First-Time Users: Create an account by filling in all the required fields. When you enter the video library, simply click on the video(s) purchased to watch. You will be prompted to enter the code you received via email or from your supervisor. At the end of each video, fill out the evaluation form and submit.
Returning Users: Sign in using the username and password you created. If you have purchased a subscription plan, you will have unlimited access to each video you have purchased in addition to the Ongoing Support Series. You do not need to enter the evaluation form each time you watch the video.
The Blended Learning Professional DevelAppment Series identifies critical components necessary for the successful implementation of online learning within the school system in order to improve student learning and achievement. The series is designed to answer questions and spark ideas to create an educational environment that allows for students to have some elements of control over time, place, path, and pace of their learning through the use of online and face-to-face modes of instructional delivery. Through the customization of professional development, the user has the opportunity to view individual segments that are relevant to the unique roles of administrators, teachers, and staff and make significant contributions to the transition to blended learning.
Research is the starting point of transitioning to educational initiatives. This cluster compiles research pertaining to blended learning including terminology, emerging models, and how to create the path for successful implementation.
Title: Blended Learning, The Starting Point
Content: Synthesis of current research that includes relevant terminology and emerging models of blended learning.
Intended Audience: Teachers, Administrators, Aspiring Administrators, Paraeducators, and Technology Staff
Title: Blended Learning, The Map
Content: Includes five steps of program development as it pertains to transition to blended learning: Research,
Planning, Implementation, Reciprocal Feedback and Evaluation, and Ongoing Support
Intended Audience: Administrators, Aspiring Administrators, Teacher Leaders, Teachers, Technology Staff
Coming in 2018
The Planning cluster addresses the necessary components of planning that create, prepare, implement, and monitor new initiatives. This cluster addresses the process of transitioning to blended learning for administrators who will lead and supervise the shift to this formal education program in a logical and sequential manner.
Coming in 2018
The successful implementation of any educational initiative is the end result that administrators, teachers, and staff work to attain. The Implementation cluster in the blended learning series addresses the implementation process in three specific phases of program development for a smooth transition.
Coming in 2018
Evaluation and feedback are important to gather when implementing any new initiative. This cluster addresses the need for both types of stakeholder communication that will drive the transition to blended learning as well as determine its effectiveness within the classroom environment.
Coming Soon with Subscription Service
Ongoing support for educational programs is critical for its success. The Ongoing Support cluster is part of the subscription service and addresses topics of interest that the user has pertaining to blended learning. Ongoing support is provided in 10-minute videos that will answer questions and expand the user’s understanding of blended learning in the classroom environment.