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Models of Blended Learning

In honor of Digital Learning Day, Sal Khan from Khan Academy has created a video defining blended learning from his perspective.  His model has three broad categories which I did my best to define in a sentence or two.  However, his video is worth watching to think about how aspects of blended learning can be used to […]

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Online Learning – The Latest Panacea?

Every other month a group of instructional technology educators from throughout our county join together for two hours of lunch and collaboration.  This group, sponsored by our local cable consortium, originally met to discuss the televised educational video content each district provided.  However, in the past few years are conversations have grown beyond that topic to include […]

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Flipping Your Classroom with Online Tools

The past couple of months I have been conducting a little thinking and learning around online learning. This topic has popped up as a possible solution to meet a diverse array of needs including credit recovery, distance learning, independent study, and making better use of classroom time. While the first three tend to be the […]

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Learning by getting naked

You’ll either find this fascinating, or you’ll be creeped out by it.  Either way, it’s worth posting because it’s another free technology tool to use for education purposes. You’re getting “virtually” naked. It’s called “Visible Body” and it’s marketed as “…the best human anatomy visualization tool available today.” Here’s some of the features: Complete, fully interactive, […]

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FREE Rockstar Teachers Online

Are you are “rockstar teacher?”  Would you like to be taught by a rockstar teacher?  These were some of the questions posed by Chris Walsh at the beginning of Day 1 of the CLMS Technology Conference last weekend as he introduced his new endeavor, Brightstorm.  This product connects high school students with some of the […]

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