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The Wakelet HUB: NextGen Digital Lesson Design

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Saturday, December 5, 10:15–11:00 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)
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Wake Up! Top 10 Ways to Boost Productivity and Creativity with Wakelet

Dr. Ruth Okoye  
Karen Streeter  

People's Choice winner. Deliver engaging, accessible, learner-centered blended lessons that build student self-reliance and support struggling learners. Explore Wakelet, a free platform for organizing and sharing web-based instructional materials. Leave with actionable ideas and strategies for encouraging student creativity and collaboration within the instructional sequence and methods of demonstrating learning.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Wakelet account
Topic: Instructional design & delivery
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Special education, ESL
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
  • Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose is to guide participants through the use of Wakelet to design engaging, differentiated blended learning lessons and/or professional development activities. Special emphasis will be placed on the built-in accessibility tools and instructional strategies to support deep learning (Fullen’s 6 C’s).

The learner will participate in an evaluation of Wakelet for instructional use.
The learner will gain an understanding of how Wakelet can be used to deliver differentiated blended learning lessons.
The learner will create a plan to deliver a lesson using Wakelet.


00-02: Introductions
02-10: Wakelet “How to”
10-17: DISCUSSION: Instructional Cycles
17-25: EXPLORATION: Instructional Cycles - 5E; Playlist; Explore, Explain, Apply
25-35: DEMONSTRATION: Immersive Reader & Differentiation Strategies
35-40: EXPLORATION: Immersive Reader
40-50: DEMONSTRATION/DISCUSSION: Instructional Examples
55-60: QA

Supporting research

“How HyperDocs Can Transform Your Teaching.” Cult of Pedagogy, 14 Apr. 2019,

Last Updated November 30th, 2018 02:54 am. “Sequencing of Instruction.”,

Wolfe, Jennifer. “Teaching Writing With Hyperdocs.” HuffPost, HuffPost, 5 July 2017,

Campbell, Thomas C. and Fuller, Robert, "Chapter 4: A TEACHER'S GUIDE TO THE LEARNING CYCLE" (1982). Essays from and about the ADAPT Program. 11.

“How Wakelet Can Transform the Classroom for Teachers and Students.” Wakelet Blog, 28 Jan. 2019,

Blogger, Guest. “Content Curation on Steroids with Wakelet • TechNotes Blog.” TechNotes Blog, 13 May 2019,

Morris, K. (18AD, August 27). Retrieved from

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Dr. Ruth Okoye, The Source for Learning
Karen Streeter, Cogent TLC, LLC

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