18 Tips for Making Blended Learning More Student-Centered
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 to change core components of the learning experience, this change is iterative and starting at the edges can offer important early victories which help generate motivation and momentum for blended practices to grow. In our work with schools, we also encourage looking for low-hanging fruit from existing practices which would require only a small tweak to incorporate the new design. This piece is definitely worth the read and consideration.