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Dr. Catlin Tucker

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Thrive in Any Teaching and Learning Landscape
As educational landscapes evolve, educators need to embrace a mindset, skillset, and toolset that allows them to thrive in class, online, or a blend of the two! It’s time to design and facilitate learning experiences that free teachers from their role as the expert at the front of the room and...
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Achieve Balance with Blended Learning
Lack of time and energy are barriers to innovation. Too many teachers are exhausted because they are doing the lion's share of the work. To achieve balance, teachers must shift their mindset, develop their skill set, and build a useful toolset. Teachers who partner with students can share the...
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Blended Learning in Action
It's impossible to meet the needs of diverse learners if you move lockstep through curriculum and learning activities as a whole class. A dynamic blend of active, engaged learning online and active, engaged learning offline can shift students to the center of learning. Explore how teachers can...
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The Community of Inquiry: Teaching & Learning Online
As learning moves online, many teachers are unsure how to navigate this new learning landscape. The Community of Inquiry theoretical framework can support teachers in understanding their roles in a blended or online course, helping students to develop their social presence online, and engaging...
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Leading the Shift to Blended Learning: The Why, How, and What
The transition from traditional teacher-led learning to student-centered blended learning is daunting for all stakeholders in a school community, so leaders must have a clear vision. This session will explore the why, how, and what of blended learning so leaders can clearly communicate the value...
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Partner with Your Students & Achieve Balance with Blended Learning
Teachers must partner with their students to create learning environments that maximize the available technology and encourage students to take a lead role in monitoring, assessing, and reflecting on their learning. Too many teachers are exhausted and disillusioned with this profession because...
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Blended Learning: The Station Rotation Model
It's impossible to meet the needs of diverse learners if you move lockstep through curriculum and activities as a whole class. Explore how the Station Rotation Model can help you create more opportunities to work directly with small groups of students, individualize scaffolding and support,...
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The Playlist Model: Using Backward Design to Construct a Personalized Playlist
The playlist model shifts control over the pace of learning to students and frees the teacher to spend time supporting individual students as they progress through the playlist. Playlists can be differentiated and/or personalized if teachers build conferencing into their playlists. A playlist can...
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Online Discussions, Choice Boards, & Hyperdocs
Explore how online discussions, choice boards, and hyperdocs can foster collaboration and give students more control over their learning in a blended classroom. Participants will explore these strategies and the technology tools needed to design their own online discussion topics, choice boards,...
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The Blended Learning Coaching Cycle
Too often professional learning is an event, not a process. Districts spend money on technology but do not invest equally in building a professional learning infrastructure to ensure that technology has a transformative impact on both teaching and learning. Catlin Tucker will provide an overview...
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Online Learning: The Building Blocks of Online Course Design
School closures can result from a health emergency or an extreme weather event. Schools and districts need to prepare teachers with the training necessary to take their offline courses online. This will make it possible for teachers to successfully engage students in high-quality learning at home...
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Choose Your Own Learning Path Adventure
The choose your own adventure concept can be used to design learning experiences that effectively remove barriers, prioritize student agency, and increase engagement. Instead of a single learning path that all students must follow, a choose your own learning path adventure provides meaningful...
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Blended Learning: Station Rotation & Flipped Classroom
Explore how blended learning models–Station Rotation and the Flipped Classroom–can help teachers reimagine learning in the classroom. Blended learning models create more opportunities for individualized scaffolding and support, differentiated instruction, and self-paced learning. During this...
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Blended Learning: The Flipped Learning Model
Lecture alone is ineffective, whether it is live or online. So, the challenge with the flipped classroom model is to engage students around the video content in a dynamic way. This session will review tips for creating effective video instruction and explore strategies teachers can use to design...
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Using the 5Es Instructional Model to Create a Student-Centered Online Lesson
The 5Es instructional model positions the students to engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate. This model blends online and offline learning strategically to encourage students to explore an essential question related to the curriculum. The goal is to help students construct knowledge...
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Developing Literacy Using Blended Learning Models and Technology
This workshop explores how teachers can leverage technology and blended learning models to help learners develop their reading, vocabulary, writing, and speaking/listening skills. In this workshop, participants will collaborate in grade-level teams to create student-centered learning activities...
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Using Blended Learning Models to Design and Facilitate Learning for a Concurrent Classroom
The concurrent classroom presents several challenges. It’s tough to meet the needs of students in class and online simultaneously. Often, there is an inequality of teacher attention, students struggle to stay engaged, and learning experiences do not maximize face-to-face and online learning...
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