In blended learning, teachers combine traditional classroom and online instruction. This often includes videos and interactive activities as a part of the digital curriculum, either to the entire class or to groups of students. Meeting the promise of personalized learning requires student engagement with this content.
In this series we explore Powerful Learning, a set of principles to guide educators designing learning experiences that engage the hearts and minds of learners and incorporate technology in ways that contribute to closing the Digital Learning Gap.
If your video strategy for creating course videos was to tape a lecture and throw it online, it’s unlikely many of your learners are staying till the end. If they are, they’re probably pausing it mid-stream and coming back to it later. Why?
Helping students control their mobile devices | World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press
Nik Peachey is a freelance teacher trainer, writer, course designer, conference speaker and learning technology consultant. He is a two-time British Council Innovations Award Winner and is a keen blogger and content curator. In this article, he shares his tips and a lesson plan on how we can help students use their mobile devices in a more…
As a teacher using Chromebook in instruction, you need to make sure you are knowledgable about the required tips and features that will enable you to make the best of this device in education. Understanding the internal functioning of the gadget comes before your search for EdTech apps to install on it.
Understanding how inclusive pedagogy and open pedagogy overlap and diverge provides insight into developing learning environments that welcome and encourage all learners. This post is the first of three blogs authored by Amanda McAndrew, Caroline Sinkinson, and Deborah Keyek-Franssen of the University of Colorado.
There is robust research about the different factors that influence student achievement. While teacher skill and communication is important, there are a number of influential factors for student success that happen outside of school. In fact, research shows that supportive behavior from parents or guardians correlates with student achievement.
Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on TeachThought, contact us. Let’s take a look at this vague idea of the ‘classroom of the future.’ This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about.
Technology integration [http://edtechbooks.org/-Ysa] in the realm of education refers to the meaningful implementation of technology in educational settings to achieve learning goals. This chapter seeks to answer the question: what is effective technology integration?