Belvoir Christian Academy in Chattanooga, TN plans to implement a new blended middle school program for students in grades seven and eight beginning this fall.
For the third year in a row, Google is putting on a free online Maker Camp, based on maker-movement ideals, for teens using the company’s Google+ social network.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Scott Merrick is the v-Learning Specialist at Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (TN). Here, he recounts how the district built a virtual school, how he keeps students engaged and how he plans to expand the school's offerings.
Online instruction must become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Oregon State University will launch a massive open online course for K-12 educators this fall in partnership with Stanford University and the Oregon Department of Education.
The self-paced, four-week course was created to help teachers develop the skills they need to be successful online teachers.
- By Christopher Piehler
Only 17 percent of high schools do not currently offer any online classes and more than 40 percent are offering online courses in English language arts, history, math or science, according to the latest report from Project Tomorrow's Speak Up report.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) will now train educators in designing and teaching courses for the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).
Edgenuity has released a new Algebra I course for blended classrooms.
Instructure has launched a new service for schools, colleges and universities that lets them host their own branded distance courses and course catalogs online — Canvas Catalog.