Schools and tech companies in the U.S. and abroad have experience deploying virtual learning should a coronavirus emergency arise.
Recently in Online Learning Category
February 14, 2020
February 12, 2020
Legislative proposals seek to promote students' online savvy through the creation of new curricular materials, increasing access to media specialists, and other means.
January 17, 2020
The director of teaching and learning for a Minnesota district talks about putting e-learning days into action under difficult circumstances.
December 16, 2019
A proposal in Ontario to require students to take two online courses before high school graduation has drawn objections from a teachers' union in the province.
December 11, 2019
One of the authors of the updated standards says they reflect the growing importance of digital accessibility and student engagement in online courses.
May 31, 2019
A total of 501 full-time virtual schools now enroll more than 297,000 students, 79 percent of whom are in charters, according to the National Education Policy Center.
April 26, 2019
A recent report from Common Sense Media reveals that teachers don't feel they have the right tech for their classrooms.
April 07, 2019
With statewide enrollments, full-time online charters could upend public education's pattern of racial segregation. But would that be a good thing?
April 06, 2019
Readers using screens perform worse and tend to think they're processing and understanding texts better than they actually are, according to a new review of nearly three-dozen studies over the past decade.
March 08, 2019
As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by nonprofits, universities, corporations, developers and educators.