In 2012 Michael B. Horn and I had the opportunity to write nine short articles on a range of blended-learning topics for THE Journal. Here are links to all of them in case anyone wants the complete list:

Forget About Blended Learning Best Practices

When it comes to designing the right blended-learning program, schools should skip the “best practices” and instead seek innovations that work in their unique circumstances.

How Much Does Blended Learning Cost?

The financial implications of blended learning

Mobile Matters for Blended Learning

BYOD and other mobile device strategies for blended learning

Winners and Losers with Open Education Resources

The growth of open online resources and their impact on blended learning

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Blended Learning Policies

The policies prohibiting and fostering the growth of blended learning

Blended Learning Training Resources for Teachers

What teachers need to know about blended learning training resources, and where they can go to get them

5 Skills for Blended-Learning Teachers

Five skills that will increasingly be important for many teachers in the future

Formative Assessment Is Foundational to Blended Learning

Examples of schools using formative assessment software in blended learning programs to develop a personalized experience for students

10 Predictions for Blended Learning in 2013

Our predictions for the trends that will dominate blended learning in the new year


  • Heather Staker
    Heather Staker

    Heather Staker is an adjunct fellow at the Christensen Institute, specializing in K–12 student-centered teaching and blended learning. She is the co-author of "Blended" and "The Blended Workbook." She is the founder and president of Ready to Blend, and has authored six BloomBoard micro-credentials for the “Foundations of Blended Learning” educator micro-endorsement.