Archive for May, 2018

    The secret element in blended learning

    May 9, 2018 | by Thomas Arnett

    By definition, online learning is part of any blended learning classroom. It is the key innovation for enabling student-centered learning at scale. Given this fact, it’s easy to get caught up in thinking of technology—devices and software—as blended learnings’ core, defining feature. Yet the most powerful and important element in blended learning doesn’t have a touch […]

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    How a Station Rotation partnership is driving student success

    May 7, 2018 | by Katrina Bushko

    The power of partnerships between schools, districts, companies, and programs to reach students learning goals does not go unnoticed on the Blended Learning Universe (BLU). A few months ago, I was perusing our BLU Directory to uncover the kinds of partnerships schools and districts were forging to bring blended learning into classrooms. I came across […]

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    Research roundup: 4 new reports on what’s working for blended-learning practitioners

    May 3, 2018 | by Luis Flores

    At the start of the year, we published a blog post on interesting research from 2017 related to innovative approaches to school design. Even though we aren’t even half-way through 2018, there are already several insightful reports on blended and personalized learning from this year that are worth highlighting. These reports examined various tools and approaches to […]

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    New framework helps unlock transformative, creative learning

    May 2, 2018 | by Emily Pulham

    In today’s world, many schools experimenting with, or building on, classroom education programs, like blended learning, often get so excited about the new technology available that they may neglect the underlying effectiveness of it for the program, and ultimately student and classroom performance. As an administrator or teacher, it can be difficult to evaluate the […]

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