Posts Tagged ‘professional development’

    50 practitioners showcase noteworthy blended-learning tactics

    February 12, 2018 | by Julia Freeland

    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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    How Malaysian schools are tackling blended-learning challenges

    December 7, 2017 | by Katrina Bushko

    Malaysia has a very unique education system: over the past two decades, the government has invested millions of dollars in equipping all 10,000 public schools with not only computer labs, but also the Frog Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Unsurprisingly, though, challenges still arise and vary school by school. In our newest report published in conjunction […]

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    Uncovering What Works in Blended Learning

    October 7, 2016 | by Clifford Maxwell

    To scale effective blended and personalized learning environments, we first need to develop a better understanding of what learning approaches work, for which students, in what circumstances. This level of insight is necessary to build replicable theories of change, and it will move us beyond educational “best practices” that lack true predictive power. As we’ve […]

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    4 tips for developing effective professional development for blended learning

    September 15, 2016 | by Stepan Mekhitarian

    With the growing prevalence of blended learning in classrooms across the country, the need for teacher training for effective implementation is more critical than ever. In order to better understand the skills and training required to implement blended learning effectively, I conducted a three-year doctoral research study at three public school sites in Los Angeles. […]

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    District-led launch of blended learning smoothes, speeds next-gen transition

    August 16, 2016 | by Jenny White

    Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) is launching into the future with a comprehensive, 20-school pilot program that paces the escalation of personalized and blended learning across its 174 schools. This program, named the Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) initiative, supports schools as they provide digital learning devices to every student, implement personalized and blended […]

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