The Learning Collective is working with Berkeley Hall School to determine whether blended learning and/or enhanced online learning is an instructional direction the school should pursue. This represents a potential new direction for one of the most venerable independent schools in Southern California.
Based on The Learning Collective’s experience presenting at the Online Education Symposium for Independent Schools (OESIS), we expect many more independent schools to examine the viability of blended learning in the next 1-2 years.
The Learning Collective has built an online portfolio platform for UCLA’s Teacher Education Program. Teachers in training will use the platform to save, document and share their UCLA projects and experiences. The Learning Collective will also provide related professional development.
This is The Learning Collective’s second engagement with UCLA. See what we did with the Tarjan Center previously.
The Indiana Charter School Board and the Nevada Public Charter School Authority have hired The Learning Collective to evaluate applications for prospective blended learning charter schools. We anticipate an increasing move to blended learning at charter schools, facilitated by initiatives like the US Department of Education’s Personalized Learning Race to the Top fund and companies like Junyo.
The Learning Collective just returned from two conferences: the National Charter Schools Conference and . In fact, we may have been the only folks at both. Here are some takeaways:
Every year, Girl Scouts of the USA serves over 2,000,000 girls and 900,000 volunteers internationally. Through a myriad of enriching experiences, such as extraordinary field trips, sports skill-building clinics, community service projects, cultural exchanges, environmental stewardships, and online endeavors, girls grow courageous and strong.
Girl Scouts of the USA has hired The Learning Collective to conceive an engaging online experience that will help girls across the globe reduce their carbon footprint. This is part of GSUSA’s Journeys program. Learn more.
The Learning Collective is proud to work with the Girl Scouts on this important project.
Youth Venture’s social change website, which Members of The Learning Collective helped created, is nominated for a Webby. Adam Aberman, along with Lior Ipp (former TLC Member), created the original specifications for the website, developed by Interfuel, up for a 2011 Webby in the Youth category.
Each year, the College Board serves seven million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,800 colleges through major programs and services in college readiness, college admission, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning.
The College Board has hired The Learning Collective to help develop College Board’s new online professional development model