PD Resources 2018

Goals and Expectations for today's session:

  1. I will learn something new about Google Forms, PowerSchool, Google Classroom, project extensions, Lexia, Brainpop and First in Math. .
  2. I will use what I’ve learned to improve my instruction and student performance.
  3. I will demonstrate my learning by providing evidence that I have used the tool in my classroom. (The evidence will be used to get points in MLP.)

What is blended learning?

Blended learning is a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media with some element of student control over time, place, path, or pace.

What problem(s) are we trying to solve by implementing blended learning?

  • To better our use of technology during station rotations (more focused on instructional goals)
  • To have more time for small group, differentiated instruction
  • To better meet the needs of students working above the standard
  • To better meet the needs of students with learning gaps
  • To provide immediate feedback.
  • To meet different learning modalities.
  • To help children learn to how to assimilate information and summarize what is important.