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Interview with SayDaily: What is the Role of Social Media in Social Transformation?

Interview with SayDaily: What is the Role of Social Media in Social Transformation? | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Your tribe is waiting for you. If you’re willing to take the risk of putting yourself out there… you will be rewarded with a community that will support you and help you grow. Venessa Miemis,...
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School and District Leadership for Transformation, Not Reform

School and District Leadership for Transformation, Not Reform | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Transforming schools and districts for deeper learning for all students requires a different set of abilities than those required in Industrial Age Schools, writes Carmen Coleman of the University of Kentucky's Center for Innovation.
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Proof Points: Blended Learning Success in School Districts | Christensen Institute

Proof Points: Blended Learning Success in School Districts | Christensen Institute | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
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Five Tips for an Engaging E-learning Course – An Infographic

Five Tips for an Engaging E-learning Course – An Infographic | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Here is an infographic that shares insights on five tips to create an absorbing an eLearning course.
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Is this the same for K12?

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Harry Lewis on the Genesis of CS 20, an innovative computer science course | Harvard Magazine Sep-Oct 2012

Harry Lewis on the Genesis of CS 20, an innovative computer science course | Harvard Magazine Sep-Oct 2012 | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
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Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate | DMLcentral

Engaging Students in Critical Social Media Analysis Through Debate | DMLcentral | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
As part of the national celebration of Digital Learning Day last month, I had the opportunity to moderate an online debate between two teams of high school students from opposite ends of California about the merits and risks of social media as a communication tool.
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8 Things to Look for in Today's Professional Learning (Part 2)

8 Things to Look for in Today's Professional Learning (Part 2) | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
(This is the second of two parts on professional learning.  You can read the first part here.  It is based on the visual below that was created by Sylvia Duckworth and adapted from "8 Things to Loo...
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E-Learners Today and in the Future: A Paradox

E-Learners Today and in the Future: A Paradox | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
One of the observations that I am able to make about e-learners today based upon the 11 years that I have been teaching in a totally online environment, is that there exists a paradox that is both curious and ironic. This paradox concerns the characteristics of e-learners as they have emerged over time.To paraphrase a well known adage:" You can take the student out of the brick and mortar classroom but you can't take the brick and mortar classroom and its attributes out of the student"
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15 Reasons Why Educators Should Be Connected

15 Reasons Why Educators Should Be Connected | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Connected educators understand and value the idea that students and staff have voices that should be shared and that can be shared through social media.

Via David Mackzum, Ed.D.
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Great leaders are great teachers

Great leaders are great teachers | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it

Bernie Bulkin compares the life of a leader to the environment of the classroom. What can we learn? Read on to find out.


Via Roger Francis, Aki Puustinen, David Mackzum, Ed.D.
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Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
The art of thinking flourishes within an emotionally, intellectually and physically safe learning environment that is carefully constructed by the classroom teacher.

Via David Mackzum, Ed.D.
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Why Texting Should Be Part of Teaching

Why Texting Should Be Part of Teaching | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Research into texting between teachers and students shows that it can drive engagement and deliver results.

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Non-Linear eLearning Design: 6 Common Misconceptions Instructional Designers Should Know - eLearning Industry

Non-Linear eLearning Design: 6 Common Misconceptions Instructional Designers Should Know - eLearning Industry | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Wondering about Non-Linear eLearning Design? Check 6 Common Non-Linear eLearning Design Misconceptions Instructional Designers Should Know
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Good ideas as you think about designing learning!

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5 Templates to Use for Self-Directed Learning Projects

5 Templates to Use for Self-Directed Learning Projects | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
I've written man article about self-directed learning over the last couple of years, and more people are inquiring about simple steps to get started. How do you plan for students to engage in self-...
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Student Learning with Rigor/Relevance & SAMR by Sara Wickham

Student Learning with Rigor/Relevance & SAMR by Sara Wickham | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
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Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone: How far can we extend Extended Learning Opportunities? | Christensen Institute

Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone: How far can we extend Extended Learning Opportunities? | Christensen Institute | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
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Teachers are Humans too!

Teachers are Humans too! | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
What does it mean to be human? Why do teachers or educational leaders feel excluded from this category when public perspectives and dialogues reference teaching? In a very human struggle, my though...
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How to Build an Active Learning Program -- Campus Technology

How to Build an Active Learning Program -- Campus Technology | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
How can IT leaders encourage the creating and use of active learning spaces on campus? Focus on overall goals and outcomes before the technology.
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A simple shift to change how you work

A simple shift to change how you work | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
As co-founder of the Conscious Leadership Group, Diana Chapman teaches leaders and executives techniques for leading and working more effectively.
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Research Shows that Retention and Engagement Now Top Challenges Around The World

Research Shows that Retention and Engagement Now Top Challenges Around The World | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
New research shows that retention and engagement now the #1 issue around the world.
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Personalize Learning: Learning can and should be Natural and Engaging - Linkis.com

Personalize Learning: Learning can and should be Natural and Engaging - Linkis.com | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Dr. Jackie Gerstein explains why that it is every educator's responsibility to ensure that teaching strategies match learning needs of each learner.
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Practice Exchanges: Making Our Professional Learning Visible

Practice Exchanges: Making Our Professional Learning Visible | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
Browse the Practice Exchange collections below. Each collection includes video excerpts from the actual event, sample agendas, tools and protocols used, as well as other resources that may be adapted

Via David Mackzum, Ed.D.
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Three cheers for failure! Wait, what? - The Hechinger Report

Three cheers for failure! Wait, what? - The Hechinger Report | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
ATLANTA, Ga. – A faux evergreen tree set up inside a convention center hotel here last week was festooned with hand-written confessions from school leaders. “Inadequate WiFi density caused classroom technology to crash during Open House!” “Teacher technology stipends: All pain, no gain.” “Did not check references.” “Poor construction management destroys existing network.” Of course, …

Via David Mackzum, Ed.D.
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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.

Via David Mackzum, Ed.D.
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7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | Edudemic | k12 Blended Learning - K12 | Scoop.it
For awhile, when educators discussed differentiating instruction & meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles.

Via David Mackzum, Ed.D.
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