The BLU’s Top 10 Stories of 2018
December 18, 2018 |
December 18, 2018 |
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 look back at our educator-readers’ favorite blended-learning stories of 2018:
Linda Seeberg describes how her team at Redmond School District in Washington state harnessed blended instruction to help students master more rigorous math standards.
This post by BLU Research Intern Casey Lynch highlights three schools using blended models to power competency-based pathways.
Heather Staker, co-author of Blended and The Blended Workbook, observes three patterns emerging in what makes exceptional blended teachers.
Elizabeth Anthony of ACE at ND writes about how to avoid the mistakes that cause students to flounder and fall further behind their peers instead of soaring ahead.
Education Elements’ Keara Duggan walks readers through one of “The NEW School Rules” for district teams: Define the work before you define the people.
In this piece for Smartbrief, the BLU’s Jenny White lays out some of the recent trends in model data from the BLU Directory.
Guest blogger and researcher Emily Pulham outlines the PIC-RAT framework as a way to reflect on blended practices and find ways to optimally leverage learning technology.
The Highlander Institute’s Cathy Sanford gave BLU readers a sneak-peek at her new book with Shawn Rubin, Pathways to Personalization, while providing tips on how to identify early-adopter teachers.
In March, the BLU’s Katrina Bushko took a look at 10 top edtech tools in blended schools across the BLU Directory.
The Flex model was a hot topic in the blended space in 2018. The BLU’s most-read post of the year shares the voices of three schools creating flexible, customized learning paths for their students.
This was our most-read blog post with an international lens. Read it in English or in Portuguese!
We look forward to reporting many more, new stories and trends from the BLU in 2019. Happy holidays!