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The Hybrid School: Engineering Success With At Risk Students Presented by Mr. Dirk M. Horton. What defines at risk students?. Individuals who may not reach their full potential because of limited access to quality schooling. Life Happens!.

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The hybrid school engineering success with at risk students presented by mr dirk m horton

The Hybrid School: Engineering Success With At Risk StudentsPresented by Mr. Dirk M. Horton


What defines at risk students

What defines at risk students?

Individuals who may not reach their full potential because of limited access to quality schooling.


Life happens

Life Happens!

Serious harm, I am afraid, has been wrought to our generation by fostering the idea that they live secure in a permanent order of things. … They have expected stability and find none within themselves or in their universe.Helen Keller


What else limits students access to quality

What else limits students access to quality?


Cincinnati public schools 2004 05

Cincinnati Public Schools 2004-05


Vhs ohio report card summary

Hybrid School

Virtual School

VHS Ohio Report Card Summary


The hybrid school solution

The Hybrid School Solution!


Concepts to kids

Concepts To Kids!

Rigorous online curriculum.

Focus on learning rather than curriculum delivery.

We “bought time” for new teacher-student relationship!

Success builds confidence.

Academic success increases academic relevance.


What could we do

What Could We Do?

Let’s imagine that a high quality rigorous curriculum was delivered online to each student in my secondary classroom.


What could students do

What Could Students Do?

Take responsibility for their learning.

Build confidence in their learning.

Take the rigor risk.

Adjust their program to meet external demands.

Seek increased opportunities for peer teaching.

Increase participation in post secondary options.

Evolve as life long learners.


What could teachers do

What Could Teachers Do?

Help each student learn how to learn!

Encourage each student to work at their own pace!

Insure that each student masters required content!

Employ just in time teaching strategies for each student!

Offer access to a wider variety of courses.

Establish a high rigor, low risk learning environment.

Enrich lab, project, and group work by students.

Develop a mentor/coach approach to teaching.


What could school leaders do

What Could School Leaders Do?

Minimize issues of equity across classrooms.

Expect more teacher time focus on individual students.

Eliminate scheduling conflicts for students.

Allow smooth transition for transient students.

Insure a focus on 21st century skills.

Eliminate the need for separate credit recovery programs.

Reduce the academic penalty for discipline infractions.

Track individual, classroom, department, school academic progress.

Increase student productivity during teacher absence.

Reduce transition time for new teacher adjustment.

Increase student access to quality distance learning.

Enhance school to home communication.

Evolve a year round school format.


Let s get it right this time

Let’s Get It Right This Time!


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