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FLOOP Revisited

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Enjoy this look back at our interview with the creators of FLOOP, and don't forget to use the info below to get your special discount on your first year of FLOOP! 
We had a great talk with Christine Witcher and Melanie Kong about Floop, an app that supports teacher and peer feedback in almost any classroom. Listen to their startup story and how Melanie and Christine have used their classroom experiences and action research to build student agency and efficacy. Then check out Floopedu.com to see how you can use it in your classroom.
Contact the Floop team via Email:team@floopedu.com

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Twitter:@floopeduWebsite:floopedu.comBlog:blog.floopedu.comResearch Whitepaper:bit.ly/floop-whitepaperStudent Feedback Literacy Curriculum:bit.ly/curr-downloadCompany BioBased on research and built by teachers, Floop is a web platform that helps teachers give meaningful feedback faster and teaches students how to use feedback to learn. Floop works on any internet-connected device (phones, table…

Adapting E-Learning to Remote Learning

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This episode focuses on how two school districts, one suburban and one rural, are adjusting their existing e-learning plans to a longer-term remote learning situation. Shannon Duling is the superintendent of Princeville Community Unit School District 326 in rural central Illinois. John Connolly is the Chief Technology Officer in suburban Consolidated Community High School District 230. Together we discuss the surprising commonalities in their approaches to adapting their existing e-learning plans to our current reality of longer-term remote learning.

This episode was recorded just before the State of Illinois had released their guidelines supporting remote learning. The approaches taken by each of these very different school districts aligns nicely to the state guidelines and provides valuable insight into the process of adapting e-learning plans, which were designed for just a day or two of instructional support, into longer-term remote learning plans.



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Remote Learning with Adam & Alex Valencic

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Adam Valencic and Alex Valencic offer some insights into their experiences in remote learning and online learning. Adam Valencic is an instructional designer at Lindenwood University in Missouri. Alex Valencic, is the Coordinator for 21st Century Teaching and Learning for the Freeport (IL) School District #145. Together, these brothers discuss their ideas to support learners and educators navigate remote learning online. 
In this episode: Community of Inquiry | Randy Garrison | Wikipedia | The Community of Inquiry Website | Community of Inquiry 2-pager from Purdue University

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Jodi Scott Discusses Remote Learning

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Regional Superintendent Jodi Scott was part of the team that created the Illinois Remote Learning Recommendations. In this special episode, Jodi returns to our show to discuss the differences between Illinois’ current Remote Learning Recommendations and the earlier legislation. Listen as Jodi provides critical clarifications and insights.  
Connect with Jodi Scott:EMail: jscott@roe33.netWebsite: www.roe33.netTwitter: @ROE33_HKMWRemember to check out this and all past episodes at www.LearningThroughLeading.com and click the Subscribe button at the top of the screen to have every episode delivered right to your email inbox.
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