Why is Blended Learning good for Children with Disabilities?
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has identified 5 benefits of Blended Learning for students with disabilities.
Increase student engagement and achievement.
Encourages growth mindset.
Builds decision making and self-advocacy skills.
Reduces stigma of special education.
Gives students who think differently multiple ways to show what they have learned.
The International Association for K-12 Online learning (iNACOL) has identified the following reasons why all students are excited about Blended Learning.
Students have a say in their learning.
The individual needs of each student are met, so each student is successful.
Students have a clear understanding of their learning goals.
Students get to make choices about how they “show what they know”
Students get the support they need when they are challenged by a concept.
Students get the encouragement they need when they are ready to move forward.