blended learning

Britannica Digital Learning Developing New E-books for Schools

Britannica Digital Learning is developing over 300 new e-books aimed at young children. The majority of the new titles, which will be curriculum-aligned for K6 and below, will encompass science, social studies, language arts, and math. The e-books are expected to be available by June.

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Westerly (R.I.) Schools to Participate in Digital Learning Days

Westerly Public Schools, in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education, is participating in the Digital Learning Day campaign. This national campaign celebrates innovative teaching and highlights practices that make learning more personalized and engaging for students.

Westerly is hosting Digital Learning Day events to highlight the innovation happening in schools with Feb. 4-8 designated as Digital Learning Days.

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Calif. Teachers Flip for 'Flipped Learning'

"Kids want to take an active part in the learning process," Principal Greg Green said. "Now teachers are actually working with kids."

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Superintendents’ Tech Priorities for 2013

As we look forward to an exciting new year of technology-enabled learning, District CIO reached out to superintendents to find out what their chief technology priority is for 2013. From hardware rollouts to more training on how to use technology, here’s a sampling of what school districts are focusing on this year.

Medina, Ohio H.S. Students Build Blended Learning Site, App for City

Students enrolled in a blended educational course at Medina High School presented an app and website that is all student-built to City Council Monday night.

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Blended Learning Is Becoming the Norm

One of the latest learning methods to emerge at the turn of the millennium – blended learning – is set to grow significantly this year.

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Homestead-Wakefield School Discussed at Harford School Budget Meeting

At two previous sessions, PTA president Mary Harris requested increased access to computers and infrastructure improvements. This time, she thanked the board and county officials for listening.

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Digital Connections in the Classroom

The internet is where we go to get information, to connect, to collaborate, to share, and to create. With the white paper "Digital Connections in the Classroom," you’ll get a foundational look at the internet and a better understanding of how you can use it to promote learning.

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Blended Learning: Teachers Plus Computers Equal Success

Blended learning combines teacher-led instruction and online instruction using computers. Early results suggest the combination of both models gets better results than either element used alone.

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Families Try Out 'Virtual' Public Schools

Worried about exposure to foul language, immodest dress, peer pressure and other inappropriate behavior, Susan Brown didn't want her two daughters attending public schools — even though she's a substitute teacher in a public school in Minnesota.

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