June 13, 2019 | Blended Learning, Raise Your Hand Texas
Why Blended Learning? Check out these videos, featuring Texas educators, school leaders, and students talking about the power of blended learning in their own words.
Behind the data
Higher teacher satisfaction, fewer behavior problems, and increased student achievement — look behind the data about how blended learning is moving the needle across Texas.
Raising the bar
“When students take ownership over their learning, they want to learn … Once we get students to want to learn, they’ll want to learn anything.”
Transforming teacher mindsets
Hear why teachers who tried blended learning would never go back to the one-size-fits-all approach to teaching.
The Student Voice
When school districts across Texas began to revolutionize classroom learning with blended learning, they had no idea that students would soon describe their experiences as“amazing,”“freedom,” and“just me, myself.” Watch the playlist!
The deadline to apply for Raising Blended Learners is June 30. Apply for your district today!
This is a follow up to last year’s blog series, “Lessons Learned from the Raising Blended Learners Initiative in Texas,” where we shared our experiences, findings, and thought evolution over the course of the RBL initiative.
As school districts, charter school networks, and even single schools adopt new, innovative academic models, it’s important that leadership teams develop thoughtful plans to ensure that the initiative is implemented in a financially and operationally sustainable way.
Why host a finance workshop early in the school design process? In 2016, Afton facilitated over 30 workshops with school teams that were in the process of building business plans to support blended learning at their district or network.