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Elements of Blended Learning

How hardware, curriculum and instruction are essential components of blended learning — and individualized instruction. SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Like the name implies, blended learning is a mix, not just of online and offline instruction, but of several different … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: 6 Models of Blended Learning

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Thinking It Through

Lou Piconi reveals a system that makes math sense — and dollars for charity. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Where can you learn, play and donate to charity all at once? The answer lies in this Pittsburgh-based online supplemental math … Continue reading

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The Blended Approach

How one RTI specialist utilized blended learning to help a struggling student. GUEST COLUMN | by Jane Nold As anyone in education knows, you see a wide range of learning styles in your students, which means you are constantly looking … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Think Through Math

This web-based solution provides comprehensive math instruction for students in grades 3 through Algebra 1, and was developed by teachers and technologists to help students prepare for Common Core State Standards and accelerate to grade level. Think Through Math (TTM) … Continue reading

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Blend It Up

How schools and policy makers can create a better blend, right now  GUEST COLUMN | by Bryan C. Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel Blended learning holds unique promise to improve student outcomes dramatically. Schools will not realize this promise with … Continue reading

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A Little Edgenuity

An innovative, student-centered approach to instruction goes a long way  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero They’ve built tremendous credibility with their school partners under the E2020 brand, but they’ve also evolved a great deal from their start as a company … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Undergraduate Students and Technology

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Wireless for the Next Generation

GUEST COLUMN | by Sean O’Malley As teaching and learning evolves, university technologists need to evolve their infrastructure to keep pace with those changes. Unlike corporate environments where standards can be tightly controlled, university campuses are, by and large, a … Continue reading

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Blended Learning: A Winning Proposition for All

GUEST COLUMN | by Jessie Woolley-Wilson When Wendy Funk, a first grade teacher at Penngrove Elementary School in Petaluma, Calif., saw the 28 names on her class roster, she knew she had her work cut out for her. Wendy’s goal … Continue reading

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Interview | Virtual Leadership Training from the Experts

What better source to learn about virtual schools and blended learning than from the pioneers in the area—Florida Virtual School? If you need help starting your online or blended learning program, then don’t miss FLVS’ next Virtual Leadership Training (VLT) April … Continue reading

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Who Needs Ed Reform Anyway?

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Whatʼs all this talk about tech-fueled education reform lately, anyway? Why change anything? Why can’t kids simply learn like we did when we were little? Look, I turned out okay and I never had … Continue reading

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Interview | Exploring Education Elements

Anthony Kim first became inspired to get involved with education technology in 2000, after working with Foothill and De Anza Community Colleges. After helping them manage several technology projects, he wondered why there was such a gap between technology use … Continue reading

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Interview | Eric Westendorf: How Much Can You LearnZillion?

It’s pretty genius. LearnZillion provides a new model for delivering instruction: they curate short, focused video lessons created by top teachers around the country. “We put these lessons on a platform that makes it easy for students, teachers, and parents … Continue reading

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Interview | Alvin Crawford: Delivering the Knowledge

Knowledge Delivery Systems is a leading provider of strategic professional development courses for teachers, schools and districts nationwide. They develop high-quality online courses through their state-of-the-art eClassroom platform, and deliver them in an engaging and focused manner – aimed on … Continue reading

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Interview | Burck Smith: A StraighterLine to Education

Back in 1999, Burck Smith wrote a magazine article describing what education would look like in 2015. Time flies and it’s only four years away. His predictions are coming true, and for good reason: the best way to predict the … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Online Students vs. Traditional Students

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Trends | Florida Virtual Growth

Those watching the online and blended learning sector might be interested in having a look at this graph from Florida Virtual School (FLVS). Founded in 1997, FLVS has been a leader in e-learning, and was the country’s first statewide, internet-based public … Continue reading

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Trends | Blended Learning Money

Want some money? Get some from Echo360, a lecture capture platform, as they launch a research grant project. They’re now accepting applications for their third annual research grant program that will award four $10k projects to universities looking to review … Continue reading

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