Contact: Jon Bacal
Venture Academy Featured in MinnPost Article
Nov 30, 2012. These days, kids are living in two different worlds, says Jon Bacal. At home, they use devices like smartphones and iPads to communicate with friends, play games, and research homework answers. But at school, they often revert to paper-based learning, with decades-old textbooks and waves of quizzes and tests.
There’s a better way, Bacal believes. As founder and chief entrepreneurship officer of new charter school Venture Academy, he’s helping to bring blended learning to the Twin Cities in full force. The school is scheduled to open in August 2013. Read the Full Article.