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Blended Learning: the   Best  of  Both   Worlds  Angela Christopher [email_address] @avchristopher   Carmen Weaver [email_...
<ul><li>    http://todaysmeet.com/blend </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Scott McLeod
to  think  about  ALL  of the resources available...  We challenge you.... and to make the best instructional decisions to...
<ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why should I care? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I'm h...
Blended Learning <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul>image:  Ed Tech Digest
Face-to-face & Technology-based Instruction  Joining Hands   Image:  3R Technology
What does it look like?
Blended Learning <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Why Should I Care? </li></ul>Image: info.gtilite.com  
Blended Learning <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>It will allow you to do all of things you wanted to do......
Why? <ul><li>e are preparing our children for jobs that do not exist today.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>e need ...
I'm hooked.  Where do I start?
3 Models  1.   Instruction includes online resources, with limited or no requirements for students to be online 2.   Instr...
Use what is already out there...   Model 1 <ul><li>for CONTENT  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Open Educational Resources (OER) <ul><li>What are OER? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>How do I find them? </li></ul...
Advanced Google Search Let's Try It!
Let's Try It!
<ul><li>Don't recreate the wheel...  </li></ul><ul><li>Use the resources that are already out there. </li></ul><ul><li>  <...
Model 2 Require Online Components... & flip your classroom.
<ul><li>Direct instruction & content delivery happens at home... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS? </li></ul>
Model 3 <ul><li>Use a Learning Management System... </li></ul>LMS = an online platform for content and student engagement
FREE  Learning Management Systems <ul><li>Haiku </li></ul>
 
 
FREE  Learning Management Systems
Let's Try It!
 
 
Open Class  by Pearson
<ul><li>An LMS is a place to house content and engage students in an online learning platform. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></...
This is about learning...  <ul><li>• teach them  HOW  to learn   </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul><ul><li>• ENGAGE  them, l...
to  think  about  ALL  of the resources available...  We challenge you....  and to make the best instructional decisions t...
<ul><li>    http://todaysmeet.com/blend </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
To access this presentation, please visit: <ul><li>    http://bit.ly/mstc2011 </li></ul>
Web 2.0 for Blended &  Online Learning <ul><ul><li>Group projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student products (video, audi...
Let's try... Twiddla:  http://www.twiddla.com/
TypeWith.me <ul><li>  </li></ul>http://www.typewith.me/
Shared knowledge <ul><ul><li>Wikis-  Coast to Coast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs – Mrs. Cassidy’s Classroom Blog </li>...
ToonDoo <ul><li>www.toondoo.com </li></ul>Let's try it!
Maps   <ul><ul><li>Google Earth –  Memphis  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mapwing –  Coral Reefs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>N...
Digital Stories <ul><ul><li>VoiceThread  –  Romare Bearden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prezi –  Landslides </li></ul></ul><...
Collaboration Let’s try it!
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  1. 1. Blended Learning: the   Best of Both Worlds Angela Christopher [email_address] @avchristopher   Carmen Weaver [email_address] @carmenweaver
  2. 2. <ul><li>  http://todaysmeet.com/blend </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide feedback! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with others! </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Scott McLeod
  4. 4. to think about ALL of the resources available... We challenge you.... and to make the best instructional decisions to facilitate learning .
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why should I care? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I'm hooked.  Where do I start? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools & Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open educational resources </li></ul></ul>Agenda Blended Learning...
  6. 6. Blended Learning <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul>image: Ed Tech Digest
  7. 7. Face-to-face & Technology-based Instruction Joining Hands Image: 3R Technology
  8. 8. What does it look like?
  9. 9. Blended Learning <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Why Should I Care? </li></ul>Image: info.gtilite.com  
  10. 10. Blended Learning <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>It will allow you to do all of things you wanted to do... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>if you just had the time. Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:2010-07-20_Black_windup_alarm_clock_face.jpg
  11. 11. Why? <ul><li>e are preparing our children for jobs that do not exist today. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>e need life-long learners.   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>e need learning to be... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>what ever, when ever, & where ever </li></ul>W   W   W
  12. 12. I'm hooked.  Where do I start?
  13. 13. 3 Models 1.   Instruction includes online resources, with limited or no requirements for students to be online 2.   Instruction with substantial required online components that extend beyond the classroom and/or school day 3. Mostly online curriculum with students meeting daily in the classroom or computer lab
  14. 14. Use what is already out there... Model 1 <ul><li>for CONTENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital timelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>for STUDENT WORK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ePortfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Open Educational Resources (OER) <ul><li>What are OER? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>How do I find them? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>    Advanced Google Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     OER sites </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Advanced Google Search Let's Try It!
  17. 17. Let's Try It!
  18. 18. <ul><li>Don't recreate the wheel...  </li></ul><ul><li>Use the resources that are already out there. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS? </li></ul>
  19. 19. Model 2 Require Online Components... & flip your classroom.
  20. 20. <ul><li>Direct instruction & content delivery happens at home... </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Model 3 <ul><li>Use a Learning Management System... </li></ul>LMS = an online platform for content and student engagement
  22. 22. FREE  Learning Management Systems <ul><li>Haiku </li></ul>
  23. 25. FREE  Learning Management Systems
  24. 26. Let's Try It!
  25. 29. Open Class by Pearson
  26. 30. <ul><li>An LMS is a place to house content and engage students in an online learning platform. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS? </li></ul>
  27. 31. This is about learning... <ul><li>• teach them  HOW to learn </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>• ENGAGE  them, let them engage </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>• make it MEANINGFUL </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>• let them be PRODUCTIVE </li></ul>
  28. 32. to think about ALL of the resources available... We challenge you.... and to make the best instructional decisions to facilitate learning . AGAIN
  29. 33. <ul><li>  http://todaysmeet.com/blend </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide feedback! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with others! </li></ul></ul>
  30. 34. To access this presentation, please visit: <ul><li>    http://bit.ly/mstc2011 </li></ul>
  31. 35. Web 2.0 for Blended &  Online Learning <ul><ul><li>Group projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student products (video, audio, e-portfolios) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Differentiated instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed artifacts directly into a class wiki, webpage, or learning management system (Voicethread, Wordle, Audacity, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  32. 36. Let's try... Twiddla: http://www.twiddla.com/
  33. 37. TypeWith.me <ul><li>  </li></ul>http://www.typewith.me/
  34. 38. Shared knowledge <ul><ul><li>Wikis- Coast to Coast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs – Mrs. Cassidy’s Classroom Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networks- ArtEd 2.0 </li></ul></ul>
  35. 39. ToonDoo <ul><li>www.toondoo.com </li></ul>Let's try it!
  36. 40. Maps <ul><ul><li>Google Earth – Memphis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mapwing – Coral Reefs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nike+ - Physical Education </li></ul></ul>
  37. 41. Digital Stories <ul><ul><li>VoiceThread – Romare Bearden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prezi – Landslides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animoto – Stockmarket </li></ul></ul>
  38. 42. Collaboration Let’s try it!

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