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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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Asking teachers to be both instructors and evaluators creates unnecessary conflicts of interest http://ow.ly/OOm99
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Latest post shows how #blendedlearning can tackle technology-driven unemployment http://ow.ly/OMPgs @amcafee
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Michael Horn on why children should advance in school according to skill, not age http://ow.ly/ODArS
Structure school around competency, not time.
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In Michael Horn and Julia Freeland's latest Forbes post, they show how the current push for privacy in Congress must not prevent the emergence of personalized learning http://ow.ly/OtGli
Julia Freeland, a research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute, and I coauthored this piece. We can all remember getting tests back with a big grade at the top and”‘x’s” marked next to the problems we got wrong. If we were lucky, a teacher, tutor or parent was willing to go over [...]
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New on the Blog | A better school structure to close gaps http://ow.ly/O4cmQ Julia Freeland discusses Robert Putnam's latest book & new research
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Tech extends networks beyond neighborhoods http://ow.ly/OZCPf ‪#‎WhoYouKnow‬
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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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In Michael Horn's latest post for Forbes, he shows how we should change education—by adopting blended, competency-based learning—to tackle the phenomenon of technology-driven unemployment http://ow.ly/ONg0s
Fears are mounting that the rapid technological advances occurring will automate and displace jobs on a scale never before seen. In a piece for Quartz this past week, I addressed how moving to a blended learning, competency-based education system in which students advance based on mastery, not time, could address many [...]
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In their latest post, Michael Horn and Julia Freeland show why the current privacy push in Congress must not prevent the emergence of personalized learning http://ow.ly/OtHFJ
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New on the Blog | In Texas, only 0.1 percent of students take advantage of the TxVSN Course Access program. A bill introduced this session could have helped improve that number, but it died before reaching the Senate floor. http://ow.ly/OnHQt
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New on the Blog | Unbundle the role of the teacher to make online assessment more rigorous http://ow.ly/Ocaci
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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.