"“Learning isn’t something that has to be confined to the classroom, and so as I teach blended classes, I think the more I can involve the students in learning and the more contexts I can involve them in, the more they’re going to learn,” he said. “The idea is to get them to slowly digest the information in different ways and to engage in different activities so that by the time the course comes to an end, they can apply the knowledge they have learned. That’s the ultimate goal: to get them to be in a state where they can apply the knowledge.”
Veteran education theorist Michael G. Moore once wrote about three types of interaction. Learners interact, he said, with content, with their teachers and with each other. Other theorists subsequently expanded on this interactional triumvirate.
The sessions at this year’s National Summit on Education Reform reflected growing recognition of the potential of personalized, digital learning to improve student access to high-quality educational options across the board.
My blended learning pilot has reconfigured the information circuit in my classroom. It has served as a catalyst for connecting students with more of what they need when they need it through one of three pathways: a computer, ...
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An outstanding account of Blended Learning in a math class. It made me think back to our last Inservice and the wonderful presentation on the CCSS Math Standards.