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In this op-ed for the Hechinger Report, Julia Freeland Fisher provides evidence showing that, contrary to a recent National Education Policy Center (NEPC) report, blended learning is flourishing. She also gives suggestions for how researchers and school systems can continue to assess the state of blended learning to drive practice forward. http://ow.ly/4nfFWF
The National Education Policy Center (NEPC) released a report last week warning that online and blended learning schools are struggling. Regarding blended learning in particular, the report used a deeply flawed methodology to count and evaluate the blended schools nationwide. Its conclusions run contrary to the on-the-ground reality lived by many educators and leaders dedicated …
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Michael Horn on how law schools can combat disruption http://ow.ly/4mWQEo
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In this Sevenstar webinar, Julia Freeland Fisher discusses how disruptive innovations are changing the education landscape. http://ow.ly/10BtVe
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Is blended learning closing achievement gaps? http://ow.ly/10rx21 @juliaffreeland's latest blog post
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Alana Dunagan shares 3 alternative pathways primed to disrupt higher education http://ow.ly/105TSk
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Thomas Arnett on why we need to integrate teacher preparation into K–12 schools before defining teacher standards http://ow.ly/ZGOf9
One well-known philosophy for improving teaching in K–12 schools is to define clear and rigorous standards for teacher licensure and teacher preparation programs—and then hold teachers and programs to those standards. Our research on the theory of modularity and interdependence, however, ...
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Thomas Arnett discusses how tying funding for blended credit-recovery programs to student outcomes will help improve student achievement http://ow.ly/4naklB
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) recently released a study on how online credit recovery impacts student achievement and outcomes in Algebra I. The study found that only 66 percent of Chicago Public Schools students who took an Enriched Virtual Algebra I class successfully recovered ...
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How to make time for innovation Julia Freeland's latest blog post http://ow.ly/4mTE9p
Last month, I had the privilege of observing a gathering of Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) districts in Concord, N.H. The PACE pilot program is the first federal-approved competency-based assessment pilot and allows a group of New Hampshire school districts to pilot a new ...
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Thomas Arnett interviews Summit Public Schools teacher Sean Griffin about the benefits of blended learning http://ow.ly/1013D2
Conversations around blended learning often focus on devices, software, and classroom layouts, but some of the most powerful benefits of blended learning are the ways in which it allows teachers to have richer and more meaningful interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.
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Michele Pistone discusses three reasons why traditional law schools need to consider employing competency-based education models to respond to the changing marketplace for legal services and legal education. http://ow.ly/103hIr
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Blended learning up close—really close http://ow.ly/ZVxfX @juliaffreeland's latest blog post on our upcoming #BPLC16 conference
What looks like a painting by Kandinsky is actually something quite ordinary: a drop of orange juice, under a powerful microscope lens. In other words, when you truly look closely at an object, you may see something nearly unrecognizable relative to the original object as seen by the naked eye.
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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.