Virtually There

By InSyncJennifer | It’s hard to keep track of all of the resources informing the modern classroom. We keep an eye out for trends and best practices by collecting links from magazines, industry experts, and social media and capturing them in our online magazine, Virtually There. #ModernClassroom #edtech #virtualclassroom #virtualtraining #blendedlearning Follow me @InSyncJennifer or blog.insynctraining.com.

Unlocking Potential: Releasing the potential of the business and its people through learning

<b>Today’s successful workplaces are fast moving, global and digital. Learning innovation, done well, delivers results that can support sustainable,</b> …

Learning

Designing Blended Learning [GUIDE] | Resources

<i>*Updated - April 2016</i><p>Blended learning is back - well, it never went away. But what is blended learning today? With the emergence of new forms for …

Learning

Infographic: Ready, set, blend!

A lot has changed in the past 200 years. That might seem like a long time, but the truth is, the rate of technological and societal transformation …

Learning

Why Fun in Learning is Important

The idea of fun in learning can be a hard one to grasp. Do you remember the last time you sat down just to learn something new or improve your skills …

Learning

10 Ways To Find Out Who Your Learners Really Are

Last time, we found out why it's so important to learn about the real people at the other end of the training content. Now, let's look at a few tips …

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Flipped Classroom

Three Guidelines for Meaningful Microlearning

By ELLEN BURNS-JOHNSON, Instructional Designer / @ELLENBJOHNSON L ast week, my Studio Executive and I visited a client in California. The meeting …

California

Microlearning: Strategy, Examples & Applications

<b>What is Microlearning?</b><p>Microlearning (also spelled ‘micro learning’) is a teaching style that involves short bursts of highly engaging and interactive …

Learning

Netflix has built a DIY personal trainer that will make you earn your binge-watching

Netflix, the tech company that enabled a generation of couch potatoes to “Netflix and chill,” has released instructions for a Netflix-themed personal trainer that connects to your streaming-video account.<p>The device, which can be made at home, connects to your phone or tablet via Bluetooth and uses …

Netflix

Subject Matter Experts vs Learning Experts: What’s the Difference?

We often talk to organizations that are trying to start fresh. They’ve outgrown the tried and true training approaches of yesterday and are ready for …

Learning

Move Over Tablets? This Tech Could Be The Future Of Learning

Fluid dynamics are a lot cooler when you can see them at work with your own eyes.<p>Physics can be difficult to grasp–even for adults. So how do you teach the subject’s abstract ideas to middle schoolers?<p>Show some of the concepts in action. That’s the idea behind Peer, an experimental project from New …

Mixed Reality

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

<b>Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b> and<b> TeachThought Staff</b><b>Purpose:</b> Improving our chance …

Pedagogy

The Imperative of Experiential and Hands-On Learning

For the past several decades, I have had my feet in both elementary education and teacher training and development. Regardless of age, grade level, …

Education

The way we learn tomorrow

<b>Your employees already learn for themselves. Make the most of the new normal, writes Todd Tauber</b><p>The near future of corporate learning is already …

Learning

9 Essential #EdTech Ideas to Share With Your Team

Technology is playing a bigger role in classrooms and schools in this country and around the world. Here are a few thoughts to keep technology in …

Education Technology

The Road to Invisible Assessment

Are great teaching and assessment fundamentally at odds? One might think so because, unfortunately, the words “test” and “assessment” are often used …

Education

Are you holding your learners accountable?

Towards Maturity and CIPD’s recent study ‘Preparing for the Future of Learning’ made for insightful reading.<p>It found that organisations and business …

Management

The Learning Function Has Become Invisible

Over the past few decades the world of corporate training has radically changed. In the 1920s and 1930s, we put training in the managers’ hands. This …

Learning

Will Blended Learning Fulfill its Disruptive Potential? – by Thomas Arnett

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the history of education in the United States includes a long list of ambitious programs, initiatives, and reforms …

Learning

How to Revolutionise Workplace Learning

This week I’m in Berlin, Germany at the OEB Conference. The conference hosts interviewed me a few weeks ago about my thoughts on learning since …

The Workplace

Farewell Desks, Here Come the ‘Starbucks Classrooms’

While many iconic features of traditional classrooms have been sidelined over the past decade – less blackboards, more whiteboards, bulky textbooks …

Furniture

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

<i>This is a first draft and I am trying to learn through reflection. Would love your thoughts on the ideas below.</i>People have come to loathe the term …

Pedagogy

8 Tips To Create Personal Learning Paths In eLearning

How To Create Personal Learning Paths In eLearning<p><b>Personal Learning Paths</b> give online learners the opportunity to pursue their learning goals and …

Learning

Digital Learning’s Pioneers Are Cautiously Optimistic

Is there life out there? It’s a question that’s existed since humans first turned their gaze toward the night sky. It’s also the driving force behind …

How to scale personalized learning

A systemwide approach offers the best chance of reaching the most students.<p><b>The US public education system</b> is struggling to meet the needs of its …

Education

21 top elearning communities

<b>These are the places to share knowledge, ask questions or network with your L&D peers.</b><p>Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from …

Learning

Classroom training is still relevant in L&D

Many people expected classroom training to wither away as dramatically with the advent of the web. Why on earth would you need a physical space for …

Learning

Why Learning People Wince At Talk Of "Classroom Flipping"

How to be terminally pedagogically uncool.

Learning