ERIC Number: ED533157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May-30
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The Uncommon Benefits of Hybrid Schooling. Lecture. No. 1207
Mattox, William R., Jr.
Most parents want two things: (1) to protect their children from being immersed in a school culture that is at odds with their family culture or philosophical world view and (2) for their children to be sufficiently exposed to people who are different from them that they will be well prepared for success and influence in the real world. Regrettably, one-size-fits-all schools have a very difficult time facilitating this very delicate balancing act. But hybrid schooling can offer a way out of these counterproductive cul-de-sacs, allowing us to customize the learning opportunities for all children so that they can get a well-balanced social and academic upbringing tailored to their unique needs, interests, talents, learning styles, stages of development, and personalities.
Descriptors: School Culture, Blended Learning, Online Courses, Home Schooling, Nontraditional Education, Parents, Parents as Teachers, Children, Team Sports, Educational Change, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology
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