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Is blended learning really “the best of both worlds”?

You’ve likely heard the declaration that blended learning combines the best of online learning and face-to-face instruction, or simply, is “the best of both worlds.” A quick Google search of the phrase pulls up numerous examples, including “[b]lended learning programs … 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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Hybrid Classes Outlearn Traditional Classes

Students in hybrid classrooms outperformed their peers in traditional classes in all grades and subjects, according to the newest study from two organizations that work with schools in establishing hybrid instruction. According to the 2013-2014 “Hybrid Learning Program Results,” from … Continue reading

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What everybody should know about online learning environments

Creating blended/online learning courses is now easier than ever, but there is a growing problem. The diversity of resources now available will actually hamper effective teaching, and thus learning, in the near future.  Blended learning requires an effective delivery system. … Continue reading

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Why Schools Should Invest in Blended Learning

Blended learning can help sustain and improve K-12 classrooms if school districts start investing in it. That’s the idea that the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation promoted in a CoSN webinar on Tuesday, January 14. As education changes, schools … Continue reading

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August 20: Blended Learning in the News

Alternative high school will mix online, in-person interactionStudents who enroll in the Duluth school district’s alternative high school are moving to a four-day, part online, part face-to-face instruction this fall. Known in the education world as a “blended” program, the … Continue reading

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