Virtual School Meanderings

October 15, 2016

Virtual Schooling In The News

InTheNewsBeginning with the eSchool News.

Students want more digital learning outside of the classroom
digital learning

The need for digital learning content in classrooms is nothing new, but teachers, parents and students are becoming more vocal in their desire to provide or have access to such…

Next, the semi-regular SmartBrief for EdTech.

Providing effective virtual PD

How to provide ongoing virtual PD
(Pixabay)

“Untethered” faculty development is an effective way to let educators share practices and get used to teaching in a digital environment, write Michelle Pacansky-Brock and Jill Leafstedt of California State University, Channel Islands. This article offers ideas for “untethered” teacher training, including creating online tool kits and encouraging dialogue among attendees at virtual workshops.
EdSurge (10/6)

Other News

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

A different kind of school: Mother helps teach daughters through virtual academy

But (the virtual school) does send you everything you need to know. … They send you a guide about how to teach your children.” In addition, Perkins’ …

For First Time, Oklahoma’s Virtual Charter School Board Votes To Close A School

Tags: virtual schools · education · charter schools. Related Content. The Risks Of Breakneck Growth At Oklahoma’s Largest Virtual School. 5 days ago …

Dothan city offers virtual school as an option for busy students

Alabama lawmakers passed a law two years ago that public school’s must have a virtual program for K-12th grade. The beginning of the 2016 school …

GSB introducing “Virtual School Bank” to teach children about the importance of saving

BANGKOK, 5 October 2016, (NNT) – The Government Savings Bank (GSB) has unveiled an online edutainment program called “Virtual School Bank” …

For First Time, Oklahoma’s Virtual Charter School Board Votes To Close ASchool

For the first time in its four-year history, the state board that oversees virtual charter schools has decided to shut down one of the schools, citing a …

5 Online Schooling Alternatives for Your Child Actor

By attending a virtual private school, kids no longer miss class or fall behind. Teachers develop an individualized learning plan that is tailored for each …

A different kind of school: Mother helps teach daughters through virtual academy

A different kind of school: Mother helps teach daughters through virtual academy. By Sara Kuhl Times-Mail; 5 min ago; 0. Jasmyn and Victoria Perkins.

New Virtual Public School To Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Arkansas Connections Academy, a virtual public school for students in Kindergarten through 9th grades, will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony to …

Omaha Public Schools superintendent says he will retire at end of school year

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans, who inherited a school district in flux … and the district started a virtual school program with online classes this fall.

Trial set to begin today against former CHS principal, local educators subpoenaed to testify

Both men were placed on administrative leave and then quickly reinstated, with Bouldin being transferred to the school district’s virtual school before …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Demand grows for districts’ online academies

However, Brewer and other district-run cyber school coordinators said there are some circumstances where online schooling is the best option for the …

Stroudsburg Area School District and teachers disagree on recommended contract

The substantive change to the recommendation is a request to delete phrasing in the new online course and cyber school section that would set the …

Superintendents’ Forum: Cyber charter schools come at high cost

Both are paid for by tax dollars being sent from school districts to cyber charter schools based on the number of students your district has attending …

9 Ohio Cyber Schools May Have to Pay State $83 Million

The Ohio Department of Education could demand repayment of $83 million from nine online charter schools for allegedly inflating student attendance …

Demand grows for districts’ online academies

Lebanon County students are flocking to online education, both at cyber charter schools and at district-run online programs. By Daniel Walmer.

Commonwealth Charter Academy building bridges from class to business

Commonwealth Charter Academy students Stacie Lins, 15, of Delta, and Nolen … The cyber school gathered to learn more about building bridges.

Stroudsburg Area School District and teachers disagree on recommended contract

The substantive change to the recommendation is a request to delete phrasing in the new online course andc yber school section that would set the …

No closings, but big changes for 11 Philly schools afoot

… district has yet to provide access to students at Kennedy Crossan Academics Plus with the online access every cyber school provides from day one.

 

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