Hybrid Learning for High School Educators



Are you moving from online to a blended or hybrid learning model? Or have you been in hybrid and are looking for ideas? My school spent the first semester of this school year in a hybrid schedule with half of our students attending on Monday and Tuesday and the other half attending on Thursday and Friday. All students spent the remaining three days as online learners. Additionally, each teacher had 100% online students in their classes. This schedule created quite a few challenges when modifying existing activities and developing new ones. This STEMinar will detail my experiences as a hybrid learning teacher. I will cover what worked, what didn’t work, and some of the things that need to be taken into consideration when teaching in a non-traditional schedule. 

Glenn Bradbury has been a technology and engineering educator in the Bozeman School District since 1999. In 2011 he transitioned the Computer Aided Design program at Bozeman High School to an engineering program. He has served on the school technology committee and as a technology mentor. Glenn holds a degree in Technology Education from Montana State University and a Masters of Arts in Career and Technical Education from Ball State University. Glenn has received numerous recognitions from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) including the Program Excellence Award in 2007 and 2011, the Teacher Excellence Award in 2014, and in 2016 he received the Distinguished Technology Educator designation. He has presented to groups at the local, state, and national level including the Smithsonian Science Education Center and the National Academy of Engineering. In the fall of 2020 he was one of a team of educators to open Gallatin High School, the school district’s second high school.