Presentation on theme: "Blended Learning is "Sblended" Kristi Bush K-12 Media Specialist, Shepherd Public Schools Online Instructor, Michigan Virtual School."— Presentation transcript:
Blended Learning is "Sblended" Kristi Bush K-12 Media Specialist, Shepherd Public Schools Online Instructor, Michigan Virtual School
"E-Learning does not exist apart from already established and traditional learning...”
"It's the Same Only Different" Biggest Similarities o Course Content o State Requirements o Learning Objectives o Test Preparation o Teacher Interaction Biggest Differences o Delivery Methods o Flexibility o Time o Place o Tools Utilized
"As new technology is introduced and adopted, it immediately becomes integrated with the instructional technology that preceded it..."
"This is called 'Blended Learning' or 'Hybrid Learning.' delivery. We are blending old and new instructional methods..."
(Best) Practice Makes Perfect Best Practice Regardless of format o Learning styles o Steps of instruction o Practice o Types of assessment Netiquette Considering format Rubrics Screenshots
"...and more technically we are blending a sequence of both synchronous and asynchronous learning events."
What does it all mean? "I am bringing a message of flexibility and reinvention." --Julia Swartz, Michigan Online Teacher of the Year
Baby Steps... with Help! Where do I begin? Areas of Need Test preparation Data collection Remediation Parent portal Extension of class time Online learning requirement Special needs
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