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Learning Experience Design vs. User Experience: Moving From “User” to “Learner”

By: Margaret Weigel. Director of Curriculum and Learning Experience Design at Six Red Marbles gives a look into the important shift from "user" to "learner" when creating powerful learning experiences for higher-ed students.

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Leaders Learning Deeply with the Leadership in Blended Learning and Fuse RI

By: Beth Rabbitt. As part of our Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning series, Beth talks about the work being done in Rhode Island to prepare principals. She describes two recently launched programs, Fuse RI and Leadership in Blending Learning (LBL) that are creating personalized professional development opportunities...

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Whose Role Is It Anyway?

By: Shawn Rubin. Systemic changes to teaching and learning will not be realized unless district leaders redefine their roles in this work. This is the guiding message in a blog and a white paper from The Highlander Institute that investigates the ​role of district staff in creating personalized and blended learning c...

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Blogging Now, Communicating for the Future

Susan, Getting Smart Teacher Blogger shares where we're going, the skills that matter now, and what the future holds for blogging and communication.

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Connections Education: Creating Powerful Experiences for Learners

A look inside the online and blended learning experiences and opportunities Connections Education is providing for thousands of students around the country.

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Foundation for Excellence in Education

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Learning

ROI of Deeper Design for Online Higher Education Programs

By: Jason Gorman. Vice President of Learning Experience Design Services at Six Red Marbles gives insight into ROI of design for online higher education programs and the importance of aligning design efforts with student enrollment and retention.

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Collaborative Culture Fuels Meriden’s Blended Success

Meriden Public Schools is a great example of a district making progress on personalizing learning; student access to technology is improving, teacher leaders are being identified and cultivated, and blended learning strategies are being phased in. The district hosted a Blended Learning Summit (#MPSblended) that gathere...

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