Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Designing a Blended Learning Program

Simply implementing blended learning or following the "best practices" in doing so will not guarantee great results for students. Authors Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker explain how educators can capture the promise of blended learning while avoiding the pitfalls.

U Central Florida Debuts Blended Learning MOOC for Educators

The University of Central Florida has teamed with two partners to reboot a massive open online course for educators focused on blended learning in higher ed and K-12.

How Blended Learning and Gamification Increase Student Engagement

Rob Schwartz, a teacher at a blended learning magnet school, shares how design missions validate "the individual over the content" and give students the freedom to fail.

Knovation Partners with My Big Campus on OER Integration

Knovation has partnered with Lightspeed Systems to make netTrekker digital resources available via My Big Campus.

5 Promising Practices for Online Instructors

"Teachers are being set up for failure," according to Jayme Linton, program coordinator for the master of science degree in Online Teaching and Instructional Design at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

7 Best Practices for Building a Multimodal Online Elementary Curriculum

A course designer shares the process that her virtual school uses to decide how to teach STEAM and the humanities.

Walden U Launches Competency-Based Master's Program in Early Childhood Ed

Walden University is launching a new initiative designed to allow students to earn degrees online at their own pace.

EdX Launches Scholarship Challenge for Middle School Students

Massive open online course provider edX has partnered with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to launch a scholarship challenge aimed at advanced students in grade 7.

Stanford Launches Online Writing Course for High School, College Students

Stanford writing instructors have partnered with undergraduates to create a non-credit course open to the public via Stanford Online.

Using Online Learning To Support At-Risk Students

Windsor High School in Connecticut is using online learning to provide remediation for students at risk of not graduating on time and to support students with special needs.

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