Will it Blend? Developing Blended Learning Experiences In All Classrooms (WS)

A common misconception about blended learning is that it only suited for certain subjects. While the “flipped classroom” approach popularized by Khan Academy is certainly well-suited to math classes, this is not the only model of blended learning out there!

By exploring the underlying pedagogy and design of effective blended learning environments, this extended session aims to help teachers across all subject areas identify how they can bring effective blended learning experiences into their classrooms. This session will be both practical and collaborative, with participants working in small groups to create personalized action plans for implementing these environments in their classroom or perhaps even school!

About Clint Hamada

Clint Hamada is an international educator who has been living and working overseas since 2000. In that time, he has lived in Tokyo, Dar es Salaam, Hanoi, Yokohama and now Beijing. He is currently the PK – 12 Educational Technology Coordinator at the International School of Beijing, where he works within the intersection of Ed Tech, Design Tech, and Information Literacy. In the past, Clint has served as an Ed Tech coach, MYP Design HOD and teachers, as well as an IB MYP, IB DP and AP Mathematics teacher.

In addition to working with students, Clint is very interested in providing and creating meaningful learning experiences and professional development for teachers everywhere. He is an enthusiastic workshop presenter, with experience at technology conferences throughout Asia and at IB workshops and regional conferences. Clint has served on various organizing committees for Learning2 as well as an instructor for the Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy (COETAIL).

Clint is an Apple Distinguished Educator (Class of 2015) and holds an M.Ed. in International Education Administration. You can find him on Twitter (@chamada) and he is a (very) occasional blogger at Learning on the Job.

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