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 →

The Value of Newbies & Naysayers in Online Learning Innovation

I’ll admit it. I can be a snob about some things, which is why I need daily reminders that the novice perspective can sometimes lead to greater innovation than¬†that of 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 →

Service Learning in Blended & Online Courses

Ask a hundred people what is lacking in online courses you usually hear one of two responses. First, they explain that online courses (as least as they have experienced them) 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 →

5 Examples of Self-Blended Learning

We read a great deal about blended learning, but I remain amazed and excited about growing examples of self-blended learning. The Innosight Institute describes self-blended learning as instances where, “students Continue Reading →