George Lucas Educational Foundation

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. 

  • How Long-Term Tech Planning Pays Off—Now and In the Future

    Three superintendents, all early adopters of blended learning, explain what it took to make their 21st century models work. (Hint: Good teachers and curriculum are still at the core.)
    Sarah Gonser
  • How to Make Effective Videos for Learning

    Instructional videos can help students learn at their own pace and free up time for teachers to support students individually.
  • Teaching Revision in a Blended Learning Environment

    Two teachers explain how they assign short writing tasks, give feedback quickly, and require revision before students can move on.
  • 4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching Online

    An educator with experience in distance learning shares what he’s learned: Keep it simple, and build in as much contact as possible.
  • A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

    When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.
  • A 5-Step Guide to Making Your Own Instructional Videos

    Replacing your lectures with self-made videos can boost students’ engagement and free you up to work with them directly.
  • Station Rotation: Differentiating Instruction to Reach All Students

    Rotation stations allow students to learn in a range of modalities, while making differentiation manageable for one teacher.
  • 60-Second Strategy: Do Now Sheets

    A quick pen-and-paper warm-up activity helps teachers see that students are on track in a self-paced blended learning classroom.
  • Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

    Blended learning has the potential to transform the way teachers teach and students learn—if we take advantage of all that it offers
  • Blended Learning Built on Teacher Expertise

    An inside look at a teacher-designed instructional model that combines blended learning, student self-pacing, and mastery-based grading.
  • A School Built on Personalization

    Sal Khan founded a school on the same principles of personalization that drove the success of his YouTube tutorials.
    Tom Berger
  • Answers to Your Blended Learning Questions

    Teachers had a lot of questions about an Edutopia video featuring a blended learning model developed in a public high school, and the team behind that model has answers.
  • Extending Classroom Management Online

    Nine suggestions to help you provide online learners with class norms and expectations and a sense of community.
  • Professional Development Based on Reality TV

    Four challenges inspired by popular shows guide teachers to consider how to make the most of blended learning.
  • Transitioning to Blended Learning

    See what integrating digital content with face-to-face instruction looks like in science and math.