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8 Social Media Strategies for Your Classroom - Getting Smart - by Adam Renfro

8 Social Media Strategies for Your Classroom - Getting Smart - by Adam Renfro | K-12 #elearning and Virtual School | Scoop.it
Are you ready to bring social networking to your classroom? If you’re looking to make your classroom more relevant, connected, and meaningful to your students, it’s the best place to start. Study after study has confirmed the benefits of networking. Before we delve into strategies, though, let’s look at some reasons why we should connect with students in this manner.

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New Study Sheds Light on Online Learning Trends

New Study Sheds Light on Online Learning Trends | K-12 #elearning and Virtual School | Scoop.it
The Sloan Consortium recently released its latest report on online learning, titled "Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States, 2013."
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Online learning in higher ed is increasing exponentially. If that is the case, and it appears that it will continue to increase, shouldn't our high schools, and K-12's be getting students digitally literate to perform better in college? #elearning #DLDay

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5 best practices in online learning | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

Learn what makes an online program successful with these five best practices from tech-savvy online learning education leaders.
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I agree with these, especially providing support for struggling students. We have a #peermentoring program that helps students help one another that has been successful.

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Virtual Reality and Learning: The Newest Landscape for Higher Education | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Virtual Reality and Learning: The Newest Landscape for Higher Education | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | K-12 #elearning and Virtual School | Scoop.it
Image: Tony Crider/Flickr When you think of higher education, chances are that virtual reality is not something that immediately comes to mind. In rece
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This could be a great way to personalize #elearning. But does it negate the whole purpose of trading the face to face classroom for virtual classrooms, or provide a cost effective solution to merge virtual and face to face classes?

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Brenau offers state's 1st completely online Early Childhood Education program | AccessNorthGa

Brenau offers state's 1st completely online Early Childhood Education program | AccessNorthGa | K-12 #elearning and Virtual School | Scoop.it
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Great to see Georgia colleges and universities finding ways to integrate virtual learning for those students who would benefit from it!
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Illinois School Drops Snow Days for E-Learning Days - CBS St. Louis

Illinois School Drops Snow Days for E-Learning Days - CBS St. Louis | K-12 #elearning and Virtual School | Scoop.it
In one Metro East school district last week's snow days were replaced by e-learning days.
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This school has got the right idea about implementation of virtual courses-from supplementing during the winter and snow days, to allowing a student fighting cancer to stay up to date with his courses and teachers. #elearningrocks 

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Innovative online school designed for students who are parents, too

Innovative online school designed for students who are parents, too | K-12 #elearning and Virtual School | Scoop.it
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Imagine a high school where students attend class two days a week and work online the rest, where teachers are available by email and students get help with housing, public assistance and anything else they need.
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I think this is a great use of virtual learning for non-traditional students-young parents who want to complete their education while caring for children. A combination of face to face help and online courses and resources are helping these R.I. students get their diplomas, and look to the future. #elearning

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