An increasing number of regions are trying to create concentrated groups of blended-learning schools alongside education technology companies
The full-time virtual charter schools that care about quality need to band together and create a membership organization and take responsibility for their industry’s results.
A trio of new studies show that most online charter schools don’t work in their current context, but they don’t show that they can’t work.
Jason Tanz takes a close look at the Khan Lab School in Mountain View, California for Wired magazine.
Is one-third computer time about right?
Micro-schools have the potential to transform the independent schooling landscape—and threaten existing independent schools in the process
What should we take away from News Corp.’s recent announcement that it is writing off losses stemming from its digital education wing Amplify?
Julie Young’s new venture offers international students the opportunity to earn a dual diploma from their native country and from a U.S. accredited high school through virtual learning.
Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice
The fierce debate over the privacy of student data often risks preventing students from benefiting from the enormous breakthroughs that technology makes possible in 21st century schools.
As technology transforms society in the years ahead, it’s critical that our education system keeps pace.
Is it possible to integrate human-graded assessments into online learning software?
The use of teacher-collected video in classroom observations did seem to improve the classroom observation process.
An excerpt from Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You
To help school districts implement blended learning, we need to amplify the stories of places that are doing it right—and push districts to get more rigorous.
To call attention to some district schools that have adopted blended learning and boosted student outcomes, here are profiles of six schools.
There are plenty of district schools that have adopted blended learning and boosted student outcomes.
Match Beyond combines College for America, the disruptive, online university, with a relatively new college and jobs services division of Match Education, a charter management organization.
Benjamin Riley and Alex Hernandez square off
Innovate with charters, expand career and technical education
Rural superintendent don’t consider teacher recruitment and retention among their biggest challenges…and mixing rural schooling and technology is more complicated than you might think.
We can provide more students with the teachers they need by leveraging online learning.
Technology can help us redesign schools to allow students to have far more meaningful face-to-face interactions with teachers and peers
The two innovators still have a significant amount of work ahead, but their moves are pointing in the right direction.
Don’t assume that by adding blended learning, we must automatically be detracting from something else.