blended learning

Blended Learning: Teachers Plus Computers Equal Success

Blended learning combines teacher-led instruction and online instruction using computers. Early results suggest the combination of both models gets better results than either element used alone.

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Families Try Out 'Virtual' Public Schools

Worried about exposure to foul language, immodest dress, peer pressure and other inappropriate behavior, Susan Brown didn't want her two daughters attending public schools — even though she's a substitute teacher in a public school in Minnesota.

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Stratham (N.H.) School Budget Proposal: 90 iPads, 100 Chromebooks

During Wednesday night's Stratham School Board meeting, the school's Budget Advisory Board asked Fosher to cut the total increase down to 3.5 percent. However, one increase Fosher identified as justified is a $119,831 increase in computer equipment. This increase includes six new interactive Whiteboards, 100 Chromebook computers and 90 iPads.

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The Future of Personalized Learning in Elementary Schools

The Speak Up National Research Project’s Fall 2011 findings revealed that students want technology effectively utilized in their schools. They, as well as parents, teachers, and administrators, are seeking a high level of personalization that will engage and motivate them.

Bridging the New Digital Divide

As the cutting edge of technology has moved from getting computers into the classroom to digitizing textbooks to fully and seamlessly integrating technology into pedagogy, the role of superintendents and other district leaders has needed to shift to ensure teachers and students are reaping the benefits.

Project 2020 Turns High School Dropouts into Graduates

Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.

Keys to success in blended learning

Considering crucial factors before implementation can help ensure that blended learning will be successful

California School Uses Laptops to Enable Learning

The Academy of Business, Law and Education charter school in Stockton, Calif. is an all-digital high school that uses an online curriculum and web-based research tools.

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Collaboration, Web 2.0 and Social Learning Platforms for 21st-Century Ed

This web seminar digest addresses the importance of social and collaborative learning technology and web 2.0 tools in providing a holistic, connected, social education for today’s students.

Making sense of blended learning

The principles of successful digital integration into classroom instruction are at work in Wade King Elementary School

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