Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Thinking about Blended Learning in your Classroom?

Are you thinking about creating or enhancing the blended learning opportunities in your classroom? Learn how Clark County School District did this in the upcoming webinar from SoftChalk.  Mixing Bowl: The best ingredients for blended learning will be presented on April 19, 2016 at 11:00 am.

The Clark County School District (CCSD) set a goal of having one third of their 320,000 students in an online or blended learning environment by the 2015 year. SoftChalk was a major tool in the proverbial tech tool box that allowed us to not only meet, but exceed that goal.

Utilizing SoftChalk as a foundation, along with the Canvas Learning Management System, CCSD’s Innovative Learning Environments division has been curating a full catalog of middle school and high school courses. Schools and teachers can use this curriculum at no cost to them, in essence saving the district millions of dollars when it comes to paying outside vendors for a product that may not directly aligned directly with CCSD and Nevada State Content Standards.
Integrated components that have made this endeavor successful are SoftChalk templates based on components of an effective lesson, use of Google docs for assignments, embedded Google Slide presentation inside SoftChalk, and utilizing Subject Matter Experts as lesson idea generators and peer reviewers.  
Click this link to register. Contact AEA PD Online if you are interested in learning more about how you could use SoftChalk as a part of your blended learning efforts.

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