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In this post, Michael Horn profiles Julie Young's return to online learning as CEO of Global Personalized Academics, a school providing international students the opportunity to earn a dual diploma from their native country in addition to one from a U.S. accredited high school through virtual learning. http://ow.ly/QlaTq
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In Michael Horn's latest post for Forbes, he profiles Julie Young's return to online learning as CEO of Global Personalized Academics, a school providing international students the opportunity to earn a dual diploma from their native country in addition to one from a U.S. accredited high school through virtual learning. http://ow.ly/QjXdV
When Julie Young stepped down from the helm of Florida Virtual School (FLVS) after 17 years, I wrote at the end of my piece reflecting on what her contributions had meant that I wouldn’t be surprised to see Julie “continue to play a leadership role in transforming schooling to put [...]
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Check out Michael Horn's latest post for Forbes, in which he writes about his testimony in front of the Senate HELP committee yesterday where he talked about disruptive innovations emerging outside the mainstream in higher education http://ow.ly/PZlW8
Yesterday I had the opportunity to testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee about the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act to explore the barriers to and opportunities for innovation. My full written testimony is here. In my remarks, I clarified what disruptive innovation is, as the theory [...]
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Michael Horn follows up with architect Larry Kearns with a Q&A on the past, present, and future of school design. Kearn’s prediction: "Segregating students by age will become less prevalent within learning spaces. By 2050, egg-crate schools will no longer be constructed." http://ow.ly/Pmksh
To maximize the benefits of blended learning, we’ll need to rethink not just the system architecture of schooling, but also the physical architecture of schools themselves. We need more designers and architects thinking about how schools should change their physical design, clarifying the princip
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Tech extends networks beyond neighborhoods http://ow.ly/OZCPf #WhoYouKnow  
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Asking teachers to be both instructors and evaluators creates unnecessary conflicts of interest http://ow.ly/OOm99
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In this interview with The EvoLLLution, Michael Horn discusses the current state of personalization in the online-learning space and shares his thoughts on what the future might hold for online education. http://ow.ly/Ql9Sc
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New on the Blog | The unintended benefits of online courses http://ow.ly/QbyNu
As we've long pointed out, the growth of online and blending learning in our K–12 education system signals a promising path to personalizing instruction for each students' needs and strengths. Online learning can provide students with anytime, anywhere access to education that would have been ...
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Watch Michael Horn talk about whether to ban laptops in classrooms in this HuffPost Live segment http://ow.ly/PyzVu ‪#‎WhatsWorking‬
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What schools can learn from corporate mentoring http://ow.ly/PidnZ #WhoYouKnow
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In this piece for EdSurge, Michael Horn talks with architect Larry Kearns on how he designed the unconventional layout for Chicago's Intrinsic Schools—and why he prefers building pods to walls. http://ow.ly/Pda6z 
To maximize the benefits of blended learning, we’ll need to rethink not just the system architecture of schooling, but also the physical architecture of schools themselves. Heather Staker and I tackled this topic in chapter seven of our recent book, Blended, but it is clear that we still need
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Where will health care transformation emerge? It's in business models more than technology http://ow.ly/OQid3 #healthcare #ACA #SCOTUS
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A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank dedicated to improving the world through disruptive innovation.
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The Clayton Christensen Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the world through disruptive innovation. Founded on the theories of Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen, the Institute offers a unique framework for understanding many of today’s most pressing issues, including education and health care.

The Institute’s rigorous research and public outreach helps promote the central theme of disruption: using technology to facilitate affordable, accessible products and services. Our work helps shape the global conversation and equips community leaders, policymakers, and innovators to utilize the transformational power of disruptive innovation.

The Christensen Institute is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.