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Online education continues to expand in schools | The Good Schools Guide

Online education continues to expand in schools | The Good Schools Guide | Online K12 | Scoop.it
RT @hobsonsaus: How #OnlineEd has expanded in recent years & what parents can expect in #FutureSchools http://t.co/eGlXyoyE3G #edtech @Good…
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More students taking advantage of online learning - WWMT-TV

More students taking advantage of online learning - WWMT-TV | Online K12 | Scoop.it
MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new report shows more students in Michigan are taking advantage of online learning, but the classes are getting mixed reviews.The author of the study, Joe Freidhoff, told Newschannel 3 he found some concerns when it comes...
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Unions for Online Education

Unions for Online Education | Online K12 | Scoop.it
The Washington Post reports on a new campaign by the Service Employees International Union, the 2nd largest and fastest growing union in the United States, to greatly raise the wages of university teaching adjuncts: Now, a union that’s been rapidly...
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The Compelled Educator: The Future of School? Virtual Classes at Hoover High School

The Compelled Educator: The Future of School? Virtual Classes at Hoover High School | Online K12 | Scoop.it
RT @Jennifer_Hogan: The future of school? Virtual classes at Hoover High School

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Creative Educator - Five Habits of Great Coaches

Creative Educator - Five Habits of Great Coaches | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Coaches do not spend most of their time lecturing or even “front-loading.” Coaches give players opportunities to practice and apply skills in a contextually appropriate situation, providing just-in-time feedback, asking targeted and specific questions, clarifying what is happening, and providing information relevant to what is happening at specific moments.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 30, 2015 4:55 AM

Some really useful tips. Focused on PBL teachers, but the tips can be applied to whatever you teach.

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Don't underestimate the value of a good coach or mentor.

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Excellent Tools, Apps, and Tips to Create Educational Book Trailers

Excellent Tools, Apps, and Tips to Create Educational Book Trailers | Online K12 | Scoop.it
November 12, 2014
There are several ways to use technology to engage students and enhance their literacy skills and one of them is through creating video book trailers. Yes, they are similar to movie...
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Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try

Teaching Coding in Class: 17 Apps to Try | Online K12 | Scoop.it
November 17, 2014
Today as I was going through my bookmarks, I come across this excellent visual created by Sean Junkins where he features a bunch of powerful apps to help you teach coding in the...
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k12 Online | Online Homeschool Curriculum

k12 Online | Online Homeschool Curriculum | Online K12 | Scoop.it
International Schooling aims to provide a well researched and structured learning paradigm to online Homeschooling.
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Report: Increasing Number Of U.S. Toddlers Attending Online Preschool

Report: Increasing Number Of U.S. Toddlers Attending Online Preschool | Online K12 | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON—Saying the option is revolutionizing the way the nation’s 3- and 4-year-olds prepare for the grade school years ahead, a Department of Education report released Thursday confirmed that an increasing number of U.S.
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25 Tips for Successful Online Course Facilitati...

25 Tips for Successful Online Course Facilitati... | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Teaching in the online environment is quite different from teaching in the classroom and as such has a number of unique characteristics and limitations. The following guide (based on my experience ...

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5 Best Practices for Designing and Developing E-learning Courses

5 Best Practices for Designing and Developing E-learning Courses | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Learn the best practices to be followed for designing and developing an elearning courses effectively and efficiently.Read more ›

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50 Reasons Why Online Learning Deserves Respect...

50 Reasons Why Online Learning Deserves Respect... | Online K12 | Scoop.it
"Online learning is on the rise. According to a 2013 report by the Babson Survey Research Group, over 6.7 million postsecondary students were enrolled in at least one online class in 2011, compared to only 1.6 million in 2002, and 62 percent of the...
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Online Courses - Anytime, Anywhere | Udemy

Online Courses - Anytime, Anywhere | Udemy | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Udemy is the world's largest destination for online courses. Discover an online course on Udemy.com and start learning a new skill today.
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Education Is for the States, by George Will, National Review

Education Is for the States, by George Will, National Review | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Senator Lamar Alexander is pushing to get the federal government out of the curriculum business.
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Virtual charter schools put up a fight against Oregon's education establishment - Watchdog.org

Virtual charter schools put up a fight against Oregon's education establishment - Watchdog.org | Online K12 | Scoop.it
A Portland-based virtual charter school shows how choice is shaking up the status quo when it comes to public education in Oregon.
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More students taking advantage of online learning

More students taking advantage of online learning | Online K12 | Scoop.it
MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new report shows more students in Michigan are taking advantage of online learning, but the classes are getting mixed reviews.The author of the study, Joe Freidhoff, told Newschannel 3 he found some concerns when it comes...
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Top 10 Websites To Learn Coding Online | Techno Sensations

Top 10 Websites To Learn Coding Online | Techno Sensations | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Looking for online study resources? Love programming and coding languages? Well, here is a way to learnt hem for free, for all those with keen interest in it.
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10 Things You Can Not Do in A 21st Century Classroom

10 Things You Can Not Do in A 21st Century Classroom | Online K12 | Scoop.it
December 12, 2014
One way to better understand the concept of a 21st century classroom is through exploring what it is not. Unlike the numerous resources we have shared here on the defining features...
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This Is How Students Can Use Google Docs Real Time Collaboration

This Is How Students Can Use Google Docs Real Time Collaboration | Online K12 | Scoop.it
November 15, 2014
One of the best features that  Google Docs provides to its users is real time collaboration. Students can use it to work on a writing project in the same time. Using this...
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The Top Eight Things You Need To Know About Online Education

The Top Eight Things You Need To Know About Online Education | Online K12 | Scoop.it
There is a variety of opinions in the media these days regarding online learning. Depending on what you read, online education can appear to be either a cure-all or cancer.
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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism

Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism | Online K12 | Scoop.it
The way we think about online learning is inadequate. Attitudes generally fall into one of two prevailing camps: online learning optimism and pessimism. It's time to look at it with realism.
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50 Reasons Why Online Learning Deserves Respect - InformED

50 Reasons Why Online Learning Deserves Respect - InformED | Online K12 | Scoop.it

"Online learning is on the rise. According to a 2013 report by the Babson Survey Research Group, over 6.7 million postsecondary students were enrolled in at least one online class in 2011, compared to only 1.6 million in 2002, and 62 percent of the schools surveyed now award degrees entirely through distance education."


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 Superb article! Says it all!

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Superb article! Says it all!

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One-Way and Two-Way Communication: Building Relationships in Online Programs

One-Way and Two-Way Communication: Building Relationships in Online Programs | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Across the nation, students are leaving their home school districts to attend online schools. These schools have something that public school districts simply don't and won't have: ad campaigns. To t

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Why 'teacherpreneurs' should not feel guilty - eCampus News

Why 'teacherpreneurs' should not feel guilty - eCampus News | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Teacherpreneurship is a natural and acceptable part of the evolution of education, especially at the postsecondary level and in the digital age.

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25 Tips for Successful Online Course Facilitati...

25 Tips for Successful Online Course Facilitati... | Online K12 | Scoop.it
Teaching in the online environment is quite different from teaching in the classroom and as such has a number of unique characteristics and limitations. The following guide (based on my experience ...
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