Archive for the ‘Blended Learning Design’ Category

    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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    “Super school” targets at-risk students for real-world success

    March 30, 2018 | by Jenny White

    What’s fueling the student experience at one of the country’s aptly named “super schools”? In part, blended learning is helping to unlock a wholly new approach to high school. At Da Vinci RISE High School, a new charter school headquartered in Hawthorne, California (and a 2016 XQ: The Super School Project grant recipient), the student […]

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    Is your school ready for blended? Tech alone won’t tell.

    March 27, 2018 | by Elizabeth Anthony

    It’s that time of year…the time when school, district, and/or network leaders make decisions about the major changes that will take place in their schools this fall. This is often a time when “blended learning” enters conversation, filled with a myriad of promises: to improve the school’s finances, boost student achievement, and cultivate 21st-century learners […]

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    Want to talk personalized learning? We’ve got a place for that.

    January 25, 2017 | by Jenny White

    In a field aiming to shift educational practices from the Industrial Age to the Knowledge Age, educators on the ground today work in a distinctly brave new world. Leaders who are innovating around classroom instruction by adopting nascent practices of blending and personalizing learning are still on the periphery of a system very much entrenched […]

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    From the classroom to the boardroom: Why teachers are essential to blended-learning design

    April 14, 2016 | by Clifford Maxwell

    Last week, I attended the Blended and Personalized Conference in Providence, R.I., which the Christensen Institute co-hosted with the Highlander Institute. At the conference, school leaders from across the country gathered to discuss blended-learning implementation and best practices. At the end of the two-day conference, I was left with a strong impression that just as […]

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