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Read Ahead Lesson Plan: Interpretive Lens Activity

By |July 15, 2016|

The interpretive lens activity below fits into the Read Ahead Lesson Plan. It is suitable for any subject area and can be used with any reading selection.
Subject(s)
Any subject area
Grade
4-12
Brief Description
Apply an interpretive lens to any reading selection
Objectives

Experiment with interpretation through purposeful manipulation of text
Use technology to illuminate interpretation […]

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Machine Learning: Interdisciplinary Curriculum Content

By |July 15, 2016|

As an Introduction to Machine Learning Concepts, students read the following texts to prompt critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity.
Critical Thinking:
Use these texts to examine

Roots and foundations of knowledge, decision-making and prediction
How to define, manipulate and automate logical operations
Compare perspectives across time and human understanding

Communication

Use texts […]

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Read Ahead, The Origin Story

By |March 17, 2016|

Getting Students to Read

As a reading fanatic, I was fascinated by this problem and how to solve it in new ways for the digital generation. I wondered if having the words literally spring off the page would keep their attention. So Josh and I began to work on building PowerPoint […]

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Online Course Design Webinar for Theological Schools

By |November 23, 2015|

Next week, Full Tilt Ahead’s CEO, Roxanne Russell, will present a webinar on Online Course Design for In Trust,  a center that provides guidance for governance and institutional capacity to Theological Schools.

http://www.intrust.org/Blog/entryid/492/online-course-design-a-conversation-with-roxanne-russell

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IMPLEMENT your online learning strategy

By |April 21, 2015|

After you ENVISION, RESOURCE, PLAN, DEVELOP and TEST to Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, it is time to IMPLEMENT.

The implementation process may follow or coincide with testing and should be an ongoing iterative process of revision and improvement. As much as possible, the adherence to strong project management […]

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TEST your online learning strategy

By |March 31, 2015|

After you ENVISION, RESOURCE, PLAN and DEVELOP to Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, you probably feel ready to launch. But I cannot stress enough the importance of TESTING- and expanding the audience of who evaluates your creation.

I’ve been surprised how often this essential part of any design process is […]

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DEVELOP your online learning strategy

By |March 10, 2015|

Finally we get to my favorite topic of this blog series Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus- DEVELOP your online learning strategy. If you missed the first three parts of this series, check out ENVISION, RESOURCE and PLAN your online learning strategy.

The design and development adventures of online learning […]

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7 Learning Design Principles for Online Classrooms

By |February 24, 2015|

After teaching in college classrooms for twenty years (twelve of those years online), I have identified 7 Learning Design Principles that can help anyone make smart decisions when designing and creating online learning courses.

The process of instructional design should be systematic.
Evidence-based learning designs show, scaffold and sustain.
Responsive design makes information […]

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PLAN your online learning strategy

By |February 23, 2015|

In the first two posts of this blog series Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, we considered how to ENVISION and RESOURCE the creation or conversion of an online program. This post presents advice for the planning stage of your online learning strategy. Either following or happening simultaneously with […]

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RESOURCE your online learning strategy

By |February 9, 2015|

In the first post of this blog series Bring your Online Learning Strategy into Focus, we considered how to ENVISION the creation or conversion of an online program. Once this initial vision is articulated, the next step is to determine how this vision squares with the available resources.

Of course MONEY, […]

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