Articles: Virtual

7/20/2012

Virtual school programs—especially online high school courses—are gaining traction in school districts around the country.

5/16/2012
Johnson (top row, center) with students in a welding certification intensive at Kodiak High School.

People hear “rural” and think endless woods and farmland connected by interstates and picturesque windy roads. But in parts of Alaska, rural can mean having to hop on a ferry or a small plane to get from place to place.

4/23/2012
President Barack Obama, education technology funding, 2013 budget

Federal technology funding for K12 school districts has been integrated into various other funding streams.

3/23/2012

EverNote

Keep notes and much more on a variety of synced devices, including tablets,

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GoodReader

3/23/2012
PresenceLearning

There is a shortage across the nation of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in schools, which has caused some districts to choose virtual speech therapy, which, according to current research from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associat

3/23/2012

Like most districts, the Camdenton (Mo.) R-III School District has filtering software to block content deemed inappropriate for students.

2/22/2012

First-ever national Digital Learning Day on Feb. 1 attracted participation from 39 states, 15,000 teachers and 1.7 million students . – Alliance for Excellent Education (2012)

1/26/2012

Netbooks Replace Smartphones
Watkins Glen (N.Y.) Central School District

12/20/2011

Of American teens, 78 percent have broadband Internet at home, while 62 percent of all Americans have broadband at home.
—Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project

12/20/2011

The increasing incorporation of digital materials and resources into school and district portals and repositories has given rise in recent years to a new focus on the issue of identity management in K12 education.

12/20/2011

Clintondale (Mich.) Community Schools’ high school has turned the traditional school day upside-down by asking teachers to assign short video lectures as homework and have students do activities, participate in discussions and complete assignments in class, with their tea

11/15/2011

Readers spoke out in the largest numbers yet for District Administration’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products awards.

9/29/2011

Over 150 school districts in Illinois have teamed up to share software and technology through IlliniCloud, a one-of-its-kind nonprofit cloud-computing consortium for schools.

9/29/2011

Are you an "unlearner?" If not, you need to become one—fast.

9/23/2011

Online learning has seen a STEEP upward growth trajectory over the past decade.

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