Blended and Online Learning Symposium
Sunday, Oct. 27 2013 - Wed, Oct. 30 2013

Event Schedule

The morning general sessions on Monday October 28, Tuesday October 29, and Wednesday October 30 as well as the lunch-time general session on Monday October 28 will be available via live-stream and can be accessed by clicking on the session title below. All other sessions will be recorded and made available for playback as soon after the conclusion of the conference as possible.

To view a session, click on the title, or the play icon.

Videos are marked in orange. All times are in EST.

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8:00am - 9:30am: Welcome and Opening Keynote Panel
Ten Years of Transformation: A Welcome Address, Susan Patrick, iNACOL President and CEO

Driving an Innovative Policy Roadmap Towards the Transformation of Student Learning, Director Richard Crandall, Wyoming Department of Education; Representative Alisha Morgan, Georgia House of Representatives; Deputy Secretary James J. Shelton III, U.S. Department of Education
10:00am - 11:00am: Session 1
Blended Learning Programs Quality Assurance Serving Students with Disabilities Research & Evaluation Online Learning Programs Featured Speakers Blended Featured
Personalized Blended Learning: Going Statewide in Michigan - Gregory Marks, Michigan Virtual University 65 Garbage In. Garbage Out. Quality Online Learning Begins with Great Courses Online Learning and Students with Disabilities: What We Know in 2013 Inside the Game-Based Classroom 5 Steps to a Successful Online Program Keeping Pace with K- 12 Online and Blended Learning: Presentation All Eyes on the Learner!
11:15am - 12:15am: Session 2
Blended Learning Programs Sessions Targeted for Teachers Professional Development Emerging Technologies Online Learning Programs Featured Speakers Blended Featured
Designing Classrooms for Blended Learning Success College and Career Readiness for the 21st Century: Making it Happen Online Improving Student Learning Through Effective Feedback Layers for a Blended Classroom: Augmented Reality Building a Sense of Community Within the Online Classroom Funding Models, Sustainability and Costs: Implications for Blended and Online Learning Blended Learning 2.0 - How have Blended Learning models evolved and what's coming next?
12:15pm - 1:30pm: Luncheon Keynote
Leading System Change Toward Student-Centered Learning, Russell Altenburg (moderator), The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation; John Wm. Covington, Michigan's Education Achievement Authority; Alex Hernandez, Charter School Growth Fund
1:45pm - 2:45pm: Session 3
Emerging Technologies Policy and Advocacy Research & Evaluation Online Learning Programs Featured Speakers Blended Featured
The future of game- based learning and virtual spaces Readiness for 2014 Common Core Assessments: Considerations for Blended and online schools Promises and Problems of Data Driven Education: One School's Solution Implementing Teacher- Driven Analysis into Online/Blended Classrooms Instructional Expectations for Online Teachers that Produce Results! Louisiana Course Choice - A bold move toward student- centered education models Magicians' Secrets Revealed: The Behind-the-Scenes Practices that Make Blended Learning Successful
3:30pm - 4:30pm: Session 4
Blended Learning Programs Professional Development Policy and Advocacy Independent/Private Schools Online Learning Programs Featured Speakers
Preventing High School Dropouts with Blended Learning Idaho's K-12 online Teaching Endorsement: Lessons Learned in Online Teacher Preparation - Kerry Rice, Boise State University - 85 Keeping Pace with K- 12 Online and Blended Learning: Panel Discussion Beginning to Blend: Early Lessons from Schools, Teachers, and Support Networks If You Want to Improve an online School's Performance, You Must Change How It Is Organized and Operates: NDCDE's Successful Formula Personalized Learning Enabled by Abundant Assessment
9:30am - 10:15am: Student Plenary Panel
Webcast
11:00am - 12:00pm: Session 5
Blended Learning Programs Professional Development Blended Learning Programs Serving Students with Disabilities Open Educational Resources Featured Speakers Blended Feature
Revisiting Traditional Teacher Evaluation: Evaluating Teacher Practice in a Blended Student-Centered Classroom Teachers First: Proven Professioanl Development for Quality Online Courses and Instruction Getting into the Mix: Teacher Evaluation in Blended Learning Environments A Winning Combination for ALL Learners: Online + Course Design + Personalized Teaching = SUCCESS Policy and Parties: State OER Policy Recommendations and a Guide for Collaborative Content Development Important Trends in Philanthropy: National Perspectives The New Face of Blended Learning: Hyper-Local and Custom-Connected
1:30pm - 2:30pm: Session 6
Blended Learning Programs Research and Evaluation International Focus Professional Development Online Learning Programs Featuered Speakers Blended Featured
Creating Multi-District Hybrid Schools - The Planning and Implementation Process Blending, Flipping and Personalized: How Online Learning is Transforming Teacher Practice Engaging Students Online: Lessons From a Variety of Virtual Schools "Meet Me Where I Am": Scaling Teacher Capactiy fo Facilitating a Student- Centered Environment Educational Analytics: Transforming Data Into Real Persoanlized Teaching and Learning Insight Online Learning: Myths, Realitites & Promise Is K-12 Blended Learning Disruptive?
2:45pm - 3:45pm: Session 7
Blended Learning Programs International Focus Professional Development Independent/Private Schools Online Learning Programs Featured Speakers Blended Featured
Blended Learning for Elementary Schools - How to Ensure Successful Implementation Supporting Student Success in High School Online Learning Educating, Training, and Certifying Online and Blended Teachers How to Hire & Train Blended Learning Teachers Collaborative Project-Based Learning Online: Facilitator and Student Voice Panel Performance-Based Funding Formula Project: Maximizing Resources for Student Success Using the RTI Tiered Model to Improve Engagement and Environmental Behaviors Online
4:30pm - 5:30pm: Session 8
Blended Learning Programs Serving Students with Disabilities Emerging Technologies Online Learning Programs Online Learning Programs Featured Speakers Blended Featured
A Roadmap to Implementing Blended Learning Providing Special Education in the Virtual World Web 2.0 Smackdown - Quick Demos of Educators' Favorite Tools and How to Integrate Them with Your Students TRANSFORMATION: Turning brick and mortar teachers into online teachers Fourteen Tips on Running a Clearinghouse of Online Courses Next Generation OER: Move Beyond Basics with Student, Stakeholder, & Community Crowd- Sourced OER Modern RTI: A Blended Learning Approach That Double Student Support Services and Saves Money
9:00am - 9:45am: Closing Keynote
Learning By Design: Breakthrough Leadership in the Digital Age, Rick Hess, American Enterprise Institute and Dr. Bror Saxberg, Kaplin, Inc.
10:00am - 11:00am: Session 9
Blended Learning Programs Sessions Targeted for Teachers Professional Development Student Support Services Online Learning Programs Featured Speaker Blended Featured
Together We Can Do More - Blended Learning Style Creating a Digital Culture of Literacy in the Time of Common Core Virtual Teacher Training/Mentoring: ensuring first year of virutal teaching is successful Supporting At Risk Students in an Online School We Can Still Be Friends: Creating and Maintaining Partnerships with Brick and Mortar Schools to Enhance Student Success Expertise from the Field: Keys to Succesful Online & Blended Programs Harnessing Big Data to Innovate in the Classroom: Online Learning Providers Who Are Leading the Way
11:15pm - 12:15pm: Session 10
Blended Learning Programs Sessions Targeted for Teachers Blended Learning Programs Serving Students with Disabilities Online Learning Programs Featured Speaker Blended Featured
A School District's Strategic Transition to 21st Century Learning Motivating and Teaching Online Learners The Digital Classroom of Tomorrow Putting Research Into Practice How K-12 Online Learning Environments Can Support Students with Disabilities Key Elements of Effective Online and Blended Learning Programs 20 Tech Tools for Teachers; Student Tested, Teacher Approved! Implementing PBL at a Hybrid School: Lessons Learned from year One!