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Blended Learning: What It Is and What It Is Not

Catlin Tucker

The pandemic has elevated the phrase “blended learning.” ” When schools closed or shifted to hybrid schedules, many institutions turned to blended learning to navigate the new demands placed on teachers and educational institutions. What Blended Learning Is.

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Strong Planning, Coaching, and Implementing with Fidelity– A Blended Learning Success Story

Education Elements

Students are at the heart of all choices made at Vogel– a blended learning campus in Seguin Independent School District. In the 2021-2022 school year, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) identified Vogel Elementary as a campus that qualified for a school action. The reason?

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3 Pillars of High-quality Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

Blended learning seamlessly weaves together online and in-person learning experiences to boost student engagement and meet the unique needs of a diverse class by providing flexible pathways through learning experiences. This positively impacts their motivation to engage with tasks.

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Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Engagement

Catlin Tucker

The UDL framework helps educators think about and design learning experiences that allow all students to be successful. When I work with schools that have already adopted the UDL framework, they immediately recognize how blended learning can help teachers to implement many of the principles of UDL more effectively.

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Teacher Engagement Part I: Understanging Cognitive Engagement in Blended Learning Environments

Catlin Tucker

Teachers Find their Role as Designer of Learning Experiences Cognitively Engaging. In my research on teacher engagement in blended learning environments, the most significant factor impacting cognitive engagement was a teacher’s work as a designer of learning experiences.

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Personalized Learning: The Why, How, and What

A Principal's Reflections

Education is at a crossroads. As a result, many educational entities have embraced a shift to a more personalized approach to learning. While this is admirable, what I have experienced firsthand is a lack of a uniform vision and plan or collective understanding as to what it means to personalize learning.

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Blended Learning Models Simply Explained

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Welcome to the latest post in our series on blended learning. Previously, we’ve explored what blended learning is and delved into its strengths and weaknesses. We’ve also looked at practical examples of blended learning and how they are applied in various educational contexts.