Thursday, July 28, 2016
Over the last three years, the Learning Accelerator (TLA) has worked to understand the challenges educators face in implementing blended and personalized learning at scale. TLA partner Kira Keane provided an overview of these critical issues and highlight the free tools available to overcome these challenges. As a bonus, TLA partner Saro Mohammed shared her recent work demonstrating how, and when, blended learning is effective. This webinar focused on practical steps district leaders can take to transform teaching and learning in their schools.
Kira Keane, Partner, The Learning Accelerator
Saro Mohammed, Partner, The Learning Accelerator
Tom Murray, Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools, Alliance for Excellent Education
This webinar the panelists
- defined blended learning as the integration of in-person learning with technology to enable the use of real-time data, personalization, and competency-based progression;
- shared solutions to the seven top barriers to implementing blended learning;
- offered a historical body of evidence supporting the effectiveness of personalized learning and learning for mastery, both of which blended learning can enable at scale; and
- introduced a five-step guide for districts to develop a blended learning measurement system of their own.