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Building Your Blended Classroom

Andrew Steinman

Educational Techno...
About Andrew Steinman
• Educational Technology
• MSU

Consultant at Kent ISD	


Graduate (x2)	


• Amateur

Cat Trainer

a...
Goals for Today
Define “Blended Learning”	

!

Understand 3 Common Models of
Blended Learning	

!

Understand Aspects of Bl...
How do you define blended
learning?

Goto: http://steinman.me/bybc to answer
Blended Learning Definition
“…combining online resources
and technology with face-to-face
instruction by a licensed
teacher...
Common Models
Online in the Classroom
Benefits
• Equal access to technology	

• Online activities completed in class	

• Synchronous comm...
Online Outside the Classroom
Benefits
• Student-paced progression through online activities	

• Extend learning outside of ...
Flexible Schedule
Benefits
• Supports Any Time, Any Place, Any Way, Any Pace	

• Flexible learning options for students	

•...
Which model of blended
learning is for you?
B

A

C
Goto: http://
steinman.me/bybc
to answer
Aspects of Blended Learning
A teacher in an effective blended learning environment would:
• Use modern information, commun...
Use Modern Tools
Promote Online Dialogue
Use Adaptive Technologies
Assist Students with Impairments
Use Effective Communication
Collaborate with Students Online
Understand How the CMS Works

Google Drive, Lynda, and Edify Sessions Today!
Exploration Time
Explore one tool you would be
interested in using with students
So Now What?
What will you take back to your
school after this session and how
will it be used to improve the
education of...
Questions?
Andrew Steinman
Educational Technology Consultant

at the Kent ISD
andrewsteinman@kentisd.org
!

@steinman
Image Credits
• http://www.clker.com/clipart-blue-

lego-block.html	

• http://farm7.staticflickr.com/

6172/6238548941_e53...
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Building Your Blended Classroom

  1. 1. View this presentation by going to: steinman.me/bybc Building Your Blended Classroom Andrew Steinman
 Educational Technology Consultant at Kent ISD
  2. 2. About Andrew Steinman • Educational Technology • MSU Consultant at Kent ISD Graduate (x2) • Amateur Cat Trainer andrewsteinman@kentisd.org
 @steinman
  3. 3. Goals for Today Define “Blended Learning” ! Understand 3 Common Models of Blended Learning ! Understand Aspects of Blended Learning and Explore Supporting Tools
  4. 4. How do you define blended learning? Goto: http://steinman.me/bybc to answer
  5. 5. Blended Learning Definition “…combining online resources and technology with face-to-face instruction by a licensed teacher.” From an NEA Policy Brief on Blended Learning http://j.mp/1mL77aY
  6. 6. Common Models
  7. 7. Online in the Classroom Benefits • Equal access to technology • Online activities completed in class • Synchronous communication/collaboration Challenges • Access to school devices • Limited time to access online activities
  8. 8. Online Outside the Classroom Benefits • Student-paced progression through online activities • Extend learning outside of the classroom • Communication/collaboration outside of the classroom Challenges • Unequal access to technology • Homework
  9. 9. Flexible Schedule Benefits • Supports Any Time, Any Place, Any Way, Any Pace • Flexible learning options for students • Still provides opportunities for face-to-face learning Challenges • Location for learning • Homework
  10. 10. Which model of blended learning is for you? B A C Goto: http:// steinman.me/bybc to answer
  11. 11. Aspects of Blended Learning A teacher in an effective blended learning environment would: • Use modern information, communication, and learning tools • Promote online dialogue to deepen the learning experience • Use adaptive technologies to meet individual needs • Assist students with speech impairments, e.g., computers that speak through speech synthesis, and text-messaging-equipped mobile phones • Use effective written communication • Collaborate with students online to further student participation • Understand how the content management system (such as the “Cloud”) works and how they can help facilitate the learning From an NEA Policy Brief on Blended Learning http://j.mp/1mL77aY
  12. 12. Use Modern Tools
  13. 13. Promote Online Dialogue
  14. 14. Use Adaptive Technologies
  15. 15. Assist Students with Impairments
  16. 16. Use Effective Communication
  17. 17. Collaborate with Students Online
  18. 18. Understand How the CMS Works Google Drive, Lynda, and Edify Sessions Today!
  19. 19. Exploration Time Explore one tool you would be interested in using with students
  20. 20. So Now What? What will you take back to your school after this session and how will it be used to improve the education of all students in your school? Share it out on Twitter using #SNOWW
  21. 21. Questions?
  22. 22. Andrew Steinman Educational Technology Consultant
 at the Kent ISD andrewsteinman@kentisd.org ! @steinman
  23. 23. Image Credits • http://www.clker.com/clipart-blue- lego-block.html • http://farm7.staticflickr.com/ 6172/6238548941_e5300501f3_o.jpg • http://farm6.staticflickr.com/ 5066/5574119017_c20eaa8729_o.jpg • http://farm5.staticflickr.com/ 4065/4389996740_544a471c15_o.jpg • http://www.clker.com/cliparts/x/6/3/o/ K/t/lego-hi.png • http://www.clker.com/cliparts/Z/0/I/3/ n/9/lego-hi.png • http://www.clker.com/cliparts/r/Y/s/j/b/ O/lego-hi.png

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