Putting It All Together

Blended learning is an innovation that has the opportunity to transform the system of education. That is why I have put together all of the resources that I have created and utilized for introducing, supporting, implementing, and encouraging blended learning in the classroom. Continue reading “Putting It All Together”

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My Implementation Plan: Blended Learning and the Station Rotation Model

This document outlines the implementation plan for My Innovation Plan: Blended Learning and the Station Rotation Model and is designed to be initially implemented in a first grade self-contained bilingual classroom.

This document was guided by the Blended Learning Implementation Guide Version 2.0 publication by Digital Learning Now! Smart Series. Continue reading “My Implementation Plan: Blended Learning and the Station Rotation Model”

Literature Review: The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Learning Environments

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to restate and review the trends in the practices and uses of emerging technologies that have and will continue to have a large impact on learning environments such as K-12 schools and higher education. This document more specifically addresses how those emerging technologies may have an impact on the developing model of Blended Learning and within it, the Station Rotation model which includes online instruction, teacher-led instruction, and other collaborative activities and stations. The overall objective of this innovation plan is to improve the system of education in the elementary school level in all content areas by implementing the Station Rotation model via the Blended Learning model (Horn & Staker, 2015).  Continue reading “Literature Review: The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Learning Environments”

My Innovation Plan: Blended Learning and the Station Rotation Model

To my colleagues and administrators:

What if I told you there was a way for students to come to school every day eager to learn? What if I told you we could have total participation and engagement from each and every one of those students in every lesson and activity?  And let’s say, meanwhile, teachers could have the opportunity to provide differentiated instruction to each and every one of those students? And they could do this every day! And for our administrators, what if I told you, from all of this, you could be handed reports of increased achievement results and data?  How does that sound? Continue reading “My Innovation Plan: Blended Learning and the Station Rotation Model”