Science textbooks are born as clunky, out-of-date tomes the moment they roll off the printing press. Research simply moves too fast for the publishing industry to keep up. Digital texts could end this…
The Challenge In the book Disrupting Class by Clayton M. Christensen schools are challenged to find ways to meet the diverse needs of learners and how online learning will test the school’s ability to meet that challenge.
Online learning provides students the opportunities to engage in a variety of learning activities that more closely align with their needs and abilities. Online learning extends the classroom by making an expanded and… Continue
Added by Mike Souden on October 25, 2010 at 3:23pm —
What a phenomenal way to share your work with your class!!!
This week, my students have been working on traditional class project. This time, however, there was a major twist. Students used Glogster.com to create interactive posters. Glogster offers a platform where students can create Posters in a…
I am so psyched to have the Hybrid Classroom mentioned on the Microsoft Partners in Learning Korea website. This is an short intro and invite for Microsoft Innovative Korean Teachers to come check us out. I really…
One of the biggest mistakes I made while learning to teach with online resources is to assume that my students knew how to navigate the internet, thus most websites and basically understood what was required of them in this platform....WRONG!!
I have always felt that Home Bound students always get really diluted version of the courses they are taking in school. It is always very difficult for me to pay enough attention to these students. In my school, a Home Bound… Continue
It is very difficult to choose what Internet tools to include in they Hybrid Classroom. I struggled for years and tried all sorts of stuff. Many of the tools were very cool but did not really help my students. Most were simply too complicated and/or irrelevant to my students. So I reduced the number of internet tech tools and created this short rubric to help me keep my head when looking for new layers for my Hybrid Classroom:
I started this network this week in the hopes of getting some help and guidance on the best practices of running a Hybrid Classroom. I am very excited to have a hybrid classroom and I find new things to add into into it every day. I recently attended MACUL (MIchigan Association of Computer Users in Learning) and learned many cool ways to jazz up my online portion of my courses. I hope that you will stay and share your ideas, trials, videos, questions, comments and… Continue