Friday, December 19, 2014

Blended Learning Practitioners' Circle

Grant Wood AEA, the Alvo Institute, and AEA PD Online are excited to announce the launch of The Blended Learning Practitioners’ Circle. Join us for an eight-week exploration of blended learning with a focus on moving from theory to action. Whether you are new to blended or refining your current blended model, this exciting collaborative will help you deepen your practice, expertise and vision.  Special thanks to Illuminate Education for being a Gold Sponsor for this PD opportunity.

Alvo’s first Practitioners’ Circle brings together researchers and educators from across the country to form a virtual innovators’ roundtable using the newly released book, Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools, as a centerpiece. We are for tunate to be joined by the authors, Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker, who will each facilitate a live, interactive two-hour webinar.

Required readings and scheduled webinars are planned.This course is asynchronous with live webinars as follows. All webinars will be recorded if participants cannot attend the live event. Most dates have two options for attending webinars as indicated below:
  • Jan. 15 2:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. CST 
  • Jan. 22 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST* (Michael Horn will facilitate) 
  • Jan. 29 2:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. CST 
  • Feb. 5 2:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. CST 
  • Feb. 12 2:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. CST 
  • Feb. 19 2:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. CST 
  • Feb. 26 2:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. CST 
  • Mar. 5 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CST* (Heather Staker will facilitate)
Webinar times and dates are subject to change.
*Two hour webinar

Registration Fee: $200

AEA PD Online is offering 3 license renewal or graduate credits (Drake,Viterbo, Morningside) for the course, if participants are interested. These costs are in addition to the $200 registration fee:
  • $25 - License renewal
  • $135 - Morningside credit
  • $225 - Drake credit
  • $225 - Viterbo credit
Download the brochure here.

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