The Global Online Academy’s Catalyst Conference is this week, April 27-30. Here’s how you and your students can be involved. Details The Catalyst Conference is FREE and open to the public, not just GOA students and teachers. The website is: goaconference.org The entire experience is online and happens asynchronously over the course of four days. […]

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At GOA, we talk a lot about technology-enhanced learning, where educators leverage technology to rethink what the modern classroom looks like. We ask, how can we rethink time and place while staying connected to each other? AND, when every aspect of our lives is affected by the technology we use on a daily basis, why only […]

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Our students don’t speak edubabble. Don’t ask them about blended learning or growth mindsets. Definitely don’t use the word pedagogy! Instead, get them to talk about a new experience and why it matters to them and you’ll get a between-the-lines lesson in what matters most with teaching and learning today. While in Beijing last week […]

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It’s no secret that today’s educators are challenged to combine technology, authentic assessment, and student-driven learning to create more meaningful experiences in the classroom and beyond. We all want this, but the question is how to achieve it. We begin to meet these challenges when we design full circle learning experiences where students build habits […]

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We’re delighted to welcome guest blogger, Eric Chandler, who serves as Director of Upper School at Kent Denver, a GOA member school in Colorado. Eric also just completed our Blending Leadership course, where we first met his compelling writing on time in schools. We knew his insights would be valuable to many and are grateful he was willing […]

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We’re honored to feature this post by Rick Shaw, Dean of Stanford Undergraduate Admissions and Global Online Academy board member. When I first learned about Global Online Academy I was struck by how they were bringing together passionate teachers from incredible high schools all over the globe. Taking a class from an impactful educator can […]

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Amanda Wendt teaches science at the American School Foundation of Monterrey, Mexico. She participated in GOA’s Blended Learning Design Studio (BLDS) from October to December, 2016. This post was originally published on Amanda’s blog. The next BLDS session begins February 6! I started this year with a focus on personalizing learning. As we worked through […]

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Once you start thinking about competencies, it’s hard to stop. You find yourself asking your own kids for evidence of how well they’ve digested and internalized some concept or another. You find yourself hunting for ways you can capture precisely what you know and are able to do. You get filled with envy for concrete […]

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When did you last take a selfie with a librarian? How about yesterday?! What was the inspiration behind these selfies? Students in Tina Bessias’ Water: From Inquiry to Action, one of our new learning studio courses, researching in their school libraries for a case study on the Flint water controversy. While all students read the […]

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We just launched our first flex course: U.S. Elections in the World. New this year, GOA flex courses are blended learning opportunities for students and teachers that partner with programming already offered in member schools. Our hope was that more students and teachers could explore blended learning in a global, networked context if the opportunity […]

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