Blended learning combines online, technology-driven learning activities with teacher-led instruction to maximize a personalized learning experience. The goal of blended learning is to increase student learning, accountability, and achievement by fostering a personalized, highly productive environment full of engaged learners. UTeach offers a high-quality, research-based, online learning experience facilitated by expert educators. Learn more about blended learning in this short video.
More than 3,000 educators from more than 100 Texas school districts and charter schools have completed the UTeach Blended Learning Course. New cohorts begin monthly.
The Texas Education Agency will reimburse Texas school districts and open enrollment charter schools (local education agencies) for UTeach Blended Learning professional development through August 2023.
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Earn your UTeach Blended Learning designation. You'll create blended learning activities to implement in your own classrooms, receive individualized feedback on your work products, and participate in collaborative discussions.
The purpose of this advanced course is to discover how aspects of the T-TESS Domains and Dimensions evaluation tool can be applied to blended learning. Furthermore, the course uses the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2017 Standards for Educators to challenge you to rethink traditional teaching approaches, promote collaboration with peers, and deepen knowledge of blended learning practices.
This course is designed to support leaders and instructional coaches who are advocating for blended learning at their campus and district. Build upon the foundation of the first UTeach blended learning course in order to help you support your blended learning teachers. The course focuses on:
- Implementation and support of best blended learning practices.
- Integration of effective technology to achieve student-centered outcomes.
- Observation and feedback of blended learning classrooms.
The Designing Project-Based Instruction for the Blended Classroom course offers educators a detailed exploration into the benefits and methodology of using Project-Based Instruction to provide authentic and challenging experiences for their students, emphasizing blended learning strategies.
Implementing Project-Based Instruction and Blended Learning is an extension to Designing Project-Based Instruction for the Blended Classroom. This course provides participants step-by-step guidance and support in bringing their blended PBI unit to life as they transition from plan to action. Some of the advanced features include scheduling the PBI unit, creating detailed formative and summative assessments, and providing scaffolding to learners of various educational and ability levels.