Should We Stop Expanding K-12 Blended & Virtual Schools?

April, 2016 – The National¬†Education Policy Center released a report on the performance of existing k-12 blended and virtual schools in the United States. When looking at adequate yearly progress Continue Reading →

Educational Innovation & Building a Plane in the Air

Is making educational change like building an airplane in the air? Perhaps you’ve heard that phrase before. The more I think about it, the more I see it as having Continue Reading →

Adding Depth to our Comparison of Face-to-Face & Online Learning

Since I’ve been involved with online learning for twenty years, I confess that I sometimes find it frustrating to engage in the persistent conversation about whether online learning is as Continue Reading →

Competency-based Badges for Differentiated Instruction

I’m delighted to start with the third MOOC that I’ve hosted. This one is called Adventures in Blended Learning. The following video explains the main goals of the course. As Continue Reading →

5 Reasons for Blended Learning: Clarifying the Why

I’m leading a 4-week mini-MOOC on Adventures in Blended Learning from January 5 – 30 (by the way, all are welcome to participate in part or all of the experiences). Continue Reading →

Adventures in Blended Learning MOOC Starts January 5

Are you ready to start the new year with a thought-provoking, possibility-exploring, community-building professional development experience? I’m excited about the launch of our 3rd MOOC, thanks to the generous support Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Integrate the Offline World into Your Online Course

Do fully online courses exist? Or, are good online courses ever fully online? I know the first seems like a strange question, because we all know that such things exist, Continue Reading →