Alachua County Public Schools has adopted a pair of online tools to help improve students' English language skills.
The 120-student school in eastern Pennsylvania has seen attitudes and, district officials say, test scores improve with its total immersion in blended learning.
More than nine out of 10 teachers in America report using technology in the classroom. Two-thirds said they support the idea of a blended classroom. These results and others came out of an "internal poll" given to the members of the Association of American Educators.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Aldine Independent School District has switched to a new learning management system to manage curriculum, virtual learning, staff development, credit recovery and more.
PresenceLearning and Fuel Education have partnered to deliver a live, online special education solution designed to provide schools and districts with greater access to service providers for special education students from kindergarten to grade 12.
GiftedandTalented.com has launched a new digital math program for students in grades K-7, Redbird Mathematics: Advanced Edition, based on Stanford's Education Program for Gifted Youth.
New Jersey's Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission has launched a hybrid learning program at three member schools in an effort to increase student engagement and promote academic growth.
Simply implementing blended learning or following the "best practices" in doing so will not guarantee great results for students. Authors Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker explain how educators can capture the promise of blended learning while avoiding the pitfalls.
- By Michael Horn, Heather Staker
Rob Schwartz, a teacher at a blended learning magnet school, shares how design missions validate "the individual over the content" and give students the freedom to fail.
The University of Central Florida has teamed with two partners to reboot a massive open online course for educators focused on blended learning in higher ed and K-12.