Differentiated roles for teachers—beginning with entry-level positions on a team under a master teacher—could create a true career pathway in education, attract more diverse talent to the field, and raise the prestige of the teaching profession.
While considerable research focuses on the efficacy of blended learning models, far less attention is paid to the people putting those programs into action. This past year, we visited schools across the country to understand how blended learning works in the classroom.
If something as rooted in American tradition as baseball can change, can the traditional school model do the same? We’re chewing on three key questions as we consider how to support the adaptation and development of school design to better serve students.