Idaho districts try a blended learning model and discover surprising benefits


blended-learningThe internet is doing a lot of things for her classroom, but Idaho teacher Kelsy Colwell said one thing it's not doing is replacing her.

The Kamiah High School math teacher spent her summer building a curriculum that uses tablet computers instead of textbooks and has students watching lessons and submitting assignments online. Colwell is one of several teachers in the district and throughout the region using a blended learning approach.

When the school year began, both students and parents were...

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