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May 11, 2016

MVLRI Research Webinar – 5/11 at 2pm EDT

From yesterday’s inbox…

Research on the benefits of blended learning for students in lower grades
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Exploration of a Blended Learning Approach to Reading Instruction for Low SES Students in Early Elementary Grades
Wednesday, 5/11/16, 2pm EDT

This session will highlight findings from a study investigating the benefits of blended learning for reading skills of low socioeconomic students in grades 1 and 2.

Presenters:
Rachel Schecter, Lexia Learning
Alexis Treat, Lexia Learning

All webinars are held via Adobe Connect (https://connect.mivu.org/mvlri); there is no registration required. Attendees are encouraged to participate in our collaborative meetings using audio headsets and the text chat window. We also encourage attendees to chat on Twitter using #MVLRIchat.

We will also be co-hosting a webinar with MVU’s Mentors Matter program and Julia Freeland Fisher of the Clayton Christensen Institute on May 19th at 2pm. We’ll be talking about how focusing on mentoring and relationship building with online learners can help us rethink our educational systems and desired outcomes. Be sure to register for the webinar here.
Our latest blog post is from one of our fellows, Dr. Jered Borup of George Mason University. In this post, Dr. Borup offers a critique of recently published research from AIR on the impact of on-site mentors of online learners. You can read his post here.
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