Objectives1. Explain the history and terminology of Blended Learning.2. Recognize that Blended Learning demands a change in instructional practice.3. Discover how Blended Learning creates individualization for all children.4. Formulate potential next steps.
If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we robour children of tomorrow.Education is not a preparation for life; education islife itself. Education, therefore, is a process ofliving and not a preparation for future living.
What Youve Signed On For● Personalized learning for every child ○ RTI Model - Special Education● Less is More - Gifted and Talented● Using formative assessment data in real- time to drive instruction● Tangible, sharable outcomes at the top of Blooms● Using time change to build relationships ○ making a relationship with the student in the presence of content is one of the most important things that we can do to help learning happen.● Teacher Ownership
Blended Learning Technology atWest Generation Academy
My Role at Your School● Professional Development● Resource Advice● Classroom Assitance● Philosophical and Design Guidance
What are the Next Steps?● Defining Blended Learning for West Generation Academy● Designing your Blended Learning classroom● Designing the teacher technology experience● Professional Development ○ online communities ○ webinars ○ face to face ○ collaborative planning