The Role of Leadership in the Implementation of Successful Blended Learning Programs

View this webinar to better understand the leadership qualities that facilitate the transition to and maintenance of a strong blended learning program. The presenters focus on how school and district leaders can effectively and efficiently promote and support blended learning in their schools. Regardless of the model or technology used, key leadership elements enable the […]

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NCAA Eligibility and Online Courses

How does the NCAA craft rules and regulations for online courses? This Leadership webinar reveals updated NCAA eligibility standards going into effect for students entering Division I colleges or universities in Fall 2016. Primary changes include the following: Increased minimum core-course GPA Changes to a “sliding scale” feature Requirements for students to earn 10 of […]

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Competency Works: Spanning the Grades: A District Perspective on Implementing Competency Education

This webinar provides practitioners, advocates and policymakers with the opportunity to hear directly from leaders at MSAD 15. Located in Gray-New Gloucester, Maine, these innovators began transforming their district to a student-centered, proficiency-based model. This webinar addresses the following questions: Why did MSAD 15 decide to embrace a proficiency-based model? What was the pre-implementation process? […]

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The Students Speak About Online and Blended Learning

A panel of students and teachers involved in online and blended learning programs presented this webinar. Students discuss how they are learning, what they are learning, and how learning is different in online, blended, and traditional learning programs. Students addressed the following questions: What are the differences between learning in face-to-face classrooms and learning in […]

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Competency Works: The Learning Edge: Supporting Success in a Competency-Based Learning Environment

Learning in a competency-based environment means pushing students and adults to the edge of their comfort zone and competence—the learning edge. View this webinar to hear directly from the authors of The Learning Edge: Supporting Student Success in a Competency-Based Learning Environment about emerging practices that ensure adequate supports are in place to help students […]

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Research on Addressing Issues of Attendance in K-12 Online Learning

This webinar focuses on the challenges of monitoring and enforcing attendance and truancy in an online learning environment. The presenters describe how attendance and truancy applies to online students and they explore the notion of attendance in digital learning. The webinar includes both research and practical case studies in the webinar from Minnesota Virtual High School, […]

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CompetencyWorks: Re-Engineering for Competency Education: Information Technology Design Consideration

Join Liz Glowa, the author of Re-Engineering for Competency Education: Information Technology Design Considerations  for a discussion on how we can re-engineer data systems from teacher-centric, course-based instructional models to student-centered, competency-based learning models. Glowa provides an overview of her findings with time for participants to ask questions and share their insights. View this webinar […]

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Competency Works: Student Experience: Pacing and Personalization

This webinar provides practitioners, advocates and policymakers a chance to hear directly from practitioners about their experiences. The discussion centers on two very different models structured on the concept of progress upon mastery: Medical Professions and Teacher Preparation Academy (MPTPA) and Schools for the Future (SFF). You will be able to learn about the following: […]

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