Articles: Virtual


In August, as the back-to-school clothing and supplies were hitting the stores, Miami-Dade County (Fla.) Public Schools launched its own new "product line of services" to its student clientele, including additional magnet schools, a conservatory for the arts, salad bars,


Online social networking includes much more than Facebook and Twitter. It is any online use of technology to connect people, enable them to collaborate with each other, and form virtual communities, says the Young Adult Library Services Association.


The 700 students that attend Mississinawa Valley (Ohio) Schools now have some work to do on their snow days.


Diane Lewis began building her popular virtual education program in a storage closet. The drab room, just big enough to squeeze in a tiny table, was her office at the headquarters of Seminole County (Fla.) Public Schools.


One day last fall, much to my surprise, I walked in the front door and heard something that sounded amazingly like Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" being banged out on the piano in our family room.


I'm not your typical parent in this age of Race to the Top and Common Core Standards.


In June 2010 DA magazine asked our advisory panel of administrators what their districts are doing for professional development as they face tighter budgets.


Imagine online learning communities. Personal learning networks. An Internet device for every teacher and student. Ubiquitous access to the Web.


On August 1st, the National Collegiate Athletic Association put into effect new standards for online courses high school athletes may take.


A weak economy paired with a national push to improve reading and math as well as other core subjects has left an important skill behind in K12 classrooms—digital media literacy.


Although the Internet has revolutionized communication and provided powerful new educational tools for student learning, it has also created risks and raised ethical issues for students of all grades, as it has created many opportunities for illegal, inappropriate and uns



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“Give the people what they want!” That could be the slogan for the Digital Door Project at Denver Public Schools (DPS).