Edgenuity, a provider of K–12 online and blended learning, is offering California high school students innovative new courses, including a state-required contemporary health course and a suite of electives that have earned “a-g” approval.
High schoolers will have the chance to learn solar energy design, cryptography and chemistry in three new courses added to the offerings by the Virtual High School (VHS). VHS is a Massachusetts-based non-profit that offers online courses to students in any state and many countries.
Thirty-five organizations, from ACT to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, have banded together to promote the idea of bringing college into high school.
The virtual schools market in North America is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of almost 13 percent from 2017 to 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.
The Flipped Learning Global Initiative, an international coalition of educators, researchers, technologists, professional development providers and education leaders, has declared a new era in flipped learning, designated "Flipped Learning 3.0."
A recent study found that students who comment more on massive open online courses (MOOCs) are more likely to complete the course than those who do not comment.
The Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide online public school, has developed two new courses to round out its career and technical education offerings.
TakeLessons, an online marketplace for finding and vetting instructors, earlier this week introduced an affordable way for learners of all ages to receive instruction from real teachers over the internet and in-person.
The top reasons that students take the virtual route for school tend to fall into a few specific categories, which haven't changed in the two decades since online options first surfaced. A new report issued by the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning looks as what has influenced the pace of growth among students choosing to attend blended and online schools, as well as the number of such programs introduced or adopted by "traditional" districts.
Flipgrid, the student-focused video app similar to Snapchat, is today introducing a new version, Flipgrid One, which offers the core social learning functionality of the original Flipgrid, but at no cost.