The Blended Learning Summit (#MPSblended) hosted by Meriden Public Schools gathered blended learning leaders, vendors and local teachers to collaborate and share practical blended strategies. Meriden Public Schools is a great example of a district making progress on personalized learning, student access to technology, teacher leader identification and cultivation, and blended learning implementation.
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March 23, 2015
March 13, 2015
A new white paper from Center for Promise explores the experiences of several districts implementing educational technology, and the lessons that can be applied to other K-12 systems.
March 12, 2015
School district chief academic officers know how to build and run managed instruction regimes. But now they are either pivoting to blended learning or getting a lot of pressure to consider an update. We explore the difference between managed instruction and next generation learning, and share 10 elements of comprehensive solutions to the challenge of helping chief academic officers reframe their work.
March 10, 2015
Lisa Duty of The Learning Accelerator, a Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and Highlander Institute funding partner, outlines the Rhode Islands's commitment to a blended learning future. She describes how the state is developing its new five-year strategic plan that's engaging RIDE's Ambassador Design Team, a team of Rhode Islander educators, parents, students, and community members from diverse backgrounds.
February 17, 2015
Cicely Benoit and Aditi Rao are educators at Houston's most innovative school, A+ Unlimited Potential, a small, tuition-free middle school launched last year. Together they are personalizing learning experiences for their students using Edmodo, community field trips, and parental engagement strategies.
February 06, 2015
A new partnership between Fuel Education and PresenceLearning seeks to make virtual special education services a reality for millions of students.
February 03, 2015
President Obama's budget calls for restoring the Enhancing Education Through Technology program and giving states money to support "model districts" at the local level.
January 23, 2015
A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning highlights strategies for using blended learning in conjunction with expanded school hours.
January 15, 2015
Last week while in Columbus I got to tour Metro Early College High School and Middle School. Here are six things worth sharing that make Metro a great example of next-gen schools.
December 19, 2014
Guests Holly Clark and Kyle Pace debated Chromebooks versus iPads in an #EWedchat this week. Chat participants discussed the pros and cons of each device and shared resources for educators.