An excerpt from Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You
To help school districts implement blended learning, we need to amplify the stories of places that are doing it right—and push districts to get more rigorous.
To call attention to some district schools that have adopted blended learning and boosted student outcomes, here are profiles of six schools.
There are plenty of district schools that have adopted blended learning and boosted student outcomes.
Match Beyond combines College for America, the disruptive, online university, with a relatively new college and jobs services division of Match Education, a charter management organization.
Benjamin Riley and Alex Hernandez square off
Innovate with charters, expand career and technical education
Rural superintendent don’t consider teacher recruitment and retention among their biggest challenges…and mixing rural schooling and technology is more complicated than you might think.
We can provide more students with the teachers they need by leveraging online learning.
Technology can help us redesign schools to allow students to have far more meaningful face-to-face interactions with teachers and peers
The two innovators still have a significant amount of work ahead, but their moves are pointing in the right direction.
Don’t assume that by adding blended learning, we must automatically be detracting from something else.
Examples from Florida and Pennsylvania
What we learned by teaching “Saving Schools: History, Politics and Policy in U. S. Education,” our first Massive Open Online Course
A few scattered predictions from around the world of education about what we might see.
Some of the pedagogical models we see emerging in computer science may be a harbinger of not just what we need to teach in the 21st century, but how we may come to teach it.
inBloom, a non-profit that offered a data warehouse solution designed to help public schools embrace the promise of personalized learning, collapsed and has ceased to exist, as privacy concerns from interested parties mounted over a period of many months
Is KIPP falling prey to the classic innovator’s dilemma by not deploying disruptive innovations?
What personalized learning looks like now, what it could be, and how technology can help.
Simply having a technology plan may not be a meaningful proxy for a clear blended learning strategy or support system.
The XPrize is funding its first edtech competition to handsomely reward the team that develops the best software to help children in developing countries teach themselves basic literacy and math.
A growing number of examples show that used well, blended learning—and hence education technology—can help boost student achievement in both charter and district school settings.
Course access is a powerful tool to make particular courses available to students who otherwise wouldn’t be able to take them.