Good morning sports fans.

So much for my 8:30 goal to get this out.  Oh wait, I meant 8:30 Central Time. Right.

Rhode Island: inside “Little Rhody’s” fellowship program where fellows learn to spread the blended Gospel. (EdSurge) This has laid the groundwork for the state’s new partnership with The Learning Accelerator

EdTech: 5 Big EdTech Trends and what they mean (Tom Vander Ark, in EdWeek)

Comptency: 2 Wisconsin schools get thumbs-up from Feds (Inside Higher Ed) and a university’s student newspaper gets on board (The Diamondback, from the University of Maryland-College Park, that’s the flagship institution, the one that just became the 14th school to join the Big Ten)

Screencasting: you won’t believe what happens when the flipped classroom meets blended learning (unless you’re a practicioner) a professor of Education Technology breaks it down for us all (T.H.E. Journal)

Implementation: we haven’t heard much from Los Angeles’ poor iPad rollout lately so here is a catchup as the superintendent continues to field questions (LA Times)