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Response: To Flip, Or Not To Flip, A Classroom ...

Response: To Flip, Or Not To Flip, A Classroom ... | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“(This is the first post in a two-part series on this topic) Attilio Galimberti asked: What are best practices to make a flipped classroom model work?”
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Exploring Blended Learning Leadership (EdSurge Guides)

Exploring Blended Learning Leadership (EdSurge Guides) | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
Here at EdSurge, we don’t miss a chance to celebrate. Right now, we’re whooping it up over Connected Educator Month. And because it wouldn’t be a celebration without a little gift-giving, we’ve prepared something just for you.It’s an adventure—a guide to blended learning leadership. Like so much of
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I love the range of perspectives and foci. There really is something for everyone here
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Blended Learning Is a Strategy

Blended Learning Is a Strategy | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Definition of blended learning discussed.”
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Strategy is indeed key.
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CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“A policy expert and author explains why using technology to leverage new forms of teaching excites both teachers and students.”
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I found these arguments compelling, if not entirely new.
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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infograp...

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infograp... | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“The Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic presents types of activities and grading and feedback criteria to help you plan better assessments.”
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What’s next for blended learning, and why

What’s next for blended learning, and why | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“How we live and work is rapidly changing, and fuelling a shift in how we learn too. We explore what’s next for blended learning and why.”
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I have loved my blended learning experiences and am keen to provide similar options to my students.
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ASCD Book: Getting Started with Blended Learning: How do I integrate online and face-to-face instruction? (ASCD Arias)

ASCD Book: Getting Started with Blended Learning: How do I integrate online and face-to-face instruction? (ASCD Arias) | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.”
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Advice for beginners is always welcome.
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Online & Blended Learning: 3 Ways to Shift ... | Teachability

Online & Blended Learning: 3 Ways to Shift ... | Teachability | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Blended classrooms are avenues for driving students to think for themselves. The car in my classroom is the instructional practice of inquiry. Inquiry”
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I love the focus of this article on empowering students to explore ideas.
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Blended Learning Is the Future of K-12 Educational Technology

Blended Learning Is the Future of K-12 Educational Technology | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
““Unlike a previous blog post where we pooh-poohed blended learning, in this blog post we do a flip-flop and hail blended learning as the model for the future of ed tech. Now our formulation of Blended...”
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From sceptics to true believers: is this a path you are looking to follow?
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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infograp...

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infograp... | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“The Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic presents types of activities and grading and feedback criteria to help you plan better assessments.”
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Some interesting connections...
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What Educators Want from Digital Tools (2.0) - ...

What Educators Want from Digital Tools (2.0) - ... | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“This study of more than 3,100 teachers explores how teachers use digital instructional tools in the classroom and whether they believe they're effective.”
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Always interesting to see the reactions of our peers.
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Online & Blended Learning: Tools for Making... | Teachability

Online & Blended Learning: Tools for Making... | Teachability | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Teachers ask students to demonstrate their understanding of a topic in many different ways. Kids might show what they learned about an ecosystem by”
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Any tool for the artistically challenged is worth sharing.... ��
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Classkick | Instructional Support

Classkick | Instructional Support | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“As students work on a teacher-made Classkick assignment on their iPads, teachers see every students' work progressing all at once. Students can privately raise hands, teachers...”
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One more tool amongst many but definitely has potential.
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Blended Learning’s Two-Legged Stools

Blended Learning’s Two-Legged Stools | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
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Differentiated blending... With teams it just might be possible.
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13 Keys to Successful Blended Learning -- THE Journal

13 Keys to Successful Blended Learning -- THE Journal | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Educators share their best practices for tech-enabled pedagogy, from building capacity to implementing lessons to supporting teachers and students.”
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Really interesting break down of the key components.
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Bookstore | The Leadership and Learning Center

Bookstore | The Leadership and Learning Center | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“RT @ednaks: A must read for educators seeking learning transformations through blended learning https://t.co/N3gZ5IiqBb via @_debboliver & …”
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Online & Blended Learning: Using Data to Dr... | Teachability

““The primary aim of assessment is to foster learning of worthwhile academic content for all students.” – (Wolf, Bixby, Glenn, & Gardner) When teaching”
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The new frontier so advice is welcome...
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Tweet from @elearnindustry

Tweet from @elearnindustry | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“7 Tips To Plan For Effective Blended Learning dlvr.it/CvjMh6 #BlendedLearning pic.twitter.com/2xWgbaRgeb”
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Common sense tips.
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Reader: "Blended Learning" is Out, "Personalized Learning" is In

Reader: "Blended Learning" is Out, "Personalized Learning" is In | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Has the Gates Foundation moved on past the disappointment of creating national standards and national tests to the Next Big Thing: putting all students online? This is from a reader: ...”
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I think most teachers are idealistically on board with personalised learning - it is the resource demands that intimidate them...
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T&L Live PD Library: Blended, Flipped and Personalized Learning | Tech Learning

T&L Live PD Library: Blended, Flipped and Personalized Learning | Tech Learning | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.”
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Lots of interesting perspectives hereTom Newbury Mobile: 0403 713 606 Website: http://tomnewbury.carbonmade.com/ Email: tom.newbury.cg@gmail.com
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7 Attractions Teachers Find In A Blended Learni...

7 Attractions Teachers Find In A Blended Learni... | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“What Teachers Find Attractive In Blended Learning Teaching is really a tough job: Every teacher has to take the big responsibility of educating many students at the same time and budget cuts have made things more complicated.”
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Some useful step by step information for those embarking on blended instruction.
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Blended Learning Archives - The Hechinger Repor...

Blended Learning Archives - The Hechinger Repor... | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“More classrooms have high-tech devices. More schools have speedy Internet connections. And more teachers are mixing technology into their lessons. Can blended learning improve academic outcomes? Will it help disadvantaged students?”
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Interesting questions and answers...
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Getting Started with Blended Learning

Getting Started with Blended Learning | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“ By David J. Rosen For more information on blended learning, David J. Rosen will be presenting a session at the National College Transition Conference on Monday, November 9th....”
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A gentle introduction for hesitant digital immigrants:
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The 5 models of blended learning

The 5 models of blended learning | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Blended learning is a major trend sweeping the K12 education nation. Broadly defined, blended learning refers to the combination of traditional classroom teaching with digital media and online educ...”
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Some interesting variations on the original concepts:
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Will video kill the lecturing star?

Will video kill the lecturing star? | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“No. But ‘flipping’ your classroom gives students the chance to apply ideas rather than simply absorbing them”
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I think these are sensible observations and could be helpful.
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Blended Learning Is Making Teachers More Productive in the Classroom. Here's How.

Blended Learning Is Making Teachers More Productive in the Classroom. Here's How. | Technology for Education | Scoop.it
“Schooling the smartphone generation on PC skills.”
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I'm not convinced of universal benefits but there is evident potential.
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