Archive for August, 2019

    Make P.E. great—for the first time?

    August 30, 2019 | by Michael B. Horn

    When I first began researching the field of online learning in K–12 education, I was surprised to learn that one of the most popular online offerings was physical education (P.E.). P.E.? How could that be done online? But when I stepped back and reflected, I remembered that for many middle and high schoolers, traditional P.E. […]

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    Back-to-school roundup: Top 5 blended topics of 2019 (so far)

    August 13, 2019 | by Christensen Institute

    Back to school season is upon us. A bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils would be nice. A bunch of advice for sharpening your blended teaching might be even better. If you’re planning on practicing blended learning in the classroom this fall (or supporting colleagues through the process), you’re maybe looking to brush up on key […]

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    A “Modern” classroom model, designed by teachers, helps students stay engaged and connected

    August 2, 2019 | by Thomas Arnett

    As a K-12 researcher, I visit a fair number of classrooms. But rarely do I walk away as excited as I felt after visiting Kareem Farah’s classroom. A few years ago, Kareem and his colleague, Rob Barnett—both of whom were math teachers at Eastern High School in Washington DC—dramatically overhauled the conventional classroom model to […]

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