10 Reasons Blended Learning Isn’t Going Away

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10 Reasons Blended Learning Isn’t Going Away by Tom Vander Ark first appeared on gettingsmart.com

There are at least 10 reasons that make blended learning an unstoppable force.  

1.     Improved ability to personalize learning

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2.     Potential for individual progress

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3.     Improved student engagement and motivation

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4.     Shift to online state tests starting in 2015

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5.     Need to stretch resources

6.     Extend the reach of effective teachers

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7.     Improved working conditions

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8.     Decreased device costs

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9.     Student and parent adoption of learning apps

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10. Interest in narrowing the digital divide

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