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3 Steps to Facilitating an Effective Online Meeting

3 Steps to Facilitating an Effective Online Meeting | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
What follows are three steps you can use to ensure an online meeting is effective and meaningful to the participants.
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The article assumes you are facilitating an online Meeting with your peers-but most of the tips apply when meeting with students as well..

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Show Learners the Possibilities . . . And Then Get Out of the Way

Show Learners the Possibilities . . . And Then Get Out of the Way | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
We are living in an age of advanced user-driven technologies, information abundance, and networked, participatory learning. It should logically follow, then, that education should take advantage of...
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Another excellent Jackie Gerstein graphic and post..facilitate and then let your students make their own discoveries.

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Sandra Ciccarello's curator insight, August 6, 2015 7:00 PM

Another excellent Jackie Gerstein graphic and post..facilitate and then let your students make their own discoveries.

Duan van der Westhuizen's curator insight, August 8, 2015 6:32 AM

Another excellent Jackie Gerstein graphic and post..facilitate and then let your students make their own discoveries.

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Teachers’ Most Powerful Role? Adding Context

Teachers’ Most Powerful Role? Adding Context | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
When information is available in abundance, teachers will still be subject matter experts, but their true value will lie in their ability to facilitate and share the expertise of their students.
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It's finally time to move away from being the sage on the stage-there's lots of room for students to share the stage...

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The Changing Role of the Teacher: 5 Ways to Adapt

The Changing Role of the Teacher: 5 Ways to Adapt | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
It's time to redefine what it means to teach. Students already learn much differently than they did a decade ago, but educators have been slow to adapt,
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Nice insights-what's our role if our students can just "google it"?

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15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion | Edudemic

15 Tips For Facilitating Online Discussion | Edudemic | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Facilitating discussions in the classroom is infinitely easier than online discussions.

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Check out the infographic with tips for setting up your online discussions, prompts for encouraging conversations, and ideas for grading effectively.

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The 'Dos and Don'ts' of Synchronous Online Learning

The 'Dos and Don'ts' of Synchronous Online Learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Heed these top tips for setting up a new, or tweaking an existing, online synchronous learning initiative.

 

 

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I've used Adobe Connect, Elluminate, and BigBlueButton (open source), and I strongly suggest practicing your meeting with a colleague, before you go live with your students. I'd keep my expectations low for the first meeting-just try to get all involved comfortable with the technology and tools before making a meeting a high stakes event.

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