Proponents of blended learning are like the early settlers forging west — the path is full of unexpected obstacles. So states a report by staff writers in the January 27th issue of eSchool News. As school leaders consider adopting blended learning to provide more opportunities for their students, the article highlights five key considerations gleaned from the thousands of schools engaged in this approach.
- Define your academic goals
- Help teachers understand their critical role
- Support the needs of all students
- Anticipate push back
- Innovate and adapt
Read more. PBS LearningMedia also offers resources for blending students learning, including the collection Inspiring Middle School Literacy, media-rich lessons that help reinforce literacy skills as students explore topics in history, science, mathematics, and English.