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COLLAB 2020 Breakout Session: Highly Effective Instructional Strategies for the Blended Classroom

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Topic tags:
blended learning, COLLAB 2020, instruction, reciprocal teaching, direct instruction, interactive video
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Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS III: Teachers plan and deliver effective instruction and create an environment that facilitates learning for their students.

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Resource material

Weston Kieschnick, author of BOLD School: Old School Wisdom + New School Technologies = Blended Learning that Works, and COLLAB 2020 keynote speaker, shares research-based strategies to effectively teach students in a blended-learning environment. This set of resources features five interactive and engaging videos with realistic and simple ways for you to maximize your time with your students regardless of the instructional setting. In addition to two introductory videos on how to plan blended learning, this resource set features the following versatile instructional strategies: reciprocal teaching, explicit direct instruction, and interactive video. 

Learning Targets:

  1. Teachers will become familiar with the best-practices of planning high-quality blended learning.
  2. Teachers will consider how boundaries, communication, mastery, and caregiver partnerships can lead to success in any instructional setting.
  3. Teachers will identify ways they can use highly effective instructional strategies in a blended or hybrid classroom. 

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The following related resources are optional. These should be viewed as desired and are not part of the required resources. Hperdocs can be very useful in blended and remote instruction, so check out how to make them work for your classroom!

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