5 blended-learning trends to watch

The Christensen Institute

For the last decade, the Christensen Institute has investigated how schools are integrating face-to-face and online learning modalities in ways that enable greater flexibility and student control, otherwise known as “blended learning.” As strategies for student-centered learning evolve, how are we seeing schools combine blended-learning practices with other approaches to innovation? Blended learning was one of 88 total tags.)

Online and Blended Learning Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Online and Blended Learning Guide including the latest tools to learn during COVID-19, full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on Online and Blended Learning that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. Ancillary Coronavirus Update Guides blended blended learning classroom district eSchool News learning news online resources school tips tools trends

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5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks I've Learned from Experience From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Online and face-to-face spaces blend to create a today’s classroom. ” When bricks and clicks combine into a powerful learning experience for students, we have an effective blended classroom. This blog post is sponsored by PowerSchool Learning. PowerSchool Learning is my classroom’s Learning Management System (LMS).

Tackling Challenges of Blended Learning

WizIQ Education & Technology

Education & Technology Online Education Teaching Online Teaching Trends and Best Practices benefits of blended learning Blended Learning blended learning challenges“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

5 education trends of the future catapulted by blended learning

eSchool News

[ Editor’s Note: This story is Part 3 of our April series on Blended Learning. Click here to read Part 1 on what makes a blended learning initiative fail. Click here to read Part 2 on what blended learning really looks like in the classroom.]. With so many students engaged in this mode of learning, it’s important to examine current trends and technologies to try and predict where blended learning could take students in the future.

Blended learning up close—really close

The Christensen Institute

Next-gen learning has fallen into this trap. But to date, there is little data that captures the intricate, hidden details like the photograph above—data on the actual day-to-day tactics unfolding in blended-learning schools across the country. As a result, what’s working—at the tactical level—inside of blended models tends to remain locked inside of those models and only on occasion communicated by word of mouth among networks of implementers.

Blended Learning Hype or Taking Us to New Heights?

The CoolCatTeacher

No, blended learning is NOT hype, at least not in my experience. However, I will say that I have seen people say that they are blending learning when it is not blended learning at all. Through all of this, here are some thoughts on blended learning today. This month’s question is “What do you think about the K12 evolution of blended learning? . What is blended learning? That is blended learning.

5 blended-learning myths to bust in 2019

The Christensen Institute

In February 2016, the Christensen Institute debuted the Blended Learning Universe (BLU)—an online hub of blended learning resources—in response to more and more schools across the U.S. implementing a blended-learning strategy for students. Lab Rotation: The online learning station occurs in a dedicated computer lab. Flex: Students move on fluid schedules among online learning activities according to their needs.

With blended learning, plan on change

The Christensen Institute

As schools continue to join the Blended Learning Universe (BLU) school directory —the largest database of blended-learning schools—we are observing some important data trends that highlight how schools are approaching the blended-learning implementation process. In total, 81 of the now 364 active schools in our database use a combination of two or more blended-learning models in their classrooms.

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

Public school districts began innovating with blended learning before most charter schools. According to surveys that Brian Bridges has conducted in multiple states, including California where blended learning is growing rapidly, more school districts utilize blended learning than do charter schools. And the pace of innovation with blended learning is picking up within school districts nationwide.

10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

Waterford

It’s tough to know exactly what the upcoming school year will look like, but by keeping up on current trends in the educational sphere, you can return to school next year informed, whether you’re in a classroom or teaching at a distance. We’ve rounded up 10 educational trends and issues you should keep an eye on and consider researching for your classroom. Blended Learning. 1] This mixture might be perfect if students are learning from both school and home next year.

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Is blended learning closing achievement gaps?

The Christensen Institute

Often when we speak with K–12 educators about blended learning, teachers and leaders working in high-poverty neighborhoods want to know: does blended learning work for low-income students? Last September, the Christensen Institute and the Evergreen Education Group published Proof Points , a compilation of 12 case studies of school districts around the country that have experienced improved student outcomes since implementing blended learning.

5 blended-learning myths to bust in 2019

eSchool News

In February 2016, the Christensen Institute debuted the Blended Learning Universe (BLU)—an online hub of blended learning resources—in response to more and more schools across the U.S. implementing a blended-learning strategy for students. The BLU houses a directory of blended schools around the world. This directory has helped researchers amass an informative database indicating changes over time across the blended-learning space.

Exploring Blended Learning, Present and Future (Recorded Future Trends Session)

EmergingEdTech

On Thursday, August 2nd, it was my great pleasure to by the featured guest on Bryan Alexander's Future Trends Forum. We had a lively discussion, exploring blended learning. Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) Future of Education Technology Interviews - Education Technology Thought Leaders Making the case for Education Technologies Student Centered Learning

Why schools are shifting to blended learning in Brazil

The Christensen Institute

For the past few years at the Institute, we’ve heard stories about Brazilian teachers trying out blended learning. To explore these trends more deeply, we published our first international blended-learning research paper in November, Blended Beyond Borders , in partnership with the WISE Initiative. Through these partners, we administered a survey to capture whether and why schools were going blended. Blended learning can give students more options.

Lexia Core5 and PowerUp Helped Students and Teachers Succeed with Remote Blended Learning

eSchool News

The 2019-20 school year drew concern for students’ learning when the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to rapidly transition to remote learning. To understand the impact to student learning, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company (NYSE: RST), surveyed 3,500 educators and found that.

50 practitioners showcase noteworthy blended-learning tactics

The Christensen Institute

Blended and personalized learning practices are often in flux in classrooms, schools, and districts. Practitioners aren’t just trying to learn the latest from peers, but to share and develop the tactics that can make learning more student-centered and equitable. Enter our annual Blended and Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Developing competency-based learning models over time and trials.

3 Interesting Trends in Online Education Content (That You May Not Know)

The CoolCatTeacher

Andrew Pass talks about trends in online education and shares the trends we should understand as educators. So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the coupon code COOL20. E-learning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies [Podcast]. 10 Ideas for Successful Inquiry-Based Learning [Free Webinar Recording].

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10 K12 education trends to look for this year

eSchool News

We may technically be in the middle of a school year, but starting a new calendar year has us looking at and forecasting the new K12 education trends we expect to see in 2019. In fact, we’re excited to see what role these trends will play going forward and into the 2019-2020 school year. K12 trends in education. Virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) have been creating new opportunities in teaching and learning. Growth of integrated learning.

eSchool News launches Online and Blended Learning Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Guides are full of resources, tips, trends, and insights from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. The April Guide, the Online and Blended Learning Guide , delves into the complications schools face as many have been pushed online in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Engaging videos and interactive resources are just a sampling of these learning materials, and our stories connect you to them.

The 3 Biggest K–12 Tech Trends for 2017

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Classroom tech and data will continue to boost learning outcomes. Blended Learning Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Data Governance Makerspaces Personalized Learning STEM

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It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

Edsurge

In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success. The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), one of the 12 partner organizations of Every Learner Everywhere, was charged with identifying and understanding innovations in the digital education landscape. To those working in higher education, some of the trends presented by the team may not have come as a surprise.

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Join me for an Interactive Discussion About Blended Learning on the Future Trends Forum (Thurs, 8/2 at 2PM EST)

EmergingEdTech

Join us This Thursday, August 2nd, for a Live Shindig Session I've written about Bryan Alexander's Future Trends Forum here before, and I enjoy attending these sessions when I can, listening to his. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

TCEA 2018: Small Steps Lead to Big Wins in Blended Learning

EdTech Magazine

TCEA 2018: Small Steps Lead to Big Wins in Blended Learning. There are an ocean of possibilities with blended learning, so it’s best to dip your toes in the water rather than jumping in and drowning, according to an expert who spoke Feb. Blended learning gives students “the choice of the time, place, path or pace of their learning,” Rizzi said. The Station Rotation Eases Teachers in to Blended Learning.

Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

At its core is the idea that meaningful learning is a creative process. Schools are creating classroom layouts that support successful 21 st century learning. The ability to rearrange components supports the many faces of constructive learning. 21 st century classrooms design trends utilize many new layouts, including: Flexible seating. Evidence-based learning environments. Active learning environments. Huddle spaces/learning labs.

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#SmartSeries Refresh: Blended Learning Implementation Guide 3.0

ExcelinEd

A lot has happened in the world of digital learning since ExcelinEd’s Digital Learning Now initiative and Getting Smart released the first Smart Series paper in August 2012. Today, we’re sharing a blog post from Getting Smart highlighting the updated Smart Series paper “Blended Learning Implementation Guide 3.0.” ” Blended Learning Implementation Guide 3.0. In partnership with: Digital Learning Now, The Learning Accelerator.

The Learning Accelerator on blended learning: `In the future, we’ll just call it learning’

The Hechinger Report

If you’ve attended a major education conference this year or follow education trends, you’ve likely heard a phrase that is creating great excitement: blended learning. Blended learning classrooms look different: instead of a teacher lecturing in front, you might see students wearing headsets and looking intently at computer screens. So we are closely following the evolution of blended learning, also known as personalized learning.

VR & AR in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Hall Davidson’s Bio as Submitted T he Discovery Education Global Learning Initiative Senior Director, Hall Davidson has become a master and advocate for technology integration in education. He has become a leading guru of virtual environments, learning with mobile devices, social media, and digital textbooks.

2015’s Top Education Technology Trends

Edudemic

The post 2015’s Top Education Technology Trends appeared first on Edudemic. Updates adaptive technology blended learning collaboration edtechEditor’s note: This piece was originally written by Katie Lepi and ran on February 28th, 2014. A lot has changed since then, so we’ve had author Kristen Hicks update this piece with the latest techniques and innovations.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter. Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Educators and Leaders to Explore Blended Learning and Future Ed-Tech Trends at FETC

FETC Converge

to delve into the latest trends that are expected to saturate classrooms nationwide, including game-based learning; flipped learning; 3D printing; maker education; and mobile, online and blended learning. The Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) will host thousands of educators from across the country on January 12 – 15, 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.,

Trends and blends

Learning with 'e's

The first was a presentation of my thoughts on the state of play of blended learning methods in universities. The second, two days later was a panel discussion focused on the present day practices and the future of blended learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Blended learning diversity EADTU education Empower flipped classroom pedagogy Technology university

Secrets of Accessible Online Content You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers who are putting content online can make content more accessible if we learn these tips. And then we have to scramble to make accommodations at that time which is not a very effective way of managing and doing business as an institution of learning. We all learn differently Vicki: Well, this is why I like to call it learning differences not learning disabilities.

What’s New in Digital Leadership version 2 with Eric Sheninger

The CoolCatTeacher

In this show, learn what he added and what has changed. With over half the book being rewritten and changed, you’ll want insight into what trends are important if you’re going to be a digital leader in schools. Get Version two of his book now – [link] Eric Sheninger’s Bio as Submitted Eric is a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership & Learning with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE).

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

Neo LMS

Whether they used online courses as a stand-alone teaching technique – or as part of a blended learning environment – teachers did their best in delivering the best education they could. 7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017. Without further ado, here are seven e-learning trends that could shape the edtech landscape in 2017: Gamification. Students like a gamified learning environment, no matter their age. E-learning

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