Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Knovation Partners with My Big Campus on OER Integration

Knovation has partnered with Lightspeed Systems to make netTrekker digital resources available via My Big Campus.

5 Promising Practices for Online Instructors

"Teachers are being set up for failure," according to Jayme Linton, program coordinator for the master of science degree in Online Teaching and Instructional Design at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

7 Best Practices for Building a Multimodal Online Elementary Curriculum

A course designer shares the process that her virtual school uses to decide how to teach STEAM and the humanities.

Walden U Launches Competency-Based Master's Program in Early Childhood Ed

Walden University is launching a new initiative designed to allow students to earn degrees online at their own pace.

EdX Launches Scholarship Challenge for Middle School Students

Massive open online course provider edX has partnered with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to launch a scholarship challenge aimed at advanced students in grade 7.

Stanford Launches Online Writing Course for High School, College Students

Stanford writing instructors have partnered with undergraduates to create a non-credit course open to the public via Stanford Online.

Using Online Learning To Support At-Risk Students

Windsor High School in Connecticut is using online learning to provide remediation for students at risk of not graduating on time and to support students with special needs.

Illinois Middle School Students Connect With Friends in Other Countries

An international studies teacher in Waterloo, IL, is using free video chat technology to connect his middle school students with students their age in other countries.

7 Schools Win Blended Math Grants

Students at seven schools in California and Texas will have access to a blended math program thanks to a grant from an engineering and construction company.

Hybrid Classes Outlearn Traditional Classes

Students in hybrid classrooms outperformed their peers in traditional classes in all grades and subjects, according to the newest study from two organizations that work with schools in establishing hybrid instruction. According to the 2013-2014 "Hybrid Learning Program Results," from Hybrid Learning Institute and Dellicker Strategies, more than nine out of 10 schools using a hybrid learning program reported higher academic performance on standardized tests compared to traditional classrooms in the same school district or state benchmarks.

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