SAMR features four levels that help trainers incorporate digital learning tools and platforms into their lesson plans, thereby bringing the benefits of modern technology into the corporate training environment.
From Michael Horn - Innovating within existing schools is critical. Society created our current system of age-graded classrooms to serve a large number of students in the most economically efficient way possible by standardizing the way we teach and test. We must change this—in both old and new schools.
From Michael Horn - "To maximize the benefits of blended learning, we’ll need to rethink not just the system architecture of schooling, but also the physical architecture of schools themselves. We need more designers and architects thinking about how schools should change their physical design, clarifying the principles underlying these changes, and illuminating the path to move from today’s egg-crate boxes to designs fit for the future."
Thoughts on Blended Learning from Phil McRae of the Alberta Teachers' Association
from Getting Smart - A great example is Meriden Public Schools, which hosted a Blended Learning Summit (#MPSblended).
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