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Once and For all: What is Blended Learning?

Why is the blended learning model so impactful to the learning process for children? It gives teachers multiple teaching options to use during classroom instruction. tlb     Source 

January 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blended-Learning Resources

If you are a frequent visitor to principalaim then you know how important student-centered instruction is to me. I’ve found one of the best ways to empower students to truly engage in their learning … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Planning: 10 Blended Learning Trends

As the landscape of the job market continues to change, educators continue to grapple with the best ways to prepare students for the 21st century workforce. While there are many … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Value of Tinkering

One of the best things about working in education is the ability to watch children learn as they tinker. Tinkering as it applies to a school setting is more than the … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

“Inquiry means …

“Inquiry means living in the soup. Inquiry means living in that uncomfortable space where we don’t know the answer.” Chris Lehmann, Founding Principal – Science Leadership Academy I discovered a … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms

3 Strategies to Promote Independent Thinking in Classrooms. Edutopia How do we promote more independent thinking in children?  Harvard psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes more independent thinking comes with better focus. … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Virtual Education

The idea of exactly what virtual education is has shifted, and I give much of the credit for this change to one of my favorite innovators, Salman Khan. While this … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · 2 Comments