5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks I've Learned from Experience From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online and face-to-face spaces blend to create a today’s classroom. This blog post is sponsored by PowerSchool Learning. Blended Learning Is Here to Stay.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

You can use it and learn. “I’ve seen kids get so immersed in their 3D Bear projects that they had no idea how much they were learning.” Learn more by clicking on the link below.

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A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

We still have a long way to go in many places, but the increase in access provides kids with an array of innovative learning opportunities that continue to evolve. As my wife was preparing to upgrade her iPhone, she asked me if I wanted to as well.

Project Chimera: a Live Virtual Classroom Mixing Face to Face and Distance Learning

EmergingEdTech

Combining Virtual and Face-to-Face Learning is the Ultimate ‘Blended Learning' Imagine teaching in a face to face classroom that includes a few monitors that display students connected.

With Weeks of E-learning Ahead, Be Flexible and Forget Perfection

Edsurge

As educators across the United States grapple with the new reality facing them and their students as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, many are being advised to implement digital learning—some for the first time. The school’s learning management system?

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to the show and learn how it is used and follow the links in the show notes below. Listen to the show and learn how it is used and follow the links in the show notes below.

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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. Among the learning experiences on ten pages packed with lessons are: Civil Rights Movement in Context.

How an LMS Can Solve Professional Learning's Challenges—and Keep Master Teachers Engaged

Edsurge

The idea of using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver professional learning and development to K-12 educators is not new—but it’s not quite mainstream, either. Ken Dirkin Dirkin is the Director of Online Professional Learning at Michigan Virtual , a nonprofit provider of digital learning solutions for the state’s K-12 schools. The organization has been providing LMS-based professional learning for the state’s educators since 2004. “We

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5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Would that have helped you to develop a true feel for what you were learning? You might think it is out of reach financially or it is too difficult to learn.

Video communication apps and mobile learning

Nik Peachey

Teleprompter for controlled speaking practice Teleprompter is an app that I wrote about a while back when it was still free ( iPhone for Speaking Homework ). This would be a great tool to use as a daily learning journal, but it's probably best used by adults or more responsible teens.

The Perfect Headset via @iThinkWrite for Your Blended Classroom!

Kleinspiration

The more we talked, I shared some of the positives and negatives within our attempt towards a blended learning space. Compatible with Scholastic Read 180 and Imagine Learning.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This is a little akin to when you run an iPhone only app on an iPad, it’s the small version on your screen. Click here to learn how this works in the mobile app.). Shake Up Learning 2017.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here’s how to leave a review on an iPhone or iPad. Connect with Shake Up Learning. Shake Up Learning 2017.

The Magic of Google Forms | Episode 9 of GTTribe

Shake Up Learning

The post The Magic of Google Forms | Episode 9 of GTTribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Listen to this episode to learn some fun tips and ideas that will make your life easier! Here’s how to leave a review on an iPhone or iPad. Connect with Shake Up Learning.

How to Make the Most of Student Video Projects with G Suite | GTTribe Episode 7

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Make the Most of Student Video Projects with G Suite | GTTribe Episode 7 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 5 Ways Video Can Increase Student Ownership of Learning. Interactive Learning Menus/Choice Boards with Google Docs. Connect with Shake Up Learning.

Top Posts of 2019

A Principal's Reflections

Often ideas pop into my head when I am sleeping, and I immediately wake up to type them into a note file I have on my iPhone. The Pedagogy of Blended Learning Blended instruction is what the teacher does with technology.

10 Tools for Increasing Engagement in Online Courses

Nik Peachey

In the initial rush to get learning online many organisations got themselves a Moodle platform and then attached a whole load of PDFs and.docs, added some forums and the odd video clip and called it an online course.

Make Your Google Drive Beautiful | Episode 10 of #GTTribe

Shake Up Learning

The post Make Your Google Drive Beautiful | Episode 10 of #GTTribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning and a specialist in English. Here’s how to leave a review on an iPhone or iPad. Connect with Shake Up Learning.

Reflection of ISTE from a Newbie

wwwatanabe

Their incredible commitment to building teachers up so they can create learning-centered classrooms is honorable. First off, I''ve learned so much from the Connected Principals Blog , that it was exciting to see the faces and hear their voices in person. Share your learning.

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Is edtech a win-win solution for students and educators?

Neo LMS

We may not realize this as they happen, but the recent advancements in technology are downright impressive; just think about the differences between an old Nokia phone and the latest iPhone or Samsung. Engaging learning materials are one factor. E-learning

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When Education Giants Stumbled and Data Ruled

Edsurge

He is currently the chief product officer of Renaissance Learning, which acquired myON in 2018. Ten years ago, the iPhone was already out, but the iPad had not been released yet. They bought other companies to try to blend assessment and curriculum as they also continued publishing.

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Virtual School Tips and Recommendations

The Thinking Stick

NCCE (Northwest Council For Computer Education) being our regional ISTE sponsored conference with somewhere around 1500 participants coming together each year to share and learn. For example, the iPhone was only 3 years old and smartphones were just taking off in 2010.

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Does proposed federal policy leave room for disruptive innovation?

The Christensen Institute

Think, for example, of each successive version of the iPhone that has come out with new features and functions to delight Apple’s loyal customer base. Encouragingly, the current ESSA draft mentions blended learning as one such innovation, if schools manage to effectively integrate technology into their instructional core. Online learning is penetrating school systems nationwide by providing course options and learning experiences where students lack any alternative.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

As I shared at ISTE this year at the Blended Learning Panel discussion , our classrooms are built from bricks and clicks. See See 10 Cool Ways Teachers Use Social media to Enhance Learning ). Learn how to take screenshots on Droids and Windows phones.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 28, 2017 ‘Selfie epilepsy’: Teenage patient’s reaction suggests new risk of iPhone photos | National Post → Selfie epilepsy would add to the rare but bizarre hazards of a seemingly innocuous modern phenomenon that has nonetheless caused numerous deaths worldwide.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 28, 2017 ‘Selfie epilepsy’: Teenage patient’s reaction suggests new risk of iPhone photos | National Post → Selfie epilepsy would add to the rare but bizarre hazards of a seemingly innocuous modern phenomenon that has nonetheless caused numerous deaths worldwide.

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Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

I generated logins for my students and started “blending” instruction using the free content from these publishers. This worked nicely for my students, who felt like I was carefully attending to their learning pace and providing them with targeted learning materials. They bought a learning management system (LMS) and asked us to start using it. Learn More About Kiddom Academy For Schools: 3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers.

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

They have to learn early.”. The students live in homes with multiple laptops, iPads, tablets, iPhones – iEverything. Related: Blue-collar town leads Rhode Island’s tech-assisted learning revolution. Sign up for our Blended Learning newsletter.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Haiku Learning (my LMS). Haiku Learning is my Learning Management system. Haiku Learning is the tool I use to blend my classroom. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning .

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A school where you can’t fail — it just takes you longer to learn

The Hechinger Report

The only goal is to learn the material, sooner or later. They get frequent updates on which skills they’ve learned and which ones they need to acquire. Mastery-based learning, also known as proficiency-based or competency-based learning, is taking hold across the country.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.

Investigating Authentic Questions

Learning in Hand

Students are hungry for learning that matters. Project based learning has students involved in explaining their answers to real-life questions or challenges. The project gives students a reason for learning the content and a venue for practicing 21st century skills.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - ISTE Unplugged - Homework - Emperor's New Clothes

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 24th, 2014 The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Harris The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Learn more and RSVP here. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?