Classroom Tech Elevates Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

For over two years, many schools, parents, students, and teachers have struggled with how to teach remotely, and then–when can we go back to in-person learning. For hundreds of years, that’s how it’s been done, but done right, remote learning is a winner.

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Activities

User Generated Education

The machine learning activities I describe below are part of their larger Artificial Intelligence elective. Introduction to Machine Learning Via Videos. This project uses Google’s Teachable Machine (images), the Machine Learning for Kids website, and Scratch 3.0

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Universally Designed Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

So, how do we design and facilitate learning experiences to remove barriers and allow all students to succeed? In my upcoming book, I teamed up with Dr. Katie Novak to explore the complementary nature of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and blended learning.

Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning

Digital Promise

The post Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning appeared first on Digital Promise. Blog Educators Learning Experience Design

Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Watching Them Learn

User Generated Education

I chose these jobs because I believe in active, hands-on, and joyful learning. I love being able to provide them with learning experiences not based on preparing them for toxic tests, but on how humans learn naturally outside of school settings.

Virtual Learning Done Right

A Principal's Reflections

So many important lessons were learned during the pandemic that can be used to not only improve our practice but also to pave the way for a brighter future. One important lesson learned was that face-to-face learning does not meet the needs of every child.

Farewell, 2020: Lessons Learned

Catlin Tucker

Yet, it seemed wrong to pretend the year didn’t happen or that I learned nothing from it. When it comes to connecting with your colleagues, I’ve seen teams of teachers commit to a book study as a way to connect and learn. 3 Students are capable of self-directed learning.

Remote Learning Teaching Tips

A Principal's Reflections

With little to no training or preparation, they have stepped up to keep learning going. A recent eSchool News article highlighted that most teachers don’t feel fully prepared for remote learning. In the end, there is no one right way to go about implementing any type of remote learning.

Social-Emotional Learning Part I: Self-awareness

Catlin Tucker

In my previous blog post titled “ Social-Emotional Learning Series: Cultivating Skills All Students Need to Thrive ,” I identified classroom management, lack of engagement, and general student apathy as challenges that plagued the 2021-2022 school year. Blended Learning SEL

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Facilitating Next Generation Learning Research with SEERNet

Digital Promise

The post Facilitating Next Generation Learning Research with SEERNet appeared first on Digital Promise. Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Learning Experience Design Learning Sciences Researchers Uncategorized

Streamable Learning

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Streamable Learning is new to me, and something that I'm excited our district is launching this fall. It should be noted that teachers will need the Zoom program to participate in livestreams, and that Streamable Learning is a paid service.

Learning Recovery Through Acceleration

A Principal's Reflections

As such, the most common messaging has focused on the impending learning loss epidemic that is about to plague virtually every school. A more sensitive and pragmatic strategy is to develop systemwide supports for learning recovery through acceleration.

Understanding Teacher Engagement in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

This cloud reflects the actions or physical manifestations of engagement, such as learning, interest, participation, focus, attention, and curiosity. I’ll be opening registration for cohort 2 of my Blended Learning Coaching Course in January!

Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

Learning Journeys, Learning Stories: Re-envisioning Instructional Learning Walks

Education Elements

Personalized Learning Coaches School LeadershipThere isn’t a lot of convincing you need to do to get these two former English teachers talking about the power of stories.

Creative Options for Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

With schools closed for in-person learning and many children being educated at home, parents are scrambling for quality alternatives that work in a home environment. Online Learning Portals. Many parents will use online learning portals or educators to tutor their children temporarily.

Re-Thinking the Learning Environment

A Principal's Reflections

There is always a great deal of focus on the why, how, and what in relation to standards, curriculum, and essential concepts when it comes to learning. Accomplishing this feat also requires educators to take into account when and where students learn.

Distance Learning Resources

A Principal's Reflections

Schools across the world have begun to shut down for extended periods of time and distance learning plans are either being developed or put into effect. Below are some posts that I have written over the years that might be able to aid educators as they look to facilitate virtual learning.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Removing Barriers with UDL and Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Like many, this teacher felt intense pressure to teach the standards and wasn’t sure how to embrace Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and blended learning. In other words, can students transfer that new learning to a novel situation?

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7 Digital tools for project-based learning

Neo LMS

As a teacher, I constantly hear about their desire to learn by doing, see how things develop, contribute to and witness the results of their work. Students use their voice and choice, developing 21st-century skills in an authentic learning environment.

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Social-emotional Learning Part II: Self-management

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog post , I said self-awareness is a foundational social-emotional learning skill. Which planning and organizational strategies will support students in taking ownership over their learning? Missteps and mistakes are a part of the learning process.

Personalizing Learning: Getting it Right

Education Elements

I’ve heard this question so many times in my support of over 150 schools as they implement personalized learning that I no longer count. Teachers and leaders want to know, am I “doing” personalized learning right. Personalized Learning Blended Learning Instructional Coaching

What is a Lifecycle of Learning?

How to recognize each stage of your learning initiative and maximize its potential.

Curiosity: The Ultimate Learning Trigger

A Principal's Reflections

Nonetheless, I got my parents to buy a field guide so I could learn more about local marine life. Each example above shows the power of curiosity as a trigger for learning. Brain research validates how critical curiosity can be when it comes to learning.

Efficacy in Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

At the individual level, intrinsic motivation drives educators to actively seek opportunities that support their diverse learning interests and needs. I have written in the past about the need to move from professional development (PD) to professional learning.

What is Blended Learning?

ViewSonic Education

What is blended learning? But blended learning actually encompasses multiple pedagogies and learning methods, some of which you probably already experienced or used. Chances are you already know what blended learning is. What Is Blended Learning?

Balance Instruction and Feedback with Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

When I facilitate blended learning workshops, I ask participants to think about these three roles and identify the role they spend the most time and energy in. Blended learning can help! Embracing Our Facilitation Role & Prioritizing Feedback with Blended Learning.

Flattening the Distance-Learning Curve with a 1-to-1 iPad Program

Due to COVID-19, schools shifted to distance learning to keep students and teachers safe. Schools that offered a 1-to-1 iPad program were at an advantage over those who couldn’t. See how your school can economically offer the same advantage.

Developing Asynchronous Remote Learning Tasks

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past couple of months, I have written extensively on the topic of remote learning. Modeling on my part and active application on their end, make these learning experiences that much richer. For more details on this blended learning approach, give this post a read.

Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Action and Expression

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog, I focused on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principle of representation. I described how blended and online learning can help educators provide opportunities for students to perceived and engage with information presented in multiple modalities. Learning

Personalizing Learning: Collaboration & Creativity

Education Elements

Two common misconceptions about personalized learning are that it requires technology and that it must involve significantly more independent work. And yet, an adaptive program still requires a teacher to facilitate learning that empowers students and builds their ownership of learning.

Domains of Digital Learning??

EdTechTeacher

Jed Stefanowicz is a Digital Learning Coach in Walpole, MA, providing job-embedded professional learning and coaching for academic technology. He is the Author of Take AIM at Digital Learning: Activate, Innovate, Motivate. Interested in learning more?

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, how can we use insight gained during the pandemic to address one of training’s greatest challenges: reinforcing knowledge? Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this discussion on how to keep the gears turning.

Domains of Digital Learning??

EdTechTeacher

Jed Stefanowicz is a Digital Learning Coach in Walpole, MA, providing job-embedded professional learning and coaching for academic technology. He is the Author of Take AIM at Digital Learning: Activate, Innovate, Motivate. Interested in learning more?

Moving to a Hybrid Learning Model

A Principal's Reflections

The pandemic shuttered schools across the globe, and lessons, some of which were very hard, were learned. The lessons learned during COVID19 provide opportunities to re-envision what schools can be. My thinking as of late has been around a hybrid learning model.

A Year of Digital Learning with Verizon Innovative Learning Schools

Digital Promise

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to shutter and educators and students rapidly shifted to distance learning, those in Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program had the advantage of already knowing how to use devices and apps for learning.

Personalizing Learning: Targeted Instruction

Education Elements

In our earlier versions of our Core Four of Personalized Learning, targeted instruction was primarily a teacher action separated from another Core Four element, data driven decision making. Personalized Learning School Districts School Leadership

The Ultimate Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization

Every business has a strategic responsibility to improve Conversion Rate Optimization across their product or site. Learn 7 detailed steps to infuse data into your process, surface customer drop-off points, and generate ideas to drive conversion.