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Report: Blended Learning Requires Modification and Flexibility

Rote obedience isn’t the way to successfully implement a blended learning model, according to a new case study focused on schools in Colorado and Washington, D.C. that illustrates the importance of flexibility to provide more personalized experiences for each student.

Personalized Learning Residency Places Teachers at Summit Public Schools

Summit Public Schools (SPS), known for its personalized learning model used by 300-plus schools across the United States, Thursday launched a new teacher residency program that places residents at SPS sites to engage in project-based learning.

LearnZillion Partners with D2L to Help Create Blended Learning Experiences

LearnZillion, a K–12 curriculum-as-a-service (CaaS) company, is partnering with Canadian ed tech company D2L to integrate LearnZillion’s standards-aligned curricula into D2L’s Brightspace Lessons learning management system (LMS).

Code.org Releases Free CS Course for Grades 7-9

Code.org, which runs Hour to Code, has released new curriculum for grades 7 to 9, along with teacher guidance.

Nonprofit Mouse Launching STEM Courses, Teaching New Tech Skills

Mouse, a New York-based nonprofit, is launching a handful of STEM courses this fall, aimed at teaching students new skills based on cutting edge technology.

How to Build a Successful Blended Learning Model

An assistant superintendent for the Edison Township Public School District in Edison, NJ shares four steps for implementing and using a successful blended learning model.

Call for Entries for Maker Faire San Diego 2017

The third annual Maker Faire San Diego, Oct. 7-8, in Balboa Park, is now open for entries. This family friendly, two-day event, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., welcomes a variety of diverse, out-of-the-box ideas from makers, inventors, tinkerers, do-it-yourselfers and hackers.

Evaluating the Success of Your Ed Tech Program

Jeff Mao, who helped lead the nation's first statewide 1-to-1 learning program, offers advice on how to begin an ed tech evaluation.

Kentucky Initiative Wants K–12, College Students to Reach for Cloud Careers

With more than 1.3 million positions in computer and mathematical occupations expected to be open by 2022, the Kentucky Department of Education, Amazon Web Services, Project Lead the Way and others are taking action to build a pipeline of talent for a cloud-enabled future workforce.

3 Keys to a One-Year Literacy Turnaround

In a district where students are divided by enormous distances and language barriers, a vice principal found a way to quadruple the number of students reading at grade level.

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