Archive for the ‘Competency-based Learning’ Category

    How Can Blended Learning Support Competency-Based Education?

    August 2, 2018 | by Casey Lynch

    In our work on the BLU Directory, we have discovered that many schools choose to implement blended learning as a tool to support competency-based education (CBE). Why is blended learning particularly suited to support CBE? Do all models of blended learning have the potential to enhance CBE? We look to the directory to observe how […]

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    50 practitioners showcase noteworthy blended-learning tactics

    February 23, 2018 | by Julia Freeland Fisher

    Blended and personalized learning practices are often in flux in classrooms, schools, and districts. Practitioners aren’t just trying to learn the latest from peers, but to share and develop the tactics that can make learning more student-centered and equitable. Enter our annual Blended and Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. This year’s conference offers […]

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    Taking stock of 2017: What we learned about blended & personalized learning

    January 4, 2018 | by Luis Flores

    The start of a new year is the best time to reflect and review what happened the previous year. One of the areas that has received the most attention in K-12 education, dominating headlines, conversations, and research, was personalized learning. Personalized learning remains a broad topic. But it often refers to innovative approaches to tailoring […]

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    7 must-knows from blended-learning early adopters

    December 12, 2017 | by Jenny White

    Blended learning mavericks reveal what works and what doesn’t for K-12 blended and personalized learning implementations. Earlier this year, the Highlander Institute, The Learning Accelerator and The Christensen Institute teamed up to bring together a conference on blended and personalized learning in Providence, R.I. The goal of the event was to focus on the practical elements of […]

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    From Maverick to Mainstream: Takeaways from the 2017 Blended and Personalized Learning Conference

    October 16, 2017 | by Jenny White

    In its sixth year, the Blended and Personalized Learning Conference (BPLC) hosted by the Highlander Institute, The Learning Accelerator, and the Christensen Institute brought together more than a thousand educators from around the country to share, discuss, and define innovative education practices. In tandem, we hosted an invitation-only Summit on March 31, 2017—a day-long conversation […]

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