6 Types of Blended Learning Blended Learning is not so much an innovation as it is a natural by-product of the digital domain creeping into physical boundaries. As digital and social media become more and more prevalent in the life of learners, it was only a matter of time before learning became “blended” by necessity. That said, there’s a bit more to Blended and “Hybrid” Learning than throwing in a little digital learning. 6 Types of Blended Learning Face-to-face DriverRotationFlexOnline LabSelf-BlendOnline Driver These Are The Reasons Why Learners Forget Your Training "Training doesn’t help one jot if people can’t remember it in the real world" —Teresa Ewington Our biggest goal in training is to get students to remember the material. In order to do this more effectively, it helps to understand exactly what causes the mind to forget things. By understanding what makes a person forget, we can incorporate things into our programs that help counteract those causes. Forgetting is an important function. It helps a human filter out trivial things that would clog the brain and override important information.
Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. I have now compiled the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015, updated the Top 100 Tools for Learning website and prepared a slideset, which I have hosted on Slideshare and embedded below.
How to Take a Screenshot on an iPad and Annotate it How to Take an iPad Screenshot This is easier than you might think, but it might take you a few tries to perfect the technique. All you have to do is press and hold the home button and the power button at the same time for about a second, and then let go of both buttons. (See the image below for where to locate your home and power buttons.) If you did it correctly, you should see the screen briefly flash white before your eyes, and if your volume is up, you will hear the click of a camera shutter to help give you an audio clue that the screenshot was successful. If you hold the buttons on for too long, your iPad will restart, so make sure you don't hold them for too long. Paradise School: An Educational Revolution British-Indian Educator Shilpa Mehta Opens Cutting Edge, Technology-Centred Secondary School in Aldona It’s Based on the Teachings of TED-Prize Winner Sugata Mitra, of “Hole in the Wall” Fame The Paradise School, combining technology, self-learning, collaboration and a firm commitment to academic excellence, opens today in Aldona. To say it’s a school with a difference is an understatement, as the goal is nothing less than an educational revolution in Goa and in India, tapping into each child’s limitless potential. For all those parents searching for an extraordinary education for their children in this corner of the world, Paradise School might just be the ticket. Below, School Director Shilpa Mehta explains her vision for Paradise.
A LIRE : Targeted Skill Development: Building Blocks to Better Learning October 22, 2012 By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Teaching Professor Blog Teachers have much to teach these days. There’s the standard content knowledge students need to take from their courses, all the while the amount of new information in all our fields continues to grow exponentially. Next, there are all those essential intellectual skills like critical thinking, problem solving, analysis of evidence, argument construction to start the list. Then there are the basic skills many students are missing — like the ability to do college level reading, write coherently and calculate correctly — and all those study skills, like time management, review strategies, attentive listening and good note taking.
10 Promises of eLearning: Unrealized or Unrealistic ? The worldwide E-Learning market is rapidly growing, estimated to reach $51.5 billion by 2016, growing at the year-on-year rate of 7.6%. The growth will be much more significantly disruptive in the coming years with regions such as Asia, Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe also jumping onto the bandwagon. Trends of Bring-Your-Own-Devices Sales of smart mobile devices is adding fuel to this fire. eLearning has become strategically important for various demographics: 25 eLearning tools you need now Antoinette | Posted on May 12, 2016 in Course Content, Success | No Comments It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. Aside from learning management systems, there are now all kinds of nifty online apps that can help you to organize your work, research trends, create course content, network with peers, and communicate with learners. The team at LearnUpon organizes eLearning projects and helps customers with course content every day.
Top 6 Apps for Flipping Your Classroom Teachers all over the world are flipping their classrooms. Instead of doing homework and projects at home, students watch lectures and videos. When they get to class they engage students with activities and tests designed to test what students have learned. While flipping your classroom may sound like a good idea, it requires having a way to present information to students at home.