Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Teaching with Call of Duty, World of Warcraft Subject of New Penn State Course

Forget about hunting down just the right educational game for your students. Let them use the games they already love — Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Call of Duty — and then untangle how those can be fit into the learning goals you have for them. Figuring out how to do that as a teacher is the focus of a new course at Penn State.

6 Flipped Learning Technologies To Watch in 2016

The top 6 technologies that are either under development or already in use in the flipped learning environment, as seen by our education professionals

California Districts Adopt Digital Curriculum To Beef up Career and Technical Ed

California's North Coast Region School Districts are adopting digital courses focused on agricultural science at 16 area high schools and two community colleges in an effort to help students explore career interests and aspirations.

Teacher Uses Skype To Teach Students about the Holocaust

A Virginia teacher uses video conferencing to share the personal story of his parents with middle school students on multiple campuses.

Apex Learning Unveils New Comprehensive Courses

Apex Learning has unveiled a new set of comprehensive courses ready to debut for the 2016-2017 school year.

Edgenuity Debuts Course Customization Tool

Edgenuity has launched the Course Customization tool, a product that allows teachers to add remove and reorder content in Edgenuity courses to further personalize the learning experience for individual students.

Cengage Releasing Coding Courses with Embedded Tutor

Digital curriculum provider Cengage Learning has struck an agreement with another education technology company to use the latter's coding labs inside a series of new programming courses.

Florida School Wins Edgenuity Video Contest

The winner of the fourth annual Edgenuity video contest received a $5,000 technology grant.

Shmoop Launches Computer Science Courses

Shmoop, a provider of test prep and online courses, has launched two new computer science courses with more on the way.

Coalition Brings Online Career and Technical Ed to Wisconsin

Fox Valley Technical College, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139, the McFarland School District and K12 have partnered to launch Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin, an online high school focused on career and technical education, the state's first such school.

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