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Flipping The Flipped Classroom - Motion ... - ASIDE - Blogger

Flipping The Flipped Classroom - Motion ... - ASIDE - Blogger | Blended Learning | Scoop.it
The conceit of the flipped classroom is rapidly becoming mainstream. The idea of using audio and visual content to pre-teach a lesson has resonated with educators nationwide. Teachers across a range of financial and ...
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Why you should add video to your teaching | The...

Why you should add video to your teaching | The... | Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Why you should add video to your teaching | The Edynco blog on blended learning curated by Vladimir Kukharenko (RT @kukharenko: Why you should add video to your teaching | The Edynco blog | @scoopit http://t.co/mkzeLHkWuD)...
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This is a no brainer but you should check out Edynco as it offers some cool tools to map learning.

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Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers? - The Guardian (blog)

Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers? - The Guardian (blog) | Blended Learning | Scoop.it
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Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers?
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How true when the author says, "No matter what the conditions may be – online or face-to-face – the quality of the educational experience depends on the integrity of the curriculum, the teacher and the learning community"

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Why 86 Percent of UNC-Chapel Hill Students Prefer the Flipped Classroom - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Why 86 Percent of UNC-Chapel Hill Students Prefer the Flipped Classroom - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education | Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Why 86 Percent of UNC-Chapel Hill Students Prefer the Flipped Classroom
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Stephen Howes's curator insight, January 16, 2014 5:40 AM

"Maximise student engagement and learning".  

I like the comment that he expects it to become standard practice as teachers experience the qualitative and quantitative benefits.

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Teachers still needed with self-paced blended learning | eSchool News | eSchool News

Teachers still needed with self-paced blended learning | eSchool News | eSchool News | Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers view self-paced Blended Learning as a process where the “computer does the teaching” and the role of the teacher is diminished.
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Its about the pedagogy not the technology! Teachers have to adapt to a different style of teaching.

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Blended Learning: How is it Increasing Educational Success? - eLearning Mind: Custom eLearning Solutions | Design & Development

Blended Learning: How is it Increasing Educational Success? - eLearning Mind: Custom eLearning Solutions | Design & Development | Blended Learning | Scoop.it
Everyday we learn something new! Before we only had books. Now we have phones, laptops, and tablets. It's time to implement blended learning in education? (Blended Learning: How is it Increasing Educational Success?
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Blended learning is reshaping how educators approach web-based lesson plans in F2F settings;


"its very definition specifies that the student, in part, has control over when, where, and at what pace they want to work through the online portion of the course.  In this way, teachers feel less rushed to make sure they are mentioning all of the relevant information during their lectures, and students feel less pressured to absorb and grasp each concept in a short amount of time."

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Kahoot! | Game-based blended learning & classro...

Kahoot! | Game-based blended learning & classro... | Blended Learning | Scoop.it

Ee a classroom response system which creates an engaging learning space, through a game-based digital pedagogy. Kahoot!

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Making learning into game sounds like a great way to engage students in the 21st century. This software deserves some attention to explore the possibilities.

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When Computers Are Co-Teachers - The Atlantic

When Computers Are Co-Teachers - The Atlantic | Blended Learning | Scoop.it
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Known as “blended learning,” this approach combines traditional instruction with online learning, giving teachers immediate data on their students' performance.
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The seemless introduction of laptops/tablets as a learning tool is key to the success of any 'blended learning' adventure.

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