Some see blended learning as future of education


  1. Student access
  2. Breaking down barriers to access
  3. Personalized learning
  4. Advancement
  5. Quality content
  6. Quality instruction
  7. Quality choices
  8. Assessment and accountability
  9. Funding
  10. Infrastructure

Click here to learn more about each element.

“We have to lay groundwork for why we need these elements and how they all fit together,” Slaven said. For instance, without the proper infrastructure, none of the other elements will work.

After defining the 10 elements, the Digital Learning Council developed specific measures—72 in all—that states can take to achieve each element. Those measures are designed to create specific guidance for lawmakers and policy makers as they transition to an education system that leverages technology to improve student outcomes, Finn said.

Laura Ascione

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