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Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students – Nathan Hall Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. And it is still growing. Random Sentence Generator — 1000+ Random Sentences If you're visiting this page, you're likely here because you're searching for a random sentence. Sometimes a random word just isn't enough, and that is where the random sentence generator comes into play. By inputting the desired number, you can make a list of as many random sentences as you want or need. Course/Learning Management Systems & Learning Platforms Last updated: October 4, 2019 at 15:10 pm Platforms and systems used to host and manage online learning – LMS, CMS as well as Learning Experience Platforms Listed in alphabetical order. means is on the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019. .LRN LRN is the world’s most widely adopted enterprise-class open source software for supporting e-learning and digital communities.Cost: Free. Open Source | Available: Download

Competency-Based Education and Moodle I had the good fortune these past two weeks to present on Competency-Based Education (CBE) and Moodle. The first was at the Faculty Education Special Lunch Lecture on October 5 at PaiChai University. Dr Park Jong-Dae of the Department of Engineering invited me to reprise the presentation today for the E-Learning Society of Korea. Korea is moving quickly toward competency-based education. The Ministry of Education recently released a new curriculum (2015) for K-12 learners that is transitioning to Competency-Based Education and, according to faculty at PaiChai I have spoken with, is the direction the MOE is pressing post-secondary education. It is not clear whether there is any relationship between this shift to CBE in post-secondary education and the larger structural reforms to universities that is underway (see: “Structural Reforms in Universities,” Major Tasks, Ministry of Education).

How Competency-Based Education Differs from the Traditional System of Education This is the fourth post in the blog series on the report, Quality and Equity by Design: Charting the Course for the Next Phase of Competency-Based Education. See the first post, second post, and third post. Across the country, schools, districts and states are replacing the traditional, time-based structure with one that is designed to help each student reach proficiency.

Thing x: Flash Cards, Quiz Games and More - Cool Tools for School Time for a totally fun topic – tools for creating games, quizzes and flash card study aids. These are tools that students could use create their own review activities for themselves or create games to challenge other students. There are also tools for creating group and team competitions, for a fun and lively class activity. No in depth introductions and discussion for this topic, just dig in and have some fun. Know of some other tools we should include here?

Unboxing Outcomes-based Education (OBE) In 1993, Research Roundup published a collection of reviews that described outcomes-based education (OBE) as “a controversial model of educational restructuring,” where learning was defined as a clear demonstration of what a student can know and show. Almost two and a half decades later, the concept of organizing curriculum, content, and learning activities around specific, demonstrable outcomes is still rather controversial. To make matters more challenging, terms such as competencies and competency-based learning, mastery and mastery-based learning are often used in the same sentence to describe different aspects of the same idea. If we’re to thoughtfully unbox the ways these terms and models differ, let’s start with how they’re similar since they all focus on what a learner should be able to know and do. What is outcomes-based education (OBE)? First and foremost, OBE is an organizational structure.

Thing 13: Augmented & Virtual Reality - Cool Tools for School First things first, what’s the difference between Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality? Augmented reality (AR) adds a “layer” of information over the real world. Have you played Pokemon Go? What is Instructional Design? Basic Components of Instructional Design While there are a number of instructional design models and processes, many of their components are similar. They include analysis, design, development, and evaluation.

10 Innovative Formative Assessment Examples for Teachers to Know Innovative formative assessment examples are part of what defines any modern classroom. They provide crucial information about what students understand and what they don’t. These ungraded assessments are also valuable guides for students. It can help them enhance their performance. Teachers can use them to determine if further instruction is necessary. 24 Exit Ticket Ideas - The Owl Teacher We’ve probably all used exit tickets before in our classroom for a quick, informal assessment. And, I’m willing to bet that most of the time you have used nearly the same questions– something along the lines of “tell me what you have learned today.” If you’re like me, after a while, they become generic and boring. You often end up looking for new ideas and ways to engage your students, while still assessing what they know.

International Journal of Lexicography A Virtual Issue Introduction Perhaps the most prominent use of dictionaries has been to aid in the difficult process of language learning and teaching.