The shift from time to learning, from cohorts to competency, will be tough. It's not easy or superficial--it's a new and different way of organizing schools. It will probably take us a generation to fully embrace high common expectation, blended formats, and show what you know policies and practices.
Elementary schools have the opportunity to look vastly different in the future by including adaptive assessment and blended curriculum, along with many other key elements.
Listed are 10 tips for launching a blended high school or phasing blended strategies into an existing school.
The NYC iZone launched a Blended Learning Institute, a two year certificate program for teachers. The iZone has also launched Innovation Challenges, a support system for innovative blended school models.
Jason Tadlock helped turned around a tough situation in a small K-8 district outside Milwaukee by investing in technology and teachers.
Broad Superintendents Academy Managing Director Christina Heitz conducted a video interview with Tom prior to his visit and the following is a summary interview.
10 strategies are outlined that cities are using to make teaching more attractive and to better support teachers and expand their opportunity set.
A visit to Expeditionary Learning's new New York Charter School sheds light on learning in an exploratory way.
Innovative school network Summit Public Schools CEO Diane Tavenner and Chief Growth and Innovation Office Diego Arambula shared their plan to launch their student centered learning management system in their new Bay Area high school Summit Denali.
Kansas City may be the least appreciated great education improvement story out there--at least on the Kansas side of the Missouri River.