CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Digital Content Internet Management Online Learning Online Video Frank Smith A policy expert and author explains why using technology to leverage new forms of teaching excites both teachers and students.

Teachers Use Flipped Classroom Tech to Make the Most of Student-Teacher Time

EdTech Magazine

By Tommy Peterson The innovative learning model involves making videos for students to view at home, so class time is spent interacting. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Distance Learning Internet Lecture Capture Online Learning Online Video

5 Technology Tools Perfect for ELA Online Learning Stations

Catlin Tucker

English teachers frequently ask me which technology tools I use to design my online learning stations. Below are my 5 favorite technology tools and online resources for designing the online learning stations in my English classroom. #1 Learning

In-Class Flip: The Flipped Classroom Meets the Station Rotation Model

Catlin Tucker

When I work with school districts shifting to blended learning, I often train teachers on the station rotation model and the flipped classroom. Both of these strategies for blending face-to-face and online learning work well for teachers in a traditional school setting.

What’s up with…the Flipped Classroom?

Where Learning Clicks

Where Learning Clicks presents the next installment in our video series exploring the myriad terms, phrases, concepts and jargon of the edtech landscape. Watch our latest video to find out what’s up with the flipped classroom. The flipped classroom is actually just one of a number of different blended learning models. Blended learning programs generally fall under one of four models: the rotation model, the flex model, the a la carte model, or the.

Flipped Classroom (#Infographic)

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

The definition of BLENDED LEARNING is a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online-learning, with some element of… Read more. Blended Learning #flipclas #flippedclass flipped classroom

Flipped Classroom: How many hours does an instructor REALLY put into teaching

Connecting 2 the World

I have previously written about my participation in a "flipped classroom" project through our school. This is the first time that I have seen someone recognize that adjuncts do more than classroom contact hours. I usually only use one technology because of the learning curve in using the technology, figuring out timing (for set-up, transition from activity to activity, student interaction with technology before they feel comfortable).

FlipCon15, the Flipped Learning Conference, Expands in 8th Year

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith More teachers and school administrators are catching on to the power of flipped classrooms. . Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Online Learning Online Video

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Are SPOCs a better option for online education than MOOCs?

Neo LMS

The above idea is a noble one and massive open online courses, better known as MOOCs , are thought to be the solution to worldwide access to higher education. The online connectivity may not be a really important problem, but MOOCs faced a wall of other, more important issues.

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Creativity, Adobe EDU, and You!

CUE

Online learning has never been as accessible as it is in 2018. With multiple opportunities to learn, play, and share, these courses are designed by educators for educators.

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. As a result, more students are turning to used books, rentals, shared copies, illegal downloads, and other online sources. As the financial viability of printed textbooks declines little by little, the demand for alternatives like online learning content continues to grow. All good reusable learning objects have a few important aspects in common.

Technology in Schools – Future Changes in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

Learning is becoming more collaborative to mirror the way that adults live their lives. New Learning Platforms. Today, most schools use some type of virtual learning environment. and UK schools are flipping their lessons plans.

Five (Easy-to-Implement) Ways Video Can Have a Powerful Impact on Teaching and Learning

Edsurge

The days of standing in front of the classroom and “lecturing” are long gone. Video is also proving to have solid results when it comes to learning outcomes—from higher test scores to increased engagement with learning materials to increased comprehension. Including video in classroom instruction offers numerous benefits for both educators and students. Here are five ways video can have a powerful impact on teaching and learning: 1.

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Three tools for “in-text” video analysis and why it matters

NeverEndingSearch

For many of us, the go-to platform for learning and sharing is video. We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. To learn about the art of propaganda and selling.

Finding Content for Reteaching, Blending, and Flipping

EdTechSandyK

Online content means you can learn anywhere, with anyone! First, don''t forget that some of the best experts on your content reside in your own classroom. Any educator knows that deep learning of content really happens when you have to break it apart and teach it to others.

Learning Math Should be Fun and Engaging

A Principal's Reflections

Kanchan Chellani, currently a math teacher at New Milford High School , is a strong believer in making the learning process fun, interactive, and meaningful for students. To engage students in her classroom, Mrs. Chellani has utilized a variety of tools to help her develop an interactive, student-centered learning environment. As a result, she has started to create her own online learning modules, using the software Adobe Captivate.

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10 reasons why you should buy my book

Nik Peachey

Over the last year I have been working on the first in what I hope will be a series of books to help teachers exploit new technologies in ways that will enhance their students learning. It helps you to see how you can make the transition from classroom teaching to blended and online teaching.

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Does proposed federal policy leave room for disruptive innovation?

The Christensen Institute

Looking at the current version of the legislation, there are three key trends to keep in mind: (1) Sustaining innovations in classrooms and schools. Encouragingly, the current ESSA draft mentions blended learning as one such innovation, if schools manage to effectively integrate technology into their instructional core. Online learning is penetrating school systems nationwide by providing course options and learning experiences where students lack any alternative.

Cash Awards Honor Faculty and Institutions for Innovative Use of Digital Tools

Edsurge

So Fulé and her colleagues devised a program—free, voluntary, and entirely online—that has helped hundreds of students roll through remediation coursework and ace their math placement tests while measurably boosting their confidence about success in both math and college. Digital Learning Innovation Awards (DLIAwards) from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) last November. Fulé and her colleague Don Carter, the university’s director of e-learning, launched the.

Lynda.com’s free offerings

NeverEndingSearch

I’ll admit it wasn’t on my K12 radar, but at the university one of the most popular resources for teaching and learning and catching up is Lynda.com. flipped classroom instruction video flipping Lynda.com

GatherEducation

Technology Tidbits

GatherEducation is a innovative new virtual learning platform that educators can use to reach students from around the world. GatherEducation - Interactive Online Learning Anywhere, Anytime, on Any Device from GatherEducation on Vimeo.

How complex is learning?

Learning with 'e's

Learning is highly complex. Consequently, any attempts to teach, or to provide formal environments within which learning can occur, yield complex problems. How do you cater for the learning needs of every child in a class of 30? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. Capella University’s Free Online PD: Here are five no-cost courses to try this summer.

How Malaysian schools are tackling blended-learning challenges

The Christensen Institute

Malaysia has a very unique education system: over the past two decades, the government has invested millions of dollars in equipping all 10,000 public schools with not only computer labs, but also the Frog Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). This past June, I had the privilege of visiting 13 Malaysian public schools–eight of which, despite these challenges, were implementing fantastic blended-learning programs that were truly changing instruction for their students.

Learning comes first

Learning with 'e's

Learning should always come first, but what fools we would be if we denied that technology has the potential to make a tangible difference in education! Flipped classrooms exploit the power of technology to take some forms of learning away from the traditional classroom.

This is how your infrastructure should look before your next tech rollout

eSchool News

Most educational organizations want the classroom to change; to improve teaching and learning by leveraging technology. The terms blended and flipped learning are touted extensively as useful educational goals. Accessing systems (network drives, online resources, etc.)

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To transform your school district, look outside the mainstream

The Christensen Institute

Since the relaunch of our Blended Learning Universe (BLU) school directory six months ago, we have received several requests from school districts wanting to create district-level profiles—previously, only schools could create profiles. Districts can now share their high-level, blended-learning initiatives and results, as well as link to blended schools within their organizations so that users can see all the blended-learning activity across a district.

New data supports disruption in law schools

The Christensen Institute

Moving to competency-based programs could speed the time to degree and would allow students to take control of their own learning. Move pedagogy online. One major objection to online learning is the fear that it will ruin a school’s sprit de corps and decrease student engagement. Pistone and Horn suggest that law schools revolutionize how they think of the classroom and how they use technology. Embrace experiential learning.

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What is Collaboration for Professional Learning?

My Island View

After being involved in social media for over a decade, I have made a few observations that might be helpful to folks who use social media, more specifically Twitter, to develop and maintain a Personal Learning Network. I started my Twitter account with a plan and focus to use it to develop collegial sources for my professional learning. Using Twitter for professional learning requires a collaborative mindset. Twitter for professional learning is not a passive exercise.

Chinese English-Language Learning Platform Gets Boost from Kobe Bryant

Marketplace K-12

A venture capital firm backed in part by retired NBA basketball superstar Kobe Bryant is making its first-ever education investment in an online tutoring company for Chinese children who want to learn English. VIPKID , a digital learning platform that teaches English to Chinese youngsters, will receive a $100 million investment from Bryant Stibel, the company that Bryant created with entrepreneur Jeff Stibel in 2013.

4 Models of blended learning to implement in the classroom

Neo LMS

We can all agree that the phrase “blended learning” is well and truly a part of the modern-day discourse on education; so much so that academics have begun to curate a universal definition, as well as identify sub-themes and genres of the concept. 4 Models of blended learning.

8 Types of Blended Learning According to Research

The CoolCatTeacher

Design Your Classroom for Maximum Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Blended learning happens when you mix the face to face classroom with online learning. What is blended learning?

Blended Learning in AJUSD

wwwatanabe

Our district focuses on creating 21st century , student-centered classrooms. We want classrooms filled with student collaboration and discussion about their learning, connecting to the world around them. By having content online, students have more time on task.

5 blended-learning myths to bust in 2019

The Christensen Institute

In February 2016, the Christensen Institute debuted the Blended Learning Universe (BLU)—an online hub of blended learning resources—in response to more and more schools across the U.S. implementing a blended-learning strategy for students.

The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Digital-based learning benefits students. Blended learning and flipped classrooms. When teachers leverage technology, learning outcomes improve. From virtual labs and games to digital textbooks and online curriculum, digital classrooms rely on video.

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Practical applications of Constructivism in the online classroom

Neo LMS

Last week we discussed the theory behind constructivist teaching , today we will explore how to apply constructivist principles to your online learning environment. The key phrase in constructivist learning is “active learning” rather than “passive learning”.

How NEO helped me work my way into a blended learning environment

Neo LMS

Several years ago I decided to flip my classroom. To get started I read the book Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day by Aaron Sams and Jonathan Bergmann, joined several groups online and followed a couple of entities on Twitter.

Why constructivist learning can’t always work in traditional classrooms

Neo LMS

Constructivist learning is an educational theory based on the psychological theories of Constructivist thinkers such as Jean Piaget. The progressive education movement has a number of hallmarks, these include: Learning by doing. Collaborative learning. Personalized learning.

5 Tips for incorporating blended learning into your classroom

Neo LMS

The introduction of technology is a march towards a more integrated, interactive and motivated learning space. 5 Tips for incorporating blended learning into your classroom. Perhaps those that are shy or too “cool” would find their voice in an online forum.