Please take out your device.    Start your engines.
Virtual Learning Platforms (VLPs)http://2012-leadership-forum.iste.wikispaces.net/
Guiding Questions for this Session•   What does “virtual” really mean in education?•   Has learning gone virtual in your s...
What is Virtual Education?
My Experiences•   Flat Classroom and Net Gen Ed Project•   MS: Drexel Global and International•   Online Summer School•   ...
VLPs = 21 Century Classroom                   st               Real               Learning                                ...
http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-administrators
10 Minute VLP Review1. Go to http://tinyurl.com/vlpreview2. Listen as I go through different VLP options3. Fill out your “...
Moodle
Schoology
Ning
Edmodo
Play time
On the Wiki• Browse the VLP During Conference Page to get  to all the different sites• Read instructions for Sign-Up and L...
Let’s Hear It. Share Out.
Are You There Yet?
What did we accomplish?•   Understand Virtual Learning•   See it’s benefits in school districts•   Reviewed Options•   Dec...
Thank You!
ISTE LF12 - Virtual Learning Platforms
ISTE LF12 - Virtual Learning Platforms
ISTE LF12 - Virtual Learning Platforms
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  • Virtual education refers to instruction in a learning environment where teacher and student are separated by time or space, or both, and the teacher provides course content through the use of methods such as course management applications, multimedia resources, the Internet, and videoconferencing. Students receive the content and communicate with the teacher via the same technologies. [1]
  • How does it meet the needs of your school? It’s FREE Open Source Large Educational Community IU Support (possibly)
  • It’s FREE…and Paid 20,000+ educators use it Design interface
  • I’m sure you learned something new (hopefully). But what did we accomplish?
  • ISTE LF12 - Virtual Learning Platforms

    1. 1. Please take out your device. Start your engines.
    2. 2. Virtual Learning Platforms (VLPs)http://2012-leadership-forum.iste.wikispaces.net/
    3. 3. Guiding Questions for this Session• What does “virtual” really mean in education?• Has learning gone virtual in your school?• How can a VLP improve your school?• What options do I have to implement a VLP?
    4. 4. What is Virtual Education?
    5. 5. My Experiences• Flat Classroom and Net Gen Ed Project• MS: Drexel Global and International• Online Summer School• VLPs: Moodle, Blackboard, Ning, Schoology, Edmodo, LoudCloud
    6. 6. VLPs = 21 Century Classroom st Real Learning AccessTeaming AnywhereCapabilities Collaboration Tools
    7. 7. http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-administrators
    8. 8. 10 Minute VLP Review1. Go to http://tinyurl.com/vlpreview2. Listen as I go through different VLP options3. Fill out your “feedback form” on the Google Form4. Once your done see what others have said!
    9. 9. Moodle
    10. 10. Schoology
    11. 11. Ning
    12. 12. Edmodo
    13. 13. Play time
    14. 14. On the Wiki• Browse the VLP During Conference Page to get to all the different sites• Read instructions for Sign-Up and Logon• See as many VLPs as you can and leave your feedback on the Wiki as a discussion comment
    15. 15. Let’s Hear It. Share Out.
    16. 16. Are You There Yet?
    17. 17. What did we accomplish?• Understand Virtual Learning• See it’s benefits in school districts• Reviewed Options• Decide whether or not you are ready to move towards a VLP in your school
    18. 18. Thank You!

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