Flipped Classrooms, Blended Learning & Virtual Schools


Transitioning to a Blended, Phonics-Based Literacy Approach

A special education teacher explains how a balance between technology and one-on-one instruction has ignited her students’ love for reading.

NC Governor Knocks Virtual School Growth Plans

North Carolina is getting restive about virtual charter schools.

Ohio Gets New Virtual Public HS

A new virtual public high school is opening in Ohio this fall. The Ohio Digital Learning School (ODLS), authorized by the Ohio Council of Community Schools, will serve students ages 16 to 21 in grades 9-12. It is tuition-free.

Board Poised to Revoke Indiana Virtual Charters by End of September

The Indiana school district that authorized charters for two wayward virtual schools have begun the process of revoking those charters. Daleville Community Schools took the action during a special session tonight.

Indiana Virtual Schools Close Prematurely

The Indiana virtual schools facing closure within months appear to have closed immediately. Parents reaching out to the charters, Indiana Virtual School and Indiana Virtual Pathways Academy, are running into dead ends. The phone number posted on both schools' websites leads to voice mailboxes that are full and no longer accepting messages.

2 Indiana Virtual Schools Closing This Year and Next

Two schools that have come to represent all that can possibly go wrong with virtual public school education are set to close.

5 Tools for Technology Transformation in Schools

A new report from CoSN explores five ways that technology has the ability to accelerate K-12 innovation.

NEPC Report: Time to 'Hit Pause Button' on Virtual Schools

Do online schools deserve their reputation for expanding student choice, providing more tailored approaches to learning and making public education more cost-efficient? No way, according to a new three-part research brief released by the National Education Policy Center.

New VR System Previewed for Ed

"Project Chimera," as it's called, allows remote students to sit in on classes in real time, watching live streams of lectures and interacting with each other, as well as the teacher and the on-site students.

Early College High School Program Targets Underserved Populations in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed legislation to expand the state’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School Program, which allows students to earn a college degree while in high school.

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