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Classroom Design for Blended Learning
Essential Questions What blended options are best for my classroom? What should I consider as I design and develop my blended classroom?
50% of all high school courses will be delivered online by 2019.
Online and blended learning are changing the way students learn and teachers teach.
a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online delivery of content and instruction with some element of student control over time, place, path, and/or pace and at least in part at a supervised brick-and- mortar location way from home. The modalities along each student’s learning path are connected to provide an integrated learning experience. Blended Learning is…
Blended Learning “Blended is a strategy for helping teachers achieve what they strive to do every day— deeply understand and enable each student they work with to reach the very highest levels of educational mastery.” (Powell, Rabbit, Kennedy 2014)
Blended Learning Models Brick and MortarOnline Learning Blended Learning Station-Rotation Model Rotation Model Flex Model A La Carte Model Enriched- Virtual Model Lab-Rotation Model Flipped-Classroom Model Individual-Rotation Model
The Six Assumptions We Make 1.The school year 2.The school day 3.The daily schedule 4.Class size 5.Classroom configuration 6.Groupings by age and grade
“The physical environment can play a big role in enhancing or impeding students' learning. Think about the following components of your space and how you can use them to your advantage.”
Classroom Inventory As you plan your blended classroom, give deliberate consideration to: Desk Placement Equipment Schedule Temperature & Lighting Furniture
What is your teaching style?
Flexible Learning Space
“It's conventional wisdom that different types of instruction require different seating arrangements. It's also a no- brainer that classrooms should be inviting, environments that make students feel good to be there. ” Mark Philips – Teacher and Educational Journalist
Cozy Areas Promote Productivity
Tips and Points to Consider Additional Planning Resources floor-plan floor-plan angement/16_Students.html angement/16_Students.html
Now What? Start small Start manageable Start realistic Start
Resources Alliance for Excellent Education The Digital Learning Imperative Clayton Christensen Institute (formerly Innosight Institute) Digital Learning Now! Edgenuity Online and Blended Learning Planning Workbook Evergreen Education Group Keeping Pace with K-12 Online and Blended Learning iNACOL Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Blended Learning Case Studies U.S. Department of Education Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning