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Report: The 4 models of blended learning in action
Report: The 4 models of blended learning in action

A new paper by advocacy and policy org iNacol explores how blended learning is being used in practice and traces its history from 2008 to today. In particular, it takes…


What everybody should know about online learning environments
What everybody should know about online learning environments

Blended Learning requires an effective delivery system. A web based solution that allows courses to be structured effectively, is easy to use and has a range of educationally useful features…


New program prepares educators for blended learning

Many brick-and-mortar schools want to incorporate more online instruction—but how should teachers prepare for the newly popular blended classroom? An update to a national certification program for educators promises to…


Laptops, personalized learning replace lectures in schools

Last year, Kim Crosby spent about 80 percent of her class time teaching math concepts at Waukesha STEM Academy in Wisconsin. For the other 20 percent, she helped students individually.…


Virginia high school uses technology to increase learning time, boost graduation rates

T.C. Williams High School, in Virginia’s Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS), uses technology to create online and blended-learning environments that provide extra support to students who need it. Two of…


Four keys to creating successful eLearning programs

It’s no secret that online and blended learning are picking up momentum nationwide—and during a recent International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) webinar, experts offered advice for school leaders…


Some see blended learning as future of education

More and more school districts are embracing digital learning as the next step in improving education, and a number of stakeholder groups are hoping to guide policy makers in their…


Annual report reveals online learning’s rapid rise

K-12 online and blended learning continued to grow rapidly across the country in 2011 as new consortia and single-district online education programs outstripped the continued expansion of more traditional eLearning…


More states look to online learning for students

As more students opt to enroll full-time or part-time in virtual learning programs, a growing number of states are considering proposals mandating that students take at least one online course…


Report cites 40 diverse examples of blended learning
Report cites 40 diverse examples of blended learning

The term "blended learning" encompasses a number of different instructional models in use across the country, but who has the time to compare and contrast these programs for an analysis…

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