The Top 5 Reasons Never To Ignore Learning Science When Designing School Models

Historically, a gulf has divided research on how children learn and are motivated from the design of schools. This session will illuminate the problems with ignoring learning science when designing school and highlight the great possibilities of grounding design in evidence-based insights. The session will be led by Dr. Bror Saxberg, Chief Learning Officer of Kaplan Inc. and board member of Transcend, together with Dr. Jennifer Charlot, who is a Partner at Transcend.

About the iNACOL Symposium
 

The iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium is the premier learning conference for those advancing powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences and shaping the future of K-12 competency-based, blended and online learning. On October 25-28, iNACOL's annual conference will bring together more than 3,400 experts and educational leaders exploring the leading edge of powerful, personalized learning in K-12 education from across the United States and around the world, including leading practitioners and educators, policymakers, researchers and innovators from throughout the field. Attendees will find invaluable networking opportunities; access to expertise, analysis, the latest trends and research; and thought-provoking interactive sessions for leaders shaping the future of education. The Symposium includes more than 200 engaging interactive sessions, with tags to guide attendees toward highly relevant professional learning opportunities. Learn more about the iNACOL Symposium here

About iNACOL
 

The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using competency-based, blended and online education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of classroom, school, and district leaders for new learning models.   Learn more about iNACOL here.