Four innovative staffing takeaways from personalized learning schools

The Christensen Institute

For the better part of the past year, the Christensen Institute has worked in collaboration with Public Impact , a national education policy and management consulting firm, to study how schools are implementing innovative staffing models in conjunction with blended learning to personalize instruction and improve student achievement. We are excited to share our first set of case studies on these schools. Software to support better teacher-led instruction.

Blended learning proof points showcase district schools

The Christensen Institute

First, the charter schools that garner attention for blended learning have, in many cases, used it to transform their entire schooling model. In this case that meant at the fringe of schools—in the advanced classes, foreign languages, and credit and dropout recovery options they couldn’t otherwise offer, for example. We published the first of these reports recently as a series of case studies titled Proof Points: Blended Learning Success in School Districts.

What is the VARK model of Student Learning?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Interestingly enough, Dr. Fleming reports that Kinesthetics (the K in VARK) is the most common learning style though not the most common teaching style. Differentiated instruction, also called “personalized learning”, addresses the truism that every student learns differently.

These 5 Teachers Showcase the Future of Blended Learning’s ‘Station Rotation’ Model

Edsurge

Bryant is one of many teachers across the country who are continuously refining, adapting, and modifying instructional approaches to better meet their students’ needs. In a new case study, “Blended (r)evolution,” we take a close look at how five educators, including Bryant, have adapted their original approach to blended learning to find ever better ways to differentiate instruction, promote student agency, and create a more flexible learning environment.

Full-time online school launches in Georgia using FuelEd (Aventa)

eSchool News

PEAK provides intelligent reporting and analytics to help districts reduce system complexity and simplify administration as they adopt more digital and online learning solutions. To learn more, watch this video or read this case study about FuelEd’s partnership with Miami-Dade Public Schools.