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There are plenty of snazzy online videos that feature people advocating for the use of technology in the nation’s schools.

But it’s rare to find quality video of what blended learning actually looks like inside a classroom, said Jeff Liberty, senior director of teacher development initiatives at BetterLesson, an organization that has created an online library of professional development tools for teachers.

“There has been a lot of talk about blended learning over the years,” Liberty said, “but we like to joke that it is a bit like a unicorn that people believe in but they have never seen it.”

The staff at BetterLesson carefully captured evidence of the unicorn, Liberty said, and they have video to prove it. Want to see it?

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