(PD Title No. EDU6631E)

EDU6631: Designing Blended Learning

Proficiency Level: Mastery

Subject(s):Foreign Languages,Language Arts and Reading,Guidance,Health Education,Industrial Education,Interdisciplinary,Leadership Training,Multicultural Education,Music,Parent Education,Psychology,Science,Social Science,Volunteer,Special Education,Technology,Computer Education,Mathematics,Business,Art,Career Tech,Library Media,Basic Training,Physical Education,Standard 1 Planning for Continuous Improvement,Standard 2 Teaching and Learning,Standard 3 Human Resources Development,Standard 4 Diversity,Standard 5 Community and Stakeholder Relationships,Standard 6 Technology,Standard 7 Management of the Learning Organization,Standard 8 Ethics

Grade(s): PreK,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,CC,Other

Hours: 30.00

The Intel® Teach Elements: Designing Blended Learning course is an interactive e-learning experience that will help teachers develop an understanding of blended learning, including what it is and how it benefits students. Through many examples, teachers will consider how to create blended learning experiences for students and what to address when designing these experiences. In addition, they will see how technology tools can foster collaboration while delivering engaging instructional content. Teachers will also learn strategies for assessing students and managing a blended learning classroom.

Pre-requisites: This is an introductory course for teachers of blended classrooms. It is recommended that participants be experienced teachers who are certified in or who have a high level of expertise in the subject area they will be teaching. Participants are expected to have regular access to computers and proficiency with email and current Web browsers.

•Learn about blended learning and how it benefits students.
•Identify the range of blended learning implementation models on the blended learning continuum.
•See how blended learning requires a shift in instruction, roles, and technology integration.
•Consider how content standards, objectives, and blended learning purposes will impact decisions about planning for blended learning.
•Review the availability of technology for the blended classroom.
•Explore how instructional activities can be integrated into a blended learning environment.
•Develop a plan to implement blended learning in your classroom.
•Examine methods for using online platforms to foster student communication and learning in a digital environment.
•Explore and select online resources and digital tools for blended learning.
•Investigate professional support resources for teachers in blended learning environments.
•Learn about the various purposes for assessment in blended learning environments.
•Explore formative assessment strategies for blended classrooms.
•Consider the benefits of summative assessment methods.
•Design your own Assessment Timeline.
•Explore considerations for implementing effective blended learning programs.
•Learn management techniques for creating safe and ethical blended learning environments that support social collaboration.
•Examine common challenges associated with blended learning implementation and how you can address these challenges.



  No Cost to Participant