Silicon Schools Fund Raises $12 Million for New Blended Learning Schools


The new nonprofit called Silicon Schools Fund hopes genericviagra4sexlife to challenge the current “factory model” of education. Board member and school founder Brian Greenberg is a former principal and classroom teacher who has raised nearly half of the $25 Continue reading

Blended Learning Advocate Highlights “Race to the Top”


The Race to the Top contest is a $4.35 billion contest by the U.S. Department of Education funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, otherwise known as the Stimulus. The contest invites applicants to demonstrate how they Continue reading

Blended Learning and Experimental Higher-Ed Models Awarded NGLC Grants


  Next Generation Learning Challenges has completed its third wave investment wave, providing thirteen programs with a total of $4.5 million in grants. Indirectly funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NGLC aims to reduce high school drop-out, Continue reading

The Development of Blended Learning?


The Innosight Institute recently released a paper “Classifying K-12 blended learning” by Heather Staker and Michael B. Horn which provides key definitions related to the concept and identifies four overarching models: The rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched-virtual models, as the Continue reading