In order to shift to Blended and Digital Learning, what must:
- Administrators do?
- Teachers do?
- Students do?
Brainstorm some ideas with your staff using these questions. You can use a shared google doc or another technology such as padlet. https://padlet.com/
Setting a Vision:
- boost student achievement
- provide access to out of reach courses and opportunities
- improve a school system’s financial health
- a combination of all three.
Roadmap to Digital and Blended Learning: Some questions for your consideration when creating your first roadmap.
- What is the vision for blended learning in your school?
- How is blended learning defined for my school?
- What key goal(s) do you want to address with blended learning in your school?
- Who are the target audiences of your blended learning initiative? What are each group’s top issues, concerns, values?
- Will the initiative be schoolwide or targeted at specific grades and/or subject areas?
- What model do you think will work best for your school?
- What is your “elevator speech” to describe your vision of blended learning for a specific core group of stakeholders?
- What is your leadership “statement of purpose” for your blended learning transition?
Key Leadership Competencies Needed for the Shift to Digital and Blended Learning: What is a Digital and Blended Learning Leader?
- Shared Vision
- Purposeful Change
- Digital Age Resources
- Learning Communities
- Ethical Use
- Model and Facilitate
- Educational Research
- Best Practices
- Emerging Trends
Creating a Leadership Statement of Purpose
Example; School administrators will demonstrate support of digital learning by providing leadership to develop and implement high quality blended learning that enhances instruction and improves student learning.