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Blending Learning Conference


Blending Learning

Mixing Up Your Digital Pedagogy


9 A.M. TO 3:15 P.M.


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“Blending Learning: Mixing Up Your Digital Pedagogy” is a free, one-day conference for public school educators in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virtual Virginia, VSTE, and Canvas have teamed up to offer this one-of-a-kind professional learning experience. With topics in both synchronous and asynchronous instruction, this conference will highlight some of the amazing things Virginia teachers and leaders are doing to improve instruction and create learning experiences that are meaningful and engaging.



The conference will feature the live sessions below, organized by category.

  • Hybrid/Concurrent Learning Strategies
    • KISS Your Digital Clutter Goodbye! Consolidating Your Tech for World Languages Instruction
    • Creating a Unified Hybrid Experience with Webcams, Flexible Mounts, and Promethean Panels
    • Concurrent Learning: Working Smarter, NOT Harder
    • Overcoming Transactional Distance: Utilizing Virtual Student Connections to Motivate Individual Learners
    • Looks Like Instructional Technology, Sounds Like Music!
    • Keeping Students Engaged in the Hybrid/Remote Classroom Learning that Sticks with Google Jamboard
    • Amping up Engagement: Quick Tips and Tricks
    • Increasing Engagement and Motivation Using a Google Slides Classroom
    • Canvas Course Creation for Beginners: Going from Virtual to Hybrid Instruction
  • Blended/Flipped Learning Strategies
    • Personalized Lessons: Created in Forms and Embedded in Canvas
    • Here, There, and Everywhere: Instructional Design that Works in All Learning Environments
    • Post-Pandemic Cultivating Learning with Canvas
    • Physical Lab/Virtual Lab: Sharing as Partners
  • Student Voice and Choice Strategies
    • Becoming a Canvas Know-It-All: What’s a Canvas Certified Educator?
    • Get Students Creating in Canvas
    • Let’s Get Real! Learning Activities That Are Authentic and Meaningful
    • Change Agents: GCPS Learns Anywhere
    • Break Out of the Ordinary
    • Spark Up Your Life with Adobe Spark
  • Personalized Learning Pathways
    • Nothing to Mix Up Here: Rules for An Accessible Classroom
    • Sick of Sitting? How to Get Students Up and Moving During Virtual Learning
    • Personalized Pathways for the Inclusion Classroom
  • Synchronous Learning Strategies
    • Novel Study in the Virtual Classroom
    • Co-Teaching in a Virtual Setting
    • Creating Google Meets Your Students Will WANT to Attend
    • Jump-Starting the Writing Process Using PearDeck
    • Pear-What? Near Who? Gim?
    • Making REAL Connections in a VIRTUAL World
  • Asynchronous Learning Strategies
    • Using Digital Tools to Empower Students to Do VIRTUALLY Anything
    • “When Is My Next Meeting and Assignment?” Helping Younger Learners Navigate Canvas Achieving Asynchronous Success
    • Leveraging Choice Boards
  • Instructional Leaders
    • Redesigning Professional Learning: Relevance, Efficacy, and Flexibility
    • Case Study: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Resource Teachers to Link Virginia’s 5 Cs to Students’ Academic Achievement
    • Unlock the Power of Your Data with an Interactive Dashboard
    • Supporting and Empowering Gen Z in the Virtual Environment
    • Building Capacity with the Canvas Champion Model
    • Adventure, Explore, Discover: Lifelong Learning with Canvas
    • Educator Learning on Demand and Earn Credit
  • SEL and the Digital World
    • Jam Session for Art Teachers
    • Empathy Impact: Creating Opportunities to Grow Student Empathy
    • Virtual Connections: Forming Authentic Student–Teacher Relationships with Blended Learning
    • Vitality in the Concurrent Learning Environment: Wellness Routines for Students and Teachers

Questions? Contact Stephanie Shea, stephanie.shea@virtualva.org, or Steven Sproles, steven.sproles@virtualva.org.

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