Tag Archives: Michael Spencer

Elements of Blended Learning

How hardware, curriculum and instruction are essential components of blended learning — and individualized instruction. SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Like the name implies, blended learning is a mix, not just of online and offline instruction, but of several different … Continue reading

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LATAM Online

SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Examining the drivers of the explosive growth in online learning here and to the South. It is a well-known fact that over 6 million students in the U.S. are enrolled in some kind of … Continue reading

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A Turnkey 1-to-1 Student-centric Mobile Instructional Device

SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Despite the challenges, educators are rather clear on what technology solutions will truly move them forward.  From getting funding, raising test scores, and closing the achievement gap to student behavior and attendance issues — school … Continue reading

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Tablet Time for Education

SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer As textbooks fade, a new technology moves to the head of the class. But will it make the grade? Austin, Texas-based New Media Consortium recently released their annual Horizon Report: 2011 K-12 Edition and … Continue reading

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