Enhancing Instructional Practice and Student Learning Through Technology
Phase 1 of instructional practices to enhance student learning with technology: READINESS
This incorporation of powerful digital tools/resources amplifies what is happening in a school/classroom. Success practices have helped to identify and define the critical components ("readiness") that impact the effectiveness of blended learning.
In order for a school/classroom to successfully implement blended learning, the following components prove to be critical:
- expertise in pedagogy
- strong classroom management
- use of data to inform instruction
Through a collaborative effort, schools/classrooms can move toward readiness and/or demonstrate readiness (as well as willingness) to implement blended learning by providing examples of each of the bulleted elements ("looks like" column). This self-assessment can also identify areas for growth and support.
Phase 2 of instructional practices to enhance student learning with technology: IMPLEMENTATION