Session Title: Successful Blended Learning in the Classroom: An Introduction
Presented By: Donna Goodwin
Tuesday 1:30-3:30
This session is for people who want to either develop or strengthen the use of blended learning in the classroom and to create a support system.

Session Objectives:
  • Have a plan for blended learning and a personal learning network to support you in your journey
Session Agenda:

I. Brief Overview of Different Models of Blended Learning. It is not important to design your classroom exactly after a particular model, but it is worth exploring different models as you decide what you want in your environment.

How did I write on that picture from Innosight Education? Awesome Screenshot
Case Studies:

Want definitions of each model? Check out Innosight Education's  "Definition of Blended Learning"

Want to read more case studies? Check out Innosight Institute's "The Rise of K-12 Blended Learning"

II.  Survey

  • Click on this link.  First explain the benefits of the model that works for you. What gets you excited about this model? Then explain any concerns or questions you may have. What obstacles do you have?

    How did I make that survey? Padlet

III. Two Ways to Approach Changing Your Classroom: shift a little to get a lot or 10X thinking

  • Doug Daniels, Head of Google Maps and Earth for the North America region, explained at the Create Something Great Conference that Google does not plan incremental changes.

IV. Personalized Learning Network. The idea is that if you simply bookmark sites on your computer you are missing out on the power of

      networking. This is where we will personalize the session and you will create something that will support your work. 

Google+ Communities: the advantage here is that you can ask questions and contribute your ideas
    • DCSD Digital Age Teaching and Learning
    • Connected Classrooms Workshop
    • Google Apps in Education
    • EdTech
    • In Google+ Communities in the Search Communities box to the right, search DCSD to find all of the department communities
Twitter Resources
    • #edchat 
    • #tededchat  
    • #edtech 
    • @ web20classroom
    • #getyourgeekon
V. Make connections with everyone you meet here at Geek Camp and add them to your PLN

Please fill out the survey