Tag Archives | blended learning

Eric Butash

Episode 085: Eric Butash, Director of Strategy & Implementation at the Highlander Institute

In this episode, Eric Butash, the Director of Strategy and Implementation at the Highlander Institute, talks about his work in effectively designing and building operations around a lot of the blended learning initiatives that the Institute is a part of.  He also shares his background, how he got into education from some of his early interests […]

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Renee Hobbs

Episode 079: Dr. Renee Hobbs and Dr. Beth Rabbitt at the Blended Learning Conference

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to moderate the campfire session at the Highlander Institute’s Blended Learning Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Two of the special guests that we had were Dr. Renee Hobbs from the University of Rhode Island and Dr. Beth Rabbitt who is a Partner at The Learning Accelerator. This […]

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Laura Sandefer

Episode 064: Laura Sandefer, Co-Founder and Head of School at Acton Academy

In this episode of MEP, we talk to Laura Sandefer, the Co-Founder and Head of School at Acton Academy. She shares her insights on experiential and blended learning, and how the school engages their students through Socratic methods and focusing on Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey. Guest Bio: Raised by a science teacher and minister, Laura […]

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Episode 034: Dr. Lori McEwen, Director of Academics at Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy (RI)

  Guest Bio: Dr. Lori McEwen joined the Blackstone Valley Prep network support team after working as an Assistant Principal at Portsmouth High School. Dr. McEwen has also served as a middle school leader and an educational consultant for Teachers21. She has also conducted a large-scale program evaluation for the Ministry of Education in Canada […]

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Episode 027: Tom Vander Ark, from Getting Smart & Learn Capital

  We had a very special guest drop by MEP for Episode 027…Tom Vander Ark!  Tom is a dynamo in the education industry, and provides a unique perspective as a former business executive, school superintendent, author, and current venture capitalist in education. Tom and I chat about “personalization vs. standardization” in public education, innovative school […]

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Episode 019: Tom Driscoll, Flipped Learning Expert & Social Studies Teacher at Putnam HS (CT)

On episode 019 of Meet Education Project, flipped learning & gamification expert Tom Driscoll joins the program to talk about what effective flipped learning actually is, mastery-based learning, and gamification.  Don’t miss it! Guest Bio: Tom Driscoll is a technology integration specialist and high school social studies teacher in Connecticut (residing in Coventry, RI).  He […]

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Episode 005: Christine Flanagan from the Business Innovation Factory

In this episode, Christine Flanagan joins MEP to talk about the potential of competency-based learning to provide new higher education opportunities for students, new school models, and how putting students behind the wheel in the classsroom could be education’s “secret sauce”.  You do not want to miss this episode! Chris Flanagan is a passionate advocate […]

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Episode 002: Shawn Rubin from The Highlander Institute & Metryx

In this episode, Shawn Rubin joins MEP to chat about blended learning, effective technology integration, and EdUnderground.  Don’t miss it! Shawn Rubin is the Director of Technology Integration at the Highlander Institute in Providence, RI managing the institute’s blended learning and technology integration professional development and consulting programs. Shawn organizes EdUnderground, a lab for educator exploration & innovation, […]

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