Archive for the ‘Blended Learning Design’ Category

    The key to successful change initiatives? Early adopter teachers

    August 22, 2018 | by Cathy Sanford

    It is 5pm on a Tuesday in April, and Liz has just dropped her daughter off at cheer practice. Instead of heading home to think about dinner, chatting with other moms, or checking her social media accounts, Liz spends the next 95 minutes in a nearby Starbucks completing three playlists for her engineering design class. […]

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    5 Ingredients To Craft A Culture of Innovation

    August 16, 2018 | by Keara Duggan

    As school and school system leaders implement blended and personalized learning, they often look to make a shift, not only to their instructional models, but also to their organizational culture. As a part of an education consulting team, I’m often hired to support schools and districts to make the shift to blended and personalized learning, […]

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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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    “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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