Blended Learning Leaders Summit

​​Eduscape, a leading professional development provider, announced today that it is hosting the Blended Learning Leaders Summit. This event will be held on the campus of Ramapo College in Mahwah, N.J., on May 31, 2017. The goal of this summit is to help schools gain knowledge about the potential of blended learning and how to transform classrooms to meet the needs and access the full potential of students. 

At least 75 percent of school districts in the United States are implementing blended learning in some form through flipped classrooms, station rotations, flex programs, or standalone online courses. This one-day summit provides an opportunity for educators to experience firsthand what blended learning feels like for students. 

“The adoption of Blended Learning in the K-12 market continues to grow,” explained Lanie Gordon, Vice-President, and Partner of Eduscape. “It’s important to foster students’ sense of responsibility for their learning by allowing them to choose their own pace and path. When a student feels successful at school, they will want to learn. The goal of education is to provide opportunities for our students to succeed, and blending learning assists greatly with the education process.”

Lanie Gordon,
Vice-President & Partner

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Blended learning is an education framework that combines digital media implementation with traditional classroom methodology. It requires the physical presence of both teacher and student, with some element of student control over time, path, or pace. Blended learning can help personalize learning, deepen engagement, and improve teaching. The Blended Learning Leaders Summit is designed as an introduction to blended learning for both administrators and teachers alike.

“The adoption of Blended Learning in the K-12 market continues to grow,” explained Lanie Gordon, Vice-President, and Partner of Eduscape. “It’s important to foster students’ sense of responsibility for their learning by allowing them to choose their own pace and path. When a student feels successful at school, they will want to learn. The goal of education is to provide opportunities for our students to succeed, and blending learning assists greatly with the education process.” 

The event will start with an opening keynote by Heather Staker, who is recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on K-12 blended learning. She is the Founder and President of Ready to Blend, a research initiative focused on helping educators and families use blended learning to improve the achievement and well-being of K-12 children. Staker is also an adjunct fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a nonprofit think tank that promotes disruptive innovation in education and health care.

The official event hotel, DoubleTree Mahwah, is offering a special rate for attendees. The hotel is less than 2 miles from Ramapo College, the site of the Summit. For more information on the Blended Learning Leaders Summit, or to register, visit http://www.blendedsummits.com or call Eduscape at 800-781-7976

About Eduscape

Eduscape, based in Montvale N.J., is a recognized leader in the K-12 education. Eduscape’s team of professionals offer years of combined experience in education and professional development. The company assists with the effective integration of technology by teachers in a deliberate manner by aligning learning outcomes to selected standards, including Common Core, STEM and Next Generation Science Standards. Our expertise extends from Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 to successful classroom implementations of one-to-one initiatives and other classroom technologies, including the design of innovative learning spaces. 

About Ready to Blend

Ready to Blend certifies facilitators to guide their own schools in setting up blended learning environments that improve the achievement and well-being of K-12 students. Heather Staker founded Ready to Blend in 2015 and recently co-authored “Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools” (San Francisco: Wiley, 2015) with Michael B. Horn of the Christensen Institute.

Source: Eduscape