Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:29am
infosnap, inc., the largest provider of online registration solutions to K12 school districts that utilize Pearson’s PowerSchool student information system, announces its selection by Pearson to provide these services to the 130,000 student San Diego Unified School District.
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 - 1:39pm
In a bid to further improve communication with families, the Norwich school district is rapidly expanding its presence on social media networks and other internet platforms.
"We want to open every door to positive involvement. Family partnerships are a component to achieving student success," Superintendent Abby Dolliver said. "Having updated and open communication with parents is another way to meet this goal."
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 3:19pm
In an effort to ensure a superior statewide system of education, the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) is advocating for online and blended learning and the infrastructure to make it possible, according to testimony by Dr. Richard Bozza, Executive Director, NJASA, before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools in Trenton last week.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:46am
Starting down the path of offering online learning can seem a difficult journey. We, at the Capital Area Online Learning Association, are in our fourth year of this journey, so we hope that this paper will provide some useful tips and lessons learned to help navigate the pleasures and pitfalls of starting an online learning program. Although presented in a linear fashion, many of the steps could be performed simultaneously, or readdressed as new information is gathered and different policy decisions are made.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 3:50pm
Virtual public schools, which allow students to take all their classes online, have exploded in popularity across the United States, offering what supporters view as innovative and affordable alternatives to the conventional classroom.