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Study: Tech access in, outside classroom boosts engagement

Students are more engaged in their learning and tend to show more achievement in certain areas when they have access to technology during school and at home, according to a…

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Idaho district implements online speech therapy

School districts spanning large areas, like 10,000-plus student Bonneville Joint School District 93 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, often struggle to hire and retain enough fully qualified speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to…

What students think of their blended learning teachers

What students think of their blended learning teachers

With blended learning, the computer may provide much of the learning fundamentals and students must be more self-regulated than in a traditional industrial model classroom, but the teacher still plays…

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MindLaunch debuts “Intelligent Educator Match”

An online education company is using a system that matches students to the online educator who best suits their learning needs. MindLaunch, which uses interactive video teaching by state-licensed educators, launched…

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Law would protect students’ online privacy

A Concord, N.H. legislator wants to bar colleges and public schools from requiring students to provide access to personal social media accounts, calling such intrusions a violation of personal privacy…

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Top 10 of 2014, No. 7: Flipped learning and blended learning

Each year, the eSchool News editors compile 10 of the most influential ed-tech developments and examine how those topics dominated K-12 ed tech conversations. No. 7 on our list for…

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Assessing the virtual school experience in Maine

A typical school day for Maggie Mader looks a little different from the kind most people picture. On a recent Tuesday morning, Maggie, a 16-year-old competitive horseback rider, gets ready for…

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Schools try remote instruction through immersive technology

Parker senior Elizabeth Kruse wasn't sure what to expect when she decided to take AP music theory this fall. She wasn't afraid the class would be difficult, but it was the…

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Rural kids get fewer AP classes

Students in Dublin schools can pick among dozens of rigorous courses such as Advanced Placement studio art, computer science and calculus, along with engineering design, statistics, theater and a variety…

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When worlds collide in blended learning

The internet is doing a lot of things for her classroom, but Idaho teacher Kelsy Colwell said one thing it's not doing is replacing her. The Kamiah High School math teacher…