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Blended Learning Is the Future of K-12 Educational Technology — THE Journal

18 Nov

Unlike a previous blog post where we pooh-poohed blended learning, in this blog post we do a flip-flop and hail blended learning as the model for the future of ed tech. Now our formulation of Blended Learning may diverge from the orthodoxy, but so what: We see a future where K-12 students, with their 1-to-1 computing devices, will be engaging in lessons that are computer-based and computer-mediated. You can take that prediction to the bank!

Sourced through Scoop.it from: thejournal.com

In an excellent 2011 article by Heather Staker of the "Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation" (formerly the Innosight Institute), she defined blended learning as follows:

"Blended learning is any time a student learns at least in part at a supervised brick-and-mortar location away from home and at least in part through online delivery with some element of student control over time, place, path, and/or pace."

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