Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Omaha Opening State's First Public Virtual School — for Homeschoolers

The largest district in the state of Nebraska will be testing out the viability of a virtual school starting this fall.

K12 and California Virtual Academies Settle with State

A Virginia-based for-profit company that operates online charter schools in California has reached a $168.5 million settlement with the state’s attorney general's office over allegations that it manipulated attendance records, engaged in false advertising and overstated the academic progress of students.

Blackboard Introduces Moodlerooms 3.0

Blackboard has unveiled Moodlerooms 3.0, with enhancements designed to improve teaching and learning experiences for teachers, students and administrators.

Low but Steady Engagement in Online Courses Better Than Diminishing Engagement

Wisconsin high school students who engaged in online courses for two or more hours per week had better outcomes than students who engaged less than two hours per week, according to a study by REL Midwest and the Virtual Education Research Alliance.

Oregon District Expands Blended Reading Program

The Hermiston School District is expanding its use of a blended reading program to all eight of its schools following a successful pilot at two of them.

Imagine Learning Update Adds Assessment, Learning Tools

Imagine Learning has added new features to its core product, a software program designed to help students, often learning English for the first time, with their literacy and language skills. The latest version of Imagine Learning provides teachers with a number of new assessment tools and students with new content and learning tools.

Top 5 Highlights from ISTE 2016

About 20,000 people attended ISTE 2016 in Denver this year. Here are the main takeaways.

Idaho School Gets Grant to Boost K5 Math Learning

An elementary school in Idaho will be ramping up its use of mathematics curriculum from Origo Education after receiving a grant from the company, accompanied by a matching grant from its parent-teacher association.

Shindig Video Chat Now Integrates with Canvas LMS

Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system. 

Age of Learning Debuts Elementary School Resources

Age of Learning has launched ABCmouse for Schools, a digital learning resources for grades preK-2, at this week's ISTE conference.

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