Educators discuss the best approaches for using digital devices, apps, and software for students in pre-K through 5th grade.
All Blog Posts With blended learning Tag or Category
October 31, 2014
October 27, 2014
Using a flex model, every community can afford to have a great high school. Here are 12 specific benefits of flex models that every district should consider.
October 26, 2014
In today's guest post, Dr. Chris Dede talks about how professional development for transformative change requires unlearning, which necessitates high levels of emotional/social support in addition to intellectual and technical guidance.
October 17, 2014
Two organizations that study blended learning are looking for successful examples in traditional public schools and districts to highlight as case studies.
October 02, 2014
The pastor was livid, he was so mad he could hardly talk (and he's really good at talking). He had just come from a second day of school meeting that didn't go well. The day before, his son came home and told him that all of his friends were in a different math class and his class was using the same book as last year.
September 19, 2014
In 2011, with over a million resources online, Alex Grodd and Erin Osborn, BetterLesson Co-Founders, noticed that a relatively small percentage of teachers accounted for a large percentage of all lessons downloaded on the curriculum sharing website. For the 300,000 teacher users, it was apparent that they were looking for quality more than quantity--most teachers prefer a couple of vetted links to 500 responses to a search.
September 11, 2014
Vander Ark reviews "BLENDED: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools" and discusses with authors Michael Horn and Heather Staker.
September 03, 2014
In a back to school meeting last week, a 5th year teacher had a "Who Moved My Cheese" moment over the loss of her desk due to a shift to blended learning.
September 02, 2014
Integrating technology with in-person learning can make deeper engagement with content a reality for more young people.
August 19, 2014
Innovations in learning are creating more of a good thing and supporting great learning environments for students and teachers.