Spotlight on Credit Recovery and Online Learning

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On Credit Recovery and Online Learning

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The Education Week Spotlight on Credit Recovery and Online Learning is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors including:

  • Motivating underachieving students with online credit-recovery courses
  • Re-examining "seat-time" requirements for students taking online courses
  • Providing support and resources to students enrolled in virtual classes
  • Using competency-based learning and technology to prepare for the common-core assessments
  • Testing blended learning models to determine which work best
  • Requiring e-courses for graduation

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Developers of credit-recovery courses are constantly trying to figure out what will motivate underachieving students.
January 7, 2011 - Education Week

As Boston, Chicago, and New York look to online credit-recovery programs, some say state "seat-time" rules need re-examining.
July 13, 2010 - Education Week

Online education can offer at-risk students a fresh start and welcome flexibility, but they also need support to help them take responsibility for their own learning.
August 22, 2011 - Education Week

Educators using competency-based education coupled with technology will have a head start in preparing for common-core assessments, experts say.
October 15, 2012 - Digital Directions

But more research is needed to determine the effectiveness of the evolving models, and to identify which ones work best for which types of students.
October 23, 2012 - Education Week

Mandates that seek to prepare students for the demands of college and the workforce may also increase demand for e-learning.
August 27, 2012 - Education Week

The 2012 online teacher of the year says her virtual connection with students is stronger than it was in the traditional classroom.
June 13, 2012 - Digital Directions

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