Four criteria for evaluating blended learning tools

By:Eileen Shihadeh

Blended-Learning-Models“As digital tools help students become more actively involved in their own learning process, teachers have a greater opportunity to monitor activity and ensure appropriate progress is being made. But it’s not enough simply to provide feedback to students at the end of the week. Research shows that giving students regular feedback, two to five times a week through short-cycle assessments and activities, is most effective.

That said, formative feedback is a two-way street. Effective solutions help teachers adapt activities in response to assessment results, and they also position students to perform self-assessment and ultimately become empowered to participate actively in their own education. As a result, students build confidence and become more motivated, as opposed to simply facing an “incorrect” response.” To read further please click here:

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