Q&A: Why the blended-learning model works

06/23/2011 | Hechinger Report, The

John Danner, co-founder of the blended-learning charter network Rocketship Education, describes in this interview the network's strategies for maximizing student learning in a 21st-century classroom. Using computers to help students practice new skills, while teachers focus on critical thinking and project-based lessons is a crucial component, Danner noted. "There are things that the computer does best and things that teachers do best," he says.

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