All teachers are expected to demonstrate effective use of digital technology to support teaching and learning. Digital technology is a vital component of Blended Learning. The principal aim of blended learning is to provide a learning environment where each learner receives teaching and learning which is individually suited to them.
Traditionally, if children are to learn about something, they start learning about it at the beginning of the lesson, and by the end of the lesson they have learned it. Blended learning allows teachers and learners to be free of such constraints by using the following methodologies:
This list is certainly not exhaustive; there are so many other approaches which characterize blended learning, but the principle remains the same: to use technology to break the constraints of the traditional lesson, and to provide learners with tailored, individualized learning experience.