While I haven’t had a chance to read the entire book yet, I’ve been working my way through the Blended Learning in Action book this year:
I turned their chapter on the station rotation model into a “learning in the loo” poster for this week. I made good use of this model with my ELD (English Literacy Development) Math class last year which required differentiation for a variety of mathematical levels amongst my ELL students. It was so helpful because it allowed me to do small group instruction by ability level.
With chromebooks becoming ever more present in our schools and our school board looking to move away from the rolling class set of chromebook model and towards the embedded tech tub of 5 or 6 devices in every room, many teachers are wondering how they can make use of only 6 chromebooks daily rather than booking a class set every so often. One solution, can be the station rotation model:
Want to post some Learning In The Loo posters around your school? The whole archive is here.
– Laura Wheeler (Teacher @ Ridgemont High School, OCDSB; Ottawa, ON)