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Blended learning is an innovative teaching approach that is on the rise. A 2009 report showed that blended learning “grew from 50,000 enrollments in 2000 to an estimated one million-plus enrollments in 2009”. That means this instructional model is growing at a rate of 30% annually. (Promising Practices in Online Learning)
Why is this teaching approach growing so rapidly? Because this instructional model combines the best elements of face-to-face and online instruction.
In a traditional classroom setting, students are at the mercy of their teacher and often times, have to learn the …
Many of the school district leaders in attendance at last week’s National School Boards Association’s Technology and Learning (T+L) Conference believe the wide spread use of technology has positively impacted collaboration and problem-based learning. However, current assessment models don’t take these higher level 21st century skills into consideration. Is your school district one of the many districts anxious to assess 21st century skills? If so, your district is not alone.
Prior to the National School Boards Association’s Technology and Learning (T+L) Conference, school district leaders attending were asked to share their views on technology in education. Here are some of the key findings we found interesting.