Implementing Immersive Learning in Classrooms

Implementing Immersive Learning in Classrooms

 
Implementing Immersive Learning in Classrooms
Over the last few years, technology has played a pivotal role in shaping learning in the classroom. From m-learning, flipped classrooms and BYOD programs to using digital applications for communications, assignment submissions and testing, technology has had a hand in it all. Why? Because, these techniques are more interesting and relevant […]

3 Creative Applications of Timelines in the Classroom

3 Creative Applications of Timelines in the Classroom

 
3 Creative Applications of Timelines in the Classroom
The most obvious application of timelines is to teach historical facts and dates. The linear presentation of information is clear and easy for students to follow and learn. Modernization has broadened the scope of this visual tool, and here are some ideas for how to use them in […]

Interactive Student Notebooks in the Classroom

Interactive Student Notebooks in the Classroom

Utilize this learning tool to engage students in their learning as well ensure students are staying on track with their work.
How can teachers use Interactive Student Notebooks in the classroom?
Interactive Student Notebooks are a one-stop destination, a “go to” resource for students to organize and compile their classwork.
Getting Started
The general outline of the notebook includes […]

6 Simple yet Effective Methods for Encouraging Active Student Participation in the Classroom

6 Simple yet Effective Methods for Encouraging Active Student Participation in the Classroom

There is nothing more rewarding than a classroom full of active and responsive students. Active student participation adds quality and depth to the teaching and learning processes. But as important as “student engagement” is to the learning process, most teachers will tell you that it’s not always easily attained. Motivating and getting students to contribute […]

What is the Just in Time Teaching Strategy?

What is the Just in Time Teaching Strategy?

What is the Just in Time Teaching Strategy?
George Novak, the founder of the Just in Time Teaching Strategy (JiTT), defines it as a “teaching and learning strategy based on the interaction between web-based study assignments and an active learner classroom.” It embodies a combination of a flipped classroom and technological and formative assessments to create […]

Help Students Motivate Themselves

Help Students Motivate Themselves

Use these intrinsic motivational strategies to enhance learning in the classroom. Get students involved and loving learning on their own.
The concept of classroom motivation often includes strategies to provide incentives for students to do something and/or do it with greater intensity. Yet, when examined closer outside motivation is not always the best source of motivation. […]

The Universal Design for Learning

The Universal Design for Learning

Use the Universal Design for Learning assessment strategies to enhance learning in the classroom. These strategies will enable teachers to be flexible, always improving the learning experience.
The Universal Design for Learning is a research-based set of principles that help customize and adjust school curriculum. To make learning universal in nature, this scientific based framework refines […]

How to Use Choice Boards in the Classroom?

How to Use Choice Boards in the Classroom?

Choice Boards enhance student motivation and engagement in the classroom while using differentiated instruction to promote learning.
Why use Choice Boards in the Classroom?
It is best to give students plenty of opportunities to practice and master the concepts taught in class. However, structuring such activities is no easy task, as teachers need to take into consideration […]

Passion-Based Learning for a Thriving Classroom

Passion-Based Learning for a Thriving Classroom

Tyler is a 16-year-old who plays basketball. He goes to all of his practices, follows all of the coach’s instructions and is a natural on the court. But inside the classroom, Tyler only puts enough effort in to keep from failing. He is not internally motivated in the classroom as on the basketball court. Why? […]

How to use Google Earth?

How to use Google Earth?

Grab your students’ attention and bring information to life with Google Earth. Use this interactive learning tool to promote student engagement in the classroom.
What is Google Earth?
The app Google Earth is used by teachers across the world to implement in classrooms and give students an interactive, hands-on experience. Google Earth was released in 2005 […]

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