A 2012 bill created Louisiana Course Choice and expanded online options. Louisiana already had a virtual school with more than 6,000 enrollments but like Kentucky and Utah, saw multiple provider landscape as a more affordable way to boost access and quality
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August 15, 2013
August 09, 2013
When we saw that Idaho Distance Education Academy (I-DEA) had earned 5 stars--top on Idaho's school ranking system--we called director Jason Bransford to learn more. We found a story worth sharing.
August 06, 2013
First, know what you own already. You need to know what you need. Before buying anything, do an audit and take inventory of what you already have. Calculate the ongoing license costs of current software and figure out what you can eliminate. You might find that you have a lot that you're not using.
July 24, 2013
A big city superintendent called last week and asked for recommendations for K-12 resources for teaching coding and computer science so we reached out to some folks in the know. Here's a summary of what we learned:
July 24, 2013
Literati, derived from Latin, means "acquainted with letters." In historical times, it referred a well-educated class who held an elite status in society. Twitterati are well acquainted with letters, too: 140 at a time, as the social media giant Twitter dictates. Global Learning Twitterati, as I d...
July 11, 2013
For the last year, we've been working with Digital Learning Now! (DLN), a national campaign supported by ExcelinEd, to tackle eight big topics at the intersection of digital learning and the Common Core. Today we released the eighth paper in the DLN Smart Series -- "Online Learning: Myths, Reality & Promise."
July 06, 2013
The National Education Association passed its first revision to digital-learning policy in 11 years.
July 05, 2013
The training and qualifications of educators, balance of face-to-face to online learning, and role of technology tools are discussed in the NEA's new statement.
June 28, 2013
Elementary schools have the opportunity to look vastly different in the future by including adaptive assessment and blended curriculum, along with many other key elements.
June 26, 2013
Listed are 10 tips for launching a blended high school or phasing blended strategies into an existing school.