Educational Technology

November 30, 2014

‘Blended-learning’ programs grow in D.C., with students relying more on computers

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

By Michael Alison Chandler, Washington Post

When Ketcham Elementary School was selected to roll out a schoolwide computer-based learning initiative, Principal Maisha Riddlesprigger was skeptical about “putting kids in front of computers.” Less than two years later, the effort has brought her school a kind of celebrity status. Superintendents and state lawmakers from across the country have begun stopping by this well-wired school in a poor pocket of Southeast Washington — where nearly a third of the students are homeless — to see how they are learning.

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