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Blended Learning

Looking for the right mix of face-to-face instruction with technology-mediated activities? Find tips and resources for structuring learning across a range of blended-learning models. 

  • Illustration concept for virtual learning

    Going Back to Virtual Learning: The Challenges of Reopening High Schools

    High schools face unique difficulties reopening, a teacher finds, when her school goes back to virtual learning after a case of Covid-19.
    Carly Berwick
    1k
  • Teacher speaking to students in middle grade classroom

    How to Flip Your Online World Language Classroom and Boost Engagement

    Use precious class time for virtual projects that explore culture, and save grammar and vocabulary lessons for when students are working on their own.
    854
  • Science teacher Geoff Reilly teaches an online class from his empty classroom

    Effective Instructional Models for a Hybrid Schedule

    It can be a challenge to engage students when they’re at school only a few days a week—station rotations and flipping the classroom can help.
    6.4k
  • A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

    When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.
    53.4k
  • African American teenage boy studying with a textbook is in front of him.

    4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching Online

    An educator with experience in distance learning shares what he’s learned: Keep it simple, and build in as much contact as possible.
    19.8k
  • Teenage boy at desk attending online class.

    How to Make Station Rotation Work During Hybrid Learning

    Implementing this method makes dividing a teacher’s time between students in class and those working at home much easier.
    5.6k
  • Elementary student working on his laptop at home

    Lessons From a Summer of Teaching in a Hybrid Classroom

    When some students are in class and others are attending live online, teachers have unique challenges and opportunities.
    6.2k
  • How to Make Effective Videos for Learning

    How to Make Effective Videos for Learning

    Instructional videos can help students learn at their own pace and free up time for teachers to support students individually.
    8.1k
  • High school student completing an instructional video at her desk

    A 5-Step Guide to Making Your Own Instructional Videos

    Replacing your lectures with self-made videos can boost students’ engagement and free you up to work with them directly.
    10.7k
  • Station Rotation: Differentiating Instruction to Reach All Students

    Station Rotation: Differentiating Instruction to Reach All Students

    Rotation stations allow students to learn in a range of modalities, while making differentiation manageable for one teacher.
    12.5k
  • Student working on laptop at his kitchen table

    3 Ways to Deepen Student Engagement in Online Discussions

    Tips for bringing the unique learning opportunities of small-group discussions to online class sessions.
    3k
  • Silhouettes of several children sitting in front of a large computer screen.

    Extending Classroom Management Online

    Nine suggestions to help you provide online learners with class norms and expectations and a sense of community.
    7.7k
  • 60-Second Strategy: Do Now Sheets

    60-Second Strategy: Do Now Sheets

    A quick pen-and-paper warm-up activity helps teachers see that students are on track in a self-paced blended learning classroom.
    3.8k
  • A young boy and girl work together with a microscope and an iPad.

    Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

    Blended learning has the potential to transform the way teachers teach and students learn—if we take advantage of all that it offers
    7.6k
  • Kareem helping a student.

    Blended Learning Built on Teacher Expertise

    An inside look at a teacher-designed instructional model that combines blended learning, student self-pacing, and mastery-based grading.
    2.9k

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