Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, edX Partner on Scholarship Opportunities

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is partnering with edX to offer special scholarship consideration to qualified students in grade 7 who complete a course through the massive open online course provider.

Florida Virtual School Taps Private Partner for Adaptive Learning

Florida Virtual School is teaming with a private partner to provide personalized learning for its students.

New York State Issues Recommendations To Support Blended and Online Learning

Online and blended learning programs can increase course options for students in rural areas and have the potential to transform face-to-face instruction, as long as state-level supports are in place, including professional development opportunities for teachers and related training for pre-service teachers, according to a new report from the New York State Online Learning Advisory Council.

NYU Steinhardt To Launch Online Teacher Residency Program

The online graduate education program will include video observation of classroom instruction by NYU faculty at a distance.

Learning Accelerator Maps Blended Learning Process

An organization that works to help schools introduce blended learning into their instructional practices has launched a collection of Web resources dedicated to the topic, one set intended for use by district people implementing blended learning and the other for state leaders who want to make policy for enabling and encouraging blended learning in their schools.

Virtual Classroom Platform Aspires To Share Classes from Around the World

Education technology company Coolcher launched a new platform that provides a way for schools to schedule virtual courses delivered by teachers near and far.

Klamath County SD Expands Online Speech Therapy

Klamath County School District in Oregon is expanding its implementation of online speech language therapy services, so the district's speech language pathologists can spend more time working with students and less time driving.

Florida Adopts Online African American History Course

The Florida Commissioner of Education's African-American History Task Force plans to implement an online African-American history course at hundreds of schools across the state.

Snowy Peaks High School Launches Blended Learning Program

Snowy Peaks High School in Frisco, CO, has introduced a new blended learning program, which lets students access personalized online learning from home or school in addition to participating in face-to-face instruction and group work.

Pearson Selects Finalists for Online Learning Excellence Awards

Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.

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