Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Distance Learning is Revolutionizing Education, but There Is More To Be Done

Distance learning can only continue to revolutionize education in the United States if we can continue to innovate and invest in new technologies and services without unnecessary regulatory burdens.

States Need To Rejigger Policies for Competency Ed To Flourish

If states are serious about implementing competency-based education in the hope that it will prepare students for college and career, policy makers had better be ready to update their rules and regulations, according to a new report by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

MindPlay Launches New PD Course for Reading

Teacher Companion is an online reading program that uses a combination of lectures, videos, written information and activities, organized into eight modules, to help teachers gain a more complete understanding of how the English language works and what every student needs to become a proficient reader.

Western Governors U Unveils Online Master's Program for English Teacher Prep

Western Governors University has launched a new online master's degree program for students who want to become English teachers in middle schools or high schools.

Online Courses in High School Could Help with College Prep

A recent study suggested that taking online classes especially benefits students' "self-regulatory behaviors," which are important for success in higher education. Time management and the coordination of "distributed" or study groups surfaced as being particularly important.

Virtual School Adds Physical Presence

A small school district with an online school option that draws students from 11 school districts in the region is teaming up with a religious charter school in western Michigan to open and staff a storefront tutoring center.

How a Mobile Principal Connects Students and Teachers at a Title I Elementary School

Delsia Malone has headed W.E. Striplin — the Gadsden, AL, school she attended as a child — since 2004. Under her leadership, the K-5, Title I school now boasts a computer lab, iPads in every classroom, MacBooks for every teacher and a 1-to-1 program for fifth-grade students.

EdX Joins ConnectED To Deliver MOOCs for Free Teacher Training and AP Prep

MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.

Edmentum To Add 70 Career and Technical Ed Courses for 2015 School Year

Edmentum, a provider of online courses, will release more than 70 career and technical education courses for the 2015-16 school year.

D.C. Public Schools To Expand Blended Math Program

District of Columbia Public Schools has decided to expand its use of math software for blended learning environments after a successful pilot.

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