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    Inspiring math students with a South African NGO’s blended-learning program

    February 15, 2018 | by Katrina Bushko

    Last November, at the 2017 WISE Summit in Doha, Qatar we presented our first white paper on blended learning outside the US, Blended Beyond Borders, and also had the opportunity to meet many great researchers, policy makers, and entrepreneurs making an impact in the global innovative education space. Among them was Jo Besford, director of […]

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    Why schools are shifting to blended learning in Brazil

    February 1, 2018 | by Katrina Bushko

    Leia em português. For the past few years at the Institute, we’ve heard stories about Brazilian teachers trying out blended learning. Since then, some of these teacher-led initiatives have flourished into school-wide programs around the country. To explore these trends more deeply, we published our first international blended-learning research paper in November, Blended Beyond Borders, […]

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    How Malaysian schools are tackling blended-learning challenges

    December 7, 2017 | by Katrina Bushko

    Malaysia has a very unique education system: over the past two decades, the government has invested millions of dollars in equipping all 10,000 public schools with not only computer labs, but also the Frog Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Unsurprisingly, though, challenges still arise and vary school by school. In our newest report published in conjunction […]

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    How to share your blended-learning experience

    November 21, 2017 | by Katrina Bushko

    “How can I find other schools doing blended learning?” We hear this question often when speaking with innovative educators. That’s a key reason why we created the BLU Directory – a place where educators can learn from each other by sharing their blended-learning triumphs and challenges. The Directory is made up of profiles of schools […]

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    Share Your Expertise at the 2018 Blended & Personalized Learning Conference

    August 1, 2017 | by Katrina Bushko

    On April 5- 7 2018, the Highlander Institute, the Christensen Institute, and The Learning Accelerator will showcase expert classroom, school, and district blended learning implementers from across the nation at our 2018 Blended & Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, RI. Apply to share your expertise and be recognized nationally as an innovative leader. BPLC18 lead presenters receive […]

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