E-Learning

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

Salman Khan, the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, is aggressively expanding the nonprofit’s reach, but said, 'I’m always concerned as we grow that we don’t lose our charm.'
—Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

Khan Academy, Open Ed. Providers Evolve With Common Core

Khan Academy's unveiling of interactive and adaptive math resources tied to the common core represents an important step for the field of "open education resources," observers say. (March 28, 2014)

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

09/30 05:07 pm | Growth of Online Reading Fuels New Achievement Gap, Researchers Say | University of Connecticut researchers say a new study points to significant income-based gaps in how students read and comprehend material on the Internet.

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:
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Recent bouts of snow and extreme cold across many states have led to widespread school cancellations, but some educators have tapped e-learning to keep up educational momentum.
January 31, 2014 - Education Week
The decision is being interpreted as giving commercial Internet providers significantly more power to block content or set conditions on its delivery before it reaches customers, including schools.
January 28, 2014 - Education Week
January 28, 2014 - Education Week
As schools work to expand tech-based strategies, they are trying to find solutions for students who don't have ready access to the devices they need at home.
January 27, 2014 - Education Week
School districts find that costs and savings from blended learning vary by factors such as the size of the school system and the technology required.
January 27, 2014 - Education Week
Researchers and educators are intrigued by what lessons could be offered from a study showing that students benefited from a blended-learning algebra curriculum.
January 27, 2014 - Education Week
A growing number of Catholic, independent, and other private schools are attempting to attract families, and improve instruction, by putting blended learning programs in place.
January 27, 2014 - Education Week
Many school districts have not set clear policies and practices for storing data in the cloud, according to a study by the Fordham Law School.
January 7, 2014 - Education Week
The rise of cyber charter schools is prodding many school districts to ramp up their own virtual-education offerings.
January 3, 2014 - Quality Counts
A data analysis from the Education Week Research Center delves into the complex "district" environment and school administrators' perspectives on governance and operations.
January 3, 2014 - Quality Counts

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