Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Vector Solutions Offers 100+ ‘Inclusive Instruction & Interventions’ Courses

Recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic has left many students with mental and emotional traumas creating challenges to their learning, information technology company Vector Solutions has launched “Inclusive Instruction & Interventions” courses to help educators who feel unprepared for how best to help their students.

South Carolina Adopts Experiential Digital Science Techbook for High School Biology

The Discovery Education Science Techbook’s high school biology course, designed to align with state standards, “offers a unique and engaging three-dimensional learning experience that aligns with S.C. College & Career-Ready Science Standards” through both print and digital editions, providing classroom flexibility for educators seeking to grow student engagement.

Rural Schools Eligible for USDA Telecommunications Grants; Deadline is Jan. 30

Now through Jan. 30, K–12 school districts in rural areas (serving populations of 20,000 or less) are invited to apply for the USDA Distance Learning Grants program.

Promethean Adds Digital Whiteboard App Explain Everything to its Portfolio

ActivPanel interactive display maker Promethean has acquired the digital whiteboard platform Explain Everything, which allows users to create lessons, activities, and interactive presentations on any mobile device and whose team and assets will be “merged” with Promethean’s, according to a news release.

Texas Tech to Pilot Statewide Online Diploma Completion Program

Texas Tech University is launching a new pilot program to help students in the state complete their diplomas or earn a GED. The program is in partnership with TTU K–12, a fully online school district operated by Texas Tech, and is being made possible by a $1.8 million grant from the United States Department of Education and the Texas Workforce Commission.

New Guide Offers Tips, Case Studies on How to Choose High-Quality Online Teaching, Learning Solutions

As the pandemic’s negative impacts on learning outcomes continues to make headlines in K–12 education and as leaders consider what works and what doesn’t, a new guide from VHS Learning offers research-based help in selecting online learning solutions.

Free Online Tutoring Comes to South Dakota K–12 Students Statewide

South Dakota has launched a free online tutoring program for all K–12 students in the four core subjects of English/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. The program is funded by federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan.

Three Strategies for Growing Student Engagement in Math Using Ed Tech Tools

A virtual math teacher and math interventionist shares three ed tech tools that work for helping students overcome barriers and become more engaged and motivated in math class.

National Education Equity Lab Expanding No-Cost College Algebra Course to Any Title I School in Spring 2023

Khan Academy and the nonprofit National Education Equity Lab today announced the expansion of its pilot program to allow high school students in historically underserved communities to take college-level Algebra I and earn college credit from Howard University at no cost, the organizations said.

New Data: Nearly Half of Schools Providing Home Internet Access to Students Who Need It This School Year

Survey results released today by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics shows that as of the start of the 2022–23 school year, almost half of K–12 public schools reported providing internet access to students who need it at their homes, and almost three quarters are providing training on digital literacy for their students.

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