Archive for the ‘Blended Learning Models’ Category

    Are computer labs a thing of the past? Not so fast.

    June 19, 2018 | by Jenny White

    Recently, an education leader remarked to me that “the concept of a computer lab is obsolete”. The comment surprised me. In our blended learning research at the Christensen Institute, we see schools implement blending learning using technology along a wide spectrum, from a lab of desktops to 1:1 hand-held devices, 3D printers, VR headsets, and […]

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    To go blended, these teachers take the driver’s seat

    May 30, 2018 | by Jenny White

    Although much of our research has focused on U.S. trends in blended learning, over the past year we’ve taken an increasingly global lens on how schools are going blended. This month we sat down with Jacob Rosch, head of educational technology at Collège du Léman in Switzerland, to hear about his team’s teacher-customized blended-learning adoption […]

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    Blended learning trend watch: Most-practiced models

    May 10, 2018 | by Jenny White

    If someone had to guess which blended-learning model schools implement the most, it may not be that difficult a choice. If your school is implementing blended learning, chances are your model(s) may fit under at least one of two categories: Station Rotation or Flex. Indeed, Station Rotation and Flex are the top two models reported […]

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    3 ways to do a Flex model

    April 24, 2018 | by Jenny White

    One of the most-read blog posts on the Blended Learning Universe (BLU) has consistently been our deeper look at the Flex model. The most-searched model type in the BLU directory is, also, Flex. When we speak to schools about their goals around blended learning, something about increased flexibility in students’ path, place, and pace of […]

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    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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