The 10th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference and Workshop will be held on July 8-9, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. This year’s conference theme, Trend to Blend: Lessons from the Field reflects a renewed interest in blended learning while emphasizing the importance of research and proven effective practices of the past decade in guiding our future. Although the field of blended learning is not new, we are witnessing a revival in interest around…See More
Does your institution lack adequate classroom space to meet enrollment demand? Do you have limited instructional resources and wonder if blended learning can provide solutions? Institutions of higher education around the world are using blended learning to meet institutional goals, enhance student learning, facilitate student access and find solutions to address diminishing resources. Faculty members and instructional designers use blended learning as a means for enhancing teaching and…See More
Maya Angelou was right; "people will never forget how you made them feel".When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And reading it gave you an instant reaction. You might have felt angry, or frustrated, or thought to your self, “What a cheek”. You might even have laughed out loud. When did that last happened to you?It’s only wordsHow can written words evoke feelings…See More
"At the school level, I think teachers need to set the agenda for PD. Most often it is district mandated or admin-selected. If teachers could choose the content, or arrange for different options, I think that would really help invest…"
"Your words "any chance to interact with more experienced teachers" are very relevant, I think, to all levels of education and professional development. Self-selected and self-driven are important too, but sometimes we need the…"
"Sara- I have taught in a younger preschool classroom and used a more emergent, self-directed approach to handwriting. We used some of the HWT materials but never worked straight from the curriculum.
I am, however, very well versed in using…"