Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Resources & Tips for Remote Education During School Closures

Today the Coronavirus has left public school systems and private schools scrambling to find alternative ways to continue to educate students for an extended period of time.

Blackboard Provides Fast Track to Digital Class Software Subscription

Learning management system company Blackboard has created a self-service portal where schools can immediately subscribe to its digital collaboration platform, Blackboard Collaborate.

Statewide COVID-19 Closure: Maryland Temporarily Shuts Down All Public Schools

The state of Maryland announced it’s shutting down all public K–12 schools beginning Monday, owing to fears over the Novel Coronavirus, and told administrators and faculty they need to “immediately prepare for, and put into place, measures for the continuity of educational services during this prolonged period of school closure.”

Kahoot Offers Free Access to Premium Version of Gaming Software

Education technology company Kahoot! has begun offering free access to the "premium" version of the program, which allows students to learn through gaming. This move comes in response to the number of schools and colleges that are shifting to online education to minimize face-to-face contact during the coronavirus pandemic.

Age of Learning Offers Free Access for Elementary Schools Affected by Coronavirus

The offer applies to three programs: ABCmouse, Adventure Academy and ReadingIQ.

Survey on Digital Learning Hints at Gaps in School Prep for 'Virus Days'

If more schools need to close even temporarily in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), in some places, they may not be able to substitute at-home learning for in-class learning.

Flipped Learning Global Initiative Teams with Micro-Schools

An experiential "micro-school" with two campuses in the Seattle area has joined forces with the Flipped Learning Global Initiative to begin developing an "international network of independent micro-schools" that use the flipped model.

Students Continue Learning Through Coronavirus School Closures with AI-Based Tech

With schools in Asia shuttered in response to the coronavirus outbreak, a UK company has offered its education technology software free to affected students so they can continue taking classes in digital form.

Kaltura Buys Newrow

Recently, Kaltura announced that it has purchased Newrow, which provides functionality for developing and managing virtual classrooms, online courses and webinars.

12 Education Predictions for 2020

The learning and innovation in education never stops. Here's what 12 education technology experts and observers expect for the new year in K-12.

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