Support Online Learning with Powerful Thinking Routines

Catlin Tucker

Given that many teachers are working with students online, at least part-time, I created the Google Slide decks below for teachers to copy and use in an online learning scenario. That way, students can learn with and from each other. Learning

Feedback Tips for Blended and Online Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

But how do teachers give it frequently and in ways that help students learn? It is foldable but also stands up so each student’s whiteboard can be seen in your online classroom. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Feedback is important.

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5 Benefits of online learning for educators

Neo LMS

Online learning utilizes technology to connect students and educators. Research and Markets predicted that the online education market will reach $230 billion by 2025 , and it’s possible that COVID-19 will further increase the popularity of online learning.

How We Began Online Learning Successfully

The CoolCatTeacher

Reflections from the trenches From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we began distance learning, I started writing and reflecting. I can’t share the Distance Learning Playbook, it belongs to the school.) We have to connect and learn.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

How Online Learning Can Improve Your Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Online learning has become not only a common alternative to physical classes, but a well-regarded change maker in the education ecosystem. If you teach online, you know what I mean. Good online instructors are what we always wished teaching would be. That doesn’t happen in online courses. Because online classes can feel impersonal, you as the teacher gain a deeper understanding of the value of collaboration, community, and chatter.

Facing the Disconnect: College Students and Online Learning

Digital Promise

This past spring, college courses were forced online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In collaboration with Langer Research Associates, Digital Promise developed a survey to reveal the experiences and perceptions of undergraduates taking courses that transitioned to fully online.

Effective Online Learning Practices

techlearning

I just attended my first iNacol Virtual Schools Symposium where I heard from a number of politicians, authors, administrators, educators, students, and vendors about online learning

How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning

Ditch That Textbook

When students are learning from home, Google Meet can be the connection you need with them. When doing elearning / distance learning / remote learning, video has lots of benefits:It gives that […]. The post How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Here are ideas for using it.When students and teachers can't physically meet face to face, that doesn't mean they can't do it through video.

3 ways to improve online learning security

eSchool News

Over the coming weeks, students, teachers and caregivers alike have adjusted to the modern-day classroom – many of which consist of a full or hybrid online learning model. Related content: Why security experts are concerned about online learning.

Online Learning Resources, Tips, and Strategies for Educators and Parents

Where Learning Clicks

As more learning moves online due to school closures, we’re sharing resources and tips to help educators, students, and parents make this transition. The post Online Learning Resources, Tips, and Strategies for Educators and Parents appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Preparing for Fall 2020: Blended and Online Learning

Catlin Tucker

Most of the teachers I know, including my husband and most of my friends, are not sure whether they will be returning to school on a hybrid schedule or teaching entirely online. I’ve designed a self-paced online course to support teachers who are trying to prepare for the fall. The action items encourage teachers to take what they learned in the video lessons to create resources they can use with students. Module 2: Teaching Presence–Designing Blended/Online Lessons.

5 Questions to Help Parents Implementing Online Learning at Home

Where Learning Clicks

The post 5 Questions to Help Parents Implementing Online Learning at Home appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. As schools close, the weight of student progress falls heavily on the shoulders of parents. These tips can help ease the burden.

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Video and Infographic From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers are moving from face to face classrooms to online classrooms quickly. Top online course designers who have also taught face to face tell us how. Check out their free 3-hour micro course, Launching Online Learning. I recommend Advancement Courses for online teacher professional development with over 280 courses.

3 tips for a better student online learning experience

The Christensen Institute

The best option to try and continue student learning, it seems , is to move everything online. However, we see value in the consideration of these tips as schools and colleges continue iterating on their online learning best practices): 1. Don’t try to replicate classroom instruction online. For online learning to truly be effective, students must be engaged and participate in active learning. Help students own their learning.

Coronavirus online learning solutions center

eSchool News

FuelEd works with thousands of school districts every day to empower teachers and students through online learning. FuelEd is available to help you get your students up and running quickly with our complimentary services and access to some of their best online learning tools.

10 free resources to help everyone navigate online learning

eSchool News

As schools across the country make the hurried transition from in-person learning to online classes, edtech companies are stepping up to help by offering free curriculum, PD, and other tools. Here are eight no-cost resources to keep the learning going.

6 fun resources for online learning

eSchool News

The global COVID-19 pandemic that has forced schools to shut down physical operations and move to online learning has, understandably, caused a fair amount of anxiety and emotional distress for students. Related content: 4 things districts need to know before moving to online learning.

Online Learning During COVID-19

edWeb.net

When Project Tomorrow surveyed students in 2015 about what they envision schools will look like in 2020, one student described school as being the place where there would be more educational videos, online class discussions, online games, and texting between teachers and students. We are now in 2020, living through the COVID-19 pandemic and in the remote and online environment predicted in 2015. Three Phases of Online Learning. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Adopting the asynchronous mindset for better online learning

Neo LMS

Students of all ages still need to learn, even during these hard times. The current lockdowns have opened people’s eyes to the fact that ed-tech does serve a very valuable purpose, as it’s more obvious now that students have to do a lot of remote learning, now more than ever. There are many ways educators can use technology to create online lessons and deliver instruction remotely. Read more: How to turn your face-to-face class into an online course [Part 1].

How to give feedback to students in the online learning environment

Neo LMS

No matter how things will look like this fall, online instruction and learning will most probably be a significant part of education from now on. Since face-to-face communication is a limited option for the time being, online feedback plays a crucial role in the learning process.

7 steps to stellar online learning

eSchool News

This is the prevailing sentiment in millions of homes these days as many families gear up for what likely will amount to another semester of virtual learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, CNN reports.

Sustaining online learning during COVID-19

eSchool News

When Project Tomorrow surveyed students in 2015 about what they envision schools will look like in 2020, one student described school as being the place where there would be more educational videos, online class discussions, online games, and texting between teachers and students. We are now in 2020, living through the COVID-19 pandemic and in the remote and online environment predicted in 2015. Related content: 4 possible COVID-19 learning realities.

Actionable advice for educators to move to online learning

Neo LMS

You’re getting comfortable with a new schedule, technology, and online grading. But, you still need a little help navigating the seas of e-learning. So, here’s actionable advice that you can use as a compass as you create a productive system for online learning. We’ll explore the following: Long-term e-learning vs emergency remote teaching. 5 tips to implement as you journey to a new world of e-learning. This is the future outlook of distance learning.

OPINION: Equity in online learning is about much more than technology access

The Hechinger Report

Even before the global pandemic pushed many colleges and universities to teach students remotely, online learning had become an increasingly important part of higher education. Yet, as this spring’s pivot to online learning showed us, equity remains a significant challenge.

6 Tips for Online Learning During a School Closure

Where Learning Clicks

Thrown into the world of online learning during a school closure? The post 6 Tips for Online Learning During a School Closure appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom advice from educators for educators Challenges of online learning digital learning EdTech get teachers on-board with edtech online learning student success with online learning Teacher Resources tips for online learning during a school closure virtual learning

End of the Year Exit Ticket: Evaluating Online Learning

Catlin Tucker

As the year comes to a close, I encourage teachers to take a moment and collect feedback from students about their experiences learning online in the last few months. We do not know what fall 2020 will look like–in person, online, or a combination of both. I think it’s likely that schools will begin the year online or adopt a blended learning model that allows for fewer students on campus at one time. Learning

How Online Learning Works

Edudemic

Online learning is an accessible, practical education option. Students of all ages are learning through distance courses instead of in a physical classroom. The post How Online Learning Works appeared first on Edudemic. Articles News Online Learning Trends classroom technology digital tools edtech featured online learning online tools technology

Online Learning's 'Greatest Hits'

Edsurge

From the very start of digital education, the big question has always been: ”How can students learn effectively, if they’re not face-to-face with their instructors?” More than two decades ago, when I was hired at Stevens Institute of Technology, as dean of web-based distance learning—a quaint title for what is now known as online learning—few tools were available to help faculty migrate their on-campus courses online.

Setting Online Learning Goals with Students

Where Learning Clicks

When learning is self-directed, setting goals can be critical, so check out our tips for helping students set good online learning goals. The post Setting Online Learning Goals with Students appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

Catlin Tucker

As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” ” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience. For the purpose of this blog, I will use the lens of situated learning theory, introduced by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger, to examine the potential effectiveness of online learning.

Celebrating Student Success in Online Learning

Where Learning Clicks

Recognizing student success can be difficult when they complete their learning online, so read our tips for celebrating student success in online learning. The post Celebrating Student Success in Online Learning appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Inside the Classroom celebrating student success in online learning Challenges of online learning flexibility of online learning online learning Student Success Teacher Resources Teaching Strategie

7 keys to effective online learning

eSchool News

Online learning’s reputation has taken a hit in recent years amid reports of poor academic performance and concerns over lax regulation. The truth is that not all online learning experiences are of suspect quality. When done well, online learning can be highly successful—opening the door to numerous learning opportunities that students otherwise wouldn’t be exposed to, while providing very rich and rigorous instruction.

7 Things Every Educator Needs to Know About Online Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Online learning is growing. How do online classrooms differ from the face to face classroom? Jade Ballek is a principal of an online K12 school in Canada. She tells all: the challenges of online learning and the strengths. How do you know if a student is “really” learning? Ways students have to be trained to interact with online instructors to make the relationship better. Online learning is growing.

Teachers need lots of training to do online learning well. Coronavirus closures gave many just days.

The Hechinger Report

After the Arizona State University Preparatory Academy announced on Friday, March 13, that it would shift its 11 schools to online learning because of the coronavirus crisis, teacher Theresa Ordell switched to high gear.