Bringing Blended Learning Forward
The culture of our schools and districts is maintained, or changed, by our leadership. Our actions in times of crisis make the culture most visible. Eyes are on us daily to ascertain the degree to which our statements match our actions. If we value social activities and athletics or academics it is revealed by our actions. Our will to eradicate bias is revealed by our actions. So, is our determination for helping children become college and career ready revealed by our actions?
Read the entire article by Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers in Education Week at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/leadership_360/2013/07/bringing_blended_learning_forward.html
Lead Blended Learning in Three Steps!
No tool is useful without a skilled head and hand. We cannot advocate for a new instructional delivery system without paying close attention to those who will make it effective. Teachers and students working collaboratively will determine whether blended learning offers next generation learning or is just another fad. If it is the former it may help resolve the nagging issue of differentiating instruction for each child and result in greater collective achievement. If it is the latter, part of the blame for its failure will come to leaders. So, let’s think this through well and implement carefully.
Read the entire article by Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers in Education Week at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/leadership_360/2013/07/lead_blended_learning_in_three_steps.html