How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

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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. The post How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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)?

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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. This short video is made as a student tutorial and to help educators make decisions about how they will educate students on effective online learning skills. In the video, I’ve outlined how this works in my classroom.

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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

Around 1.5 billion students around the world learned remotely during 2020. This stunning increase has proved how convenient and cost-effective virtual teaching can be, but it has also underscored the technology gaps that can get in the way. For every student to reach their full potential, virtual teaching apps have to ensure a great experience for every session, every time, everywhere. This infographic lays out the technology 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 What app developers need to know to close the tech gap View the Infographic today to deliver rich engagement and interaction for every student and teacher.

Among Us Classroom Style: Another Case for Game-Based Learning

User Generated Education

Since I know how much my learners love Among Us , I did an internet search for its use in classroom settings. At the end of the remote learning class where I used it, I heard the words I love to hear from students, “That was fun.”

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.

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.

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.

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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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

Rebekah Dyer helps us understand how to reach all learners From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As students with learning differences are put into general classroom spaces, many teachers have misconceptions about including these special students in their classrooms.

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.

Creating Fun Family & Classroom Experiences for Kids Online

The CoolCatTeacher

Never stop learning! Sandi presented at ISTE last year, sharing her findings on brain research as it relates to tech use in the classroom. For more of Sandi’s fun classroom and personal products, visit her at www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Sandi-Johnson.

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.

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.

FETC 2021: Rebuilding Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The shift to remote and hybrid learning environments has not been easy for educators to manage. That’s especially the case when their lessons lean heavily on interactive learning approaches.

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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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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. While I won’t claim to ever be perfect, I have learned so much over the last seventeen years. If this post helps some of you avoid the mistakes I learned early on, then it will accomplish its purpose! I want them to join Google classroom. For example, here’s the paperwork flow in the physical classroom.

Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, learn about Minecraft EDU and how it is being used to teach. Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web browser. Now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms, on any device, using the Chrome web browser. Minecraft in the Classroom. Minecraft in the classroom. So, Jeff, describe for us… How are you using Minecraft in your classroom, and what kind of things are you teaching?

Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

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Alice Keeler and Vicki Davis demo both sides of Google Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As so many of us schools are having to move quickly to Google Classroom, Alice Keeler sat down with me recently to do what we’re calling a “duo demo.”

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Active Learning in the Science Classroom

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Thirty-three-year Presidential Award Winning science teacher Glen Westbroek believes in creating active learning experiences in his science classroom. Today we kick off science week on the 10-Minute Teacher talking about active learning, Next Generation Science Standards, and what an engaging science classroom looks like. Legends of Learning has amazing game based science experiences for students in 3-8 aligning with Next Generation Science and select state standards.

Celebrating Black History Month in the Classroom

Waterford

It’s a month devoted to learning about the struggles for freedom and equality Black Americans have faced to this day. Here are some resources to help students of all age levels celebrate Black History Month in the classroom or at home. Learn about the history of Negro League Baseball.

Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall

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Kate Baker with Vicki Davis From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Blended learning and distance learning will be different this fall. Dig into flipping your classroom and how it looks when you teach effectively in an online classroom.

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. Even if we go back to face-to-face learning, we will all have to be prepared to teach online, and the best way to do this is to first educate ourselves with research and pedagogy. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course. Blended learning is not new.

Tips for the Socially Distanced Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

With the proper safety measures in place, students have been welcomed back into classrooms. For many, this was desperately needed as the distractions and challenges at home impacted their learning. Develop pedagogically-sound blended learning through either choice boards or playlists.

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Josh Eby shares how he uses inquiry-based learning in his history classroom. He also discusses how he’s become a better teacher after returning to the classroom after 12 years in administration and why it was one of the best decisions he’s ever made. Happy Wonderful Classroom Wednesday — teachers of all subjects will learn some ideas from this one. Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom.

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. Online Collaborative Learning Theory by Linda Harasim. Learning Theories for the Digital Age slide presentation by Steve Wheeler. Hybrid Pedagogy is an open-access journal of learning, teaching, and technology.

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.

The Concurrent Classroom: Using Blended Learning Models to Teach Students In-person and Online Simultaneously

Catlin Tucker

Teachers all over the country are being asked to teach “concurrent classrooms” in which some students attend class in person and others attend virtually. The teacher in a concurrent classroom attempts to meet the needs of the students in class and online simultaneously.

Trust and Grace in the Classroom

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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. Kindergarten teacher Alana Stanton, shares her words, “Grace” and “trust” and how she applies them to her classroom, student and parent relationships, and her teaching practice every day.

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.

5 Steps to Gamify Your Elementary Classroom

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Heather Marrs shares how to get started with gamifying your classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How could you take your whole elementary classroom year and gamify it? What if everything students learn could gain them XP (experience points?) What if you can reach those strugglers by making a classroom on mission? Sponsor: Adobe I use Adobe Premiere Rush to teach digital filmmaking in my classroom.

5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

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Rob Donatelli on episode 510 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Want to help students learn and be more refreshed? Then, Rob gives teachers five ideas he uses in his classroom for brain breaks. Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email.

Profession-Based Learning in the Classroom

Digital Promise

We in education are no different as we face an increasing set of expectations both in and out of the classroom. Professional learning communities (PLCs) also provide a medium for exchanging ideas on specific issues or problems that occur each day. New micro-credentials help educators develop profession-based learning skills. How the CAPS Network micro-credentials support educators in creating authentic profession-based learning experiences.

12 multimedia learning tools for the classroom

eSchool News

Multimedia learning tools play an important role in classrooms in a number of ways–including, but not limited to, boosting creativity, encouraging student engagement, and helping students learn to collaborate. Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning