It is not unusual for schools and educators to try new approaches to improve student learning. But how often do we hear from the students themselves about what is working, and why? When school districts across Texas began to revolutionize classroom learning with , they had no idea that a mere two years in, students would describe their experiences as “amazing,” “freedom,” and “just me, myself.” Not only do their reflections describe more engagement and enjoyment, but the students get to the bottom of how the blended model is personalizing education, strengthening relationships, and bringing learning to life.
The videos featured right are part of a series in which students reflect on blended learning in the following five categories:
- Teacher Connection
- Pace of Learning
- Student Engagement
- Peer Collaboration
- Student Ownership
The final video features students describing the blended learning experience in one word.