So…you want to blend English, too?

Blended Hays

When Kita Adams, an English I teacher at Lehman High School, marched into my office and demanded to blend her on-level English courses — it was difficult to contain my excitement…and you can’t really say “No” to Kita.

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How did we get here?

Kita was looking for a change in her classroom. As a seasoned teacher with excellent classroom management skills, she was looking for more opportunities to provide choice to her students, make more time to connect with each student individually in class, differentiate for her students based on interest along with skill level.

Her classroom is just two doors down from our blended Algebra I pilot, and hearing all the successes the teachers there had experienced in regards to a better social connection with students and increased time for more individualized learning led Kita to explore the blended model on her own.

She asked the blended teachers questions about their daily routines…

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