The Flipped Learning Global Initiative, an international coalition of educators, researchers, technologists, professional development providers and education leaders, has declared a new era in flipped learning, designated "Flipped Learning 3.0."
A recent study found that students who comment more on massive open online courses (MOOCs) are more likely to complete the course than those who do not comment.
The Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide online public school, has developed two new courses to round out its career and technical education offerings.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
TakeLessons, an online marketplace for finding and vetting instructors, earlier this week introduced an affordable way for learners of all ages to receive instruction from real teachers over the internet and in-person.
The top reasons that students take the virtual route for school tend to fall into a few specific categories, which haven't changed in the two decades since online options first surfaced. A new report issued by the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning looks as what has influenced the pace of growth among students choosing to attend blended and online schools, as well as the number of such programs introduced or adopted by "traditional" districts.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Flipped Learning Global Initiative today announced a new program geared toward helping educators, administrators and IT staff with the technology selection process for flipping the classroom.
Flipgrid, the student-focused video app similar to Snapchat, is today introducing a new version, Flipgrid One, which offers the core social learning functionality of the original Flipgrid, but at no cost.
Maxst, a Seoul, South Korea-based augmented reality (AR) company, is introducing two new AR products Thursday at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8.
A new research report from the Massachusetts School Support Network Edtech Testbed (MassNET) suggests that technology pilots may help students progress more when the implementation is greater and may help teachers move toward personalized learning when they have access to job-embedded professional development.
Virtual charter school company K12 Inc. rejected a transparency proposal Thursday that would have required the company’s board of directors to create a new report detailing K12’s lobbying efforts. The proposal came from a group of shareholders, represented by Arjuna Capital, who said the company spends millions on state lobbying, even as its stock has been dropping and revenues have decreased.