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3 Ways to Take Your Students Deeper With Flipped Learning

3 Ways to Take Your Students Deeper With Flipped Learning
Editor's Note: This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. Flipped learning is more than just an efficient way to teach. It is also an opportunity to take students to deeper levels of comprehension and engagement. One of the most important benefits of flipped learning is that it takes the teacher away from the front of the room. No longer is class focused on information dissemination, but instead, time can be spent helping students with difficult concepts and extending the learning to deeper levels. Perhaps the greatest benefit of flipped learning is that it gives teachers more time to interact with students one-to-one and in small groups. Help With the "Hard Stuff" An integral part of the learning process is when we are stretched outside of our comfort zone -- without being stretched too far that we are incapable of succeeding. Correcting Misconceptions Students sometimes learn things incorrectly.

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What is Blended Learning? A quote from the former US Secretary of Education The goal of blended courses is to join the best features of in-class teaching with the best features of online learning to promote active independent learning. Blended courses are courses in which a significant portion of the learning activities have been moved online, and time traditionally spent in the face-to face (FTF) classroom is reduced but not eliminated. Using computer-based technologies, instructors use the blended model to redesign some lecture or lab content into new online learning activities, such as case studies, tutorials, self-testing exercises, simulations, and online collaborations. There is no one model for blended learning. Depending on the course and instructor, the amount of time student spends online and face-to-face classroom will vary.

A Guide to Blogging and Examples of Classroom Blogs This morning at the ISLMA Conference I gave a short presentation on blogs and social media for teachers and school leaders. There were a few folks who expressed interest in coming to the session, but weren't able to attend so I promised to post the highlights here. Embedded below you should see my 90 page guide to using Blogger. The Online Learning Teaching Techniques The world of online education is exciting for its potential to reach students individually, but what teaching techniques can do this? Online Learning Strengths Online learning strengths lie in student empowerment, flexibility, accommodation, customization, collaboration, and creation. Tornado in the Library: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker The weather was bad on the way to school. On the car radio the announcer said the conditions were right for a tornado. In the middle of math class the tornado sirens sounded. There was a howling sound and loud crashing on the other end of the school, and then everything was quiet.

25 Brilliant Teacher Blogs Worth Following There is a lot of firsthand knowledge being shared right now. From blogging principals to teachers to education enthusiasts, there are hundreds of blogs that you should probably check out. There are some truly miraculous reasons that you should consider blogging, by the way. Survey: Instructional Designers 'Pivotal' in Tech Adoption Ed Tech Trends Survey: Instructional Designers 'Pivotal' in Tech Adoption By Dian Schaffhauser05/09/16

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Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech Editor's Note:This post was co-authored by Aaron Sams, Managing Director of FlippedClass.com and founding member of the Flipped Learning Network. The greatest benefit of flipped learning is the restructuring of class time, which is more of a pedagogical solution than a technological solution. However, the in-class benefit is dependent upon the utilization of technology tools. So what technologies are necessary in a flipped classroom? Content Creation Tools

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population is visual learners, images are clearly key to engaging people in eLearning courses. Moving and still images have been included in learning materials for decades, but only now has faster broadband, cellular networks, and high-resolution screens made it possible for high-quality images to be a part of eLearning visual design. Graphic interfaces made up of photos, illustrations, charts, maps, diagrams, and videos are gradually replacing text-based courses. In this post, we will dig deep into some statistics and facts to further convince of why eLearning developers should embrace visuals when creating their courses.

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