Best Practices for Blended Learning

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Best Practices for Blended Learning

  1. 1. Best Practices of Blended Learning
  2. 2. Tweet what you Learn! • When you find something new or interesting, go ahead and tweet it! • Be sure to include the hashtags #ESC11 and #TLNPLN
  3. 3. BLENDED LEARNING is like STRAWBERRIES and ICE CREAM
  4. 4. Blended learning is a formal education program in which a student learns: (1)at least in part through online learning, with some element of student control over time, place, path, and/or pace; (2)at least in part in a supervised brick-and-mortar location away from home; (3)and the modalities along each student’s learning path within a course or subject are connected to provide an integrated learning experience. - See more at: http://www.christenseninstitute.org/blended-learning-model- definitions/#sthash.9Rk2g9jn.dpuf
  5. 5. Blended Learning Continuum
  6. 6. FLIPPEDSTATIONS 1:1 3 Flavors of Blended Classrooms
  7. 7. STATION ROTATIONS Task: Using the visual, your own knowledge, and online resources, discuss the following: -Have you seen this model in action? -In what grade levels/content areas would this model work best? -What would be the benefits/barriers? http://www.christenseninstitute.org/blended-learning-universe/
  8. 8. 1 to 1 Classroom http://www.citejournal.org/articles/v12i2CP1Fig1.jpg Task: Using the visual, your own knowledge, and online resources, discuss the following: -What opportunities for blending are available in a 1:1 classroom that might not otherwise be possible? -Have you seen a 1:1 Blended classroom? How does it work? -How would you see 1:1 blended working differently in secondary than in elementary?
  9. 9. FLIPPED LEARNING Task: Using the visual, your own knowledge, and online resources, discuss the following: -Have you seen the flipped model in action? -In what grade levels/content areas would this model work best? -What would be the benefits/barriers?
  10. 10. Ingredients for Blue-Ribbon Blending
  11. 11. USE A LEARNING PLATFORM. 1.
  12. 12. STRONG CONNECTION BETWEEN ONLINE and OFFLINE WORK 2.
  13. 13. If you share it in the face-to-face classroom, share it in the online classroom. Take pictures or use the TinyScan app to convert analog papers to digital. Have students take turns posting a picture of the whiteboard everyday.
  14. 14. Have students turn in work using the online platform - even paper and pencil work! http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-K9ZkZ3F_U78/TmgGuJkh6- I/AAAAAAAABik/Ic0UF8ROKfA/s1600/DSCN1265.JPG
  15. 15. Use the online platform for discussions and reflections. http://desire.eun.org/image/image_gallery?uuid=9318e060-d83c-4c6e-90c3- 861b1b66697f&groupId=12834&t=1340093966371
  16. 16. Be Present in the Online Classroom http://www.americanintifada.com/photos11/0 5-10-04.htm
  17. 17. Blended learning is NOT taking students to the lab once a week to do a tutorial program or game.
  18. 18. EMPOWER STUDENTS WITH VOICE & CHOICE 3.
  19. 19. TEACH & PRACTICE THE PROCEDURES! 5.
  20. 20. Procedures for Station Rotation Resources Aspire Learning Complete unit of lesson plans for preparing kids for Stations Page 20 – 68 Scholastic How to Set Up Digital Workstations Polk PowerPoint Rotations in the Secondary Classroom https://www.polk- fl.net/staff/teachers/reading/documents/Read180Day2/Tuesday2/Differen ti_Spooner/Differenti_Spooner%20[Compatibility%20Mode].pdf
  21. 21. Procedures for Flipping Introducing the Flipped Classroom the First Days of School http://www.sophia.org/school-of-thought/introducing-the-flipped- classroom-in-the-first-day Letters and procedures for Introducing the Flipped Class to Students and Parents https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AoNSkh2FgPbXdGlsZ0ZOR kRBbEdvWXM4cE1XeE1jdFE#gid=0
  22. 22. Procedures for 1:1 One to One Computing and Classroom Management http://www.techlearning.com/from-the-classroom/0015/one-to-one- computing-and-classroom-management/44472 Essential rules for effectively using iPads in middle school classrooms http://isource.com/2013/03/12/essential-rules-for-effectively-using- ipads-in-middle-school-classrooms/
  23. 23. Online Discussions How to Write a Quality Comment Online Discussion Guidelines from Catlin
  24. 24. REPRIORITIZE TIME. 6.
  25. 25. • Creativity & Innovation • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving • Communication & Collaboration
  26. 26. EVERY CHILD EVERY DAY

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