Blended Learning in a Collaborative Classroom
Explore how you can more easily implement blended learning through the use of multimedia text sets (MMTS), hyperdocs, and Google Suites for Education. Participants will spend time working on self-directed, collaborative inquiry-based learning projects. A variety of technical mini-lessons will scaffold participants efforts.
Short URL: http://ly.tcea.org/blcc
#1 - About Me Emoji
IceBreaker - About Me Emoji
Instructions: Take a moment to create an emoji that reflects you!
See example: Check out Sabine Pass ISD teachers!
About This Activity
This activity was created by Diana Benner (@diben) and enables you to introduce your students to Google Slides.
#2 - Seven Keys to Blended Learning
Read and reflect with a partner about the Seven Keys to Blended Learning article.
Task: Record TWO take-aways from the article, plus ONE more from any resource below, via Flipgrid at flipgrid.com/968bbf (or use the Flipgrid mobile app with code 968bbf)
- Stuff to Read
- Explore this article and blog entry about GAFE4Littles. Compare and contrast the approaches used
- Flipped Teaching
- Flipped Learning Tools
- Blended Learning Models
#3 - Speed Learning with Multimedia Text Sets (MMTS)
"MMTSs are just docs with links meant to build schema through exploration."
Multimedia text sets broaden a student’s repertoire of resources to draw information from.
#4 - Inquiry-Based Learning with Hyperdocs
"HyperDocs are transformative, interactive Google Docs that replace the standard worksheet method of delivering instruction" (The HyperDocs co-creators).
Hyperdocs can also serve as vehicles of inquiry-based learning.
#5 - Collaborative Projects in the Classroom
Looking for projects and ideas that will get your entire class engaged and working together? Then facilitating collaborative projects is for you. Whether you are in a K-12 classroom or computer lab, you’ll find these ideas will generate excitement and interest. You will also see a variety of tools to choose from so you can select which ones best meet your students’ needs as you implement these fun projects.