blended learning

Education Can Change a Family's Destiny

On Sept. 20, Jaime Casap, senior education evangelist at Google, Inc., gave the keynote presentation at the District Administration Leadership Institute Summit at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Ariz. Casap had the audience thinking about the meaning of true educational vision and where we need to be in the future with regard to creating a learning environment that brings out the best in every child. A summary of his keynote is below.

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Mich. Ed Agency Proposes Rebooting Schools

Teachers union leaders are calling for creating a preschool through community college system, expanded use of blended learning and year-round programs for at-risk students as part of a plan to reboot Michigan’s school funding system.

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Gap Family Invests in Fund to Launch 25 Calif. Schools

A San Francisco nonprofit plans to announce a $25 million fund Monday to create Bay Area schools focused on "blended learning," the concept of coupling traditional teaching with online resources to improve student performance.

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The Yoking of Virtual Schools and Market-Based Reforms

This is the third part of a four-part series about virtual schools and Open Education policy. The first post argued that if we are going to have virtual schools, states should give preference to virtual schools that make a commitment to Open Education policy and to sharing their curricula and other innovations with the world.

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An Alabama District Provides Digital Learning for All

The Huntsville City Schools board of education unanimously approved Superintendent Casey Wardynski's bold plan to move the entire school district to digital learning. The effort is set to launch for the 2012-2013 school year in partnership with Pearson and Edvation.

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Three Essential Shifts in Learning

An eighth-grader teaches a course on 21st-century schools.

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Professional Learning Communities at Work

Gesturing to Learn

Video game technology is in motion in Loudoun County schools.

A Brick-and-Mortar Space for Online School

Increasing teacher success with online, collaborative PD

Large, geographically diverse districts and virtual schools make teacher development more accessible with online training via Blackboard Collaborate

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