A handy list of resources for further exploration of 21st Century Learning
What is Blended Learning?
Blended Learning is a blend of face-to-face and online instruction. Hybrid models allow educators to tailor their teaching, using technology and face-to-face learning, in a way that is not possible in the traditional classroom model. Technology often allows for better performance tools such as real-time feedback for teachers.
Successful models that utilize Blended Learning:
What do you mean by 21st Century learning?
In addition to core subjects, students need to learn the essential skills for success in today’s world, such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication and collaboration. Learn more about 21st Century learning and teaching at the Partnership for 21st Century Skills website.
Two of the nation’s largest providers of online curriculum for students in kindergarten through high school:
1. k12 - http://www.k12.com/
2. Connections Learning - http://www.connectionslearning.com/
“Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns” by Clayton Christensen, Curtis Johnson, and Michael Horn.