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Open Badges in Elementary School

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ll have free resources available for downloading. Let’s say in kindergarten, the student was trying to learn Letter Sounds. Amy: Yeah, well we look at badges from kind of the seminal work of Dweck and people like Vygotsky and Piaget, in how we look at learning.

A Welder of Digital Curriculum Companies Buys Its Latest

Edsurge

Little did they know then that the first word in its name would become a fitting pun for the private equity firm’s consolidation of education companies. Last week, the firm announced what will be its 14th deal: Glynlyon , a digital curriculum company based in Chandler, Ariz. Compass Learning, an online curriculum program used for primary and supplemental instruction, was acquired by Weld North in 2016 and merged into Edgenuity.