When resources are scarce and distances are vast, how can school districts leverage curriculum, technology and instructional support to deliver customized learning that breaks the industrial-age barriers of time, space, path and pace? In this web seminar, originally broadcast on February 19, 2015, an administrator from TIE (Technology and Innovation in Education) in the Black Hills Online Learning Community in South Dakota discussed how the organization is leveraging online learning resources to create customized and blended learning opportunities for students.
When administrators consider implementing blended learning, they tend to start with technology, evaluating what they have or what they need. But what happens after the technology—the operational side of things—is what can really make or break a blended learning initiative. How do you plan for instruction? Have you prepared your teachers? Where does content come from?
Personalized blended and online learning programs have helped many districts provide access to more courses and to improve student outcomes. But how do you start a program and then scale it across your school and district? In this web seminar, originally broadcast on March 18, 2015, representatives from Getting Smart and educators from an innovative district in Kentucky discussed the key lessons learned in implementing online and blended learning, and how these programs can benefit teachers and students.
While blended learning has become a common topic of discussion and an increasingly common district-level strategy for driving student achievement, strategies for successfully making the transition to this new model of learning are often ignored. In this web seminar, originally broadcast on March 17, 2015, presenters explored best practices and lessons learned from blended learning initiatives.
This white paper, developed by Getting Smart in partnership with Fuel Education, explores how districts and schools can successfully scale online and blended programs to extend learning opportunities for all students.
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Putnam County School System in rural central Tennessee has increased graduation rates and cut need for credit recovery courses in half thanks to a districtwide online learning program that gives students more flexibility and personalized instruction.
Personalized blended and online learning programs have helped many districts provide access to more courses and improve student outcomes. But how do you start a program and then scale it across your school and district? Getting Smart posed this question to innovative educators who have successfully scaled online and blended programs in their districts.
Using technology effectively at the early elementary level has the potential to improve achievement across grade levels in a district, by preparing elementary students to use the digital tools they will use later on in school, and in college and career.
While blended learning has become a common topic of discussion and an increasingly common district-level strategy for driving student achievement, strategies for successfully making the transition to this new model of learning are often ignored.
Using effective strategies to personalize the math learning experience is key to reaching all levels of learners, especially Spanish-speaking English Language Learners who vary in their English language abilities, math proficiency, and personal circumstances. Attend this web seminar to learn from educators at St. Martini Lutheran School, an innovative school with an 85 percent Latino population in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, about the success they’ve had combining face-to-face instruction with online learning to drive math achievement for their ELL students.