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Automated Learning: When a Computer Picks the Lesson

Blended learning, the concurrent application of technology and teacher expertise in a classroom, is catching on in a few states.

Students in Yvonne McDaniel's English for Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, class participated in English-language exercises during summer school at McCallum High School in Austin on July 31, 2013.

Blended learning, the concurrent application of technology and teacher expertise in a classroom, is catching on in a few states. New types of programs, like Teach to One, take the concept one step further. This and similar iterations of blended learning include computer-assisted lessons that personalize daily plans for students based on their learning style and performance on mastery exams. (The Hechinger Report)

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