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Blended Learning: 10 Trends

Blended Learning: 10 Trends | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

There is mounting evidence that complementing or replacing lectures with student-centric, technology-enabled active learning strategies and learning guidance—rather than memorization and repetition—improves learning, supports knowledge retention, and raises achievement. These new student-centered blended learning methods inspire engagement, and are a way to connect with every student right where they are while supporting progress toward grade level standards.


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Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 5, 2014 10:56 AM

As I was looking through my Scoop.it listings I came across this blended learning option shared by Dennis T OConner.  I like how the infographic addresses learning styles, student centered approaches and newer education trends like gamification. 

Janet Shivell's curator insight, May 6, 2014 11:40 AM

Great info graphic on blended learning.

Lara N. Madden's curator insight, May 19, 2014 1:45 PM

This blended/hybrid & flipped classroom movement intrigues me. Add badging and we will have the trifecta of all elearning.

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Visible Thinking Routines: Extend & Deepen Students Understanding

Visible Thinking Routines: Extend & Deepen Students Understanding | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Beth Dichter's insight:

Harvard University has a website on visual thinking that is designed for educators and students. Silvia Tolasano, the author of Langwitches Blog, has taken a number of their routines and created visualizations that would be useful for students, visualizations that you might post on your walls or provide copies of for students to put in their binders. 
There is one twist to a number of these  visualizations...they are specific for blogging. The image above includes two of the visualizations. In the post you will find an additional five routines. You will also find an infographic of all the routines within the post available as an infographic

To go directly to the site at Harvard use this link: http://www.old-pz.gse.harvard.edu/vt/VisibleThinking_html_files/VisibleThinking1.html/. And if you are wondering why you might use visible thinking routines consider this statement from the website on visual thinking (at Harvard): 

"Visible Thinking has a double goal: on the one hand, to cultivate students' thinking skills and dispositions, and, on the other, to deepen content learning."


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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, April 9, 2014 6:38 AM

These routines have classroom merit, too, as we're trying to get students to think.

Julienne Feeney's curator insight, April 9, 2014 7:21 PM

Complements MYP principles and Learner Profiles beautifully...

Kate JohnsonMcGregor's curator insight, April 12, 2014 1:26 PM

This has so much relevance when teaching students questioning and critical thinking skills. Great tool for developing Inquiry based learning strategies. Also, I love an infographic!

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How to Stimulate Recall of Prior Learning Infographic

How to Stimulate Recall of Prior Learning Infographic | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
The How to Stimulate Recall of Prior Learning Infographic refers to Gagné’s 3rd event of instruction and presents ways teachers can determine students' prior knowledge.

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Anita Vance's curator insight, February 5, 2014 2:13 PM

Some ideas to share to enhance student learning.  Additional possibilities to create those important links!

Anita Vance's curator insight, February 5, 2014 2:14 PM

Some ideas to share to enhance student learning.  Additional possibilities to create those important links!

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How Inquiry-Based Learning Works With STEM - Edudemic

How Inquiry-Based Learning Works With STEM - Edudemic | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Learning through inquiry is not a new concept - at all. Much of the more general life- learning that we do as humans is based on inquiry.
Sharrock's insight:

This might make a motivational poster for secondary school science classrooms and for elementary school classrooms. Students and teachers need these reminders.

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The Adult Learning Theory – Andragogy – Infogra...

The Adult Learning Theory – Andragogy – Infogra... | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy - Infographic explores Malcolm Knowles’ Adult Learning Theory, the Assumptions of Adult Learners and Andragogy Principles.
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4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How P...

4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How P... | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

“The 4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic presents how edtech alters the way we learn.”


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Brad Merrick's curator insight, April 7, 2014 10:14 PM
Very important factors to consider in future models of learning.
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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

The potential of social networking sites in education is huge and we need to capitalize on it to enhance our professional development and consequently improve the quality of our instruction. Searching for articles on this topic , I came across Doug Johnson's post on the 10 social media competencies for teachers [http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2010/7/31/top-ten-social-media-competencies-for-teachers.html ]. I like the competencies Doug included and decided to make an infographic featuring all of these skills.  Have a look and share with your colleagues.


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Epict Italia's curator insight, January 25, 2014 3:47 AM

Le competenze del docente che usa strumenti "Social"
1) Aiutare gli studenti a utilizzare gli strumeti di betworking per trovare informazioni e comunicare in rete con esperti, pari, docenti
2) Conoscere le principali categorier del Web 2.0 e gli strmenti utili per la didattica. COnoscere gli sturmenti a disposizione e utilizzabili nella propria scuola
3) Utilizzare strumenti di rete per comunicare con i colleghi, studenti e genitori
4) Navigare, valutare e creare contenuti su siti social (prezi, slideshaer,..)
5) Utilizzare gli strumenti sociali per creare, mantenere e imparare in una personale rete di apprendmento
6) COnoscere le regle di netiquette e gli standard di comportamento eticon in rete
7) Conoscere e insegnare le regole sul copyright e le questioni di pricacy in rete
8) COmprendere e insegnare l'impolrtanza della gestione dell'identità e della reputazione in rete
9) Scegliere e seguire un personale piano di autoformazione per rimanere infomrato su nuovi strumenti e applicazioni
10) Partecipare nella definizione a livello di Scuola delle regole di utilizzo degli strumenti social

chua meng joo's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:06 PM

For development of our teachers.

Jessica Cox's curator insight, November 8, 2015 10:31 AM

Social Networking

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33rd Square: Attack of the Self-Driving Cars Infographic

33rd Square: Attack of the Self-Driving Cars Infographic | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Intrigued with the concept of the driverless car, Autoinsurance.us wanted to find out how the public felt on that exact topic, so they released several Google Consumer Survey to find out the answers to various questions concerning the self-driving...
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