Broward County Public Schools is excited to be partnering with Redbird Advanced Learning to bring you Blended & Personalized Learning and Microsoft 365 for Education courses. Redbird’s Professional Learning Platform (PLP) is a revolutionary, research-based approach designed to prepare educators for 21st century learning.  

  • The Redbird PLP is a flexible, projects-based, social platform where you can learn at your own pace, path, and location.
  • The Blended & Personalized Learning course contains 3 modules with a total of 33 tiles.
    • Each module increases in depth of practice.
    • Each tile represents approximately 20 minutes of independent learning.
    • Several tiles include a Face-to-Face Activity (F2F), which is generally 15 minutes of small group activity with your colleagues.
  • Microsoft 365 for Education contains 1 module with a total of 9 tiles.
    • Each tile is self-paced, guided and designed to address real classroom needs.
    • Each tile represents approximately 20 minutes of independent learning.
    • Several tiles include a Face-to-Face Activity (F2F), which is generally 15 minutes of small group activity with your colleagues.
  • The course is structured to help a educators become fully proficient, practicing blended & personalized learning and using the Microsoft 365 for Education suite of tools and requires approximately 18 hours to complete, over the course of one academic year.
Module Tiles Time Required Summary Redbird Inservice Points
1. Introduction to Blended Learning 9 tiles 3-4 hours
(20-30 min per tile)
Overview of the foundations of Blended Learning

Bronze Level: 8 points

Silver Level: 12 points

Gold Level: 16 points

2. Technology Integration 12 tiles 4-6 hours
(20-30 min per tile)
Practical aspects of classroom integration
3. Advanced Blended Learning 12 tiles 4-6 hours
(20-30 min per tile)
Elevating the practice to achieve high performing blended classrooms
4. Microsoft 365 for Education 9 Tiles 2-3 hours
(20-30 min per tile)
Understanding the basic of the Microsoft 365 for Education suite of tools *No inservice points available for this course at this time.

As you move along through each of the courses you will receive points and move through levels in Redbird’s PLP.  You will be eligible to earn inservice points for recertification based on the achieved Redbird level when a course is completed.

If you are interested in participating in this exciting opportunity, please fill out the form to register.  Before beginning you will receive a welcome email invitation to the Redbird PLP from Broward’s Redbird Team with your login information.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please email one of the members from Broward’s Redbird Team:

Martina Blanco

martina.blanco@browardschools.com

Rhonda Weimann

rhonda.weimann@browardschools.com

Sharlene Kellier

sharlene.kellier@browardschools.com