Blended Schools Network to launch MOOC for online teachers — from by Joshua Bolkan


Blended Schools Network (BSN), a non-profit focused on online learning, will launch a massive open online course (MOOC) to help teachers improve their curation of online learning materials and strengthen their professional networks.

The five-week course, Today’s Blended Teacher: A MOOC Made for Community and Curation, will feature panel discussions and free course materials. According to a news release about the MOOC, weekly topics will include:

  • The State of Blended Learning: How Do We Define Blended Learning?;
  • Student Centered Learning: Using Inquiry and Project-Based Learning;
  • Objective Assessment: Using Tests To Improve the Classroom;
  • Digital Citizenship: Modeling Ethical Behavior to Students; and
  • Disruptive Innovation: Flip Your Instruction.