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.

Why blended learning will become an educational norm

Neo LMS

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. And if we take into account ed-tech and the increasingly important role it plays in learning and instruction, blended learning seems like a feasible — maybe perfect? What’s in a blend?

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10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

Waterford

Some, like social-emotional learning and digital citizenship, have long been important—and they may require even more focus this year. Others, like genius hour and bite-sized learning, are recently arrived educational trends that may have a helpful place in your classroom. Gamification.

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Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

techlearning

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. In the future, I plan to turn over the editing of The Constraint to my FH Gizmos students and I’m planning to tap into what students are learning in class and turning it into challenges they’ll face on The Constraint.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

However, our professional accreditation requirements are still on track and need to be renewed, as we have to learn and up our abilities for the fall. Many of the topics below were part of that conversation, including Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Social-Emotional Learning.

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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.

Strategies for Motivating Students: Start with Intrinsic Motivation

Waterford

This quote is a great reminder that if we can get students curious and motivated to learn, we can set them up for a lifelong love of learning. And as a teacher, you have the power to help them find that passion for learning while they are young.

Kahoot: From taking quizzes to transforming your classroom.

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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. blended learning edleadership edtech flipped learning gamification technology integrationKahoot was launched in September of 2013, so it's hardly a "new/cutting edge tool."

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

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. SPONSOR: Join a Free Personalized Learning Session with Me and TextHelp! This Thursday, December 6 from 1-3 pm Eastern Time, Edweek is hosting an event about personalized learning. Get ready to talk about Personalized Learning. gamification, VR/AR/MR, coding) to enrich my science curriculum.

Digital Badges in the Classroom (What, When, & How) – SULS096

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The post Digital Badges in the Classroom (What, When, & How) – SULS096 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn what digital badges are, when to use them, and how to implement them in your classroom. Blended Learning with Google Book Study information can be found here.

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?

Catching Up After Fall CUE – An Alludo Learning Perspective

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Whether you participated in-person or joined from afar, we were honored to be a part of this event that encourages all to LEARN, INSPIRE, and INNOVATE! 3-month Alludo trial – PD gamification for your district. ” Ed Note- Thi s post originally appeared on th e Alludo Learning Blog on November 2, 2017. The post Catching Up After Fall CUE – An Alludo Learning Perspective appeared first on CUE Blog.

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. But did you know, Google Classroom is also a great learning tool for adults, too? Today, I am going to share with you 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning. Whether you are delivering PD face-to-face, online, or blending the two, Google Classroom is a robust tool to help you streamline your content and communicate with participants.

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. They share their passion for gamifying the classroom with game-based learning and teaching through play. We discuss what types of classroom environments are appropriate for gamification and ways you can incorporate game-based learning today! Gamification v. Game-Based Learning. [13:43] Shake Up Learning 2019.

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

NeverEndingSearch

These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Webpage Comparison : Students examine two websites and select the one that they would use to begin research on gun control, assessing their ability to identify the strengths and limitations of websites for learning about political topics. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context.

How Can We Enhance Learning Through Technology Integration?

TeacherCast

Together we discuss Blended Learning, Flipped Learning, Gamification, and her new book Illuminate from EdTechTeam Press. The post How Can We Enhance Learning Through Technology Integration? 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.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

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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.

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

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All the social/emotional learning and soft skills I developed in football, wrestling, track, and rugby can be developed through esports. The research is clear that involvement in extracurriculars at school lead to better student development and learning. Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite

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I’m not saying you should let kids play Fortnite in school, though I’m not opposed to it, I’m saying we should explore every avenue in embracing student’s passions to better their learning. I haven’t taught with Fortnite, and I don’t have all the best examples or all the answers for using it in the classroom, but I believe in using what kids are passionate about to get them excited about learning. Can you learn to embrace Fortnite? TL Advisor Blog Gamification

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

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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! Rapidly evolving technology and the demands of the digital age are transforming not only the way we live but also the way we learn.

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. What if the next keynote we went to was a hands on activity where we tried some best practices that improve learning for our kids and helped make teachers’ lives easier? Could we learn from Google’s employee retention strategy and apply it to our teaching force?

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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! When you want to learn something new these days, most of us head over to YouTube. You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. Learn French with Alexa. Shake Up Learning.

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. And if their learning needs are met, they can prove to be great students. Why e-learning is perfect for introverted students. E-learning is more self-paced. E-learning

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

Kitaboo on EdTech

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. Here’s how K-12 schools can improve learning outcomes with technology: 1. AR-enabled worksheets: These sheets are a great way to motivate K-12 students to learn by doing. which make learning more fun, engaging and relevant.

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. Without further ado, here are seven e-learning trends that could shape the edtech landscape in 2017: Gamification. Students like a gamified learning environment, no matter their age. Adaptive learning.

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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. In the background knowledge-building phase of learning, for example. Learning Models. Self-directed learning. Learning through play. Scenario-based learning. Game-based learning. Project-based learning.

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The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning

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The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning. And while this is good news, many educators face new challenges due to this switch to remote learning, and for some, it takes time to accustom. Challenges Of Using Technology In Learning. The Benefits Of Using Technology For Learning.

It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

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In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success.

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

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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. It’s Improving My Instructional Coaching This year, I will be working as a Blended Learning Instructional Coach with BetterLesson. Elena Aguilar in "The Art of Coaching" One of my passions is blended learning. A “sabbatical.” A “one-year leave.”

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Gamification is not just points and badges “chocolate on broccoli” as Kae Novak calls it. Gamification is a full-on change in approach to how you “do class.” Do you apply what you learn? The more I learn, the more I realize I have to learn. The way I see it, when you learn something new, you can either be transformed by it or you can ignore it. Blended Learning Works. Adding Humor to Help Retention and Learning.

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog

Neo LMS

We learned a lot. From gamification to digital citizenship to PD for teachers to classroom robots and everything in between, the 102 posts that have been published on the NEO Blog in the last 12 months covered oh so many subjects related to education technology and e-learning for educational institutions. 4 Models of blended learning to implement in the classroom. So check out these 4 models of blended learning!

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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 #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. I constantly play contrarian with our marketing team around using the latest education lingo: Project-Based Learning; Web 2.0;

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. Also, feel free to join GEG:NJ and learn with us even if you’re not from Jersey because not everyone is perfect. A few weeks ago, I was on our New Jersey Google Educator’s Group (GEG:NJ) show called The Suite Talk hosted by Kim Mattina.

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. Some areas where AI applications can be seen across the globe are: Personalizing learning : Based on a student's learning, AI and ML algorithms are able to understand and customize needs of a student and provide appropriate learning resources. Gamification. It increases the human engagement and makes learning more fun.