Blended Learning in 90 Days
Participate and share : Interactive lecture
Sunday, November 29, 7:45–8:30 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Jeff Kish Marcia Kish
Is it possible to set up a true blended-learning classroom in 90 days? Learn about a deployment plan that will guide any educator through the process of implementing pace, place, path and differentiation into the K-12 classroom environment.
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Distance, online & blended learning|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Math|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Additional detail:||Session recorded for video-on-demand|
Objectives: The participants will be able to generate an understanding of the blended learning process that will allow students to take ownership of their learning. The participants will share and collaborate with other educators that have deployed blended learning in urban, rural, and suburban classrooms through backchannels and discussion boards.
Challenges: The 90 Day Deployment Plan will start with a challenge question asking the participants to design a plan for blended learning that can be set and deployed within 90 days. After the brainstorming session, the participants will explore the resources, participate in the lecture, and reflect on their learning process to make connections to the proposed deployment plan.
Technology: The participants will learn about how to use discussion boards in Mobilize, interactive slides through PearDeck, vision boards in Padlet, and how to implement data-driven applications into the blended learning classroom.
Models Used: The 90 day blended learning deployment plan will use the Three Phases of Blended Learning by Marcia Kish. The resources and ideas come from Disrupting Education by Michael Horn.
Lesson Plan: PearDeck will be used to engage the participants during the whole group sessions. At the end of the session, the participants will get a copy of the slides sent to their Google Drive. Padlet will be used for the participants that don’t have Google accounts and for those that would like to have extra resources and links that align with the blended learning deployment plan. Mobilize will be used to continue the conversation and learning opportunities after the session has ended.
Evidence of Success: Success will be showcased as the participants answer a quick exit ticket through PearDeck as they leave the session. The question will focus on the critical elements of a blended learning classroom and the starting points.
Five Minute introductions to the team and guest educators
Ten Minute group activity designing a sample plan on blended learning
Fifteen Minute interactive PearDeck presentation on the first 30 days of the blended learning deployment plan
Five Minute Turn and share activity and posting to the Padlet
Fifteen Minute interactive PearDeck presentation on the last 60 days of the blended learning deployment plan
Ten Minute questions and answer session along with time to explore the Padlet and discussion board resources.
Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools by Michael Horn