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.
The online graduate education program will include video observation of classroom instruction by NYU faculty at a distance.
Education technology company Coolcher launched a new platform that provides a way for schools to schedule virtual courses delivered by teachers near and far.
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.
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.
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.
Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.
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.
Colorado State University-Global Campus will launch new online teacher licensure programs in science and math this spring.
Mississippi's Lowndes County School District is adopting a digital reading intervention tool in an effort to better prepare students for reading assessments newly mandated for students in grade 3.
School districts across the nation are facing an uphill battle when it comes to providing adequate mental health and safety support to their students. The Great Resignation has left school safety teams short-staffed and overwhelmed—a dangerous combination as school violence is on the rise and student mental health is on the decline.