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.
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June 28, 2013
June 26, 2013
Listed are 10 tips for launching a blended high school or phasing blended strategies into an existing school.
June 03, 2013
After an extensive review process, three products that support writing instruction have been selected to participate in fall trials in seventh grade classrooms coast to coast -- Criterion from ETS, PEGWriting from Measurement Incorporated, and Pearson's WriteToLearn.
May 27, 2013
In his February state of the district speech, Houston superintendent Terry Grier pitched the idea of giving every high school student a laptop. "This is a way of transforming what and how we teach," Grier told the school board in April.
May 22, 2013
Recognition that "games can provide challenging experiences that incorporate effective learning principles and sustained engagement," led Dr. Kristy Goodwin of Macquarie University to study what she calls Digital Games Based Learning (DGBL) as an emerging pedagogy.
May 08, 2013
A WestEd study released this week confirmed gains tracked by schools using the innovative ST Math program from MIND Research Institute. More than 1,700 schools use the supplemental math games.
May 07, 2013
As the nation celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week, we couldn't think of a better way to honor National Teacher Day than with a paper that highlights the positive impacts that blended learning is having on the teaching profession.
May 03, 2013
Online learning can expand student (and staff) options, grow enrollment, and power blended learning. It shares many critical success factors with traditional education, but different enough that you need to do your homework and develop a good plan. Following is a 10 point district/network guide to online learning.
May 01, 2013
Nexus Academy, supported by Connections Learning, is a personalized competency-based environment--a great example of a flex blend with lots of extra features. It's worth a visit.
April 24, 2013
How to help more students graduate ready for college and careers? We're exploring the perennial question at the A+ Urban High School Summit in Denver.