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Webb City High School Wins National Tech Grant

Webb City High School Wins National Tech Grant Emily Younker | The Joplin Globe | March 16, 2015 — Webb City High School has won a $5,000 technology grant through a video contest sponsored by Edgenuity, a company that provides online and blended learning solutions. The nationwide contest asked participants to highlight stories of success…

Village Green Virtual: Rhode Island’s Experiment With Blended Learning

Village Green Virtual: Rhode Island’s Experiment With Blended Learning The Providence public charter school opened in September 2013 with a mission to “personalize instruction” for every student. The Hechinger Report | usnews.com | March 9, 2015 — Destanie Matias is deep into trigonometric ratios, reviewing the concepts of elevation and depression before she prepares to…

Highlander Institute Blends Rhode Island

Highlander Institute Blends Rhode Island Tom Vander Ark | gettingsmart.com | March 9, 2015 No state has a better blended learning partner than Rhode Island’s Highlander Institute. They hosted their 4th Blended Learning Conference (#HIBLC15) on Saturday. Executive Director Dana Borrelli-Murray introduced Commissioner Gist (who is heading to Tulsa). The Chiefs for Change chair outlined…

Austin ISD To Offer Free Online Test Prep To High School Students

Austin ISD To Offer Free Online Test Prep To High School Students KUT.ORG | Kate McGee | January 14, 2015 The Austin Independent School District is starting to offer free online SAT and ACT prep programs to all 21,000 high school students in the district. Last year, more Austin public school students took the SAT…

Using Online Learning To Support At-Risk Students

Using Online Learning To Support At-Risk Students Leila Meyer | The Journal | January 7, 2015 Windsor High School in Connecticut is using online learning to provide remediation for students at risk of not graduating on time and to support students with special needs. Windsor’s Learning Lab Windsor is a grade 9-12 comprehensive high school…

Frontiers: Metting Student Needs Through Online Programming

Frontiers: Metting Student Needs Through Online Programming Wyoming Public Schools, MI When her mother died last summer, Wyoming Senior Tashia Sheneman lost a permanent place to live and has since moved several times. One of the few constants in her life is Wyoming’s Frontiers Program, where she receives much more than instruction. Frontiers is hybrid…

Virtual School Adds Physical Presence

Virtual School Adds Physical Presence Dian Schaffhauser | The Journal | December, 2 2014 A small school district with an online school option that draws students from 11 school districts in the region is teaming up with a religious charter school in western Michigan to open and staff a storefront tutoring center. Berrien Springs Public…

Edgenuity Launches Digital Citizenship, Online Learning Course

Edgenuity Launches Digital Citizenship, Online Learning Course Joshua Bolkan | The Journal | November 10, 2014 Edgenuity, a company that provides online and blended courses, has launched a new curriculum designed to help students become better digital citizens and online learners. Dubbed Online Learning and Digital Citizenship, the course include 42 lessons on topics such…

Technology, Labs Offer New Ways To Learn At Aransas Pass High School

Technology, Labs Offer New Ways To Learn At Aransas Pass High School Annita West | The Aransas Pass Progress | November 5, 2014 “Technology is just a tool. It’s not always the answer,” said Jason Brou, Aransas Pass Independent School District technology director. “It’s a tool to help us get the students to achieve. It…

To Transform Education, Invest in Guidance — Not Gadgets

To Transform Education, Invest in Guidance — Not Gadgets Sari Factor | Wired.com | October 23, 2014 A healthy debate about accountability and online learning is gaining steam. It raises an alarm about the lack of national data on online courses or clear, research-based standards for what these courses should achieve. Measuring effectiveness is a…