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A Blended Learning Approach to Physical Education: How Tech Can Improve Long-Term Physical Activity

Posted by Corey Edington on Apr 5, 2018 6:59:38 PM

Blended and Personalized Learning are major buzz words in K-12 education due to the current digital learning evolution taking place in schools across North America. Personalized learning is defined by iNACOL as “tailoring learning for each student’s strengths, needs and interests–including enabling student voice and choice in what, how, when and where they learn–to provide flexibility and supports to ensure mastery of the highest standards possible.” Blended learning is simply a medium where digital technology is used to support instructors in the delivery of a personalized learning model. Much of the hype surrounding personalized learning stems from its potential impact on helping educational institutions implement a competency-based model as a replacement to the noticeably flawed "one size fits all" traditional grade-based education used in schools today. Here is a great blog post by Luis Flores that provides reference to some of the current research on various blended and personalized approaches currently being explored.

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