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Blended Learning

Looking for the right mix of face-to-face instruction with technology-mediated activities? Find tips and resources for structuring learning across a range of blended-learning models. 

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Blended Learning: Working With One iPad

Learn how one educator has found a way to put a single iPad to use so the whole class benefits.

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Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom

At P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, integrating digital content with face-to-face learning has led to impressive gains in student achievement.

A Working Model for Blended Learning in an Urban School

After two years of blended learning, a low-performing high school became one of the country's best. Read about how they shifted the learning, teaching, and culture.

Sal Khan Maps Out Blended Learning

The founder of Khan Academy sketches his plan for using digital learning tools to enable teachers and students to embrace more real-life creative learning experiences.

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Blended Learning: Resource Roundup

We've collected resources from Edutopia and the web to help you navigate the possibilities of blended learning, an approach that combines face-to-face and technology-mediated learning.

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A Principal's Perspective: Getting The Most Out of Classroom iPads

High school principal Ben Johnson shares the joys and challenges of distributing iPads to 700 high school students.

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for High School Students

Mobile devices are becoming as essential to students' daily lives as, say, breakfast. Experts say it's time to utilize them in our schools to engage students.

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Mobile Learning: 6 Apps and Web Tools for Middle School Students

Using mobile devices in the classroom can be a great way to unlock and pique student interest.

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Mobile Learning: 5 Apps and Web Tools for Elementary School Students

Incorporating mobile apps and web tools into the curriculum can be a gateway to student engagement.

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Blended Learning: Behind the Scenes

Logistics play a role in blended learning running smoothly. Heather Wolpert-Gawron gives some behind the scenes tips to teachers.

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A Principal's Perspective: Preparing to Distribute Student iPads?

Rolling out iPads to an entire student body isn't easy. Principal Ben Johnson shares strategies for doing so and offers up answers to some important questions.

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Google's Open Course Builder: A Giant Leap into 21st-Century Online Learning

Blogger Todd Finley takes us on a tour of Google's Open Course Builder and reflects on the academic culture of a Learning Management System.

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Khan Academy's Discovery Lab Offers Hands-On Learning
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Khan Academy Explores Hands-On Learning

The Khan Academy is well known for its online video lectures. In their Discovery Lab summer camp, Khan Academy staff experimented with project-based learning activities to build better student engagement.

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Mobile Learning: 5 Apps and Web Tools for Elementary School Students

Incorporating mobile apps and web tools into the curriculum can be a gateway to student engagement.

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Blended Learning in the Mix: The Proactive Teacher

Teachers in blended learning programs should take the opportunity to learn and lead -- your ideas and observations are worth hearing and acting upon.

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Khan Academy's Discovery Lab: Summer Camp Where STEM Meets PBL

Director Minli Virdone describes Khan Academy's Discovery Lab summer camp, where, among other hands-on projects, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders learn by reverse engineering common household objects.

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4 Lessons We Can Learn from the "Failure" of MOOCs

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller reflects on why the MOOC model is falling short, offering four valuable takeaways regarding the elements that still belong in online education: humanity, collaboration, feedback and blended learning modalities.

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Salman Khan Describes Future Classrooms with Blended Learning
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Sal Khan Maps Out Blended Learning

In his signature visual style, Sal Khan sketches a plan for how digital learning tools can make room for teachers and students to embrace more real-life creative learning experiences, and how Khan Academy and the Discovery Lab summer camp fit into that big...

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Leading and Learning for a Successful Digital Transformation

One transformative school district is fostering adaptive skills among faculty and students while collaborating with like-minded districts to share ideas and further goals.

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