Sketchnotes: A mini-course and #Sketch50 challenges!

Ditch That Textbook

Let’s see if you sound like many people I’ve talked to about sketchnotes (and the former version of myself): “I’d love to be able to do that. I’d love for my students to be able to do it. But I can’t draw! I’m not an artist.”

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7 Online Training Courses A New Employee Must Go Through

WizIQ Education & Technology

Onboarding Online Education Online Training Training and Development Training and Education Technology employee training and development courses Online Courses online training courses for employees training and development courses training courses for employees

Online Courses Growing!

Cycles of Learning

I'm so excited to announce that the my online course offerings are growing by the week. Thus far, I have three class offerings with the goal of 10 courses by the end of 2018. All courses are available here and are created using Gumroad. Courses pd presentations

The unintended benefits of online courses

The Christensen Institute

A La Carte courses—in which students’ teachers of record are online—are one of the fasted-growing blended-learning models in K–12 education and offer many students access to and flexibility within courses otherwise out of reach.

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Inventionland: A Transformational Design Course

The CoolCatTeacher

Curriculum Specialist Mandy Figlioli is excited about her school’s adoption of the Inventionland design and prototyping course. Inventionland: A Transformational Invention Course. What first attracted me to her is a very interesting Inventionland Innovation Course.

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6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom (and a FREE Mini Course)

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom (and a FREE Mini Course) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. But Wait, There’s More… Keep reading to learn about my FREE Getting Started with Google Classroom Mini Course !

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Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

As a result, an online course was created with the help of Participate. Below you will see how the course is structured as well as learner outcomes. Course Description The Learning Transformed course is designed to support your classroom, district or school's transformation efforts!

Finding Supplementary Material for your Online Course

GoConqr

Creating a Course: Why use supplementary material? When it comes to the ‘Create’ part of the 7 Cs of Learning Design most course creators will create original content for most of their course. Learn more about the GoConqr Course Builder tool.

New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility

Educational Technology Guy

Included are courses on Chromebooks, becoming a Trainer, and Fundamentals and Advanced training for using G Suite in the classroom. They recently added two new courses that are very relevant to educators. Like the other courses, they are easy to use and excellent materials. The Digital Citizenship and Safety Course helps teachers learn how to help their students stay safe online and become responsible digital citizens.

Automatic Course Syllabus Maker

ProfHacker

Here’s a quick link to a simple tool that you might find useful as you prepare your courses for next semester: Caleb McDaniel’s “Generic Syllabus Maker.”

The global phenomenon of e-learning courses.

EdTech4Beginners

In recent years, e-learning courses have grown in popularity at unprecedented levels. This has been greatly aided by the rapid development of technology and the mechanisms for the delivery of such courses. Increase access to e-learning courses with localisation services.

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Missouri misses Course Access moment

The Christensen Institute

On April 30, the House passed a bill to create a statewide Course Access program with a favorable vote of 110 to 40. To this end, Course Access programs can have substantial, positive effects on students’ learning outcomes. Consider, for example, these stories from students in nearby states where Course Access programs are available. All of these courses could easily be made available to every Missouri student through a statewide Course Access catalog.

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Scaling Up Courses

ProfHacker

With the new semester upon us, many people are getting ready to try out new course preps or revisit familiar classes. I’ve previously addressed strategies for revising a past course , which can be particularly helpful if the dynamics of the course remain generally the same.

The 3 Secrets That Online Courses Can Teach Traditional Schools

Brilliant or Insane

Brilliant or Insane When I first started learning to code using courses, I stayed up nights finishing lessons and working on building an app. There was no test in this course. Innovation Mobile Learning Technology digital learning online courses

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Full Sail Labs Expands Online Course Selection

techlearning

Full Sail Labs announces the expansion of its online courses and new subscription plans to help teens explore their creativity through storytelling, art, and technology. For more information about Full Sail Labs and the entire course selection, visit www.fullsaillabs.com/online.

Google Course Builder - create your own online courses

Educational Technology Guy

Google Course Builder is a new resource from Google that allows you to create your own online courses. Google used it to create their Power Searching with Google online course. It has all of the software and instructions for creating an online course. Your course can contain lesson materials, student activities, and assessments. There are also instructions for integrating other Google products into your course.

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How to Publish a Paid Course Using WizIQ

EmergingEdTech

You can create paid courses as well as. Free Tools & Resources Learning Management & Course Management Systems _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsWizIQ Virtual Classroom and LMS software has been used by over 400,000 educators globally. WizIQ comes with an integrated eCommerce to collect payments online. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

4 Online Courses to help you become a better teacher

The Electric Educator

Starting at the end of January I am offering 4 unique online courses that will help you use technology more effectively and confidently in your classroom. Each course is 5 weeks long and will be facilitated through Google Classroom. These aren't automated courses. You will also interact with other educators in the course who will be sharing their classroom ideas. Each course is $99, however I am offering a 25% discount if you register in the next few weeks!

The Internet Could Offer Free, Accredited College Courses For All

EdNews Daily

But for all the sophistication of the Internet age, the idea of getting top quality college courses online for free, and using them for credits in the traditional college system, is only now being tested. Modern States Course Providers. Written by Steve Klinsky.

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Texas fumbles on Course Access leadership

The Christensen Institute

Larry Taylor introduced a bill that would have removed barriers that block some students from accessing supplemental online courses offered through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN). To give credit where it’s due, Texas is one of only seven states that provide students with access to online learning options through a statewide Course Access program. TxVSN has a catalog of more than 89 different courses—including U.S. Take an advanced science course, for example.

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9 Reasons You Should Join the Free Goal Minded Teacher Online Course!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This Massive Open Online Course is based on The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , but this isn’t a requirement. This free online course helps you set and achieve individual and collaborative instructional goals. “The whole being of any teacher is within our hearts.

Adobe Education Exchange courses

NspireD2

The Adobe EdEx provides free courses that mix software skill training with strategies for using the products in the classroom. News Strategies

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Using Google Drive as a Course Organizer

Educational Technology Guy

I am creating a curriculum for an Aircraft Design course for the high school level. Since it will be shared with many other people, I decided to do the organization in Google Drive, instead of Evernote like I usually do my course organization.

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Course Round-Up: Summer Learning for Educators

MIND Research Institute

Maybe you want to develop your personal learning network on social media, read a few new books , or take a course alongside other educators. Below, we have collected some Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as well as open courseware, so you can choose your own learning adventure this summer.

Estimating Student Workload for Your Courses

ProfHacker

As the start of the fall term approaches, many ProfHacker readers are designing or revising course syllabi. The federal definition of course credit hours assumes a minimum of “two hours of out-of-class student work per week for a semester hour.”

How online courses can nurture emotional intelligence

Neo LMS

How online courses can nurture emotional intelligence. And can online courses enable students to develop strategies to manage both their and others’ emotions, recognizing that it is also a key life skill required throughout their adulthood both socially, academically and financially.

Udemy - take or create your own online course

Educational Technology Guy

Udemy is a site that enables anyone to take and build courses online. It is free to sign up and there are both free and paid courses available. You can also create your own online course on the site. Students could also use it to create a short course as a class project.

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Teaching IoT (Internet of Things) in our Courses and Classrooms

EmergingEdTech

iPhones and Smartphones _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics iot coursesForecasts for the growth of the Internet of Things (a.k.a. IoT or IoE, as in the Internet of Everything) suggest tens of billions of devices will be connected as spending grows to exceed a trillion.

Learning All About @Buncee. Check Out My New @kytelearning Course #edtech

techieMusings

Full Kyte Learning Course — Buncee. If you are not familiar with Kyte, they offer a fantastic variety of EdTech PD which has all been vetted by ISTE and completion of courses earns you CEUs and professional development points and certificates trackable in Kyte.

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Digital Course Design in a Nutshell- Eye on the prize!

Tech Helpful

As our upper school teachers start the process of using Canvas at our school, the tech department has started meeting with them to help them create their courses. The wonderful thing about this is that the process actually leads to the creation of their own courses at the same time.

Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

GCFLearnFree is a program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC and provides quality online learning courses for free. The Office 2010 course is great and I am sharing it with our users to help them transition from Office 2003 to Office 2010 because of the different menu system.

Connected Courses Begins September 15

Educator Innovator

Connected Courses , a free open online learning experience that starts September 15th, is designed to get educators ready to teach open, connected courses no matter what kind of higher-ed institution they’re working in. The 12-week course will focus on how blended learning, openness, and collaboration can improve practices and allow for the development of new and innovative open approaches.

‘Ethnic Studies Courses Benefit all Students’

Larry Ferlazzo

‘Ethnic Studies Courses Benefit all Students’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column. In it, Tony Diaz, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath and H. Richard Milner IV write about the importance of ethnic studies classes.

Save 15% on Parenting Course!

The Thinking Stick

As part of our work ( Eduro that is ) Kim Cofino and Chrissy Hellyer have put together a 6 course parenting certificate program for parents who want to learn and understand the connected digital lives of teens today. Kim and Chrissy interviewed parents and teenagers for the course.

STEAM: An Approach, Not a Course

P21 Blogazine

Volume 3, Issue 3, Number 19. Driving question: How can the Engineering Design Process Create STEAM classrooms? STEAM is not a simple list of subjects to be taught. It is an educational approach to teaching and learning that is iterative and creative. One model I see working well is based off of the Engineering Design Process (EDP) typically used in professional settings.

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Ep. 92: Translating Courses from Face-to-Face to Online

TeachThought - Learn better.

92: Translating Courses from Face-to-Face to Online by: TeachThought Staff For episode 92 of the TeachThought podcast, Dr. Stacy Greathouse and Dr. Sheryl Hathaway explain a six-step process to translate courses from F2F to online formats. TeachThought Podcast Ep.

New Connected Course Launches

Educator Innovator

DML Commons is the latest connected course being offered by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub. However, like all DML Research Hub connected courses, it’s open for anyone to join. To learn more about the DML Commons course and to sign up, visit [link]. DML Partners #DMLcommons connected courses DML Commons

New Texas bill would increase access to online courses

The Christensen Institute

On Thursday, March 12, 2015, the Texas State Senate Education Committee held a public hearing for SB 894, a bill that would expand students’ access to courses through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN). Just think back to the moments in your own schooling when you were either bored or lost because your personal learning needs were not being met or when you couldn’t study topics you were interested in because courses on those topics weren’t available at your school.

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California Launches the Nation's Largest Community College Course Exchange

Edsurge

At worst they run out of financial aid and drop out of school before they have a chance to take the courses. California Community Colleges , the nation’s largest system with 113 institutions, just launched a course exchange so students at one campus can take classes online at another if those courses aren’t available on their home turf. Course offerings fell 21 percent between 2007 and 2012. But California’s OEI is the largest formal course exchange to date.

How to create beautiful online courses: colors

Neo LMS

Your business as a teacher is to create the best possible courses for your students. Too many teachers focus on the educational part of their courses — making the chocolate — and simply forget about, or even ignore the visual part — adding a nice packaging to it.