Markets Picking and Choosing Digital Content
Technology is changing the way schools go about crafting curricula and purchasing content, prompting publishers to rethink how they do business.
Law & Courts States, Districts Move to Require Virtual Classes
But the new graduation requirements raise concerns about the equity of access to online learning tools and the technological costs of supporting such measures.
Classroom Technology Test Scores Raise Questions About Colo. Virtual Schools
An independent analysis of previously unreleased online school data reveals key new findings and an achievement gap that alarmed education officials.
Law & Courts Fla. E-Learning Mandate Puts Financial Strain on Districts
The new law requires incoming freshman, beginning this school year, to take at least one course online prior to graduation.
Law & Courts Idaho Ed. Board Votes to Require Online Classes
The state board of education gave initial approval to a rule requiring high school students to take at least two credits online to graduate.
Federal Opportunity Ripe For Online ELL Ed.
English-language learners remain underenrolled in virtual-learning programs, despite the prospect of such benefits as self-paced study and an adaptive curriculum.
Special Education E-Learning Expands for Special-Needs Students
But obstacles to greater participation remain, and questions persist about what works best for students with disabilities.
School & District Management Tracking the Pace of E-Learning
The 2010 "Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning" report breaks down the state of e-learning in the U.S.
Classroom Technology 'Hybrid' Charter Schools on the Rise
Loosely based on the idea of combining face-to-face education with online instruction, the blended model of schooling is growing in popularity.
Classroom Technology Educators Evaluate Learning Benefits of iPad
In the wake of the iPad 2 release, teachers are still determining best practices for the different versions of the tablet computing device.
IT Infrastructure 'Second Life' Struggles to Catch On With Educators
The amount of training required to become proficient with "Second Life" has discouraged many educators from using it for professional development.
Science Programming Digital Fun Into Science Education
Despite a lack of hard-hitting research linking video games and simulations to learning gains, educators are showing increasing interest in using them to teach.
Classroom Technology Summer Educators 'Mix Up' Learning with Technology
Summer programs are harnessing technology to try to improve students' academic proficiency.
Ed-Tech Policy Film Students Power Video-Production Business
Students at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia are the employees in a school-based production company that provides video services.