Below are web and print resources for further information about blended learning:

Clay Christensen Institute

  • Is K–12 Blended Learning Disruptive? An Introduction of the Theory of Hybrids (May 2013)
  • Classifying K–12 Blended Learning (May 2012)
  • The Rise of K–12 Blended Learning: Profiles of Emerging Models (May 2011)
  • The Rise of K–12 Blended Learning (Jan 2011)

International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)

  • Blending Learning: The Evolution of Online and Face-to-Face Education from 2008–2015 (July 2015)
  • Implementing Competency Education in K-12 Systems: Insights from Local Leaders (Jun 2015)
  • iNACOL Blended Learning Teacher Competency Framework (Oct 2014)
  • Access and Equity for All Learners in Blended and Online Education (Oct 2014)
  • iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Courses (v2) (Oct 2011)
  • iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Teaching (v2) (Oct 2011)
  • iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Programs (Oct 2009)
  • and many more

Keeping Pace with K-12 Digital Learning (Evergreen Research Group)

  • Annual Keeping Pace Policy Research Reports (since 2003)
  • Proof Points of Blended Learning Success in School Districts Whitepapers (May 2015)
  • School Accountability in the Digital Age Policy Brief (Feb. 2015)
  • Teaching Online Across State Lines Policy Brief (July 2014)
  • Planning for Quality Guide (Oct. 2012)

Project Tomorrow

  • Annual Speak Up Reports (since 2001)
  • Trends in Digital Learning: Empowering Innovative Classroom Models for Learning (June 2015)
  • Digital Learning 24/7: Understanding Technology — Enhanced Learning in the Lives of Today’s Students (April 2015)
  • Digital Teachers, Digital Principals: Transforming the Ways We Engage Students (Sept. 2014)
  • The New Digital Learning Playbook, Advancing College and Career Ready Skill Development in K-12 Schools (June 2014)
  • and many more

The Learning Accelerator

  • Collect of research and whitepapers on digital learning implementation strategies

Blended Master Teacher Project  (from Better Lesson)

  • Video vignettes from blended learning teachers across the nation

Blend My Learning

  • Created by teachers with resources, articles, and videos


  • Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools (2014) by M. Horn and H. Staker. ISBN: 978-1118955154
  • Go Blended: A Handbook for Blended Technology in Schools (2015) by L. Arney. ISBN: 978-1118974209
  • Online, Blended, and Distance Education in Schools: Building Successful Programs (2015) editors T. Clark and M. Barbour. ISBN-13: 978-1620361641
  • Blended Learning in Grades 4-12 (2012) by C. Tucker. ISBN: 978-1452240862
  • Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement (2014) by J. Bergmann and A. Sams. ISBN: 978-1564843449