The subject was blended learning and special education. Developing or adapting school models that blend the best of online and face-to-face learning holds real promise. There are four reasons I’m excited about this topic:
Understanding how learning happens is a huge part of teaching.
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There is quite a discrepancy, in this era of disruption and realignment, between ideas and mandates at the macro level and the realities of implementation. Ideas come easy — the reality of implementation is the big challenge. There are so many moving parts to coordinate.
More and more educators are leveraging technology in their classrooms, which is one aspect of being a 21st century teacher helping their students (and probably themselves, too) to develop 21st century skills.
The move by universities and colleges to make more courses available online often meets resistance from students who want to ensure they’re getting the best learning experience possible as they pay increasingly more for the privilege of a higher education.
The beginning of the school year for many teachers includes something that many are grumbling about. Do you hear those low-pitched rumbles? That’s right, I’m talking about your school’s required professional development.
As the debate about the role of technology in education builds, two California community-college professors have published their own commentary on the automation of teaching—in the form of an illustrated comic.