Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Numerous Hurdles Challenge Performance-Based Funding in Online Learning

The idea of funding education based on measurable student outcomes rather than seat-time is gaining momentum in some states as an incentive to encourage schools to be innovative. A new 54-page report by International Association for K-12 Online Learning delves into the funding models and policies related to that practice in order to guide states that are considering a similar structure.

Rossier School of Ed Launches Equity Teacher Certificate Program

University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has teamed with a private partner to launch an online course focused on strategies to differentiate instruction for English language learning students in an effort to prepare them for Common Core assessments. The course is one of four that, taken together, comprise the "Equity Educator Certificate Program."

Penn State Expands Online Master of Ed Program with Emphases

Pennsylvania State University has expanded its online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to include five areas of emphasis for students to choose from.

BetterLesson Launches Video Series of Blended Learning in Action

The Blended Master Teacher Project is a new online resource showcasing the practices of top blended learning teachers across the country.

Middlebury Community Schools To Adopt Blended Learning

Middlebury Community Schools in Indiana plans to create two blended learning classrooms at Northridge High School and Northridge Middle School.

Research: Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom

An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University.

Embry-Riddle Expands Dual Enrollment to Online Courses

The online program is based on a "joint enrollment model"; the student receives only college credit unless his or her high school decides to award credit for the course.

FuelEd and Getting Smart Offer Tips for Building Blended Learning Programs

Simplicity, ease of use and anytime-anywhere access are key to the success of online and blended learning programs, according to a new white paper from personalized learning provider, Fuel Education (FuelEd), and education advocacy firm, Getting Smart.

Edvance360 Updates LMS with Videoconfernecing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.

Piedmont City Schools Implements Blended Learning Program

Piedmont City School District in Alabama has implemented a blended learning program at its middle school in an effort to provide students with mastery-based personalized learning.

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