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Unanticipated Consequences: Balancing Educational and Social/Emotional Growth

One of the advantages of blended learning is that it offers students the ability to move at their own pace. In order to give our students more control over their learning we also allow them to move fluidly between subjects so that they take responsibility for their learning by managing their time.

The way this works in general terms is that for a large block of time every morning students choose one of four classrooms: the math classroom, the science classroom, the english/writing classroom or the social studies classroom. As a result, students from various grades in our middle school ( and some of our stronger fifth grade students have joined this model as well) may find themselves in the same classroom, often for extended periods of time.

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An Introduction to Blended Learning

A major focus at DAT this year has been on technology in the classroom. Much of this focus is the result of a large grant we recieved. Here is an introduction to our work that appeared in a recent datline.

The Future of Education is at Denver Academy of Torah Today!!

You may have heard the buzz about the exciting changes taking place at Denver Academy of Torah. Last spring, following an intensive and competitive grant process, we were selected for the BOLD (Blending Online Learning in Day Schools) Project, funded by The Affordable Jewish Education Project (AJE), The AVI CHAI Foundation, and The Kohelet Foundation, who have committed up to $3 million dollars to support five schools around the country that will become trailblazers in the field of education and education technology.

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