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Thomas Arnett is a Research Fellow of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute. His research focuses on the changing roles of teachers in blended learning environments and other innovative educational models.

Published Articles & Media

Open Educational Resources Will Evolve to Address the Problems We Hire Them to Solve

OER content gives schools and teachers instructional “Legos” that they can organize, revise, and combine more easily to create custom learning solutions that meet their students’ needs.

Blended Learning Can Enable Teachers to Focus on Cognitive Skills

An interview with Megan Toyama, a blended-learning teacher of AP US history and 10th-grade modern world history at Summit Tahoma

Insights from a Blended-Learning Teacher

An interview with Amy Carlson, a blended-learning coach at Highline School District in Seattle.

Why Teachers Shouldn’t Grade Their Own Students

We put teachers in a tough spot, asking them to motivate their students to excel at learning and also asking them to give their students grades.

The Key to Rigorous Online Assessments

Is it possible to integrate human-graded assessments into online learning software?

Fixing Teacher Education

Leaders from the charter sector have founded three innovative teacher education programs.

Creating A Sea Change To Improve Teacher Impact

We can provide more students with the teachers they need by leveraging online learning.

TNTP Reimagines Blended Teaching

A new paper describes the roles and essential competencies of blended-learning teachers and provides guidance to school leaders for recruiting and selecting blended-learning teachers.

Driving Blended Learning at the State Level

As blended learning continues to grow, one of the challenges education leaders are facing is the fact that knowledge of the concept spreads faster than expertise on how to foster and support it.

Course Access Opens New Horizons for Students

Course access programs allow students to enroll in a variety of online, blended, and face-to-face courses from a wide selection of accountable providers, in addition to the courses they take through their local schools

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