online learning

Online academy benefits students at New Jersey high school

Fuel Education Online Courses boost graduation rate, number of courses offered at Lacey Township High School

Growing Georgia district providing more choices for students

Henry County Schools finding success using Edgenuity for blended and online learning

Preparing for Large Scale Tech Rollouts

BYOD and 1-to-1 projects are growing in popularity exponentially. District Administration spoke with administrators from four districts around the country about the key considerations before beginning a BYOD or 1-to-1 project, and the steps necessary for a successful implementation, including meeting bandwidth requirements and best practices around professional development.

New registry should help educators find online resources

Richard Culatta, of U.S. Office of Educational Technology, describes how schools can vet information
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Some Ohio schools line up for virtual classrooms

Area schools are attempting to provide more educational options and recapture some of the students - and money - they've lost to online community schools in recent years by offering their own virtual classrooms.

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Aventa Learning

Aventa Learning delivers online courses to middle and high school students. It offers more than 140 different courses, including advanced placement, core courses, foreign languages, and credit recovery courses with ELL support. With Aventa’s custom content development team, educators also can build their own online courses.

OpenClass

OpenClass is a free, cloud-based LMS that helps educators deliver interactive digital courses to students. This open solution allows educators to create, manage, and add courses online, and lets students collaborate. OpenClass also can integrate with Google Apps for Education.

Canvas

This LMS platform includes analytics that provide comparable statistics for students, classes, and schools. Canvas’ speed grader allows teachers to quickly grade student work and provide personalized feedback. A co-enrollment platform connects parents to their children’s courses.

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Evan Marwell: 40 million kids waiting for future to download

Some countries outperform the United States in reading, math and science because they understand you need to be wired to get hired. That's why President Barack Obama has announced ConnectED to connect 99 percent of American students to high-speed broadband within five years.

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Should education funds cover online classes?

Growing concerns over how much state education funding should go to high school online courses are prompting lawmakers to create a range of policies, but no clear consensus has yet emerged.

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