Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


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.

Edgenuity Introduces New Online Gradebook

Edgenuity, which provides digital content to school districts, has created a new teacher Gradebook designed to help teachers better monitor student engagement, progress and achievement in real time.

IXL Launches Science Social Studies Curricula for Elementary Students

IXL Learning has expanded the list of subjects covered by its Web-based program that allows students to work at their own pace in personalized and blended learning environments.

Teaching Climate Change in the Classroom

Here are four tools that incorporate that can be used immediately in the classroom to help students become true climate change scientists.

California Virtual Academies to be Audited by State Controller

California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction has contracted with the state’s highest-ranking accountant to conduct an audit of California Virtual Academies (CAVA), a network of 14 online charter schools that enrolls about 15,000 students.

D2L Releases Summer16 Edition of Brightspace

Desire2Learn, or D2L, today launched the Summer16 release of Brightspace, its popular cloud-based learning management system, with a new user interface optimized for mobile devices.

Virtual High School Partners with CERNET to Bring Courses to ESL Students in China

The Virtual High School (VHS), an online nonprofit educational organization based in Massachusetts, has partnered with CERNET Education, established by China Education and Research Network. The alliance will bring core courses to ESL students in China.

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