Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


New Program Offers Mentoring, Online Education to At-Risk Students

A new nonprofit in Flint, MI, Gearup2Lead, will offer at-risk students throughout Michigan the opportunity to earn a high school diploma online and participate in activities in which they work with mentors and act as mentors themselves.

Iowa District Offers At-Risk Students Online Option for Graduation

In the next phase of its Dropout Reengagement Initiative, Davenport Community Schools is offering an online program to help at-risk students obtain their high school diplomas.

iNACOL Offers Lessons for Successful Blended Learning Implementations

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning has released a new report, Blended Learning: The Evolution of Online and Face-to-Face Education from 2008-2015, that examines the history of blended learning and offers a range of implementation insights through several case studies.

U California, Irvine Extension Debuts Online Courses in Student-Centered Learning

The University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a pair of online courses designed to help teachers develop their skills in cognitive and student-centered learning.

Carnegie Mellon To Experiment with Blended Learning for Computer Science

The Pittsburgh-based university will look for "that sweet spot" between all-in-person and all-online instruction.

Cincinnati Public Schools Launches Bootcamps for Blended AP Courses

Cincinnati Public Schools is launching a pair of week-long boot camps in an effort to prepare students for the rigors of Advanced Placement courses ahead of an expansion of its blended AP programs.

Penn State Launches Online Master's in Special Ed

Penn State has launched an online master's in education program aimed at working teachers.

6 Ways Videoconferencing Is Expanding the Classroom

With instant access to international collaborators, virtual field trips and courses in other districts, learning can happen anywhere in the world.

EdX Launches Course Collection To Combat Summer Slide

EdX has partnered with the National Summer Learning Association to launch a collection of free courses designed to help combat summer slide.

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