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.
Web-based assessment and communication skills in K12.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:23am
Online learning is all the rage nowadays as many students choose to stay at home to study rather than attend a physical school which is a block or two away from their homes. Online learning is indeed accessible especially for those who do not have the luxury of time to travel and study in a classroom set-up. Here are some of highly-recommended e-learning sites.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 9:58am
Students and faculty members at the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering met faculty from other school districts this week to discuss the school's online learning program. The program, run by the Virtual High School Collaborative, provides the magnet school with several hundred courses for students to take from teachers across the globe, including 21 advanced placement courses.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 9:47am
Utah ranks No. 1 when it comes to state policies dealing with online education, according to a new national study. The "Beehive State" was the only state to receive an overall "A" grade, according to the Digital Learning Now Report Card, a pro-digital nonprofit in Washington, D.C.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 9:03am
Each morning, students head to classrooms to learn the day's lessons, but one school is providing children with the same education in a different environment. California Virtual Academies, or CAVA, provides students with the same K12 curriculum they'd have in a public school, but they access it online.
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 Alison DeNisco on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 10:05am
These new resources address a variety of topics important to educators today, including instructional leadership, formative assessment, and Common Core State Standards implementation.
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.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 9:36am
April 28 - May 1, 2013
St. Louis, Missouri