Thomas Arnett

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    Thomas Arnett is a Research Fellow of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute. His research focuses on the changing roles of teachers in blended learning environments and other innovative educational models.


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Why Teachers Shouldn’t Grade Their Own Students

We put teachers in a tough spot, asking them to motivate their students to excel at learning and also asking them to give their students grades.


The Key to Rigorous Online Assessments

Is it possible to integrate human-graded assessments into online learning software?


Fixing Teacher Education

Leaders from the charter sector have founded three innovative teacher education programs.


Creating A Sea Change To Improve Teacher Impact

We can provide more students with the teachers they need by leveraging online learning.


TNTP Reimagines Blended Teaching

A new paper describes the roles and essential competencies of blended-learning teachers and provides guidance to school leaders for recruiting and selecting blended-learning teachers.


Driving Blended Learning at the State Level

As blended learning continues to grow, one of the challenges education leaders are facing is the fact that knowledge of the concept spreads faster than expertise on how to foster and support it.


Course Access Opens New Horizons for Students

Course access programs allow students to enroll in a variety of online, blended, and face-to-face courses from a wide selection of accountable providers, in addition to the courses they take through their local schools


Computers Enable Good Teachers

The power of educational technology does not come from replacing teachers, but from empowering teachers to provide better instruction.


Addressing Teachers’ Concerns about Online Learning

As more and more schools adopt blended learning in the years to come, the nature of teaching is going to change.


Blended Learning Impacts More Than Just Academics

At one credit recovery program, it is fascinating to see how blended learning impacts students’ relationships with their teachers and improves the non-academic aspects of their learning.


Creating a Good Course Choice Market

How can we capture the benefits of course choice while also protecting students from poor-quality course choice providers?


Don’t Expect Schools of the Future to Be Here Tomorrow

Historically, new innovations have the best chance for success if they deliberately decide not to start off in the big league with the most demanding applications and customers.


Why Teacher Preparation Programs Lack the Will to Change

Established programs face competing demands from other conflicting priorities that they have developed through years of operation in the traditional system of higher education.

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