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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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!

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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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Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

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Scholarship Opportunity for Fully Accredited Online Courses

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m excited to announce that on July 5th my two new online courses begin, Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages , and Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development.

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Customized, Practical PD for Teachers: Advancement Courses

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsored by Advancement Courses From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So, if you’re passionate about learning and want your courses to mean something, Advancement Courses could be a great fit for you. Sponsored by Advancement Courses.

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Will the decline of AP course offerings spur the rise of Course Access?

The Christensen Institute

Last month, Nat Malkus of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) published a study on the trends in Advanced Placement course offerings in public schools from 2000 to 2012. The data shows that from 2008 to 2012, the percentage of public schools offering AP courses declined from 79 percent to 74 percent, a backslide from the eight percent increase in schools offering AP courses eight years prior. Some districts, of course, have embraced this potential.

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Get Your Donors Choose Project sponsored by Advancement Courses

The CoolCatTeacher

Advancement Courses is a fantastic option for flexible, affordable professional development Advancement Courses are self-paced and not tied to a semester or physical classroom, so you can study anywhere. With this coupon, a 3 grad credit course is only $359 total.

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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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3 Ways To Improve Student Success With Strong Course Design

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s clear to me that the course design–how I lay out the mix of resources, homework, classwork, and more–affects how students absorb and share knowledge. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributors knows a lot about how course design impacts learning.

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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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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.

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Simplify Course Design at Your Institution

Omega Notes

This reality is largely lead by the fact that educators are finding it challenging to implement a comprehensive content solution which permits effective design of blended learning courses. Designers also struggle with the technological side of hybrid course design.

Free online courses form Scholastic

eSchool News

Coronavirus Update Teaching & Learning device Education free grades learning need online online courses open resources scholastic schools student students teachersEven when schools must close, you can continue your student’s education with many cross-curricular journeys.

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.

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Free computer programming courses

eSchool News

This includes a growing library of 325+ courses in Python, R, SQL, and other technologies. DataCamp for the Classroom offers free access to data science and analytics educators across the globe to all DataCamp content.

How to create beautiful online courses: layout

Neo LMS

But when your course is riddled with misspellings and ill-placed imagery, all your students will lose their focus from your message, and run to other more beautiful things. A great course design will support your message in many subtle ways. A small thing can pass by unnoticed.

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Guest post: How to Make your eLearning Course More Interactive

EdTech4Beginners

For online students, there’s nothing worse than being subjected to a dull, boring eLearning course. If staying motivated to sit through the course was not tough enough, an uninteresting course makes it even harder. Being an online instructor, you need to get creative and find exciting ways to make your eLearning course informative and engaging for it to resonate with your students. Here are 4 ways to make your eLearning course more interactive.

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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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How to create beautiful online courses: fonts

Neo LMS

This post is the second in a series of three, on how to create beautiful online courses. The first one was about colors , while the last one will explain the layout of a nice course page. Creating beautiful online courses with fonts. Font families can save your course.

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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.

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Using music as a strategy for more inclusive e-learning and course design

Neo LMS

Of course, music education has been forced to the curriculum back burner in recent years, due to decreased funding for the arts in school districts across the United States. The post Using music as a strategy for more inclusive e-learning and course design appeared first on NEO BLOG.

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The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For!

Shake Up Learning

The post The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For! The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For: The Google Slides Master Class for Teachers. K-12 Teachers are going to LOVE THIS COURSE ! This is an intermediate to advanced level course.

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

Shake Up Learning Courses NOW 50% to Help with School Closures!

Shake Up Learning

The post Shake Up Learning Courses NOW 50% to Help with School Closures! All of the current Shake Up Learning courses are now 50% OFF to help more schools and teachers during coronavirus-related school closures. Shake Up Learning Courses NOW 50% to Help with School Closures!

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

FREE professional development courses

eSchool News

TEQ had made all of our PD courses FREE to help schools implement distance learning and online professional development. There are two pathways to getting an account: Any individual can sign up. Any district that wants an account for all of their teachers can fill out the form at the link and get a group code from us that they can share with all of their teachers. We will need information from them to generate the code. The website that outlines the free OTIS resources: [link].

How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Jump into my FREE mini-course, How to Create Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides and Drawings. How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course). ENROLL in the Mini-Course.

A STE(A)M Professional Development Course

User Generated Education

I had the privilege of teaching a STE(A)M graduate course for Antioch University [New England]. I thought other teachers might benefit from access to a few of my project assignments and resources as well as example projects that teachers in the course produced. Course Description.

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Course Hero Joins the Edtech Unicorn Stable

Edsurge

I am careful about that term being the focus,” says Andrew Grauer, who co-founded Course Hero in 2006. billion, to be exact—comes courtesy of a $10 million Series B round from NewView Capital , whose founder and managing partner, Ravi Viswanathan, will join Course Hero’s board of directors.

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.

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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John Green launches Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information

NeverEndingSearch

Here’s the plan for the full 10-episode series: Find more information about Crash Course: Facebook: [link]. Crash Course Kids: [link]. Support Crash Course on Patreon: [link]. On behalf of my library/educator colleagues, thank you, John Green.

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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.

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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