Case Studies and White Papers
Scaling Up: Building a Successful Blended Program with Existing Funds in Iowa
Posted May 27, 2015
The quiet innovation among a group of school districts in Iowa is leading to unique, sustainable and transferable solutions for blended learning programs. With support from their Area Education Agency, these schools are dramatically changing the face of classroom education through blended learning, and are doing so without relying upon funding outside of their normal operating budgets.
Read the full paper here: Scaling Up- Building a Successful Blended Program with Existing Funds in Iowa May 2015
Blended Learning: Leading to Gains in Student Achievement in Southern Illinois
Posted April 22, 2015
In 2013, the Hamilton County Unit 10 School District piloted blended learning for the first time. Just a year and a half into the blended learning implementation in second through fourth grades and the District’s NWEA MAP results are outpacing expectations showing average gains, in some cases, ten points higher than the MAP goal. More importantly, teacher practice is changing and they are seeing the impact in their classrooms – now having to explore advanced concepts with students they haven’t had to in their previous ten plus years in the district. So, what’s going on? Read the case study here: Alvo Institute Unit 10 Case Study April _27_2015 and the case study by The Christensen Institute and The Evergreen Education Group.
Contact a member of the Alvo Team to learn how your school or district can increase student achievement by using blended learning.