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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…

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3 predictors of strong digital learning

Student choice at the state level, student choice at the course level, and the existence and strength of charter school laws are three predictors of how strong a state's digital…

How online collaboration transformed instruction at two schools

While teachers know that collaborating with colleagues to develop multi-class or cross-curricular projects can be incredibly beneficial for students, most never get a collaborative project off the ground. It takes…

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Four criteria for evaluating blended learning tools

Blended learning has arrived. While schools and districts across the nation are in various stages of transition, there is little doubt that the appetite for interactive tools that cultivate blended…