In my online course Blended Learning in a Nutshell teachers will read and view information about the importance of creating significant learning environments in their classrooms via blended learning that will engage their students. Teachers will work together online help each other through the process of include blended learning elements into their lessons.
Learning Goals: This course will help learners understand and create significant learning environments in their classrooms and include blended learning to engage their students. This course will also help learners understand ways to engage their students using technology,
Desired Results: At the end of the course learners will establish a significant learning environment in their classroom and create blended learning lessons with technology after participating in this online course.
Audience: Classroom Teachers or Technology Specialists/Coaches
|Learning Goals||Learning Activities||Assessment Activities|
Learners will identify the key characteristics of a significant learning environment.
Learners will explore and evaluate the various blended learning models.
|Online visuals and reading about significant learning environments and blended learning models. Reflect on their current classroom and what changes they want to see||Formative feedback on class discussions|
Learners will apply their knowledge of blended learning to design a lesson or unit for their class that will include blended learning experiences.
|Create a lesson plan that incorporates blended learning||Lesson or unit plan|
Learners will post their lesson plan that incorporates blended learning and get feed back from peers
|Share their lesson plan with classmates and get feedback from classmates in an online forum
|Formative feedback on class discussions|
Learners will amend lesson plans to include blended learning opportunities Learners will observe the benefits of a blended learning classroom.
|Discussions with classmates in an online forum
|Implementation of blended learning lessons in their classroom|
Learners will show their blended learning classroom experience
|Lesson planning session to facilitate the implementation of blended learning||Lesson plans and videos or blog posts about blended learning in their classroom
Materials: Videos, articles, and blogs
This week I will be putting assignments, readings, etc in my online course. Feel free to take a peek.