Spotlight on Blended Learning and Adaptive Instruction

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Blended Learning & Adaptive Instruction


Education Week's Spotlight on Blended Learning and Adaptive Instruction brings together a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Preparing students for college and careers with blended instruction
  • Exploring the variety of blended learning models and their effectiveness
  • Using computer-adaptive tests for common-core assessments
  • Applying virtual learning to the common core
  • Personalizing math and algebra to increase student confidence

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Students in a Grand Rapids, Mich., innovation program blend virtual education and real-world experiences to prepare for college and careers.
October 23, 2012 - Education Week

But more research is needed to determine the effectiveness of the evolving models, and to identify which ones work best for which types of students.
October 23, 2012 - Education Week

As many states move to put in place online testing by the 2014-15 school year, at least 20 have indicated they plan to use new computer-adaptive versions of the tests.
October 15, 2012 - Digital Directions

Perhaps no segment of educators is more enthusiastic about the transition to the standards than those who work in virtual schools or blended learning environments.
October 15, 2012 - Digital Directions

An ongoing series of studies shows students do better when word problems are tailored to their interests.
September 25, 2012 - Education Week

Math teacher Josh Woodward says that leaving a traditional school environment for a blended-learning model has given him a new sense of career and instructional possibilities.
March 27, 2013 - Teacher

Schools should use technology to rethink education, not simply speed up what they do now, Justin Reich says.
May 22, 2012 - Education Week

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