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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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)?

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 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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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].

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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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.

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.

6 Ways to Help Kids Learn Real-World Skills

The CoolCatTeacher

With free financial literacy courses for high school and middle school, social-emotional learning, and digital literacy classes, today we highlight six ways you can help students learn real-world skills. Listen to 6 Ways to Help Kids Learn Real-World Skills.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creative Options for Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

With schools closed for in-person learning and many children being educated at home, parents are scrambling for quality alternatives that work in a home environment. It may be beneficial for you to take an online course that goes over teaching fundamentals and how to run a classroom.

Blended Learning: What It Is and What It Is Not

Catlin Tucker

The pandemic has elevated the phrase “blended learning.” ” When schools closed or shifted to hybrid schedules, many institutions turned to blended learning to navigate the new demands placed on teachers and educational institutions. What Blended Learning Is.

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.

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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Removing Barriers with UDL and Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Like many, this teacher felt intense pressure to teach the standards and wasn’t sure how to embrace Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and blended learning. In other words, can students transfer that new learning to a novel situation?

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Getting the Brain Ready to Learn Math

The CoolCatTeacher

Liesl McConchie talks about how the brain learns math From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. When students come into your math class, are they ready to learn? Learn How to Prepare the Brain to Teach Math with Liesl McConchie.

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."

How to Hold Effective Classroom Discussions

Waterford

Classroom discussions can be one of the best ways to boost student engagement. As students discuss their perspectives with each other, they’ll not only solidify their understanding of a topic—they may learn to see it in a new light, too. Importance of Strong Classroom Discussions.

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.

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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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.

Creating a Classroom Routine for Online or Hybrid Learning Students

Waterford

One of the most effective ways to supercharge your students’ ability to learn, connect, and grow, all while managing your own workload, is to establish a routine in your classroom. But many classrooms look different this year. Creating a Routine to Help Students Learn.

Classroom Activities for Earth Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

This is a time to learn how the ingrained habits of a throw-away society imperil our future. It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

The Opportunities to Have Disruptive Thinking in the Classroom with Eric Sheninger

The CoolCatTeacher

Thought Leader Eric Sheninger has a challenge for us today about what we can learn from the pandemic and the opportunities we have to use disruptive thinking in the classroom for the good of our students. Check out Eric Sheninger’s new book, Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms. .