BLENDED LEARNING EXPLAINED: MODELS, BENEFITS, AND HOW TO START

| April 10, 2019

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Technology has an enormous impact on our lives, and it is present in almost all fields of our activities. Obviously, we won’t be throwing a farewell party for it any time soon.The learning and teaching methods have been influenced by new tools, digital access to information, which created a brand new study environment. The approach to learning has changed by introducing many of EdTech solution and forming a sphere called ‘blended’ learning. Blended learning is nothing more than a mix of the traditional way of teaching and online teaching based on technology and the internet. It’s a hybrid approach to education that mixes different teaching and learning strategies in order to deliver the best results.

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Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) is one of the fastest growing education management companies in the U.S. We represent over 70,000+ students and 83 schools in 6 states. Led by Jonathan K. Hage, CSUSA has spent the last 20 years advancing the school choice movement, with an unwavering dedication to student success. CSUSA is the first education management organization in the nation to receive full system-wide accreditation through AdvancED. We successfully manage high performing private and municipal schools for pre-Kindergarten through grade 12.

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