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Saturday, November 24, 2012

Pa. district offers versatility with self-blend learning model- Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief

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  • While many districts are focusing on the fact that blended learning may reduce the time in school, I suggest we think about the ability blended learning has to address different learning styles, i.e. you tube v.s. worksheets, national geographic documentaries, v.s. worksheets. 

  • Quakertown Community School District in Bucks County, Pa., offers a unique approach to education, in which students can take courses online or in person -- or a combination of the two. Tom Murray, director of technology and cybereducation for the district, writes in this blog post about the obstacles the district faced in implementing the model, which he says offers "complete versatility" for students that is needed in today's schools. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education (11/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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