Sat.Apr 04, 2020

Offline Choice Boards: How Are You Integrating Offline Learning into Your Online Class?

Catlin Tucker

Schools in California will not reopen this year. Teachers are scrambling to move their offline courses online to ensure that students continue learning for the remainder of the school year. Understandably, the focus is on online learning as that is a new and unfamiliar learning landscape for a lot of educators. I am fielding questions about how to set up online courses , design online lessons , and offer small group instruction and support via video conferencing.

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The Definition Of Blended Learning

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The Definition Of Blended Learning by TeachThought Staff This post was originally published in 2012 and updated in April 2020 Blended education. Hybrid learning. Flipping the classroom. Whatever one chooses to call it, this method of learning–which combines classroom and online education–is going places and making headlines along the way. While education experts continue to debate […]. The post The Definition Of Blended Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Math: Remote Learning with Youcubed WIM

Teacher Tech

Youcubed out of Stanford is on a mission to reframe mathematics education. That there is no such thing as a math person, we are all good at math! Week of Inspirational Math The first step is to help students to have a growth mindset towards math. Youcubed provides what they call “Week of Inspirational Math.” ” […]. The post Math: Remote Learning with Youcubed WIM appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Gamification Math Minecraft

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Flexibility and Collaboration, Not Waivers, Will Make Remote Learning More Equitable


As of 2017, about 86 percent of U.S. households with school-aged children have access to the internet. That still leaves millions without, and under the banner of equity, America is arguing about whether to move schooling online as schools shutter to stem the spread of COVID-19. A major sticking point is not the access gap, but provisions under three federal laws: the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Academic Digital Portfolios: Tools and Resources

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digital portfolios are great teaching, learning, and assessment tools. In today’s post we are focusing on the learning part and are looking at e-portfolios from a student-centric perspective. more

There’s a BitMoji for that! Using BitMoji to create digital stickers.

Tomorrow's Learners

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blogpost on using Bitmoji’s as digital stickers, or DocStickers. The idea around this was to give students the same rewarding feeling that they got when getting stickers in their books as schoolwork became more digitised. Moreover, Bitmoji stickers also gave teachers the ability to give personalised stickers through their own avatars.

Otus for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Otus is an ideal tool for Remote Learning w/ schools being closed. Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more.

Our fragile child care ‘system’ may be about to shatter

The Hechinger Report

A boy plays with blocks at The Children’s Place and Parent Education Center in Concord, New Hampshire. The center is currently closed due to the coronavirus crisis, and MaryLou Beaver, the executive director, does not know when it will reopen. Credit: Photo courtesy MaryLou Beaver. After 35 years as an early childhood teacher and advocate, MaryLou Beaver became the director of The Children’s Place and Parent Education Center in Concord, New Hampshire, last November. It’s a job she loves.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Lucid for Education

Technology Tidbits

Lucid for Education is an excellent site for educators to create dynamic lessons/assignments that is ideal for collaborative and online learning. Also, w/ Google Classroom and Lucid Chart integration users can easily make beautiful looking diagrams, outlines, and graphic organizers. Lucid for Education is an excellent tool for educators looking to blend learning and even for remote learning as schools are closes throughout the world.

Her daycare center was already on the brink — then coronavirus struck

The Hechinger Report

Shemonica Flemings comforts an infant at her daycare center during its first year of operation. Eventually Flemings had to stop accepting infants due to the high cost of caring for them. Credit: Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. ROUND ROCK, Texas — It was still dark outside as Shemonica Flemings pulled up outside her daycare center, tucked a few blocks back from the I-35 freeway among some homes and car repair garages. One of Flemings’ teachers was already inside.

Advantages of Using Digital Portfolios in Education

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is an infographic we designed for the post we published earlier titled ‘ 5 of The Best Tools to Create Digital Portfolios in Class’. The visual is too long to be included in the more

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