This article, written by a classroom teacher, explores different ways to use technology to “blend” learning. The technology tools she shares can be used to create innovative learning experiences beyond the school day and open up time and space for deeper learning in the classroom. Topics include game-based learning and technology-based alternatives to homework. She provides tips to insure these technology tools are used to push students to create, think critically, and engage with peers.
This article is useful for experienced educators looking to make their blended learning efforts more student-centered and may also inspire teachers new to the concepts, as the suggestions are easy to implement.
Source Organization: Getting Smart