According to Michael Griffie, blended learning requires the human element of teaching and modeling positive behavior for it to succeed in an urban setting.
His school uses the Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) system to encourage students to be respectful, responsible and safe.
Blended learning is an approach that combines computer activities and direct instruction together. This can be done through classroom rotations or a flex model (online activities that deliver most of the curricula). This gives time for teachers to target smaller groups who need help.
Here’s an example of how a blended learning environment looks like from New Classrooms: