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Blended Learning 5: Online Discussions Public

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After completing this badge, learners will have resources for promoting online discussion.

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Quicktopic Contribution

After carefully examining the resources, discuss in the Quicktopic (https://www.quicktopic.com/53/H/dLw2DErafK6Es) how you will go about promoting online discussion for your students. Take a snapshot of your contribution and submit it as evidence of your learning for this badge. More Info

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Resources

1) Consider the article from the Universiy of Pennsylvania on the importance of discussion even (or especially when) teaching online: https://www.ctl.upenn.edu/using-online-tools-discussion
2) Read this Edutopia article on questioning by Todd Finley: https://www.edutopia.org/blog/new-classroom-questioning-techniques-todd-finley
3) Check out the Fountas and Pinnell Remote Learning Blog at https://fpblog.fountasandpinnell.com/tag/daily-remote-learning-tip
4) Examine at least 2 of the following sources to discover Tools for Online Discussion at: 
Common Sense Education by Jeff Knutson at https://www.commonsense.org/education/articles/5-online-discussion-tools-to-fuel-student-engagement
Euro Space Teacher Academy at https://www.teacheracademy.eu/blog/online-discussion-tools/
Teaching Space Podcast at https://www.theteachingspace.com/blog/backchannels

Badge Evidence

After carefully examining the resources, discuss in the Quicktopic (https://www.quicktopic.com/53/H/dLw2DErafK6Es) how you will go about promoting online discussion for your students. Take a snapshot of your contribution and submit it as evidence of your learning for this badge. 
In your Quicktopic response please be sure to:
  • Introduce the badge and topic you are discussing. For example, “For Blended Learning 5, There are many ways to promote online discussions.” 
  • Be sure to specifically reference each of the resources.
  • Comment on at least one other post (unless you are the first respondent on the topic.)



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