Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools

Los Angeles Library Debuts Online High School Program

A new program offered through the Los Angeles Public Library allows residents to earn their high school diploma online.

Report: Credit Recovery Most Common Use of K-12 Online Programs

Among districts offering online programs, credit recovery is the most common use, at 82 percent, according to a new report from K12.

These MOOCs Will Make You Reconsider Everything About PD

Will massive open online courses revolutionize professional development?

Indiana Online Academy Implements Integrated Platform for Individualized Learning

Indiana Online Academy, an alternative education option enabling high school students to earn credits online, has implemented an integrated learning platform to help the school manage its online course materials and create personalized learning pathways for its students.

Beyond the Basics of the Flipped Classroom

Teachers Paul Werner and Geoffrey Clarion offer seven techniques you can use to enhance your approach to flipped learning.

Report: Teacher Prep Programs Need To Better Prepare Candidates for Online, Blended Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning has released a new report, Partnering for Success: A 21st Century Model for Teacher Preparation, that examines collaborations between educator preparation programs and online schools.

Getty Museum Developing Arts Education Resources for Khan Academy

The J. Paul Getty Museum is extending its open educational content program to Khan Academy. Through a partnership with Khan, the museum is providing a variety of art history and art resources with the aim of "developing a rich personalized learning environment across a broad variety of topics, from the making of a medieval manuscript to the conservation of Old Master paintings."

Hyundai Grant Supports Blended Learning Math Program at 6 Bronx Public Schools

Hyundai Motor America has awarded a grant to support the expansion of the Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math program from MIND Research at six public schools in the Bronx.

Blackboard Releases Free Student Response System, Integrated Virtual Classroom

Blackboard unveiled several new e-learning tools at the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system.

NCC Developing Rubrics for Evaluating Online and Blended Learning

The Northeast Comprehensive Center (NCC) is launching a five-year Regional Online and Blended Learning Initiative to develop a set of rubrics and resources for the evaluation of online and blended learning programs for use by state education agencies in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island.