Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 10:39am
It’s not every day an entrepreneur gets to sit down and discuss his business plan over lunch with Bill Gates. But that’s exactly what happened to Mick Hewitt, co-founder and CEO of MasteryConnect, an education tech start-up that sees the implementation of Common Core standards as an unparalleled opportunity.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 3:25pm
Massachusetts is poised to open two more cyber public schools by this time next year, and districts statewide are clamoring to establish their own virtual academies — despite the failing test scores at the one online school we already have.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 10:54am
Blended learning is a teaching method that has long been used in private schools and college classrooms, but only in recent years has it been trending in public K12 classrooms.
The academic results for young people in public grade schools are still up in the air, but for now that’s OK.
Indeed, that students who attend a public school in an impoverished section of the District are using computers on a daily basis proves school officials, principals and students are moving in the right direction.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 10:35am
With the new school year approaching, many Arizona school districts are flaunting the success their busy, on-the-go, technology-wielding students have had with online curricula, such as the Mesa Distance Learning Program.