Monthly Archives: Jan 2015

Blended Learning, Online Learning, Teaching, Webinars
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Best Practices for Blended Learning – Webinar Re-Cap

Blended LearningPresented by Miriam Taylor, The Learning Well

What does blended learning really mean, and how can I put it into practice in my classroom? During this webinar, Miriam taught us how to articulate the various meanings of blended learning. She spent time exploring ways to implement this in your classroom from both an instructional and technology standpoint.

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Guest Post, Online Learning, Sevenstar
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Middle Schoolers and Online Courses

Middle SchoolGuest Post By: Dr. Mark Beadle (CEO of Sevenstar)

Isn’t it all about expectations? If I expect my hotel to be 5 star (and would only pay for a 2 star), I am still disappointed if it is not wonderful in every way. It is the same for middle schoolers and online courses. We have trained them for at least six years that the teacher is in control and they respond to teacher directions. They have sat in rows and sometimes even did what the teacher asked! The teacher decided what was learned and when.

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