Implementation Outline The Station Rotation Model via Blended Learning

This blog is the outline to my implementation plan for my Innovative Plan and is designed to be  implemented in a 5th grade self-contained classroom.

This document was guided by the Blended Learning Implementation Guide Version 2.0 publication by Digital Learning Now! Smart Series.

Step 1: Create a Success Environment

Definitions

  • Blended learning, Station Rotation Model, Online Instruction, Teacher-Led Instruction, Collaborative Station Activites

Academic Goals

  • Campus-wide
  • 5th Grade
  • Reading and Language Arts, I-Station, Benchmarks, other assessments
  • Math: Universal Screeners, I-Station, Think Through Math , Benchmarks, other assessments

Support

  • Grade Level Chair
  • Grade Level Teachers
  • Paraprofessionals, Volunteers
  • Technology Teacher
  • Administrative Team (Principal, AP, Counselor)
  • Parents

Implementation Support

  • Primary-Leadership Team (Coordinator, Technical Support, Teacher)
  • Secondary- Assistant Principal, Principal

Funding

  • School budget, PTA, Community Sponsors, Business Partners

Content and Equipment

  • Premium Content
  • 5 computers per classroom
  • 5-8 IPads per classroom
  • Headphones

Infrastructure

  • Classrooms, Wi-Fi, computers, iPads, headphones, outlets, cables, and carts

 

Step 2: My Plan

Strategy and Timeline

  • 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 1stSemester, 1st-3rd Six Weeks, Create Conditions for Success
  • 2ndSemester, 4th -5th Six Weeks-one content area, 6th-7th  Six Weeks-two content areas, 8th-9th Six Weeks-three content areas
  • 2017-2018 Academic Year
  • Create school day schedule for full implementation of content areas
Instructional Model: Station Rotation
Number of students per group Online instruction Teacher-led instruction Collaborative activity/station Collaborative activity/station 
Reading 4-5 students max. Computer Mini lesson IPad Previous day’s learning objective
Math

Steps 3 & 4: Implement and Improve

Impact Measurement and Professional Development
Weekly Bi-Weekly Monthly Ongoing
Horizontal Team Meeting E-mail , Training done by Leadership Team Vertical Team Meeting; Campus-wide Instructional Staff Meeting Campus-wide round-table; Sharing and Modeling Best Practices by Instructional Staff
Yearly: Campus-wide Instructional Staff Meeting
Review strengths and weaknesses, short-term and long-term goals, immediate versus gradual changes; Review multi-year budget; Review culture (values, improvement, good habits, concerns and questions, support, collaboration, mastery, execution)
Sources of Measurement
Eduphoria, I-Station, Think Through Math and Google Drive

 

References

Digital Learning Now!. (2013). Blended Learning Implementation Guide Version 2.0. Retrieved from http://digitallearningnow.com/site/uploads/2013/10/BLIG-2.0-Final-Paper.pdf

Horn, M. B., & Staker, H. (2015). Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools(First ed.). San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass.

 

 

 

 

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