This week, we are diving into microlearning and how you can leverage this corporate learning strategy in the classroom. We've got a lot of great ideas and tools that you can use to start thinking about microlearning applications in your classroom.
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- Microlearning is a strategy to break down learning into small pieces (can be skills, concepts). Historically used in corporate, e-learning
- Chris Nesi - House of EdTech
- Reduces cognitive overload - Visual from Twitter
- Flexible & allows for self-pacing
- Short bursts of information (matches current content consumption patterns)
- Provides focus & gets rid of the fluff
- Identifies skills (going back to curriculum docs)
- Frees the teacher up to provide small group support
- The Top 11 Types Of Microlearning For Your Employees (Blog Post)
- Supports UDL (choose your own adventure)
- EdTech Tools:
- 14 Microlearning Tips to Enhance Your Training Content - Capytech (Blog Post)
- Optimize for mobile devices
- Focus on improving skills
- Know your learners - simplify language, add visuals & multimedia resources (videos with CC)
- Stay rigid to the topic (single topic, don't deviate)
- Include real world examples and culturally-relevant stories
- Add social elements/collaboration opportunities
- Modern Classrooms Project