Teaching-and-learning experts give you insights on what works in the classroom.
Etherpad is a highly customizable open source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time. Just divide students up in advance (alphabetically or another method) and give each of those “working groups” access to their shared workspace.
Christensen Institute’s Blended Learning Universe is a website dedicated to helping classroom, school, and district practitioners. It includes: Seven models that range from “Station Rotation” to “Enriched Virtual.” Design help for developing blended learning approaches and strategies for implementation.
In this hybrid or remote version of Station Rotation, students can either physically move or stay in place as they progress through a series of learning activities at a teacher-led station, an online station, and an offline station (Dr. Catlin Tucker).
ThoughtCo has four different debate structures that teachers can use in hybrid classrooms.
Schools have also taken advantage of small hybrid classrooms to have rich, structured discussions or debates, where students can prepare in advance while remote. Facing History and Ourselves provides guidance on Socratic Seminars.
Using a flipped classroom approach can provide a structure for students to work independently while remote and collaboratively when in school. Schoology offers a Beginner’s Guide to Flipped Classroom.
Teaching Lab’s “Distance and Hybrid Learning Principles” is a guide that helps educators plan to deliver instruction in fully remote or hybrid learning contexts.
This template can help teachers modify their lessons for remote, hybrid, or in-person instruction.
A school in California built this student engagement tracker that made it easier for teachers to fulfill the district’s requirement to log student engagement. Schools can save a copy on their own drive and customize it to their needs. While this tracker is specific to engagement, districts can use it as a model for simplifying …