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This meta-analysis was conducted to examine the effectiveness of both purely online and blended versions of online learning as compared with traditional face-to-face learning. The meta-analysis found that blended approaches have been more effective than instruction offered entirely in face-to-face mode.
Updated: Dec. 10, 2014
This study examined technology implementation practices associated with student learning gains. The findings highlight the importance of school practices in the areas of principal support and teacher collaboration around software use. Furthermore, the findings highlight the importance of teacher practices concerning classroom management and use of software-generated student performance data.
Updated: Jun. 29, 2010
Contrasting Paths to Small-School Reform: Results of a 5-year Evaluation of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s National High Schools Initiative
This article summarizes the results of a 5-year national evaluation of the first stage of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s initiative. The article focuses on two contrasting strategies to small-school reform: starting new small high schools, and converting large schools into smaller learning communities. For each strategy, it reports on the progress of the reform in its first several years, student outcomes, and key implementation factors that shape progress and outcomes for start-up and conversion schools.
Updated: Dec. 17, 2008