Presentation Title

DocentEDU: Turn Any Website into an Engaging and Interactive Lesson

Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Learn effective methods for creating engaging online lessons that deepen your student’s understanding without pulling all-nighters. The presentation will focus on using tools like DocentEDU and a freely available online text and other embeddable tools. The teacher co-founders of DocentEDU will explain how to guide students through text by using the tool to enhance online text with a combination of critical thinking questions, discussions, teacher selected videos, simulations, and more. The result is a lesson which uses existing, free text that is tailored to student’s interests and the lesson’s objectives.

Keywords

blended learning, lesson tool, lesson creation, differentiation

Related Website

http://docentedu.com

Audience Focus

Both K-12 and Higher Education

Start Date

7-30-2015 9:30 AM

End Date

7-30-2015 10:30 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Matthew Nupen teaches science to at-risk teens and converted his school’s curriculum to be 100% online. From the experience, Matt co-founded DocentEDU to allow him to effectively turn the endless knowledge of the internet into coherent and streamlined lessons.

 
Jul 30th, 9:30 AM Jul 30th, 10:30 AM

DocentEDU: Turn Any Website into an Engaging and Interactive Lesson

Learn effective methods for creating engaging online lessons that deepen your student’s understanding without pulling all-nighters. The presentation will focus on using tools like DocentEDU and a freely available online text and other embeddable tools. The teacher co-founders of DocentEDU will explain how to guide students through text by using the tool to enhance online text with a combination of critical thinking questions, discussions, teacher selected videos, simulations, and more. The result is a lesson which uses existing, free text that is tailored to student’s interests and the lesson’s objectives.

https://pubs.lib.umn.edu/minnesota-elearning-summit/2015/program/41