Below are 3 separate activities that may exist in a blended learning environment for a lesson on-what else? BLENDED LEARNING. The icons in each section, indicate the group setting, independent work, paired activity , or collaborative group (teacher-led).
Through differentiating the tasks, a blended classroom allows for students to meet lesson objectives in an environment and platform that works for them. Which activity works for you?
THE COLLABORATIVE GROUP: Blended Learning Benefits
Working in our collaborative learning group, let's process our thinking about blended learning and its impact on our students.
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INDEPENDENT LEARNING: Blended Learning Models
PAIRED ACTIVITY: Case Studies (Option 1: Dream It)
After reviewing resources found on LEARN and RESOURCES page, review any of the following case studies, and collaborate with a partner on how to best help this teacher move this teacher forward in creating his/her blended learning classroom. Please read the information about the teacher, and overview of his/her present environment, mindset and skills. Once you have reviewed this information, please document in the link provided, recommendations for the teacher, and additional resources needed.
Blended Learning: Making It Work in Your Classroom
Reaching All High School Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach
Blended Learning Models
PAIRED ACTIVITY: Innovator's Mindset (Option 2: Design It)
Using your Innovator's Mindset, how will you need to access the eight characteristics to assist in designing a blended learning model that fits the needs for your school (or supporting schools). Record your design thinking in the document below.