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Proposing A Blended Learning Approach For K12 Education

Proposing A Blended Learning Approach For K12 Education

This article provides a description of how a fictional school system can benefit from implementing blended learning strategies and appropriate technologies in all grade levels. Additionally, specific examples, financial implications, and proposed action steps within the existing technology infrastructure and support will show the potential success integrating a blended learning environment into the current K12 public education program has on improving student achievement.

Staffing A K12 Online Course

Staffing A K12 Online Course

Staffing responsibilities and hiring expectations for online learning environments vary greatly from that of traditional classroom environments. School leaders, counselors, and district level administrators are beginning to recognize the influence and power technology has on learning. Virtual learning programs have greater flexibility for meeting the needs of individual learners due to the frequent availability of web-based tools and resources. As learning institutions expand education offerings to include online learning components, administrators need to recognize the importance of providing a supporting faculty, who will be able to meet the needs of such a unique learning environment. Therefore, this article aims to address the considerations required to staff a K12 online course.

At The Heart Of An Educator

At The Heart Of An Educator

In this 5th geeky article, a writer contends that in a shaky, apathetic and dystopian world on the brink, the educator (eLearning or non) has a profound responsibility to open up minds. In this article, an educator is struggling to break free of his cynicism, but is finding his cynicism is invariably trying to keep him in check.

eLearning In Egypt: Will eLearning Be The Optimum Solution For Egypt's Educational System?

eLearning In Egypt: Will eLearning Be The Optimum Solution For Egypt's Educational System?

In today’s challenges that Egypt is facing generally and in its educational system specifically, it is highly essential to highlight some of the segment’s challenges and whether eLearning will be a helpful approach to overcome them or not; especially under the global and local economic tights. In this article and later ones, I will be highlighting some of the challenges of implementing eLearning in Egypt and I will also be mapping them with eLearning concepts to be overcome.

BYOD Backchannel Applications: Embrace The Backchannel

Backchannel Applications: Embrace The Backchannel

Those in the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement in K-12 and Postsecondary education advocate for multiple means of communication among teachers and students that include using devices equipped with backchannel applications. These applications, which allow for a digital conversation while a verbal conversation is happening, can allow those who are afraid to speak in class, or those who prefer not to speak in class, to contribute to the discussion through written responses. Those who are shy and those who are introverted have an outlet that is suitable to their personalities, which helps them contribute to the conversation in productive ways.

Planning Digital Learning For K12 Classroom

Planning Digital Learning For K12 Classroom

Ravi is a grade VII student. Recently, his school got interactive whiteboards installed in the classroom. He was very excited about the Science class last Monday, which was the first class to use the smart-board. The teacher started the class by showing a series of pictures, which were a slightly better version of what were in the chapter. Then she showed a video of a teacher who was explaining what was written in the book. Class was over and Ravi was very disappointed. He was not sure what he was expecting, but he definitely expected something more.

The problem stated above is common. Technology is used without much thought about the delivery style or method.