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Instructional Design

Instructional design for digital classrooms is essential for a smooth adoption of blended learning. The design includes a student-centric focus as well as the theory and implementation of integrating authentic activities.  Olentangy teachers focus on leveraging technology to engage learners, enhance lessons, and create efficiency. The following resource help will guide you on leveraging Schoology to weave blended learning into your instruction: The Definitive Guide to Building a Great Blended Learning Program. 

Furthermore, much of the instructional technology professional development aligns with the key elements of the Framework for 21st Century Learning. The following link highlights the key elements of the framework: Framework for 21st Century Learning. Instead of making a design decision to teach via a specific instructional technology tool, teachers need to match learning objectives to the best technology available.

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