West Generation Academy  & Blended Learning    Beginning Blended Learning
Introduction
video
Objectives1. Explain the history and terminology of   Blended Learning.2. Recognize that Blended Learning demands   a chan...
A Brief History of Blended Learning
Defining the Models
Models at West Generation Academy
Rotation Modelvideo
Flipped-Mastery
Why Go Blended?
If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we robour children of tomorrow.Education is not a preparation for life; educatio...
What Youve Signed On For● Personalized learning for every child  ○ RTI Model - Special Education● Less is More - Gifted an...
Blended Learning Technology atWest Generation Academy
My Role at Your School●   Professional Development●   Resource Advice●   Classroom Assitance●   Philosophical and Design G...
What are the Next Steps?● Defining Blended Learning for West  Generation Academy● Designing your Blended Learning classroo...
Resourceshttp://tinyurl.com/westblended
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1
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  • Videos Used:

    The Resilience of Teacher Culture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfQzo5e4iSU

    Blended Learning - Rotational Model: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4ARiBq1mzw

    Flipped Mastery: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEfojG9ckYA

    Music and Life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERbvKrH-GC4

    (Didn't use this one but it illustrates the reason that we need to go deeper into content and cover fewer topics, or 'less is more' very well) 5 Minute University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kO8x8eoU3L4
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Blended Learning at West Generation Academy, PD #1

  1. 1. West Generation Academy & Blended Learning Beginning Blended Learning
  2. 2. Introduction
  3. 3. video
  4. 4. Objectives1. Explain the history and terminology of Blended Learning.2. Recognize that Blended Learning demands a change in instructional practice.3. Discover how Blended Learning creates individualization for all children.4. Formulate potential next steps.
  5. 5. A Brief History of Blended Learning
  6. 6. Defining the Models
  7. 7. Models at West Generation Academy
  8. 8. Rotation Modelvideo
  9. 9. Flipped-Mastery
  10. 10. Why Go Blended?
  11. 11. If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we robour children of tomorrow.Education is not a preparation for life; education islife itself. Education, therefore, is a process ofliving and not a preparation for future living.
  12. 12. What Youve Signed On For● Personalized learning for every child ○ RTI Model - Special Education● Less is More - Gifted and Talented● Using formative assessment data in real- time to drive instruction● Tangible, sharable outcomes at the top of Blooms● Using time change to build relationships ○ making a relationship with the student in the presence of content is one of the most important things that we can do to help learning happen.● Teacher Ownership
  13. 13. Blended Learning Technology atWest Generation Academy
  14. 14. My Role at Your School● Professional Development● Resource Advice● Classroom Assitance● Philosophical and Design Guidance
  15. 15. What are the Next Steps?● Defining Blended Learning for West Generation Academy● Designing your Blended Learning classroom● Designing the teacher technology experience● Professional Development ○ online communities ○ webinars ○ face to face ○ collaborative planning
  16. 16. Resourceshttp://tinyurl.com/westblended

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