Recovering missing credits and self-esteem
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:43pm
Legislators and educators applauded the benefits of virtual schools at a Thursday seminar, praising the innovation that allows students to learn at their own pace and take advantage of technology in the classroom.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:39am
SAS, a sponsor of today’s Digital Learning Day, fosters digital learning year-round through no-cost resources and support for educators. SAS® Curriculum Pathways® offers interactive learning tools in all core disciplines, mapped to state standards, for grades 6-12. Recently, the 100,000th educator signed up to use these Web-based resources that make learning more fun and can make educators more effective.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:00am
A robust network that allows students and staff to access the internet is critical for every school district. However, to protect students and comply with CIPA and local regulations, a multi-strategy approach with reporting, monitoring, and flexibility tools is essential.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 3:22pm
More teachers in the U.S. are embracing "flipped classrooms" and are bringing to schools digital tablets and laptop computers to create the 21st-century classroom -- but how does the U.S. compare in effective use of technology in education to other countries?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 3:09pm
On Jan. 15, Lynda.com announced a $103 million investment led by Accel Partners and Spectrum Equity. The 17-year-old service, which offers online tutorials in web design, photography, and business, has trained more than 2 million people worldwide.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:20pm
The online revolution is sweeping through the education industry. Khan Academy is leading the disruption of elementary school education, while Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with 100,000+ students are jolting college education. Meanwhile, most professors, schools and colleges are going about business as before, delivering ancient standard format lectures in a lecture hall to 200+ bored students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 3:57pm
MDR and K12 recently conducted a survey of school and district administrators regarding their online learning programs. This report highlights the best practices and lessons learned in implementing online learning programs in K12 schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 8:54am
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 10:06am
The Speak Up National Research Project’s Fall 2011 findings revealed that students want technology effectively utilized in their schools. They, as well as parents, teachers, and administrators, are seeking a high level of personalization that will engage and motivate them.