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Blended Learning: How Do You   Know It When You See It?Dr. Allison PowellVice President, State and District ServicesDr. Ro...
International Association for K-       12 Online Learning (iNACOL)•   iNACOL is the premier K-12 nonprofit in online learn...
http://youtu.be/_LyuLJSByvI
How well is our current K-12 system functioning?                                          Depends on who you ask The criti...
Online and Blended Learning as a       catalyst for change
Defining blended learning?
Blended Learning:What does “it” look like?
Yes, No, Maybe?
Yes, No, Maybe?
Yes, No, Maybe?
Yes, No, Maybe?
Tech-rich = blended
There are many blended  learning Definitions
Definitions, Part 1• Two definitions:  – Blended learning should be viewed as a pedagogical approach    that combines the ...
Allen, I. E., Seaman, J., & Garrett, R. (2007). Blending in: The extent and promise of blendededucation in the United Stat...
Blended learning                   A formal education program in which a                   student learns at least in part...
There are many blended   learning Models
Emerging blended-learning models
Emerging models of blended learning       Rotation                   Flex               Self-Blend       Enriched Virtual•...
Blended learning is  not like alight switchyou turn on   one day
…And pedagogical shifts take time
Think in terms of 3-5 years from now (not just today).Think about what can be,       not what is.    This is a journey,   ...
We are pretty clear Face-to-Face Teaching             Online Teaching• Students in classroom       •  Students online• Tea...
But what doesBlended Learning   really look like    for a teacher?Or an administrator?
www.inacol.orgSource: Susan Patrick, iNACOL
Teaching and Learning         • What is the student           doing and where is the           student?   What is the tea...
Online                                         Teaching           TechnologyTextbook           EnhancedEnhanced           ...
What does “it” look like?       Where do you fit?        * See handout• Textbook enhanced teaching and  learning• Technolo...
What does “it” look like?  *Teacher-centric vs. Student-centricMore teacher   • Textbook enhanced  centric                ...
What does “it” look like?     *Teacher vs. student control of         teaching and learningMore teacher  control      • Te...
What does “it” look like?              *Control of time and pace Set time structure                  • Textbook enhanced  ...
What does “it” look like?*Blended Learning Models continuum Rotation    • Textbook enhanced               teaching and lea...
People/Pedagogy/PD• People – Administrators, Teachers, and Students  – Must support each other• Pedagogy  – Role of Teache...
Role of Online/Blended Teacher• Facilitate and build an online and F2F community of learners• Engage learners in a variety...
Administrator Role• Need to know what to look for in evaluating  teachers• Need to understand how technology works to get ...
What should an administrator   look for while observing ablended learning environment?         (see handout)
Student and Parent Role• Student is responsible for their learning• Requires Motivation and Flexibility• Personalized and ...
What does blended learning        look like?
Rocketship• http://vimeo.com/30557533
iNACOL National Standards for          Quality
School of One• http://schoolofone.org/concept_introvideos  .html?playVideo• (more in depth video) -  http://vimeo.com/7964...
Carpe Diem Collegiate High           School• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-  s_O65rWV10
New Line Learning Models• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnPLrK1USMA
How Students Learn
Questions• Dr. Allison Powell, VP State and District  Services, apowell@inacol.org• Dr. Rob Darrow, Director of Member Ser...
Why join iNACOL? www.inacol.org• Passion for online and blended learning• Receive daily news and research updates  about o...
Why join iNACOL? www.inacol.org• Participate in webinars and related  activities (access to Archives)• Reduced cost for at...
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    1. 1. Blended Learning: How Do You Know It When You See It?Dr. Allison PowellVice President, State and District ServicesDr. Rob DarrowDirector of Member Serviceswww.inacol.org
    2. 2. International Association for K- 12 Online Learning (iNACOL)• iNACOL is the premier K-12 nonprofit in online learning• Provides leadership, advocacy, research, training, and networking with experts in K-12 online learning. – 4400+ members in K-12 online and blended learning in over 50 countries – Annual conference – iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium: Orlando, FL in October 28-30, 2013• “Ensure every student has access a world class education” regardless of geography, income or background.• Next Generation Learning Challenges – Gates Foundation• CompetencyWorks – Nellie Mae Education Foundation• Our strategic areas of focus in online and blended learning: 1. Policy 2. Quality 3. New Learning Models
    3. 3. http://youtu.be/_LyuLJSByvI
    4. 4. How well is our current K-12 system functioning? Depends on who you ask The critical question is whether we are preparing our students for the knowledge workforce; the globally competitive workforce. Currently – national high school graduation rate of 68% 80% of jobs are requiring a post-secondary degree or certification
    5. 5. Online and Blended Learning as a catalyst for change
    6. 6. Defining blended learning?
    7. 7. Blended Learning:What does “it” look like?
    8. 8. Yes, No, Maybe?
    9. 9. Yes, No, Maybe?
    10. 10. Yes, No, Maybe?
    11. 11. Yes, No, Maybe?
    12. 12. Tech-rich = blended
    13. 13. There are many blended learning Definitions
    14. 14. Definitions, Part 1• Two definitions: – Blended learning should be viewed as a pedagogical approach that combines the effectiveness and socialization opportunities of the classroom with the technologically enhanced active learning possibilities of the online environment , • Dziuban, Hartman and Moskal (2004) – Blended learning “combines face-to-face learning with computer mediated learning.” (Bonk and Graham, 2006. Handbook of blended learning: Global perspectives, local designs. http://www.publicationshare.com/).
    15. 15. Allen, I. E., Seaman, J., & Garrett, R. (2007). Blending in: The extent and promise of blendededucation in the United States. Newburyport, MA: The Sloan Consortium.http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/survey/blended06
    16. 16. Blended learning A formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online delivery of instruction and content, with some element of student control over time, place, path and/or pace and at least in part in a supervised brick-and- mortar location away from home.
    17. 17. There are many blended learning Models
    18. 18. Emerging blended-learning models
    19. 19. Emerging models of blended learning Rotation Flex Self-Blend Enriched Virtual• Station rotation Online platform with Students attend Students learn• Lab rotation F2F support and physical school & sometimes at a• Flipped Classroom fluid schedules take 1 or more physical school, other• Individual rotation courses online times remotely
    20. 20. Blended learning is not like alight switchyou turn on one day
    21. 21. …And pedagogical shifts take time
    22. 22. Think in terms of 3-5 years from now (not just today).Think about what can be, not what is. This is a journey, not a destination.
    23. 23. We are pretty clear Face-to-Face Teaching Online Teaching• Students in classroom • Students online• Teacher in classroom • Teacher online (minimal• Interaction face-to-face, face-to-face interaction) mostly verbal, some • Interaction online video visual conferencing, email –• Fixed schedule of classes more visual, less verbal to attend • Flexible schedule for work• Prescribed curriculum completion based on standards / use • Prescribed curriculum of textbooks based on standards / text
    24. 24. But what doesBlended Learning really look like for a teacher?Or an administrator?
    25. 25. www.inacol.orgSource: Susan Patrick, iNACOL
    26. 26. Teaching and Learning • What is the student doing and where is the student?  What is the teacher doing and where is the teacher?  What and where is the content?
    27. 27. Online Teaching TechnologyTextbook EnhancedEnhanced TeachingTeaching Web / Online Enhanced Teaching From Textbook to Online Teaching
    28. 28. What does “it” look like? Where do you fit? * See handout• Textbook enhanced teaching and learning• Technology enhanced (not online)• Web/online enhanced• Blended• Online
    29. 29. What does “it” look like? *Teacher-centric vs. Student-centricMore teacher • Textbook enhanced centric teaching and learning • Technology enhanced (not online)Combination • Web/online enhanced • BlendedMore student • Online centric
    30. 30. What does “it” look like? *Teacher vs. student control of teaching and learningMore teacher control • Textbook enhanced teaching and learning • Technology enhanced Shared (not online) control • Web/online enhanced • BlendedMore student control • Online
    31. 31. What does “it” look like? *Control of time and pace Set time structure • Textbook enhanced teaching and learning • Technology enhanced Some (not online)Flexibility • Web/online enhanced • Blended Flexible • Online
    32. 32. What does “it” look like?*Blended Learning Models continuum Rotation • Textbook enhanced teaching and learning Flex • Technology enhancedSelf Blend (not online)Enriched • Web/online enhanced Virtual • Blended • Online
    33. 33. People/Pedagogy/PD• People – Administrators, Teachers, and Students – Must support each other• Pedagogy – Role of Teacher changes in this environment• Professional Development – What skills does an online/blended teacher need – What skills do an administrator need to support his/her teachers – Current Trends in PD
    34. 34. Role of Online/Blended Teacher• Facilitate and build an online and F2F community of learners• Engage learners in a variety of online and F2F environments through reflective and hands-on activities• Analyze data to assist in individualizing instruction• Personalize the learning through online discussion and group projects• Differentiate instruction (i.e. learning styles, adaptive/assistive technologies, pacing, supplemental activities and remediation.)• Develop and deliver asynchronous and synchronous lessons that use appropriate and effective multimedia design elements• Student academic integrity issues (plagiarism and the safe and legal use of online resources)
    35. 35. Administrator Role• Need to know what to look for in evaluating teachers• Need to understand how technology works to get into the courses• How to support online/blended teachers• Requires administrators and policy makers that can make wise decisions about resources• Allocation and to gather and analyze data that cross traditional categories and sectors.• Lack of PD for administrators
    36. 36. What should an administrator look for while observing ablended learning environment? (see handout)
    37. 37. Student and Parent Role• Student is responsible for their learning• Requires Motivation and Flexibility• Personalized and Individualized Instruction – Any time, any place, any path, any pace!!! (FLVS)• Parent is a partner with student and teacher – Provide support and resources at home
    38. 38. What does blended learning look like?
    39. 39. Rocketship• http://vimeo.com/30557533
    40. 40. iNACOL National Standards for Quality
    41. 41. School of One• http://schoolofone.org/concept_introvideos .html?playVideo• (more in depth video) - http://vimeo.com/7964251
    42. 42. Carpe Diem Collegiate High School• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- s_O65rWV10
    43. 43. New Line Learning Models• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnPLrK1USMA
    44. 44. How Students Learn
    45. 45. Questions• Dr. Allison Powell, VP State and District Services, apowell@inacol.org• Dr. Rob Darrow, Director of Member Services – rdarrow@inacol.org• (Presentation: http://robdarrow.wikispaces.com http://www.inacol.org http://onlineprogramhowto.org
    46. 46. Why join iNACOL? www.inacol.org• Passion for online and blended learning• Receive daily news and research updates about online and blended learning• Contribute to the online and blended learning voice and conversation• Participate in regional and standing committees
    47. 47. Why join iNACOL? www.inacol.org• Participate in webinars and related activities (access to Archives)• Reduced cost for attending yearly iNACOL Symposium (Oct. 27-30, 2013, Orlando, FL)• Membership: $60 for educators – Other memberships: School, institution, companies, etc.
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