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Episode 41: John Watson of Evergreen Education Returns

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In this episode, we are joined once again by John Watson of the Evergreen Education Group. Since the last time John joined us, he and his team have produced some new research reports, three of which we discuss in our conversation today. As always, Evergreen’s work does a great job painting an overall picture of what’s happening in K-12 blended and online learning, including how providers of online courses are evolving, the reasons that students are giving for enrolling in blended and online schools, and the ways that teachers are incorporating technology and digital learning tools into their instruction.

Resources

Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning, 2016
Why do Students Choose Blended and Online Schools?
Teaching with Technology
Keeping Pace Blog
Evergreen Education on Twitter – @KeepingPaceK12

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