3 Characteristics of Effective Blended Learning

January 26, 2017

By Dennis Pierce

Blended learning, which combines the best of face-to-face and online instruction in ways that can help personalize education for students, often looks very different from one classroom to the next. But when it’s done well, blended learning typically involves some common elements, says Michael B. Horn, co-founder of the Christensen Institute.
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Topics: Superintendents, Best Practices, CTO, Blended Learning, K-12

Digital Natives: An Evolutionary Look at Tech in the Classroom - Infographic

June 16, 2015

Times have changed

As anyone over the age of 25 can tell you, technology has rapidly changed the way we do things in a relatively short period of time. We have gone from painstakingly slow dial-up access (can you still hear the modem noise?) and waiting minutes for a single image to load, to always on broadband access and streaming high definition video to our cell phones. There are children growing up who don’t know a world without Google, who don’t know the feeling of simply having to make do with not knowing something, “just Google it,” they all say.

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Topics: infographic, educational technology, educational software, Blended Learning

FETC 2015 Highlight: Links 2 Learning Online Founders Share Tools for Bridging the Gap with Struggling Readers

March 24, 2015

Part 1 of 3
At FETC 2015, Terry Dobson and Heather Baptie—founders of Links 2 Learning Online who specialize in working with students with severe learning disabilities—shared tools for bridging the gap with struggling readers.

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Topics: FETC 2015, Blended Learning

Online Video Instruction – Raising Concerns

November 5, 2013

By Dr. Ramiro Zuniga

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Topics: technology, education, computers in the classroom, 21st-Century Learner, Blended Learning, K-12

ISTE Update: Frisco ISD Embraces Moodle for Professional Development, Student Instruction

June 25, 2013

For the past decade, Frisco ISD, Texas, has been at the top of the list of the fastest growing schools districts in the nation—expanding at a rate of 10 to 30 percent a year. With its steadily increasing student population and more than 5,400 full- and part-time employees, the school district has embraced Moodle as a tool for managing professional development and the delivery of blended learning for its students.

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Topics: Blended Learning

Online Courses – Past, Present and Future

April 8, 2013

By Dr. Ramiro Zuniga

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Topics: BYOD, technology, learning management, classroom, computers in the classroom, Blended Learning, K-12

Online Courses – Past, Present and Future

March 5, 2013

By Dr. Ramiro Zuniga

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Topics: BYOD, technology, education, learning management, classroom, computers in the classroom, Leadership, Blended Learning, K-12

eTech Ohio Update: A Blended Learning Journey: Medina City School District

February 12, 2013

By SunGard K-12 Staff

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Topics: Blended Learning

eTech Ohio Update: The Rise of Blended Learning

February 11, 2013

By SunGard K-12 Staff

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Topics: Blended Learning