Archive for the ‘Blended learning models’ Category

    Blended-learning trend watch: Specific models for specific programs

    March 14, 2018 | by Jenny White

    According to recent data from BLU profiles, more and more schools are seeking to harness blended learning for special student populations, such as English language learners and special education students. When shifting to a digital, blended-learning environment tailored to special needs, it’s helpful to consider the practices other schools are implementing to serve similar student […]

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    How to customize learning with Individual Rotation

    March 6, 2018 | by Jenny White

    As schools and classrooms become more interested, and invested, in blended learning, it’s a good idea to have a deeper understanding of the unique models that have the potential to support teachers in meeting the needs of a diverse group of learners.   Our first post on a blended-learning model focused on Flex. In this […]

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    Which blended learning model(s) do you use?

    April 27, 2017 | by Jenny White

    When educators create a profile of their school’s blended programs on the Blended Learning Universe (BLU), the first question they’re asked is, “What’s your model?” The Christensen Institute identifies seven distinct models of blended learning: Station Rotation, Individual Rotation, Lab Rotation, Flipped Classroom, A La Carte, Enriched Virtual and Flex. Identifying and classifying an instructional […]

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    Tips from the pros: Making an Enriched Virtual program work for your students

    December 11, 2016 | by Jenny White

    The Enriched Virtual model allows students to complete the majority of coursework online at home or outside of school, but attend school for required face-to-face learning sessions with a teacher. Unlike the Flipped Classroom, Enriched Virtual programs usually don’t require daily school attendance; some programs may only require twice-weekly attendance, for example. The Enriched Virtual […]

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    A deeper look at the Flex model

    February 19, 2016 | by Clifford Maxwell

    In our blended-learning research, we have aimed to develop a common language for educators to use as they talk about going blended. Part of this work has involved developing a taxonomy of blended-learning models that describe how we see blended learning taking shape in schools across the world. Although not every school fits neatly into […]

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