Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 10:13am
Moore County commissioners seem inclined to pay for part of the school system's digital learning initiative, but they want to see results before committing to future funding.
At the commissioners' critical issues summit Thursday, they indicated they want the school system to pay for more of the effort.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:02am
As blended learning is implemented in more schools across the country, administrators need to consider which online programs will most effectively drive student success. This web seminar, originally presented on February 14, 2013, addressed the future of education, the benefits of implementing blending learning, and how online programs can meet students’ unique needs.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 10:55am
The first thing Bartow County Virtual Academy students learn is that online classes aren’t as easy as A, B, C. They’re also not for everyone. Those also were early lessons for district administrators who opened the academy in January 2012 to 50 students in a former high school located an hour northwest of Atlanta.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 9:18am
To understand how the proposed May 7 technology levy would work for Billings K8 students, let’s take a look at how the high school technology levy that voters approved three years ago is working.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 12:51pm
As schools across the country adopt blended-learning models, a few clear trends are settling in, and, at the same time, some groups—like the Next Generation Learning Challenges—continue to help schools push the design envelope on what’s possible for students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 12:10pm
From a guide to the Galapagos to the nervous system guide and lesson plans for laptop learning, The National Science Teachers Association has suggestions for interactive resources and online learning tools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 10:54am
Looking at the wide set of new learning opportunities from the point of view of the professionals, the speed of change and the increased demand of flexibility in being able to build knowledge and to adapt themselves to new forms of collaboration and work, the capability of successfully exploiting the increasing variety and accessibility of learning occasions and resources, becomes a crucial issue.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 10:33am
When educators hear the terms flipped classroom and flipped learning, typically the first thing they think of is a teacher-created video that students watch at home, as though that were the essential ingredient. It's not. It's about how to best use in-class time with students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:11am
A new start-up uses 21st-century technologies to make ancient values relatable and dynamic. To the glut of products and solutions comes a promising one geared specifically to Jewish educators: ShalomLearning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:34am
Promising Practices is a series of six white papers written for the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL). Topics are: Blended learning; using online learning for credit recovery and at-risk students; socialization in online learning; operations and management; policy and funding; and a parents' guide to online learning.