Leadership

Exploring New Pathways at the NVSIDE Conference

[…] and interests will make a difference for our students. Experiencing unbundled learning Some sessions presented were focused on “unbundled learning” and involved promoting more active engagement with blended learning. Unbundled learning means that we provide ways for learning to happen beyond our classroom spaces. What strategies can we use to promote the development of communication, […]

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Future of Learning

A Reliable Hybrid Learning Model: Cedar Rapids Schools Respond to Setbacks

[…] safe while staying as true as they could to the district strategic plan they’d committed to before the pandemic. This meant layering on top of an already-emerging blended learning strategy some adjustments. The largest initiative here was the Cedar Rapids Virtual Academy (CRVA) for middle and high school students. The Iowa Department of Education approved the district’s […]

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New Pathways

Students Co-authoring Their Own Learning

By inviting learners to co-author learning experiences, journeys and records, we help them build the most important skills and dispositions they’ll need to succeed in a changing world.

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EdTech

Smart List: Learning Platforms

[…] a range of LMSs, and is a HigherEd leader; owns Angel and Moodlerooms. itslearning: A Norway-based system that offers a full-suite of LMS features, designed primarily for blended learning. Moodle: An open-source, integrated system that helps create personalized learning environments. Sakai: An open-source, flexible alternative to commercial learning systems. Fishtree: A Dublin-based, adaptive learner-relationship-management tool to […]

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Learning Design

Redesigning School: Six Key Pillars From Six of the Most Innovative Schools and Programs

In the midst of an unprecedented pandemic, everyone is scrambling to ‘re-imagine education.’ Home learning pods have surfaced to create smaller, tight-knit communities of learners. Hybrid programs have emerged to blur the lines between home and school. And new remote programs with innovative tech tools are being introduced worldwide to enable learning to take […]

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Future of Learning

Eight Ways New Schools Innovate

With the rapid global shift to hybrid and remote learning, there is a renewed interest in new school models. Highlighted are eight ways schools are innovating.

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