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37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow
37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow by Dr. Justin Marquis Remixing the curriculum – compiling resources from a variety of sources such as free online texts, proprietary information from publishers, and self-created media such as podcasts – is starting to push its way into K-12 and higher education. Get ahead of the curve with these tips for remixing your own online course materials. Gathering the Ingredients Before Remixing Like any course development process, there is a good deal of research that goes into remixing the contents of a new or existing class curriculum. Consider including a small selection of remixed materials at first and expand each time you teach the class. Free Courseware Free Online Texts Video Resources Remember, as will all sources from the Internet, you will want to confirm the validity of each one that you choose to include in a class. 37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow is a cross-post from onlineuniversities.com and Dr.

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The Blended Learning Pathway Infographic Blended Learning Infograpics At the Blended Learning Pathway Infographic you will find tips for successful blended learning implementation. Most schools want Blended Learning, do not have a strategic plan for implementation. Via: www.DigitalPLN.com Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about Have you ever asked yourself what learning theories you know about and which ones you feel more connected to and apply in your teaching ? Generally speaking, theories inform and guide practice in any content area and a learning theory is a set of concepts on how people learn. It is more or less an investigation of the strategies and the underlying cognitive processes involved in learning. The educational field abounds in learning theories to the extent that it becomes hard to draw clear boundaries between some of them.

Three Tips for Classroom Blogging Projects Posted by Bill Ferriter on Wednesday, 08/27/2014 Just getting back to school with your students? Interested in trying to pull off a classroom blogging project this year? Then these three tips -- based on almost ten years of trying to make blogging a part of the work that my students do in the classroom -- might be useful to you: Tip One: Create ONE Cause-Driven Classroom Blog

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Be inspired! Five Factors that Affect Online Student Motivation Understanding what motivates online learners is important because motivated students are more likely to engage in activities that help them learn and achieve, says Brett Jones, associate professor of educational psychology at Virginia Tech. Based on an extensive review of the literature on student motivation, Jones has developed the MUSIC model of student motivation, which identifies five main factors that contribute to student motivation: eMpowerment, Usefulness, Success, Interest, and Caring. “The primary purpose of the model is to provide instructors with a guide that they can use to make intentional decisions about the design of their courses,” Jones says. In an interview with Online Classroom, Jones explained his model and its implications for online course design. We’re providing an excerpt of it here. 1. eMpowerment – Students feel empowered when they feel that they have some control over some aspects of their learning.

13 Ways to Learn in 2013 Sharebar In The eLearning Coach New Year’s tradition, I’m presenting another list of compelling ways to learn online this year. Opportunities for learning seem limitless, applications get smarter and the content gets richer. I just hope we don’t all evolve into robot heads at some point. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice. Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability as well as their rankings on the list 2007-2015) – as displayed on the web pageskey features together with screenshot(s)links to useful free guides and resources Note, each tool could be a book in itself, but to ensure this is a manageable resource, it’s been kept as succinct as possible. Some tools are discussed on just on one page, whilst others take 3 or 4 pages. [Preview a couple of pages and tools in the Guidebook, by selecting preview underneath the book image.]

21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. How’s that for starters?

Multimedia-English How to tell the time in English. Look under the KEY tab for the correction of the exercises at the end of the video. TELLING THE TIME 3:00 = It's three o'clock 3:15 = It's (a) quarter past three (or: it's three fifteen) 3:30 = It's half past three (or: it's three thirty)3:40 = It's twenty to four (or: it's three forty) 3:45 = It's (a) quarter to four (or: it's three forty-five) 3:05 = It's five past three (or: it's three o five) 3:25 = It's twenty-five past three (or: it's three twenty-five) 3:55 = It's five to four (or: it's three fifty-five) 3:12 = It's twelve minutes past three (or: it's three twelve) 3:27 = It's twenty-seven minutes past three (or: it's three twenty-seven) 3:48 = It's forty-eight minutes past three (or: it's three forty-eight) 7:15= It's quarter past seven = It's a quarter past seven variation 3:05 = It's five after three 3:55 = it's five before four

What is blended learning? I was asked recently, ‘what on earth is blended learning’? So I thought I’d jot down my thoughts with some linked references. Blended learning is when learning takes place in a number of different ways, normally with a mix of face to face interaction between teacher and student and elements which the student undertakes independently, usually through electronic means. These might be where students: Peering Into Learning The aim of the Peeragogy Handbook is to establish effective peer-learning techniques that you can implement “on the ground.” We suggest that you look through the Handbook, try a few of these suggestions, and see how they work for you. Then we invite you share your experiences, ask for feedback, and work with us to improve the Handbook and the field we affectionately call “Peeragogy.”In this part of the Peeragogy Handbook, we “peeragogues” have summarised the most important and applicable research and insights from two years of inquiry and discussion. Although there’s been no shortage of experimentation and formal research into collaborative, connective, and shared learning systems in the past, there is a new rumbling among education thinkers that suggests that when combined with new platforms and technologies, peer-learning strategies as described here could have a huge impact on the way educational institutions evolve in the future.

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