How to Learn in an Online Classroom – Student Tutorial

The CoolCatTeacher

For synchronous classrooms From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In addition to a learning management system (LMS), students need to know how to learn in an online synchronous classroom.

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How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I teach students to be effective learners in an online classroom. This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom.

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10 Ways to Use Tract for Personalized Project Based Learning in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Tract can engage students and get them excited about learning. Tract is a personalized Project-Based Learning (PBL) platform with rich, individualized projects for students that can be tracked and managed from a centralized teacher dashboard. Conversations and learning happen there.

Classroom collaboration: Learning together

Neo LMS

In most classrooms today, students are seen working together in small groups, perhaps in learning stations in the classroom, and taking a more active role in learning. When I was in elementary school, we often were paired with a classmate for different activities and it was a great way to develop our social skills as well as develop new perspectives in learning. Social learning works. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Infographic: Build A Better Virtual Learning Experience

This infographic lays out the technical challenges that can impede teachers and students—and how they can be solved. Get the facts about the exploding market potential of virtual teaching, factors that can undermine the virtual classroom experience, and what app developers need to know to close the tech gap.

Using Hybrid and Blended Learning to Promote Student-Centered Classrooms

Waterford

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress, many classrooms remain online in some capacity. Now is a particularly helpful time to consider implementing blended or hybrid learning, two strategies that allow for independent or remote learning. Classifying K-12 Blended Learning.

5 essentials for an active learning classroom

eSchool News

Identified by EDUCAUSE as a top strategic technology , active learning classrooms (ALCs) go beyond just outfitting learning spaces with technology. And, more district administrators are using blended learning as they infuse technology with more flexible learning models.

Connecting with students in the online classroom

Neo LMS

Online learning has been on the rise for a while, but it became the norm for almost everyone at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. While most students have returned to in-person learning, many have remained in the online classroom.

7 fun digital learning tools to try in the classroom

eSchool News

Not surprisingly, many of this year’s Top 10 focused on student engagement and online or hybrid learning strategies related to pandemic teaching. This year’s 5th most-read story focuses on under-the-radar digital learning tools. Feedback is a huge driver of student learning.

Is Your Classroom a Psychologically Safe Space?

Catlin Tucker

My work focuses on supporting leaders, coaches, and teachers in transitioning from traditional teaching practices to blended learning. Blended learning is the combination of active, engaged learning online and offline. Making mistakes is a normal part of the learning process.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Upgrading the Remote Learning and Hybrid Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

These unprecedented and uncertain times have spawned a paradigm shift in the way teaching and learning are conducted. The key is to understand what types of solutions can provide the foundation for effective distance and hybrid learning concepts.

4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, Robin Fox shares four techniques you can use in your face-to-face or distance classroom to connect with your student’s social and emotional lives. Let’s tune in to our student’s social-emotional learning and help them succeed.

Misconceptions About Kids With Learning Differences in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Linked In: [link] The post Misconceptions About Kids With Learning Differences in the Classroom appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Universally Designed Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

So, how do we design and facilitate learning experiences to remove barriers and allow all students to succeed? In my upcoming book, I teamed up with Dr. Katie Novak to explore the complementary nature of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and blended learning.

How Formative Assessment Supports the Learning Journey

Speaker: Todd Theobald, Noel Gomez, Marcus Painter

Join educators and assessment experts as they discuss the role of formative assessment in student learning, how formative practices can guide the teaching and learning cycle, and the positive impact assessment can make on your classroom.

50 back to school activities for the remote learning classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Only this year, for many of us, it's going to be in a virtual classroom. The post 50 back to school activities for the remote learning classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. It's back to school time again and this year looks NOTHING like we have ever seen before.

Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

” She played the role of the teacher and I played the role of the student as we shared what various actions look like on both sides of the dynamic relationship between students and teachers in Google Classroom.

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Classroom Travels with Twitter: An Evolution

Ask a Tech Teacher

Twitter as a classroom resource, you ask? I began using Twitter in my classroom soon after its introduction in 2006. Moreover, I have learned more from my teaching colleagues on Twitter than in any professional development sessions I attended. Classroom Use.

SEL in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

SmartBrief, news on technology in education, recently published an article, Uniting technology and SEL to teach the whole child, on the importance of SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) in an educational landscape shaped by COVID-19. This is called “Social Emotional Learning” or SEL.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

2021 Takeaways: New Classroom Methods Learned During All This Madness

eSchool News

In this episode of Getting There: Innovations in Education : 3 best practices and classroom methods to take with us to the ‘other side’ 4 predictions for computer science education in 2022 All about accessibility: How to enable a more inclusive classroom.

What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year

The CoolCatTeacher

If you have accreditation or learning requirements as I do, take the opportunity to look at this post. Listen to Tennille Johnston Share What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year. Johnston’s classroom at [link].

20 virtual field trips for your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

And how can we take the learning even further? The post 20 virtual field trips for your classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Virtual field trips allow us to take our students where the bus can’t.

Finding Balance in Today's Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Maybe the 45-minute commute had a little to do with it, but the main culprit was how I used available time in the classroom. It took some self-reflection and honest feedback from my students to move away from being the sage on the stage and more of a facilitator of learning.

Learning Strategies for your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. Students are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb. The popularity of personalized learning makes it abundantly clear that those numbers just aren’t good enough anymore. If you’re wondering what you can change about your teaching so that you reach more students this year, check out some of these amazing options: Blended Learning.

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Catlin Tucker

The discussion about learning and what constitutes “good learning” is almost always couched in the context of a classroom. Yet today’s students have more access to information and resources beyond the classroom than any prior generation. They can jump online and watch a video tutorial to learn how to do something that interests them. Is this learning less powerful than the learning that happens in a classroom? She enjoys learning.

Horse and Buggy Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Why don’t more people just use paper and whiteboard in the classroom? They help us learn what we need to know — just slow. The post Horse and Buggy Classrooms appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Differentiating in the Personalized Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

I love visiting classrooms around the country to not only support but to see educators in action. In my opinion, I learn just as much, if not more, from them as they hopefully do from me. This has completely changed my classroom. I am here to learn. I like to learn."

Sparking Inquiry in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

While we loved looking at various creatures, especially those that were hard to find, such as certain salamanders and snakes, questions kept driving us to want to learn more. Below is a version of a resource that can be found in Chapter 4 of Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms.

How to Use Gamification for Attention-Getting and Fun Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Paolo Tolomeo gets kids excited about learning math and language arts by sailing the 7 seas. Learn how it does it, how he keeps on track with lessons, and how to avoid common mistakes when adding gamification to your classroom. Never stop learning!

How to Improve Google Classroom & Remote Learning Experiences with Kasey Bell

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How to Improve Google Classroom & Remote Learning Experiences with Kasey Bell Teaching online is challenging for many teachers. Go to www.hapara.com/coolcatteacher to learn more about how H?para

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How to Make Classroom Games with Easy, Awesome Educaplay

The CoolCatTeacher

Sixteen types of games, Google Classroom and LMS compatibility and auto-grading From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This week, I began using Educaplay to make fun classroom learning games for my students.

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5 immersive learning tools for the classroom

eSchool News

Immersive learning might sound like a no-brainer strategy, but it’s a superb way to ensure students are engaged in lessons and core concepts.

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Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks For Future Ready Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

The learning theories and frameworks below help us reflect on the way student learning is impacted by technology so that our curriculum and use of technology in the classroom helps students thrive. Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks.

Trust and Grace in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Alana Stanton talks about what matters in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Each year, many educators select a word or two for the year.