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  • Designing Engaging Virtual Learning Spaces
  • I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. by Albert Einstein
  • Join the best features of in-class teaching with the best features of online learning to promote active independent learning. Blended Learning
  • Online Learning Spaces
  • Events Categories Search Links Home Page Events Google and the Google logo are registered trademarks of Google Inc., used with permission. Google Plus Communities
  • Which web tools and apps?
  • Multiplatform Security options Embeddable Register Age appropriate
  • Digital Blooms by Kelly Tenkely,
  • Focus on the learning! iPad car mount by hammershaug, Flickr
  • iPad car mount by hammershaug, Flickr Pedagogy is the driver, technology is the accelerator. by Michael Fullan
  • Exploration Creativity Collaboration Experimentation Connectivism Play Citizenship Peeragogy Real-world connections
  • Connect Communicate Collaborate Create
  • 3,2,1 Introduction 3 Things we should know about you 2 Places you love to visit 1 Job you wish you had
  • Students shape their learning & the curriculum Instructor(s) builds the foundation & provides various opportunities for learners to collaboratively create and curate the content and resources Students learn from & support each other Howard Rheingold Co-learning & Peeragogy
  • PearlTree Pinterest Livebinders Collaborative Bookmarking
  • PearlTrees
  • Peer Groups with Leaders
  • Peer Edit HangOuts
  • & Free App All Devices
  • & Works on Mobile Devices
  • Free iPad app Students doodle, comment by voice/ text Upload videos, images, documents
  • Encourage play with a digital sandbox!
  • Image caption contests Post multimedia Live events Memes Fill in the blank Keep it Active
  • GoogleandtheGooglelogoareregisteredtrademarksofGoogle Inc.,usedwithpermission.
  • 350+ Free Printables Visual writing prompts & challenges
  • Google
  • Goobrics and Flubaroo!
  • Get parents to sign a Respectable Use Policy!
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  • Twitter:@ShellTerrell