How to get started with Blended Learning: Part 2

Step 2: Define a baseline

The decision to adopt a new teaching approach is both exciting and angst inducing. Blended learning offers a new way to reach students, so it makes sense that districts want to harness it's potential. As school districts explore the possibilities of blended learning they are also faced with challanges and obstacles that must be acknowledged and planned for. If you are thinking about how to get started with blended learning, this 7 part blog series will explore the steps you should consider as you adopt this new methodology. 

It's helpful to read these posts in order, so before continuing you can read part 1 here

So you're thinking about taking the plunge and you think you understand the need to see where your teachers stand on blended learning adoption. 

Now what? 

Continue reading

How to get started with Blended Learning

Step 1: Recognize the needs of your teachers

The decision to adopt a new teaching approach is both exciting and angst inducing. Blended learning offers a new way to reach students, so it makes sense that districts want to harness it's potential. As school districts explore the possibilities of blended learning they are also faced with challanges and obstacles that must be acknowledged and planned for. If you are thinking about how to get started with blended learning, this 7 part blog series will explore the step you should consider as you adopt this new methodology.

Continue reading

Big data will help you personalize learning

Use big data to adapt and personalize learning paths for your learners

We just read a great article by Blake Beus over at EContent that discussed how professional organizations and companies can utilize big data to help personalize learning for their employees. 

What Blake posits for companies and corporations holds true for K-12 education. Big data, (big education data) can be harnassed to personalize learning for all learners, both students and teachers alike.

How so?

Continue reading

4 tips for implementing blended learning

Helpful ideas you should consider when adopting a blended learning model

There are many different approaches and paths to take when beginning to implement a blended learning environment in your school or district. Here are four things you can do in order to set yourself up for a smooth and streamlined transition. 

Download the whitepaper

Continue reading

This Week in Education

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter for more great resources and information! @thrivist_edu

What's Happening in Education this Week:

ISTE News

Continue reading
Featured Post

5 facts about Gen Z learners that educators need to know

Meet Generation Z students where they are, not where you think they should be

If we, as educators, are not adapting our curriculum and instruction to be in step with what our students expect, then we are performing a gross disservice to them.

In this post we'll look at 5 facts about Generation Z students and what they mean for teachers, administrators and other educational leaders.

categories
Popular/recent
Moving Ahead in 2017
Cool Toys That Make You Think
Holiday Shopping Ideas Promoting STEM
Last Comments