• Blended Learning

    Blended Learning

    Blended learning is a formal education program that integrates face-to-face learning with technology-based, digital instruction. Learning takes place in a combination of online, mobile, or classroom environments. There is usually some element of student control over time, place, path and/or pace, in combination with in-person classroom or virtual one-on-one instruction.

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  • Digital Formative Assessment Tools

    Digital Formative Assessment Tools

    Formative assessment tools are important tools that teachers can use to target students' learning needs. When teachers know what students know (or don't know), they can better adjust their teaching to meet the kids right at their level. Digital tools available in smartphones and tablets make implementing formative assessments as easy and effective as ever.

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  • Flipped Classroom

    Flipped Classroom

    Flipped classroom is an instructional strategy and a type of blended learning that reverses the traditional educational arrangement by delivering instructional content, often online, outside of the classroom. It moves activities, including those that may have traditionally been considered homework, into the classroom. In a flipped classroom, students watch online lectures, collaborate in online discussions, or carry out research at home and engage in concepts in the classroom with the guidance of the instructor.

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  • GAFE - Google Apps for Education

    GAFE - Google Apps for Education

    Google Apps for Education (GAFE) is a core suite of productivity applications that Google offers to schools and educational institutions for FREE. These communication and collaboration apps include Drive, Docs, Sheets, and more, and a GAFE account unlocks access to dozens of other collaborative tools supported by Google. All of these applications exists completely online, meaning that all creations can be accessed from any device with an Internet connection.

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  • Internet Safety & Digital Citizenship

    Internet Safety & Digital Citizenship

    Your digital footprint says a lot about how you navigate the Internet. You leave a digital trail of your Internet usage whenever you are online. While the Internet offers many wonderful educational uses, students must be on guard to protect their privacy, be good digital citizens, protect themselves from those who would do them harm, and follow copyright laws and and intellectual property rights.

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  • SAMR - Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition

    SAMR - Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition

    SAMR is a model designed to help educators infuse technology into teaching and learning. Popularized by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, the model supports and enables teachers to design, develop, and infuse digital learning experiences that utilize technology. The goal is to transform learning experiences so they result in higher levels of achievement for students.

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  • TPACK - Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

    TPACK - Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

    Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) is a framework that identifies the knowledge teachers need to teach effectively with technology. At the heart of the TPACK framework, is the complex interplay of three primary forms of knowledge: Content (CK), Pedagogy (PK), and Technology (TK).

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  • Digital Wellness

    Digital Wellness

    One of the Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship is "Digital Health and Wellness." As educators we need to be aware of mental and physical issues that can exist with technology misuse and create a culture where students are educated and familiar with ways to remain protected and healthy users of technology.

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