One of the most powerful ways students learn is through social and dialogic experiences. Traditionally, these collaborative interactions only took place in the classroom face to face; today we live in an era where teachers and students interact in both an analog and digital space. In this edWebinar, Steven W. Anderson and Shaelynn Farnsworth examined what contemporary collaboration means and how best to implement collaborative literacy learning in both the traditional classroom as well as the blended one.
In order to transition schools and districts to blended and personalized learning, we must develop a talented pipeline of educators who understand these approaches and can support leaders with this shift. The Fuse RI Fellowship is currently training 60 educators to be Rhode Island’s next generation of blended and personalized learning coaches, consultants, and leaders. In this webinar, three leaders from the Fellowship presented best practices for defining a district’s blended learning vision, identifying priority practices, and coaching early-adopter teachers.
In this research-driven webinar, Julia Freeland Fisher, Director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, shared key findings from her organization’s years of blended learning research, as well as lessons learned from the hundreds of school systems that the Institute has studied.
In this webinar, Mathematics Education Consultant Dr. Susie W. Håkansson shared the rationale for using discourse in the classroom, the role of productive and receptive language functions in the learning of mathematics, as well as examples of how to increase discourse in the classroom.
In this detailed session, Kevin Baird shared critical alignment activities and an effective blended learning approach which aligns to billions in new federal funding.
Successful schools and districts are increasing student achievement by implementing dynamic Response to Intervention (RTI) plans. But, what makes successful RTI programs stand out from less successful ones? In this webinar, Thera Pearce shared a framework and tools for how schools and districts can implement a more effective RTI program.
In this webinar, Courtney Foreman demonstrated how to expand your teaching toolkit by exploring new strategies and techniques for introducing traditionally difficult mathematics concepts to your students.
Even when we believe we’re thinking “outside the box,” we’re often limited in our capacity to envision new school models that are more personalized, leverage technology effectively, and ultimately improve learning. In this this webinar, Dr. Tim Hudson explored some of these hidden assumptions and help us imagine the full implications of blended learning that ensures high achievement for all students.
Performance-based assessments and meaningful learning are essential components to the World Languages classroom. In this webinar, Gisele Vazquez Falls shared what blended learning means to the World Languages classroom and how to design a lesson that incorporates a variety of strategies to differentiate instruction.
More and more schools are incorporating blended learning models in their math classrooms, and professional development is helping to ease that transition. In this webinar, Rafranz Davis discussed how you can create a self-driven and growth-centered professional development model that allows your teachers to not only be innovative in their math instruction, but also become the architects of their own learning experience.
Blended learning, hybrid learning, digital learning, flipped classrooms, and project-based learning — jargon overload! Examine models that provide a meaningful common language to promote better understanding of your school programs. Learn to use these models to guide effective professional learning in your school for teachers, administrators, and technology staff.
Blended Learning has the potential to provide teachers with actionable data to inform classroom instruction, provide students with tools to help meet each individual’s needs at his or her own pace, and provide administrators with insight into their schools and classrooms. In this webinar, attendees learned how Aldeane Comito Ries Elementary School is leveraging data to support teaching and learning in their blended learning program.
In this presentation, Thera Pearce shared how to use a blended learning model to: Develop professional development that is personalized to meet each educator’s unique needs; Create a self-sustaining and iterative approach to PD; Create an educator community that encourages collaboration.
In this webinar, presenter Chris Webb, looked at how to create a blended classroom online by using a number of tools including: Google Apps for Education, Remind, and Learning Bird. Through using online tools and services, a blended learning environment can be created, both online and offline, by using Google Apps for Education tools.
In this webinar, presenters Tim Hudson and Neal Manegold of DreamBox Learning shared several key milestones and inflection points that educators encounter when designing schools and curriculum for blended models.
The presenters shared how a school that had transitioned to a blended learning environment equipped their teachers with professional development to allow them to best leverage the adaptive learning technology used in their classroom to transform the way their students learned and how teachers used data to inform instruction.
This past school year, Hilliard City Schools in Ohio convened a technology task force to decide what direction the district should move in. In this webinar, Chief Technology Officer, Rich Boettner detailed how various stakeholders built a shared vision for the future of the district, which involved combining a 1-to-1 rollout with blended learning.
How is learning and teaching being transformed by digital tools? How do administrators, teachers, parents, and students really use technology right now? And what does the future of personalized learning look like?
In this presentation, presenter Aline Germain-Rutherford, Ph.D., Chief Learning Officer of Middlebury Interactive Languages described online immersive learning environments for different languages developed by a team of second language acquisition experts, language teachers and online education professionals.
In the edWeb.net Blended Learning community’s latest webinar, Dr. Francis (Skip) Fennell and Dr. Tim Hudson discussed important topics in mathematics education. They shared insights about current trends and issues in mathematics education related to curriculum, assessment, and instruction that are applicable in all states and schools.
Trends come and go, but quality education will last a lifetime. In this webinar, attendees learned what best practice blended learning trends are, and how they can help support personalization of learning for each unique student. Webinar presenters, Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart, an education advocacy firm, and Tim Hudson, Senior Curriculum Designer for DreamBox Learning discussed effective blended learning approaches that benefit students and teachers.
Founder and CEO of mSchool, Elliot Sanchez, joins Tim Hudson to discuss his approach to leveraging blended Learning, formative assessment, meeting the diverse needs of all students, Common Core State Standards, and digital learning technologies.
Learning is intensely personal to every student. In order to learn effectively, students’ initial conceptions and prior knowledge must be engaged to ensure they can make sense of things for themselves. At the same time, they want and need their own ideas to be heard in every lesson.
Nearly all K-12 schools are expanding their use of technology to support student learning, and many of them are implementing blended learning models. By definition, blended models include online learning opportunities that empower students with some control over the time, place, path, and pace of their learning.