Blended Learning 2.0: A Visual Guide For Teachers

Blended learning has taken off as one of the big trends in education over the past several years. Like flipped classrooms and 1:1 environments, it’s one of the top ways for teachers to leverage the power of technology in the classroom. It’s not a new concept, to be sure. However, there’s a new guide to understanding and implementing what’s being billed as blended learning 2.0.

There are a few key stages of proper implementation that you should know if you’re looking to start climbing the blended learning tree. Starting from down at the roots is the planning process. It’s about a lot more than just ‘planning’ on buying some iPads. Planning involves creating appropriate blended learning spaces. That means you have a nice place for students to gather and collaborate while using technology. Scroll down to the bottom of the graphic below to get started.

There are a few keys to success outlined below. It’s not the easiest part to see so I wanted to pull it out of the visual to make sure you see it.

Conditions For Blended Learning Success

  1. superintendent leadership
  2. board support
  3. teacher support
  4. union support
  5. principal support
  6. leadership schools and programs
  7. staff development opportunities
  8. community engagement and support
  9. program management capacity
  10. budget capacity

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Download the infographic here.