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Blended learning can help students take ownership of their learning

Thomas Arnett is a researcher who focuses on the changing roles of teachers in blended learning environments and other innovative educational models. He also examines how teacher education and professional development are shifting to support the evolving needs of teachers … Continue reading

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A 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Great resource with loads of information from TeachOnline in Canada! Advancing Technology and Online Learning – An Ideal Match for the Future In this two-part consideration of the future of online learning, we look at the patterns and trends which … Continue reading

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2015 Education Highlights in Policy and Practice

2015 has been an exciting year for competency-based, blended, and online learning. We’ve witnessed breakthrough policies signed into law, hundreds of districts and schools shifting toward anew era of personalized learning, and an unwavering focus on doing what is best … Continue reading

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Low-Performing Detroit Middle School Eliminates Grade Levels, Goes Blended

“I’m a level 11 in math, and a level 9 in English, but I’m trying really hard to move up,” I heard from a student who I believed to be a 5th grader. Huh? In July 2013, Matchbook Learning, a … Continue reading

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Free Toolkit for Blended Learning

The Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open repository of information, resources, models, and research related to blended learning.  This is an open resource for educational institutions interested in developing or expanding their blended learning initiatives. Funded by a Next … Continue reading

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This ain’t your 1970’s snow day

It’s been a rough winter here in the MidWest. Schools are scrambling to gather their 180 days in Indiana. But face it, an extra day (or 4) tacked on in May is not going to make up for the momentum … Continue reading

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