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CFISD: A school district banking on technology to forge academic success

By Frankie Jackson, Daniele Loffreda / May 31, 2018

With the proliferation of digital learning technology in the classroom, combined with the bandwidth needs of today's tech dependent Gen Z student, educational networks, which provide the backbone for critical campus Wi-Fi services, are strained all over the country. In order to access bandwidth-intensive digital learning tools and multimedia content that help students reach their full potential, reliable and robust connectivity is required. » [Full Article]
TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Implementing Blended Learning the Right Way

By Kevin E. Kessler / March 30, 2018

You may have read the quintessential texts on blended learning, the 'why', the need for disruption, the types of models, etc. However, you've never read a workbook like this. The Blended Course Design Workbook is the most important book any school (or teacher) should own in order to implement blended learning the right way. This book provides steps, checks, and explanations on how to build or improve a blended-learning program. This is not a book of theory or persuasive change, this is a how-to book that needs to be on every shelf of every school. » [Full Article]
REVIEW: LITERATURE, TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Strategic Planning in e-Learning

By Alison Carr-Chellman / May 17, 2016

As most in leadership know well, online learning, e-learning and other forms of distributed learning are increasingly important as parts of strategic plans for organizations, higher education, and k-12 schools. This article briefly takes up a few of the critical elements of strong strategic plans including the uses and importance of needs assessment, reflection, identifying organizational e-learning strengths, opportunities, and resources, seeing novel and unique program opportunities, and the importance of a core group of supporters for the programs forwarded in the strategic plan. » [Full Article]
TYPE: OPINION, CORPORATE LEARNING, HIGHER EDUCATION, K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Building a Blended Learning Classroom that Works

By Marcia Kish / September 16, 2015

Blended learning has the potential to significantly improve student learning and growth, but it is only truly successful when educators carefully base their instructional decisions on high-quality student assessment data. Blended learning coach Marcia Kish shares key principles for implementing blended learning that is data-driven and student-centered, as well as ideas and tools that can help make any blended learning model more effective. » [Full Article]
TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Personalization of Learning: Lessons from RTT-D Winners

By Kevin Oliver, Kathryn Kennedy, Laura Hibbard, Bonnie Swan, Tom Clark, Jason LaFrance, Jonathan Oglesby / September 11, 2015

This article presents a synthesis of personalization of learning strategies as extracted from 16 school district proposals funded in the 2012 Race to the Top (RTT-D) federal grant program. Personalization of learning strategies fell into six overall themes: digital learning materials and courses, data and data systems, curriculum and teaching, repurposed learning facilities, human capital, and professional development. For each theme, the article offers a summary, exemplars from the district proposals, and additional recommended resources. » [Full Article]
TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Do Online Courses Help or Hinder English Language Learners' Experience With Math Credit Recovery?

By Boris Costa-Guerra, Leslie Costa-Guerra / March 24, 2015

As online learning enrollments continue to grow, the conversation has shifted from the value of online learning to what tools students should be using and in what capacity. The benefits of having such a variety of options are immense and allow schools to meet the needs of individual learners no matter where they are. However, are all of the outcomes from online learning positive? How is online learning effective for English language learners (ELLs) in mathematics? » [Full Article]
TYPE: K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING