Spotlight on Blended Learning

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Blended Learning

The Education Week Spotlight on Blended Learning is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Parsing the costs and savings of blended-learning models
  • Exploring how ‘flexible’ classrooms builds on a blended learning approach
  • Transforming traditional teachers’ roles with blended learning
  • Addressing disparities in students’ technological access at home

You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Rocketship Education's new approach to blended learning seeks to increase teacher collaboration and further individualize instruction, but the model poses new challenges for classroom educators.
January 29, 2014 – Education Week

History teacher Bill Tolley offers tips on adapting to learning environments that combine face-to-face instruction with self-directed online experiences.
October 8, 2014 – Teacher (Web)

School districts find that costs and savings from blended learning vary by factors such as the size of the school system and the technology required.
January 29, 2014 – Education Week

Some advocates say that digitally oriented instructional arrangements can improve not only student learning but teachers' working conditions and job satisfaction as well.
June 18, 2014 – Teacher

As schools work to expand tech-based strategies, they are trying to find solutions for students who don't have ready access to the devices they need at home.
January 29, 2014 – Education Week

Problem-solving, not technology, should be the centerpiece of blended learning planning, say Michael Horn and Heather Staker.
December 10, 2014 – Education Week

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