Susan Patrick (6)

Leadership

Opportunity Begins with the Promise of Student-Centered Learning

As the President noted, “those who go all in on innovation today will own the global economy tomorrow.” And innovation breeds innovation. We believe in empowering student-centered, personalized learning that allows students to have tailored learning opportunities for each student's strengths, needs and interests.

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Leadership

10 Trends Driving the Future of Education

I believe the ultimate power of blended and online learning lies in the potential to transform the education system and enable higher levels of student-centered learning through competency-based approaches.

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Learning

Challenging “What School Looks Like”

Today’s editorial on the growth of online offerings in higher education was right to acknowledge the benefits of blended learning models of instruction, but erred in its treatment of fully online courses and their potential ability to reach and teach students.

2 years ago by

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Learning

Blended Learning Philanthropy

What’s been on my mind: new learning models, role of philanthropy, practice and policy (including new accountability)… all student-centered.

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Learning

21st Century Learning, At All Levels

Last Friday, Mark Edmundson, an English professor at The University of Virginia, wrote a scathing critique of online learning in The New York Times. Mr. Edmundson's understanding of his subject lacked an in-depth intellectual or practical study of the myriad diverse programs available to students from grade school to g...

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The Learning Accelerator

The Learning Accelerator is a non-profit whose mission is to accelerate the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America.

EdTech

Students Are Motivated to Take Online Courses

Susan Patrick writes: "Despite what critics say, there is no evidence that children in online or hybrid classes are any less socially adjusted than those children who attend brick-and-mortar, traditional schools."

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