A Hybrid Educational System For Low Cost Essay

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Teachers and policymakers, we have just discussed the advantages and possible risks and pitfalls of a hybrid educational system. Given these parameters and arguments, we should advocate for a hybrid educational system for low cost and a variety of instructional delivery methods designed to help students. We should push for a hybrid educational system for its low cost. The average spending per student in public elementary and secondary schools range from $6,412 in 2002-03 to $7,001 in 2007-08, per Figure 1 provided by the National Center of Education Statistics (“Public school spending”, 2016). In contrast, the average spending for a hybrid education, barring any technology, is approximately $220 (Schaffhauser, 2014). Even with a major difference in costs, there is still a 10 percent increase on PSSA tests at Hatboro-Horsham School District over traditional students at Pennsylvania (Schaffhauser, 2014). While spending can be important to improve educational technology, we should not spend more if we are getting better results with a lower-cost hybrid educational system. There is also a variety of educational delivery methods to assist students in engaging the material needed for success in college. Mattox (2011) mentioned his son’s enriched high school experience to describe how hybrid learning education can tailor to a student’s schedule and pace. With the online learning component, we can deliver a U.S. history course in a “video game format” (Mattox, 2011). The

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