Flipped Teaching incorporates elements of online learning and traditional learning, more commonly referred to as Blended Learning. Blended Learning has been shown in multiple studies to be the optimal method of teaching (in contrast to exclusively online or face-to-face formats). Here are a few resources for further exploration: Is Blended Learning Most Effective?, Blended Learning from the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research.
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“ Mobile learning is an exciting concept across many industries, however for future generations it will be the expectation. In fact, the young people of today have never known a world without internet, laptops, iPads and the like.”
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Problem-based learning and project-based learning provide a rich opportunity for students to deepen their knowledge, expand their repertoire of technical skills, and enhance their appreciation of thinking tools, processes and strategies.
Rotana Ty shares a wonderful essay on collective learning for Permamarks blog. He has curated ideas by many thought leaders on the topic including Marcia Conner, Nilofer Merchant, John Hagel, Tiffany Shlain, Gideon Rosenblatt, J.
"One of the components of Close Reading is annotation, in which the students read short, complex text adding annotations as they read. Students might circle words or phrases that are powerful, underline those that are confusing, indicate big events or when a character shows strong emotion, and write questions or thoughts. They use metacognitive markers or “Thinking Notes” as a means to move beyond just highlighting..."
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The final issue in the 50th anniversary series. Contributor articles discuss“The Teaching Toolbox,” online learner dictionaries, and getting teens to work in class... Contributor articles discuss “The Teaching Toolbox,” online learner dictionaries, and getting teens to work in class. “Teaching Communication” and “Communication Practice vs. Pattern Practice” (1971) lead off the “Reflections” section, which also explores “Essentials for the Teacher’s Toolbox” with articles on “Your Most Essential Audiovisual Aid—Yourself!” (1981), “The Neglected Tools Can Work for You” (1975), and “Getting the Most Out of the Dictionary” (1974). Photos and Classroom Activities feature autumn themes. - See more at: http://americanenglish.state.gov/resources/english-teaching-forum-2012-volume-50-number-4#sthash.6SWC6DlJ.dpuf
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“ The very first electronic programmable computer was created in the early 1940s, and technology has evolved immensely since then. Today, you and I know computers as desktops, laptops and tablets.”
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“ Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!”
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