Which Way for K12 Blended Learning? (Part 1: Boarding the Mayflower)

Which Way for K12 Blended Learning? (Part 1: Boarding the Mayflower)

“Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything’s different.” Calvin, Calvin and Hobbes Hard to believe it has been two years since we published The rise of K12 blended learning. Since then, roughly a gazillion people have made pilgrimages to Rocketship and Carpe Diem, the feds plunked down $400 million for personalized learning in districts and charter networks,...

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Students & Families Want Data Too

Students & Families Want Data Too

My kindergartner recently completed a Dreambox Learning unit on equivalent expressions (e.g., 3 + 4 + 6 = 7 + 5 + 1). He ran into the kitchen to celebrate and then ran back to the computer… and logged out of Dreambox. To my surprise, he promptly logged back into Dreambox, but this time he went to the parent dashboard. Our five-year-old wanted data. He wanted to see his progress and make...

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