From K12, Inc. themselves earlier in the week…
Seven Ways to Celebrate National Online Learning Day
9.7.2016, Contributor: Katherine Anderson, Fuel Education
What Is National Online Learning Day?National Online Learning Day, September 15, recognizes the advantages and potential of blended and online learning programs and the accomplishments of districts, schools, administrators, teachers, staff, and students who use them. The day seeks to cultivate awareness of, and support for, an ever-growing community of educators and learners who participate in blended and online education. No matter your role within blended and online learning, it is time to celebrate!Evolving technology is making education more manageable and convenient for every generation. The power of online technology has knocked down barriers and built bridges in education. Every day, school administrators and teachers are helping students craft a personalized learning experience with blended and online learning. National Online Learning Day brings nationwide recognition to these trailblazing participants….
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Why You Should Schedule Time to Learn About Blended Learning Solutions
9.1.2016, Contributor: Jerry Brodsky, Retired Superintendent
I empathize with the sentiment of annoyance that school administrators feel when they’re scheduled to hear a sales pitch on an already busy day. However, as educational leaders, I think we’re forgetting something important: This sales person that we’re scheduled to meet with will likely provide us with an important educational tool that can do wonders for our school district’s success.
Sales and marketing people work to bring the latest and greatest educational products and services available to help our students, staff, and community. I suggest we open our door and hear them out.
Here are three reasons why you, as an educational leader, should take advantage of these sales sessions…In its new series, “Research: Outcomes of Blended/Online Learning Programs,” the Evergreen Education Group takes an in-depth look at successful blended and online programs across the nation to examine the best practices that have created tangible results. We are pleased to share with you some highlights from the Springs Studio for Academic Excellence case study.
Blended Learning Success: The Springs Studio Story
In the fall of 2010, Springs Studio for Academic Excellence (SSAE), a K–12 public school in Colorado Springs, Colorado, opened as Falcon Virtual Academy. What began as an online-only school with 59 students soon became an award-winning educational model that combines online, blended, and project-based learning to personalize instruction to more than 500 students…
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