One major barrier to high-quality blended learning

The Christensen Institute

Today in 2019, blended learning isn’t a new phenomenon. During that same time, we’ve also seen gradual improvements in the devices, software, and online learning resources that educators use to support blended learning. Education Blog Blended learning

Must-have Resources for Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Guest blogger, Emily Cleary, has some great ideas on some of her favorite must-have resources for today’s blended learning. There are so many videos online, but those videos just might be lacking the exact, focused, content you need to learn or want to teach someone.

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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.

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best

EdTech Magazine

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best. However, none are more widely adopted than Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. . What Are Blended Learning Platforms?

Microsoft Education Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft 365 - A complete, intelligent solution; including Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, that empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely. Microsoft Microsoft Office

3 Free Ways Teachers and Students Can Collaborate Globally

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael is a Google Certified Innovator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and former NYSCATE Teacher of the Year. Michael Drezek shares about Our Global Classroom and other ways we can collaborate (for free!)

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5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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No 1:1 devices? You can be an awesome tech using school anyway!

The CoolCatTeacher

I am ISTE-T Certified, an avid user of Microsoft 365 products, and a Tech4Learning Innovative Educator. I co-plan, co-teach, and collaborate with teachers to develop technology-enhanced lessons within the blended learning model in classrooms.

Learn how to create AMAZING flipped lessons using @Microsoft @OfficeMixteam | #TechEducator

TeacherCast

On Sunday March 1, Tim Robinson from the Microsoft Office Mix team was a guest on the TechEducator Podcast. On Sunday March 1, Tim Robinson from the Microsoft Office Mix team was a guest on the TechEducator Podcast. VPOjPvnF98E (https://www.edx.org/blog/edx-microsoft-office-mix#.VPOjPvnF98E)

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more! See Eric’s blog post on emojis in Google docs to learn how to do this. Never stop learning.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

So, I’ve collected twenty of the best ways to make this summer one of learning. You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. So, decide how you’re going to learn.

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Part 3… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Verbs and Blended Learning Possiblities

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

Student-Driven Hyperdocs

The CoolCatTeacher

Taken from their popular ISTE 2018 session , learn about the next evolution of Hyperdocs and how they’re being used in the classroom. Learn how at coolcatteacher.com/vr , and see the virtual reality video I shot using my Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset.

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.) For example, Microsoft is using friction when MS Word asks if you really want to exit the program without saving changes.

How Great is MS Office Mix

Ask a Tech Teacher

Because Mix uses audio and video tools to communicate ideas, students are eager to view the resulting lessons, making it a perfect addition to a blended learning program. More on Microsoft tools: 8 Ways to Use Minecraft in Your Classroom (Now That it’s Freemium).

Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review: Awesome VR in 360

The CoolCatTeacher

I had spent two exciting hours (about half of it with my mouth open) in a complete flow state exploring a new virtual reality world using the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset on my Acer Aspire 7 laptop with Windows Mixed Reality by Microsoft.

Are SPOCs a better option for online education than MOOCs?

Neo LMS

This means a world of students getting close to equal rights to education, not being constrained by the boundaries of the physical classroom, and encouraged to pursue active learning. Students have trouble with self-regulation, setting their learning goals and sticking to their learning path.

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Tackle teacher shortages with online learning

The Christensen Institute

As we’ve written before , one affordable and flexible solution stands out: online and blended learning hold the potential to unlock new solutions to the nation’s teacher capacity challenges. How online learning can solve teacher shortage problems.

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! Click here to join the Shake Up Learning Community.). Learn more about Pear Deck.

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How should we spend $4 billion on computer science education? Get experts involved

The Christensen Institute

If approved, the investment would mark an opportunity not only to invest in bringing a high leverage skillset to today’s students, but also to fundamentally rethink teaching and learning, with the potential to bring industry experts to bear in classrooms. Skype in the Classroom, for example, (owned by Microsoft) brings computer science experts into classrooms over Skype’s video technology, many of whom hail from Microsoft itself.

Write, Review, Repeat with the Tsunami Writing Challenge

CUE

David is a Google Certified Trainer, Microsoft Innovative Educator, CUE Leader Learner, and Hyperduino Ambassador. Common Core Standards CUE Conference Flipped Classroom blended learning cue bold flipped classroom iron chef lessons tsunami writing writing

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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.

Getting the Most from Collaboration Tools

edWeb.net

In her presentation, “ Collaboration Near and Far in Digital Professional Learning Communities,” Geri Gillespy, Administrator of Digital Integration at West Ada School District in ID, talked about how to get the most out of online collaboration programs.

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Dynamic Learning with G Suite

Shake Up Learning

The post Dynamic Learning with G Suite appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Dynamic Learning with G Suite. Ready to move the learning in your classroom from static, one-and-done activities, to more dynamic learning—Dynamic Learning with G Suite?

Becoming an Edtech Iron Chef – Featuring the Voice of @SGVCUE

CUE

Iron Chef lessons are simple, quick, and help students reach the 4Cs (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical Thinking) while letting teachers assess student learning. Blended Learning Creativity and Imagination Flipped Classroom affiliate post iron chef presentations

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

Given the drawbacks of tablets and Chromebooks, I was quite excited when Microsoft came out with its Surface line a few years ago. In full disclosure, I recently received a Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft.). If we evaluate the Surface using the theory of interdependence and modularity , Microsoft’s strategy with the Surface seems quite smart. Thus, Microsoft’s move into the hardware business for its Surface devices makes a lot of sense.

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. Click here to learn how this works in the mobile app.). Be sure to check out all of the Google Classroom resources from Shake Up Learning. Microsoft Products. Shake Up Learning 2017.

Just who are the people behind today’s educational software?

The Hechinger Report

In this first installment, software engineer Ben Slivka — inspired by science fiction — dreamed of creating truly adaptive learning software. It would be the ultimate in personalized education, enabling children to learn exactly what they needed to learn at exactly the ideal pace.

#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. Preview password protected Microsoft Office files in Google Drive. Connect with Shake Up Learning. Shake Up Learning 2017.

Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

Shake Up Learning

I like to think of Google Chrome as the learning environment for all things Google! With Chrome, you can customize your learning environment to fit your needs and interests. Better yet, customize the learning environment to fit the needs of ALL learners!

Buncee and Immersive Reader: A Winning Combination for Assistive Learning

Buncee

Recently, we were honored when Rachelle Dene Poth shared her thoughts about Buncee and Immersive Reader on Eric Sheninger's blog A Principal's Reflections: Reflections on teaching, learning, and leadership. You can learn more about Eric Sheninger at his website.

ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

They also bought Haiku Learning and have since created PowerSchool Learning, the best learning management system (in my opinion.). Come by and support PowerSchool , enter to win Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces, and Amazon Echoes. Hope to see you there!

How to Push the Boundaries of School with Dynamic Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Push the Boundaries of School with Dynamic Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Dynamic Learning. Does your classroom offer one-and-done types of learning activities, or does the learning grow, inspire, and evolve throughout the year and beyond?

Blending in Technology Boosts K–12 Instruction

EdTech Magazine

Blending in Technology Boosts K–12 Instruction. Technology is an ideal vehicle for teachers to better blend classroom instruction with learning opportunities occuring outside of the traditional school day — and outside of the brick-and-mortar school building. .

Collaboration Coaching Chronicles

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Collaboration Coaching is modeled after the research-based Microsoft Peer Coaching Program , developed by the Peer-Ed Team. Viewing CCJH 7th grade science students control their own pace for their learning through the flipped videos and webquests created by Wendy McQuilken and Bethany Ligon.