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Christensen Institute’s Blended Learning Universe is a website dedicated to helping classroom, school, and district practitioners. It includes: Seven models that range from “Station Rotation” to “Enriched Virtual.” Design help for developing blended learning approaches and strategies for implementation.
Resources that help foster school community (many are free). Educators can filter and search based on grade level, topic, etc.
A guide designed to help teachers use education technology in the most effective way possible. It does this by mapping ed tech tools onto the most promising research on how the student brain learns, works, changes, and thrives.
An article that provides helpful steps schools can take to support students who have IEPs in remote-learning settings through modifications and interventions.
Actualizing Connecticut Classrooms for Continuous Learning: Guidance and Tools for High-Quality, Equitable Distance Learning
This resource has three parts: Standards defining high-quality, equitable distance-learning in action; Steps a district should take (i) in Summer 2020, (ii) if and when remote learning must be initiated, and (iii) while distance learning is being implemented; and A model showing what one district’s distance learning approaches look like in action.
A tool to help districts evaluate digital tools that support asynchronous, online or blended learning for teachers.
This is a way for K-12 school district leaders to get FREE urgent and customized guidance. A coalition of leading education experts who work with district leaders to quickly determine concrete next steps and connect them with the tools they need to take action.
A model for creating a web site that effectively shares information with students, families, and teachers.
This protocol helps teachers focus on student learning collaboratively by looking at student work samples. Using a protocol like this can help shift teacher conversation back to student learning in a moment where they are thinking about countless logistics.
A playbook of 26 strategies to address student chronic absence, whether it be mild, moderate, or severe (the three tiers of intervention). The COVID-19 considerations, included with the strategies, show ways to adapt evidence-based practices when it is not possible to meet face-to-face.
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