LEADING & LEARNING IN ACTION

August 14, 2017

Over the last two years, I’ve moved further and further away from traditional grading. I’ve blogged about grading for mastery of skills instead of the accumulation of points and ditching my traditional grade book in favor of an ongoing assessment document....

August 14, 2017

In Blended Learning in Action, the hallmarks of effective practice are outlined by The PAACC: Personalization, Agency, Audience, Creativity, and Connectivity. One way to ensure we hit the mark in personalizing learning is to focus on agency from the start. A great way...

May 19, 2017

This week, Catlin talked with Dr. Will about how to make the blended learning transformation happen in the classroom, specifically how to support teachers through the transition. How are we introducing the models? Is it clear and concrete? How are we supporting them th...

February 28, 2017

This article, by Tom Vander Ark, is cross-posted from GettingSmart.com. One of the tips highlighted is the concept of "working around the edges" and beginning in spaces more accessible than the core structure of the program. While school transformation projects aspire...

February 21, 2017

​​At the recent McGraw Hill Education Stanford Personalized Learning Forum #mheplf2017, Jason Green and I had the opportunity to lead a workshop on personalizing learning through the Playlist model of Blended Learning. Since we wholeheartedly believe that the mindset s...

February 15, 2017

This article, published in EdSurge News, highlights the #BLinAction strategies in place within New Jersey's Morris School District. MSD's goal was to bridge the equity divide and improve student learning via blended models. In the article you'll find the following conn...

February 11, 2017

This video shows the use of Gizmos simulation software in action during an inquiry based Fifth Grade science lesson. The lesson is broken down further in the blog post cross posted from teachontheedge.com. 

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