1. Teaching in Blended & Online Learning Environments
Collaborate with others!
Kim Bell- Client Services
Tiffany Kelley- Instructional Support
Angela Christopher- Enrollment
Overview of the e 4 TN program
Interactive Tools: Web 2.0
6. What is a primary reason teachers do not incorporate more differentiated instruction? lack of Time Resources Support
7. According to John Watson, online learning has become an increasingly important component of K-12 education with the growth being driven primarily by state-led online programs. Watson, John. "Blending Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education." Promising Practices in Online Learning (2010): 18.
8. www.e4tn.org Tennessees State Led Online Program
9. e 4 TN is a grant funded initiative that provides Tennessee teachers the opportunity to develop online Carnegie credit courses that are rigorous, engaging and aligned to Tennessee standards, to include core courses and electives such as foreign languages.
10. Dan Long Executive Director - Assessment , Evaluation, Research and e-Learning firstname.lastname@example.org 615.253.5031 Dr. Wendy Oliver Director, e 4 TN , Leadership Team 423.209.8810 [email_address]
13. Think? If you could meet the needs of diverse learners
How does blended learning fit into current conceptions of online learning?
How does blended learning help engage students and support their academic success?
How are online learning and face-to-face instruction being combined effectively?
Is blended learning meeting unique student needs that neither fully online nor face-to-face models can achieve?
What digital content and curricula are being used in blended learning?
15. Group Work NACOL Blended Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education
16. Standards Based Curriculum https://www.e4tn.org Students and Parents Course Catalog Course Outline: Learning Objects and TN Standards Correlation
17. What does digital content look like? https://www.e4tn.org Click Go to Class Username: e4tnfacilitator Password: spring2011
18. Blended Learning in Action Freshman Academy Physics
19. Scope and Sequence Resources Available to TN Teachers and Administrators Audit Curriculum
20. Teaching Strategies Blended vs. Online
21. Teaching: Blended vs. Online
F2F teaching combined with Online Components
Student performance better than F2F alone 1
allows for better use of time during F2F
appeals to multiple learning styles
Student performance same as F2F 1
"quiet" students inclined to communicate
curriculum - real time updates
22. Blended Teaching
"Overall, the meta-analysis found that students who took part of their class online performed better, on average, than those taking the same course through traditional face to face instruction." - USDOE's "Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning" 1
"Blended learning, combining the best elements of online and face-to-face education, is likely to emerge as the predominant teaching model of the future." 3 - Promising Practices in Online Learning: Blended Learning: The Convergence of Online and Face-to-Face Education
23. Blended Teaching
Shift from lecture to student centered learning
Use of web-based resources to supplement, add dimension or perspective
student created products
Teacher acts as facilitator
Students take ownership of learning
Best of Both Worlds
24. Online Teaching
Learning Management System (LMS)
Teacher acts as Facilitator
Engaging Learning Environment
teacher and student accessing at different times
teacher and student online at same time
Let's login as an online teacher!
L ead by Example
Adopted from John Savery - http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/pdf/9.3.2.pdf
27. How can online teachers engage these 21 st century students?
Graphics & Color
Lets try it!
Lets try it!
Lets try it!
31. Web 2.0 Interactive Technology
32. by: Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D .
33. Interactive Tools
User generated content
Bing's reference search
Google Map App (real time driving conditions, traffic, & street views)
Web 3.0 Web 2.0
= what we teach
= how we teach
= how to use achieve learning goals
e are preparing our children for jobs that do not exist today.
e need life-long learners.
e need to make the learning "stick."
W W W
36. Many tools
37. We NEED Life-Long Learners Where do we start?
38. You do not have to be an expert. YOUR students become the experts!
39. Let's try... Twiddla: http://www.twiddla.com/
41. It's about learning...
teach them HOW to learn
ENGAGE them, let them engage
make it MEANINGFUL
let them be PRODUCTIVE
42. Shared knowledge
Wikis- Coast to Coast
Blogs Mrs. Cassidys Classroom Blog
Social Networks- ArtEd 2.0
Let's try it!
Google Earth Memphis
Mapwing Coral Reefs
Nike+ - Physical Education
45. Digital Stories
VoiceThread Romare Bearden
46. Collaboration Lets try it!
47. Keep collaborating!
Diigo and Delicious
49. Web 2.0 for Blended & Online Learning
Student products (video, audio, e-portfolios)
Embed artifacts directly into a class wiki, webpage, or learning management system (Voicethread, Wordle, Audacity, etc.)
50. Want more?
21 Things For The 21st Century Educator - The purpose of this resource is to provide "Just in Time" training through an online interface for K-12 educators based on the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T).
51. Thank you! Find these links & more at on the conference wiki
1 Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning