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Maximizing Thinking and Project Time: Flipping the Classroom

Real time collaboration, conversation and engagement with other learners in person and in one place provides support for putting ideas into action and creating evidence of learning. Asynchronous online reading, writing and thinking time then provides the flexibility for learners to consider new ideas and make connections of new information to what they already know- flexibly, at their own pace, when they are feeling ...more »

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Strengthen school-CBO partnerships through blended learning

Blended learning – blending online and site-based learning – could dramatically reshape how community-based organizations (CBOs) partner with schools and parents. Although CBOs are making essential contributions to education, most have been sitting on the sidelines of this nascent blended learning revolution. On July 27, 2011, the U.S. Department of Education and The After-School Corporation (TASC) convened a meeting ...more »

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Define models for CBO-school blended learning partnerships

This idea emerged from a meeting to develop an action agenda to advance blended-learning partnerships between schools and community-based organizations (CBOs) For more background on that meeting see http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/list/fbci/blendedcbo.pdf Practitioners, policy makers, and entrepreneurs need potential models to anchor off of - to advance blended learning partnerships between schools and CBOs. A possible ...more »

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