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In his new post, Thomas Arnett explains how virtual school policies must be tied to student outcomes—not inputs—to improve quality. http://ow.ly/wcnB301M6rB
All too often, debates about virtual schools tend to extremes. Critics point to low achievement scores and high turnover rates, decry the prevalence of for-profit operators, attack the online instructional model, and then call for virtual schools to be wiped from the public education system.
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Lessons from the BLU - With blended learning, plan on change http://ow.ly/njxm301BTP7
As schools continue to join the Blended Learning Universe (BLU) school directory—the largest database of blended-learning schools—we are observing some important data trends that highlight how schools are approaching the blended-learning implementation process. In the past six months, ...
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Is Uber disruptive? It's a question even our own researchers have debated. But the final verdict is in. Michael Horn breaks it down in a step-by-step analysis. http://ow.ly/rmUG301l82L
In “Disrupting law school,” Michele Pistone, a law professor at Villanova University, and I argue that regulations—such as bar licensure and restrictions on the unauthorized practice of law—will not protect lawyers and law schools from disruption in the long term.
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Personalized learning and OER can enable students to master core knowledge. http://ow.ly/ZUrz301iwj7
Agreeing to disagree is a common refrain. But sometimes, when we look closely at our points of debate, our perceived differences of opinion are not so divergent. Two weeks ago, Education Next published a blog post I wrote about the need to focus demand and funding for open educational resources ...
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In this guest post, Michelle R. Weise describes how an app-enabled, on-demand culture could make future models of higher education "boundless." http://ow.ly/yp8M300Rz1X
This blog was first published by the Sandbox ColLABorative. Hands holding a digital touch screen tablet, healthy vegetables and kitchen utensils on the background. Keyed into our on-demand culture, Chef David Chang is going all in: The award-winning chef who created Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Má Pêche, ...
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In his latest post, Thomas Arnett explains how OER content can personalize learning for students—but only if we stop thinking of it as a free replacement for textbooks. http://ow.ly/44tb300Rlpp
Today, open educational resources (OER) are an increasingly common feature in the K–12 education ecosystem. As one example, consider the popularity of Khan Academy, whose library of practice activities and videos are accessed each month by over 10 million users around the world and in many ...
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In this guest post, Andrew Sears of City Vision describes what a truly interoperable, global higher education system might look like down the line. http://ow.ly/m080301LxYb
It took 912 years from the founding of the first university in Bologna in 1088 for the global higher education system to grow to serve 100 million students annually by the year 2000. Current projections are that by 2025 there will be 263 million students providing 163 percent growth in 25 years: ...
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Check out innovative startups tackling ‪#‎civilrights‬ disparities in schools http://ow.ly/KSwc301wdYI Julia Freeland's latest blog post
This month, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights released its semi-annual report titled, 2013–14 Civil Rights Data Collection: A First Look. The report draws on the Civil Rights Data Collection survey, with data ranging from student discipline rates, early learning access, ...
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In response to the U.S. Department of Education's unprecedented and encouraging crackdown on troubling accreditation practices and even more troubling student default and dropout rates, Julia Freeland Fisher suggests how moving forward we can tackle the causes that put ACICS on trial in the first place. http://ow.ly/pPMq301kU8B
Yesterday, news broke that the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) is recommending that the largest national accreditation agency, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), lose the power to act as an intermediary between colleges and billions of dollars in federal ...
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In this guest post, Amy Anderson urges educators to consider expanding their thinking and strategies beyond schools and classrooms in order to truly personalize learning and close the opportunity gap. http://ow.ly/iGr23016fuK
Personalized learning is the current big buzz in education. Everyone is trying to figure out how best to personalize the learning experience for each and every child. I applaud this effort. Like many others, I think customizing learning more deeply to match students' interests, needs, ...
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Instead of asking whether blended learning works, Julia Freeland Fisher says we should be asking "what blended-learning model works, with what software, for which students." http://ow.ly/5kBE300RCu0
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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.