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    Confronted with community concerns about blended learning? Heed these solutions.

    September 10, 2019 | by Kenzie Chin

    As a classroom teacher for eight years, I previously worked in three different schools with very different faculties, leadership teams, and student bodies. One similarity across all three schools was a hesitancy to adopt technology as a primary content delivery system. Although some members of the schools’ communities recognized the potential of blended learning to […]

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    5 ways to align blended learning with culturally responsive teaching practices

    July 25, 2019 | by Kenzie Chin

    This is the second piece on this topic. For part one, click here.   “We make sure we know who our students are.” Kathryn Procope, Principal of Howard University Middle School for Math and Science (MS)², is committed to meeting each family whose child enrolls in her school. “We find out about their concerns, and what […]

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    Can blended learning be culturally responsive?

    July 11, 2019 | by Kenzie Chin

    In today’s classrooms, students are no longer considered “empty vessels.” Educators recognize that they are already full, and have a lot to offer. This is the core assumption embedded within “culturally responsive teaching”, which has become a rising priority in schools. In short, the theory of culturally responsive teaching, sometimes called culturally relevant practices (CRP), is […]

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