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Is K-12 Blended Learning Disruptive?: An Introduction of the Theory of Hybrids

Author(s): Clayton M. Christensen, Heather Staker, Michael B. Horn

Organization(s): Clayton Christensen Institute

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation

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This report, fourth in its series, analyzes blended learning through the lens of disruptive innovation theory. The goal of this paper is to help education leaders anticipate and plan for the likely effects of blended learning in classrooms.

The authors introduce their readers to sustainable disruptive innovation, hybrid models of blended learning, implications for education leaders, and what’s next for the field. Delve into this report now to gain insight into disruptive, sustainable innovation happening in today’s classrooms.