E-Learning

The latest news about online learning, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Seniors Michael Callahan, left, Ariel Camacho, and Hannah-Marie Valenzuela view photos on a laptop during their lunch break at Ramona High School.
—Eric Grigorian for Education Week

Districts Forge School-to-Home Digital Connections

But education leaders are wrestling with how to put measures in place to allow students to take school-issued digital devices home at the end of each day. (March 11, 2013)

Spotlight on E-Learning

This Spotlight examines the evolution of e-learning and virtual teaching and smart digital strategies for schools.

Spotlight on Implementing Online Learning

This Spotlight offers tips on how to best use and apply online learning, inside and outside the classroom.

Digital Education Blog

04/18 03:15 pm | Teachers at Pa. Cyber Charter Vote to Unionize | Teachers at the largest cyber charter school in Pa. have voted to unionize in effort to negotiate higher wages.

On-Demand Webinars

E-Learning Goes Global
E-learning brings advanced courses, expert teachers, and an awareness of life in other countries to students around the globe.

E-Learning in the Age of Choice
In this webinar, our guests provided useful tips for school administrators and K-12 policymakers on how to navigate virtual learning options.

How to Secure and Manage the Untethered Classroom
In this webinar, our guests discuss the ideas around today's learning process, challenges that exist, and tips on how to effectively manage the untethered classroom.

Creating Learning Connections: Effective Use of Social Media in the Classroom
In this webinar, experts discussed the use of digital technology in classroom instruction, offering practical tips on using social media and creating collaborative learning environments.

Chat Transcript

E-Learning Creates Foreign Connections
Our guests in this chat outlined some of the challenges and successes they’ve encountered as a result of virtual foreign exchanges.

Special Collection

E-Learning Special Reports
These special reports from the team at Education Week Digital Directions aim to highlight the process made in the e-learning arena, as well as the administrative funding, and policy barriers that some experts say are slowing its growth.

PD Directory

The Professional Development Directory features courses and resources for teachers on:
Computer/Technology
Instructional Technology

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The largest for-profit provider of precollegiate online learning and one of the few publicly traded companies in the K-12 marketplace saw its stock value take a nose dive.
October 22, 2013 - Education Week
Two large-scale efforts to put digital devices in the hands of students have been halted because of a variety of hardware and management problems.
October 15, 2013 - Education Week
Virtual programs are perhaps the fastest-growing sector of teacher preparation. Brick-and-mortar institutions, such as the University of Southern California, are increasingly getting into the action, as well as startups.
October 8, 2013 - Education Week
Money issues, mobile technologies, and equity concerns are prominent topics in public comments to the FCC about how to improve the program.
October 1, 2013 - Education Week
Too often, schools bring only tepid energy to the blending of traditional and online learning, Charles Mojkowski says.
October 1, 2013 - Education Week
Public libraries are moving deeper into digital learning, often in partnership with schools and other institutions, to help prepare students for the skills they'll need for college and careers.
September 4, 2013 - Education Week
The state is pursuing policy and funding changes meant to open up the world of online education to more providers, such as K12 Inc., the largest for-profit virtual education provider in the country.
August 27, 2013 - Education Week
The country's largest state-sponsored K-12 online school is confronting declines in funding and enrollment, a sign of major policy shifts now reshaping the world of online education.
August 27, 2013 - Education Week
A challenge to the state's funding plan delayed the program last spring, but now more than 3,700 participating high schoolers select from a diverse menu of online and face-to-face classes.
August 27, 2013 - Education Week
The growing use of open educational resources is leading publishers to blend free materials into their products and services.
July 3, 2013 | Updated: July 10, 2013 - Education Week

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