A selection of blended learning resources
Ben Daley, High Tech High
- What is blended learning?
- What blended learning resources are you using?
- Hopes and fears?
What is blended learning?
Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face classroom methods with more modern computer-mediated activities.
Pause at 1:42 "What would you do? What's the right thing to do?"
Pause at 5:43 "How many would push the fat man over the bridge? Raise your hand."
Free math video game
Show intro video
Show employee cafeteria
MIT courses "put online" -- Requires RealPlayer
Scroll down to watch demonstration and click on last link for projectile motion demonstration
gives opportunity to access science equipment that your school can not afford.
"Don't just put a course online. What do we want students to know and be able to do? How can we help students get there in an online environment?"
- Candace Thile, CMU OLI
Peek inside statistics course
Note the open ended response
udacity.com -- quiz question
Instant feedback on quiz questions -- scored by computer -- but it is more complex than a multiple choice question
just some comments from Ben
Similar to udacity, but MIT's platform is open source so that others can create their own courses on this platform
the range of topics available -- not just math
watch first 2 minutes or so
Free and not free lectures on a variety of topics
watch first 90 seconds or maybe skip
Put it to practice!
- Find a blended learning resource that you could learn from or your students could learn from.
- Learn something for yourself or implement something in your classroom.