This post “12 Must Read Papers of 2012” by Tom Vander Ark originally appeared on GettingSmart.
Following are the 12 papers I most frequently cite (or plan to cite over the next few months) including a couple I co-authored. The cover blended learning, online learning, competency-based learning, and edtech. They come from our friends at SETDA, iNACOL, Digital Learning Now .
Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age, released by SETDA in September
Broadband Imperative, released by SETDA in May
Classifying Blended Learning, released by Innosight Institute in May
Louisiana’s Digital Future: How Online Learning Can Transform K-12 Education, by Michael Horn, released by Pelican Institute in November
Funding the Shift to Digital Learning: Three Strategies for Funding Sustainable High-Access Environments released by Digital Learning Now in October
Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles released by Digital Learning Now in November
Getting Ready for Online Assessments, released by Digital Learning Now in December
How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning, released by Getting Smart in December
Making Mastery Work: A Close-Up View of Competency Education released by Nellie Mae Education Foundation in November
Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning: An Annual Review of Policy and Practice released by the Evergreen Consulting Group in October 2012
Statement of Principles for Model Legislation in States released by iNACOL in July
Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World released by the Department of Education in December (watch for a full review on Wednesday) Digital Learning Deeper Learning Infographic
What else belongs on the list?
More on Tom Vander Ark’s thoughts ? Read : 25 Leading Thoughts from Tom Vander Ark in 2012
- Converging Trends and Opportunities of K12 EdTech (classroom-aid.com)
- Leveraging Digital Learning to Facilitate Deeper Learning (classroom-aid.com)