Combatting the Challenges of Whole Group Lessons with Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

When I work with teachers shifting to blended learning, I strive to establish the WHY driving our work together. I want teachers to understand the purpose and value of the shift to blended learning. Blended learning is not a reaction to a moment.

The Why, How, and What of Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

The events of the last nine months have launched the phrase “blended learning” into the mainstream. Yes, blended learning can help teachers navigate the challenges of teaching at this moment. Blended Learning Defined. The Flipped Classroom Model.

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What Is A Flipped Classroom Model?

Fractus Learning

The flipped classroom is an education model that sort of happened naturally. In 2007, two chemistry teachers at Woodland Park High School in Colorado, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, discovered flipping that would impact traditional teaching models. What Is Flipped Learning?

How to flip the classroom and create avid learners

eSchool News

The traditional sequence of teaching using lectures, discussion, projects, and testing was upended during the pandemic as teachers adapted to digital classrooms and students took on more responsibility for their learning.

The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

Fractus Learning

What are the best-flipped learning apps for K-12 grades in flipped classrooms? The best-flipped classroom tools can transform and remodel classroom teaching, allowing in-depth learning and personalized attention that can help learners improve their grades.

What Separates a Good Blended Learning Program From a Bad One?

Edsurge

These days many schools tout blended learning programs when marketing their school to potential students. Blended learning can combine the flexibility of online instruction with the benefits of in-person teaching. But much like nutritional claims, such as “all-natural” and “healthy,” the term “blended learning” can mean just about anything depending on how you define it. The Good The best blended learning programs seem to have some common threads.

Why flipping the classroom just makes sense

Neo LMS

While it has exposed the gaps in traditional public education, it has unearthed the many possibilities of online learning and the benefits of a flexible education approach. It has provided a unique opportunity to reassess how we deliver teaching and learning in the 21st Century.

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Let Paperslide Into Your Class

CUE

He introduced us to Paperslides , a new-to-me combining of the low tech paper-glue-and-scissors we all love and miss with the ease and versatility of making videos for flipped or blended learning. But that’s because my student teacher Veronica and I got caught up in the fun and it got a little more detailed than we initially planned. But it’s not cool if you show your students how to do something and then don’t allow them to do it.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. As teachers, we need to constantly refresh and update topics to improve our distance learning skills.

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course. Learn How 2.

The Station Rotation Model

Catlin Tucker

It was one of the first models, along with the flipped classroom, that I could employ in my low-tech classroom. In the early days of my transition to blended learning, I had one Chromebook, which I received after writing a Donor’s Choose project.

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How to Enhance Any Curriculum With Short, Engaging, Accurate Videos

Edsurge

Today, as an associate teaching professor of economics at Penn State in University Park, Pennsylvania, Wooten is on the flip side of the camera; he creates his own short educational videos to enhance traditional reading materials and lectures. Today’s students generally want deeper or more nuanced information from their professors,” he says. Today’s students generally want deeper or more nuanced information from their professors. Address a variety of learning needs.

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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. Changing drastically from face to face to online lessons in the blink of an eye can seem daunting to both teachers and students.

How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. The rising cost of printed textbooks—as well as tuition and university life—have made them unaffordable for many students. As a result, more students are turning to used books, rentals, shared copies, illegal downloads, and other online sources. In order to succeed in a rapidly changing market, educators, students, and publishers need to evolve.

An overview of active Learning.

Linways Technologies

Why does it work so well and how to implement active learning in your classrooms. Active learning is an approach in which students are engaged in the learning process. Active learning is also helpful in building an interesting learning environment in class.

Removing the Limitations in a Digital Environment

Fractus Learning

What is the ideal blended learning environment? I have had a lot of noneducators talk to me about technology in the classroom. 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. High-quality learning can happen on laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, or cell phones. If you only had six laptops in your classroom, how would you best utilize them?

Should the teacher be a guide on the side rather than being a sage on the stage

Linways Technologies

We try to learn and share about education and pedagogy to have a better understanding on how and why our system work as it does. Since the past century or so, we have come a long way to identify new teaching methods and better understanding of the way students learn in the classrooms. Many experts believe that lecturing is not a complete solution and we should place student at the centre to devise a better plan for education. Need a perfect blend of these two.

Collaboration Coaching Chronicles

wwwatanabe

The training focuses on coaching and collaboration skills; best practices in lesson design and instruction; and, technology integration and engaging practices. Collaboration Coaching fosters an environment where it is safe to take risks to try innovative practices, to engage students in critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity. Jamie DelRosa''s 1st grade students researching on iPads.

10 ways to foster deeper learning in the classroom with technology

Hapara

In order to prepare students to become successful future global citizens, they need to engage in deeper learning. This form of education helps teach students the critical collaboration and analytical skills they will need to succeed in the future workplace and society.

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The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Digital-based learning benefits students. 1:1 student-to-device ratios. Student response clickers. Blended learning and flipped classrooms. When teachers leverage technology, learning outcomes improve. From virtual labs and games to digital textbooks and online curriculum, digital classrooms rely on video. For decades, research has revealed the benefits of using video in the classroom. The Rise of the Digital Classroom.

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Flip Your Back-to-School Night

Catlin Tucker

Back-to-School Night is the one evening each year when I have the opportunity to connect face-to-face with my students’ parents. So, three years ago I began flipping my Back-to-School Night presentation in the hopes of reaching more of my parents. This is how I flip my Back-to-School Night. I emphasize that the way students communicate is changing and that directly impacts how I approach the design of our class. Virtual Tour of Our Classroom Resources.

Formative Assessment: Collecting Data & Designing Differentiated Learning Experiences in Class or Online

Catlin Tucker

I’ve taught in person, online, and in blended learning environments. Teachers learn so much from listening to their students engaging in conversation or observing them as they work through a problem or task. 1 Articulate Clear Learning Goals and Objectives.

The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

This post is sponsored by XP-Pen , manufacturers of a range of drawing tablets for artists, students, and other creative professionals. Older students may benefit from the Deco 01 V2 ($69.99) with its bigger surface and more space to create and problem-solve. .

Deep Learning Through Transformative Pedagogies

EdSense

With changing dynamics, students have evolved from information gatherers to learners looking for practical learning that extends beyond examinations and classrooms. Learning today, breaks the barriers of curriculum, seeping into the nuances of the mind and its effect on the overall development of a student. The 6 C’s of Deep Learning. Deep Learning Framework primarily focuses on building and developing the following characteristics in students.

5 Steps Toward Building Successful Digital Communities Infused With Rigor and Relevance

A Principal's Reflections

A dynamic combination of mindset, behaviors, and skills is required for schools to become places where social media and digital tools are integral and beneficial parts of a rigorous program and where they work symbiotically with active, engaged, and applicable learning. How can we take the greatest advantage of this moment in time and create compelling and challenging learning spaces for students? Change culture digital learning Rigor

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How Video Innovation Expands Teaching and Learning

edWeb.net

Video emerged as a crucial, game-changing tool in this adaptation, enabling K-12 teachers to provide students with the best possible learning environments despite the crisis. The following highlights a few impact areas: Teaching and Learning. Communication and Parent Engagement.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. 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 #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. More lessons learned.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. 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 #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. More lessons learned.

7 Virtual School Activities Every Educator Should Use to Enhance Online Learning

EmergingEdTech

When schools transitioned to online learning during the pandemic, it sped up an existing trend of education adapting to the digital world. . They had to try new activities to recreate meaningful connections and authentic community in the virtual classroom. Image Source.

Part 5: 12 Tech Ideas and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Online Discussions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fifth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. Vote and possibly win $4000 of technology from CDW – I recently supplied CDW a list of products that I thought would be great for a Podcasting/Webinar Production/Flip Classroom Studio. Part 5: 12 Tech Ideas and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Online Discussions. Many times we can all learn from the crowd.

Part 4: 20 Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. Vote and possibly win $4000 of technology from CDW – I recently supplied CDW a list of products that I thought would be great for a Podcasting/Webinar Production/Flip Classroom Studio. Part 4: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement. I enjoy learning from all of you.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

The first time I saw video being used in a classroom was in 1973. My fellow students and I watched avidly - I can't recall what the topic was, but I do remember the thrill of the experience - it was fresh and new to be able to watch television in a formal education setting. Later I witnessed the use of video as a feedback method for student teachers on practice. Today, video use in the classroom is more commonplace. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Learning Culture. Based on twelve years of research, she argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather our clearest path to courage, engagement, and meaningful connection. Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative – Ken Robinson. In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.