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August 31, 2020

Statistics for August 2020

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Once again a quick statistics entry this month.  In August 2020 there were 2,929 hits from 2,122 distinct visitors.  This was almost the same number of hits and visitors as we saw in July 2020.  It was about 600 more hits and about 900 more visitors as August 2019.

The top ten entries during the month were:

  1. We Missed You at Last Week’s Webinar
  2. Virtual Schooling In The News
  3. FLVS And Web 2.0
  4. TUC GSOE Diversity Now Webinar Series: Accessibility for All K-12 Students in Remote Learning
  5. FLVS now offers ACT/SAT prep!
  6. 5 Minutes On K-12 Online Learning With…
  7. NEW! An Easier Way To Embed SoftChalk Lessons In Canvas
  8. Questions About The School Of Tomorrow
  9. Guest Blogger: Examining Accelerated Christian Education
  10. Tactics of The Neo-Liberals/Conservatives in K-12 Online Learning

Finally, the statistics from my old blog site – which is seeing only a touch of traffic now.

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August 1, 2020

Statistics for July 2020

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Once again a quick statistics entry this month.  In July 2020 there were 2,997 hits from 2,122 distinct visitors.  This was approximately 100 more hits, but about 100 more visitors than we saw in June 2020.  It was also 700 more hits and about 1000 more visitors as July 2019.

The top ten entries during the month were:

  1. We Missed You at Last Week’s Webinar<
  2. Statewide Work Group Launches Website And Initial Resources To Support Flexible Learning Models For 20-21 School Year
  3. 5 Minutes On K-12 Online Learning With…
  4. EDTECH537 – Guest Blog Entry: Civil Rights and Online Learning
  5. Special Offer For Your Family From K12
  6. Differences Between FLVS Flex And FLVS Full Time
  7. FLVS And Web 2.0
  8. Virtual Schooling In The News
  9. Questions About The School Of Tomorrow
  10. Remote Learning Advice

Finally, the statistics from my old blog site – which is seeing only a touch of traffic now.

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June 30, 2020

Statistics for June 2020

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Once again a quick statistics entry this month.  In June 2020 there were 2,920 hits from 2,028 distinct visitors.  This was approximately 300 fewer hits, but about 50 fewer visitors than we saw in May 2020.  It was also 800 more hits and about 900 more visitors as June 2019.

The top ten entries during the month were:

  1. We Missed You at Last Week’s Webinar
  2. Special Offer For Your Family From K12
  3. 5 Minutes On K-12 Online Learning With…
  4. Free eBook On Teaching During The Pandemic (133 articles)
  5. Guest Blogger: Examining Accelerated Christian Education
  6. FLVS And Web 2.0
  7. SITE 2015 – Panel on Research on Supporting K-12 Online and Blended Students
  8. FLVS now offers ACT/SAT prep!
  9. Questions About The School Of Tomorrow
  10. Virtual Schooling In The News

Finally, the statistics from my old blog site – which is seeing only a touch of traffic now.

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June 21, 2020

New Blog: Community Schools Support Students And Families During COVID-19

Some interesting items in this blog entry.

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Blog: Campuses are Closed, But Vital Community School Supports Continue
Webinar: Performance Assessment in College Admissions

School-Based Health Centers: Trusted Lifelines in a Time of Crisis

In Oakland, California, school-based health centers (SBHC)—part of the district’s full-service community school initiative—are offering mental and medical health care and responding to emerging needs of students and families. OUSD’s Chief of Staff Curtiss Surikey writes, “Our SBHC staff have developed a rare institutional trust with students, families, and community members, which is essential for providing care. During shelter-in-place, our SBHCs and health partners have been able to lean into these existing relationships with our students and families. Without these connections, students and families are likely to seek health care in emergency rooms—a much more costly alternative, in terms of both dollars and the health and well-being of our community.”

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Upcoming Webinar

Performance Assessment in College Admissions: How Students Show What They Know and Can Do

Tuesday, June 23, 3 – 4 p.m. ET

Traditional college admissions measures do not always provide a full picture of what aspiring students know and are able to do, leading some higher education institutions to transition to more holistic approaches. On June 23, Reimagining College Access will host a webinar to highlight examples from two New England colleges, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Wheaton College, which have broadened their approaches to admissions decisions by incorporating performance assessments into their applications.
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May 31, 2020

Statistics for May 2020

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Once again a very quick statistics entry this month – as I am posting this over a week late.  In May 2020 there were 3,205 hits from 2,084 distinct visitors.  This was approximately 200 fewer hits, but about 100 more visitors than we saw in April 2020.  It was also 1,000 more hits, but about 200 fewer visitors as May 2019.

So odd numbers this month…

Finally, the statistics from my old blog site – which is seeing only a touch of traffic now.

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