Google Educator Level 1 Training Options

Google Educator Level 1 Training Options

Where do I? One of the questions I get asked a lot, particularly at conferences or workshops, is, “Where can I get training before I take the Google for Education Educator Level 1 exam?”  So, I thought I’d give you my thoughts on some options....
ISTE 2017 Ideas and Experiences

ISTE 2017 Ideas and Experiences

At the Beginning Overwhelming. That’s the word that I hear the most often when people first come to ISTE.  It’s huge.  Like seriously huge.  I don’t know how many people are here at ISTE 2017, but I’m guessing well over 20,000.  This place is a madhouse!  I hit my...
Effective Blended Course Design

Effective Blended Course Design

In the past, I haven’t really thought about effective course design.  Well, that’s not really true.  I do think about it obsessively when I think about how to structure and present information, but I haven’t really thought about it as formally as...
Types of Learning Activities in Blended Learning

Types of Learning Activities in Blended Learning

In this week’s module, we’re exploring types of learning activities in blended learning courses.  So, I thought I’d share some of my favorite tools and activities with my readers! Assimilative (processing and structuring information): Google for...
Authentic Assessment and Online Learning

Authentic Assessment and Online Learning

Why Bother With Authentic Assessment “If learning is not transferred from the place of learning to practical application, there can be no positive return on investment of the time needed to create, implement, and evaluate instruction. Students are smarter than...
Four Models of Educator Involvement

Four Models of Educator Involvement

In our BlendKit course this week, we are presented with four models of the role of educators in a networked environment.  These four models are John Seely Brown’s notion of studio or atelier learning Clarence Fischer’s notion of educator as network administrator...

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