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Thesys International

March 12, 2012 11:30 ET

Thesys International Addresses the Evolving Role of Blended Online Learning at the 2012 Cue Conference

Thesys Shows Educators How Hybrid Learning Takes Proven Methodologies Into the 21st Century With Education Session and Panel Discussion March 15, 16

ANAHEIM, CA and PALM SPRINGS, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 12, 2012) - Thesys International, an education technology business that supports schools with a hybrid online/classroom approach to education, will be addressing the current state of blended online learning at the 2012 Computer-Using Educators (CUE) Conference in Palm Springs, Calif. The annual gathering of technology-using educators is focused on advancing student achievement at all levels of education and addressing the use of education technology in instruction, administration, curriculum and management.

Thesys' director of global sales, John Stippick, and product architect, Beverly Dennis, will host Hybrid Learning -- The Model for 21st Century Learning on March 15 at 9:30 a.m.; and Alan Rudi, principal solutions strategist for Thesys, will participate in the Blended Learning Summit: Models, Pedagogy & Potential panel discussion March 16 at 10 a.m.

"Blended learning inspires a level of engagement for both students and teachers that traditional models just aren't able to touch," says Rudi about hybrid education. "Today's students are digital natives, born into a world of technology. Our classrooms and the way we teach should be evolving to reflect this shift."

Stippick and Dennis' session will focus on defining the hybrid learning model, addressing how hybrid courses can be used in multiple ways for all level of students meeting both Common Core State Standards and University of California requirements.

Rudi's panel discussion will examine the current state of blended online learning in K-12 classrooms, and will include a survey of blended models, a review of the primary challenges to classroom technology implementation, examination of the pedagogical shift that takes place upon implementation, and discussion of ideas for creating support for this type of program in local districts.

Thesys International launched in 2009 as a division of Fairmont Education Group, one of Southern California's leading educational providers. The company designs hybrid education programs to enhance high school classrooms while supporting schools and empowering teachers. Thesys builds partnerships with schools to implement eLearning programs quickly and effectively, allowing administrators to drive the end product. By arming teachers with the necessary tools to make learning environments relevant and inspiring, Thesys programs consistently enhance student outcomes. For more information about the turnkey solutions Thesys provides, visit www.thesysintl.com.

About Thesys International LLC: Launched in 2010, Thesys International, LLC, is an educational service provider that supports schools with a hybrid online/classroom approach to education. As a division of the Fairmont Education Group, Thesys represents the culmination of thought, curricular innovation and evolution of the classroom Fairmont has supported since 1953. Thesys works alongside educators and provides a curriculum that works with schools' existing standards and protocols to help students reach their full potential. Thesys International is dedicated to providing high school students the optimal balance of online and in-person learning, making education more relevant for a new generation. For more information about Thesys' turnkey systems and its innovative hybrid education approach, visit www.thesysintl.com, call 714-234-2727 or email arudi@thesysintl.com.

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