Tech Integration & Blended Learning

Chapter 9: Modes of Delivery by Tony Bates proved to be informative when learning more about technology-based learning.  As Bates outlines, modes of delivery can include fully online, blended, or face-to-face.  I feel it most important to highlight Bates’ idea that when choosing how to deliver course content, an instructor must first consider student needs.  Bates encourages… Read More »

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MY 2 WAVES OF ONLINE LEARNING

My own experiences with online and blended learning have come in two distinct waves. My first wave was such a failure that it soured me on the entire notion of learning online. When I began my Masters of Education a few years ago, I was certainly aware of the growing selection of courses offered online, […]

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Technology brings success to my classroom! … And maybe some challenges.

As a young (okay, kind of young) teacher I think I have always incorporated technology into my classroom. We were taught in university that technology was the way to engage students.  In the online text Teaching In a Digital world, Chapter 9: The continuum of technology-based learning They explain blended learning as technology-enhanced learning, or technology … Continue reading Technology brings success to my classroom! … And maybe some challenges.

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My experience with online learning

My experience with the use of blended learning/technology integration is through the use of Google Classroom. For example in Health right now we are focusing on mental health, understanding how to support others, while becoming more familiar with general mental health concerns (depression, anxiety, social phobia, and suicide). We used Kids Health to read articles … Continue reading My experience with online learning

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