Archive for the ‘Top posts for teachers’ Category

    4 skills essential for effective blended teaching

    July 16, 2019 | by contributor

    By Charles R. Graham, Jered Borup, Leanna Archambault, Cecil R. Short Our research team, comprised of researchers from Brigham Young University, George Mason University, and Arizona State University, has spent the past several years exploring a timely question: What skills are needed to be an effective teacher in a blended classroom? The exploration began in earnest […]

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    Students harness the skill of preparedness through blended learning

    April 16, 2019 | by Amira Awaad

    In our school,  numerous educators have long practiced cooperative learning pedagogical methods. But we’ve recognized that blended learning is another  effective mediator to help support student learning in a rapidly changing world. For instance, one benefit to students of a blended-learning approach has been the driver of our school’s work: preparedness. It is the skill […]

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    3 secrets to successful Station Rotations

    March 21, 2019 | by Jenny White

    Station Rotation is one of the most popular blended-learning approaches. The model isn’t new or unique to blended learning; teachers have been using learning activity “centers” in their classrooms for decades, particularly at the elementary level. What qualifies Station Rotation as a blended model is when at least one station involves student-led online learning. By […]

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    A Case for Real Cupcakes and Real Connections at BPLC19

    February 26, 2019 | by Laura Jackson

    My three-year-old loves his iPad. He implores me to take it down from the high shelf where it’s stored with the desperate thirst of a man who’s been wandering the desert. It’s one of the few carrots I can use to compel him to do the things three-year-olds are loathe to do: put on shoes; […]

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    Blended learning that connects teachers, students, and parents around Learning Differences

    December 27, 2018 | by Alex Dreier

    This piece is Part 1 of The Friday’s Institute’s insights on effective blended learning to understand learning differences. Stay tuned for Part 2 which will unveil practitioner examples and perspectives on this approach. When my colleagues and I at The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation design blended-learning experiences, we tend to judge their effectiveness by the […]

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    The BLU’s Top 10 Stories of 2018

    December 18, 2018 | by Jenny White

    As the year draws to a close, we want to thank the international community of educators who practice blended learning to better support each of their students on their learning paths and toward their goals. Cheers to another year of great work! As we reflect on the inspiring practices that took flight this year, let’s […]

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