Virtual

8/14/2012

8/14/2012

There’s a lot less dust and grime in today’s Wild West, but enough unknowns to compete in any new frontier.

8/14/2012

Never have so many eyes been on Havana High School, and Superintendent Patrick M. Twomey knows the pressure is on as the school embraces a new classroom model that threatens all that educators have taken as gospel for decades about how to teach.

8/14/2012

extbooks won't be the only items students in the Iberville Parish School District will be receiving during the first few weeks of school this year.

8/14/2012

Florida Virtual School is hosting a dynamic virtual event open to students, parents and educators – the 2012 Virtual Open House on Aug. 15 and 16, from 4-8 p.m.

8/13/2012

8/13/2012

In the past year, education-reform icon Sal Khan has been lauded by Bill Gates as the "teacher to the world" and has been listed among Time magazine's 100 most influential people.

8/10/2012

8/10/2012

Once upon a time, in the not too distant past, school officials and parents feared the worst if smartphones and digital tablets fell into the hands of children at school.

8/10/2012

Students at Hoover High School will have a powerful new resource at their disposal when classes resume later this month.

8/8/2012

8/8/2012

Florida Virtual School and Mawi Learning have come together to offer Leadership Skills Development, a cutting-­edge, two-­semester course that will dramatically improve the opportunity students of all backgrounds have to succeed in high school, college and life.

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

TechSmith announces the release of a new version of its industry-leading lecture capture and knowledge sharing enterprise tool, Camtasia Relay 4.1.

7/26/2012

7/26/2012

Blended learning course helps leaders use learning walks and other sources of data to improve student achievement, increase teacher effectiveness.

7/25/2012

A student at Florida Virtual School completes coursework online before dance practice.
7/25/2012

Virtual school programs-especially online high school courses-are gaining traction in school districts around the country. According to a report issued in November 2011 by the National Center for Education Statistics, 55 percent of the more than 2,000 school districts surveyed had students in distance education programs during the 2009-2010 school year.

7/23/2012

7/23/2012

Teaching in a Blended Learning Model is filled with best practices for virtual school and classroom environments and can be accessed 24/7.

7/20/2012

7/20/2012

The release plans to support an interactive mobile application, Blackboard Collaborate Mobile, scheduled to be available later this summer.

7/16/2012

7/16/2012

During the 2008-09 school year, 370 students in Indiana were enrolled in K-12 schools that offered all or at least some of their classes over the Internet.

7/11/2012

7/11/2012

This fall, students will be able to choose from four new cyber charter schools, bringing the statewide total to 16, thanks to approvals by the state Department of Education.

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