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Document Number: 10729

A Better Blend: A Vision of Boosting Student Outcomes with Digital Learning - Here’s how to use blended learning to drive improvements in digital instruction, transform teaching into a highly paid career, and improve student learning on a large scale, say the authors. Now, the top 25% of teachers who can produce a year and a half of learning annually, can, with blended learning, reach more students. That in turn can close achievement gaps and help average students “leap ahead.” It’s a promise, not a guarantee. Excellent teachers must be better deployed, “playing instructional and team leadership roles that maximize technology’s impact with their own.” A school can pick up “better blend” immediately, but to achieve excellence on a grander scale, state policies must be changed in the areas of funding, people, accountability for learning, technology and student data, and timing and scalability. (Public Impact)...

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