5 Effective Blended Learning Strategies
There are many different types of effective blended learning models available to schools today, making it extremely flexible to implement. Once you’ve determined the type that works best for your program, it is important to consider the strategies you’ll use to combine both face-to-face instruction and online learning.
8 Models of Blended Learning
Blended learning is one of the most common implementation strategies used consistently across all states. But the definition and usage models and examples vary widely (but not inaccurately) as the use of technology becomes a central point in our instruction.
How All Students Benefit From CTE
It might sound cliche and even a grossly overused phrase, but we know it’s the truth. And as teachers, we also know it’s no secret that our students have much different career pathway options than most of us had when we were in school. The primary difference is the landscape for the type of careers has evolved. This includes the choices of post-secondary occupations that don’t always require additional education and offer a good salary.
6 Reasons Why CTE Is So Important
Career and Technical Education (CTE) has always played an important role in secondary education and has increased in popularity. Did you know that the first ideation of a CTE-like law was introduced in 1917 with the passage of the Smith-Hughes Act? Providing students with vocational (“vo-tech”) education was, and still is, proven to support students in preparing for the workforce.
Why Employability and Soft Skills are Essential for Students Today
A strong economy relies on a skilled workforce equipped with the necessary knowledge and competencies. The skills gap today is real. Employers are currently looking for candidates who possess essential employability and soft skills required to be effective in the workplace. They seek employees with a level of professionalism, effective communication, decision-making skills, self-awareness, and the ability to work with a team. But many students aren’t prepared for the workforce. Employers feel that students from the Gen Z generation lack the skills they require.