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The Blended Workbook: Learning to Design the Schools of our Future

ISBN: 978-1-119-38807-4
360 pages
August 2017, Jossey-Bass
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Description

Successfully implement a blended learning program with this step-by-step guide!

The Blended Workbook: Learning to Design the Schools of Our Future is the practical companion to Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools. Through real-world implementation exercises it will help you get the most out of the text. From understanding the basics of blended learning to fine-tuning your current program, this workbook gives you hands-on practice that will expand your knowledge base and help you develop a plan for your own classroom or school to create a student-centered education design that personalizes for all students.

Key points drawn from over 50 case studies illustrate what works, what doesn't, and how to build a successful blended-learning program. This workbook's organizational structure allows you to jump in at any point to access field-tested exercises that will deepen your understanding of the design process.

Blended learning is inspiring K–12 educators with an improved student experience that includes the best of face-to-face and online learning formats to personalize learning and deepen engagement. This workbook provides hands-on training exercises that help you design and implement an effective program with practical guidance from the experts.

You will:

  • Examine case studies that illustrate blended learning
  • Solidify your understanding of effective blended-learning design
  • Complete illustrative exercises to further your implementation expertise
  • Evaluate the many paths blended learning can take, and implement what works best for your students

Blended learning is a proven, highly rewarding learning strategy. However, the success of your program relies on proper design and implementation. As a companion to Blended this hands-on workbook helps you reap the benefits and strengthen your expertise.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Understanding the Basics and Getting Ready

Module 1.1: The Basics of Blended Learning

Module 1.2: Disruptive Innovation and Blended Learning

Module 1.3: Interest and Readiness Survey

Part 2: Developing Your Plan

Module 2.1: Rallying Cry

Module 2.2: Organize to Innovate

Module 2.3: Motivate the Students

Module 2.4: Elevate Teaching

Module 2.5: Physical and Virtual Environment

Module 2.6: Choose the Model

Module 2.7: Culture

Module 2.8: Budget

Modue 2.9: Discovery-Driven Planning

Module 2.10: Implementation Plan

Part 3: Polishing Your Plan

Name Your Blended-Learning Initiative

Create the Final Drafts of Your Blended-Learning Plans

Seek Feedback, Iterate, and Blend

Index

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Author Information

MICHAEL B. HORN is a cofounder of and a distinguished fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute (CCI) and the former executive director of its education program. Currently, Michael serves as a principal consultant for Entangled Solutions, which offers innovation services to higher education institutions.

HEATHER STAKER is the founder and president of Ready to Blend, a training and consulting firm focused on blended learning. Staker is also an adjunct fellow for the Clayton Christensen Institute.

Horn and Staker coauthored Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools.

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