Growing adoption of personalized learning models and expanded integration of technology in and out of the classroom has opened up new educational opportunities for students and educators. However, shifts in pedagogical approach and variable access to educational technology continue to present challenges. If our vision for the impact of blended and online modalities on academic performance is not tied to the reality of student and teacher experience, how can we effectively adjust educational policy and practice?

Through scholarships, educator prizes, original research, and strategic partnerships with a diverse cross-section of leaders, FBOL is working to close the gap between the pace of technology in daily life and the pace of change in education. By documenting and sharing their stories, our efforts to keep the student, parent, and educator experience central to the conversations about the future of education help ensure that “school” effectively serves all learners and students can achieve their unique and unbounded potential.

Financial support for expanding digital learning experiences

With Student Scholarship Program and the Innovative Educator Prizes, FBOL extends blended and online learning opportunities for students and educators who, though learning and teaching in diverse geographic and socio-economic conditions, are united by their desire to move beyond the boundaries their current educational models.