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Beyond multiple-choice with digital assessments

Special Issue: Advancing Beyond Multiple Choice eAssessment

By Okan Bulut / September 30, 2021

During the past decade, K-12 education systems have been increasingly relying on digital forms of educational assessments. Therefore, digital assessments have been integrated into the instructional process and curriculum in multiple ways to promote student learning inside and outside the classroom. When developing digital assessments, one of the most important elements is the type of items used in the assessment. As technological innovations continue to change the type of tasks we can measure using digital assessments, new types of items also emerge. Items in digital assessments can go beyond the limits of what can be measured on a paper-and-pencil assessment with traditional multiple-choice items. » [Full Article]
TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

On the Growing Curve: An interview on gaming to learn with G2A's CEO, Bartosz Skwarczek

By Alison Carr-Chellman / May 21, 2021

An interview with Bartosz Skwarczek, CEO of G2A, includes an examination of a recent survey of U.K. and U.S. teachers regarding perceptions of games as a learning and curricular tool. Interview results are shared as well as a review of the resulting G2A Academy aimed at teacher training for building skills to utilize games in the classroom. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Engaging Young Learners through Online Teaching

By Felicia Saffold / January 29, 2021

This article explored the transformation of an early childhood center from face-to-face instruction to online learning and examined how principles of effective online instruction design were related to community building, interactivity, and online presence. The case study is from an early head start institution in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After creating an online program over the summer of 2020, teachers share their perspectives of teaching online with young learners. Results suggest benefits of technology integration in early learning classrooms. » [Full Article]
TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Internationalizing Teacher Education through Virtual Connections and Blended Learning

By Mary E. Risner, Swapna Kumar / July 23, 2020

This project used blended learning and virtual connections to infuse global perspectives in U.S. curriculum by preparing pre-service teachers with intercultural competence, understanding of global issues from diverse viewpoints, and the ability to use online technologies to develop critical thinking and digital literacy. Global themes were addressed in online synchronous sessions with teachers in other countries and purposefully combined with pre-readings and online and classroom discussions. » [Full Article]
TYPE: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION, K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

CFISD: A school district banking on technology to forge academic success

By Frankie Jackson, Daniele Loffreda / May 31, 2018

With the proliferation of digital learning technology in the classroom, combined with the bandwidth needs of today's tech dependent Gen Z student, educational networks, which provide the backbone for critical campus Wi-Fi services, are strained all over the country. In order to access bandwidth-intensive digital learning tools and multimedia content that help students reach their full potential, reliable and robust connectivity is required. » [Full Article]
TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Implementing Blended Learning the Right Way

By Kevin E. Kessler / March 30, 2018

You may have read the quintessential texts on blended learning, the 'why', the need for disruption, the types of models, etc. However, you've never read a workbook like this. The Blended Course Design Workbook is the most important book any school (or teacher) should own in order to implement blended learning the right way. This book provides steps, checks, and explanations on how to build or improve a blended-learning program. This is not a book of theory or persuasive change, this is a how-to book that needs to be on every shelf of every school. » [Full Article]
REVIEW: LITERATURE, TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING