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Personalizing the Blended Classroom

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Sunday, June 23, 1:30–2:30 pm
Location: 201BC

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Personalized Learning: Giving Students a V.O.I.C.E.

Britt Miller  
Blended learning empowers teachers to create a personalized learning environment. Learn how to use various technologies to personalize path, pace and plan, while boosting engagement. Discover how to create a personalized and blended classroom through ideas, activities and models.

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Coaches, Teachers
Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google
Padlet
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Distance, online, blended and flipped learning
Grade level: 3-5
Subject area: Social studies, Math
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Learner
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
Designer
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
Facilitator
  • Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.
Related exhibitors: Piper , Edpuzzle , Lexia Learning, A Rosetta Stone Company , Prodigy Game , Quizizz Inc. , Wix.com , WeVideo, Inc. , Slido , Flipgrid

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this session is to demonstrate a successful personalized and blended classroom that focuses on student engagement, ownership, reflection, and authentic, real-world problems.
Participants will be able to develop their own personalized technologies, playlists, or hyperdocs to implement within their own classrooms and be exposed to a variety of resources and ideas that can be applied in multiple content areas.
Participants will acquire a framework for creating their own personalized and blending classroom.

Outline

Introduction to Personalized and Blended Framework (5min)
-My journey to this model.
-Why I am here today.

Components of the Framework (35min)
-Student Choice
Difference between differentiation and personalization
Pace, Place, and Path
-Flexible Content and Tools
Student examples and models from my classroom
Example technologies that allow for flexible content and tools (Google, Screencastify, Blogger, Dreambox, Lexia, Tour Builder, Stop Motion, Book Creator, Flipgrid)
-Authentic Tasks and Projects with Student Choice
How I stay organized
-Direct Instruction
What this looks like for different students
-Student Reflection and Ownership
Example student data reflections, conferences, and data tracking
Embedded student check-ins
-Data
How to use data to drive a personalized classroom
How my students interact with their own data

Models of Personalized Playlists and Hyperdocs (15 min)
-Digitally share with participants products that I have created
-Participants will receive a copy to keep and adjust as they see fit.
-Other technology that I have also used to create projects.

Closing (5min)
-Open for questions and clarification

Supporting research

Personalized & Blended Learning by Judy Perez -http://www.seenmagazine.us/Articles/Article-Detail/ArticleId/6489/Personalized-amp-Blended-Learning

Why is Personalized Learning Imperative? by Micheal Horn-
https://www.edelements.com/blog/guest-post-why-personalized-learning-is-imperative

Collins, A., & Halverson, R. (2018). Rethinking education in the age of technology: The digital revolution and schooling in America. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

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Presenters

Britt Miller, John Kerr Elementary School

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