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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods


Blended and online learning is increasingly in demand by students. Read more: Why blended learning will become an educational norm. In Ontario, Canada, for instance, the somewhat shocking facts are: 99% of all Ontario elementary and secondary students have access to computers at school.

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Online learning can open doors for kids in juvenile jails

The Hechinger Report

Students have access to hundreds of courses while they are in Illinois’ juvenile justice facilities, but they tend to focus on math, language arts, social studies and science. The online coursework is designed by the education company Pearson. Photo: TARA GARCIA MATHEWSON/The Hechinger Report. Source: PEARSON CONNEXUS.


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What researchers learned about online higher education during the pandemic

The Hechinger Report

Much of the pre-pandemic research into online higher education concluded that students in online programs did worse than students in in-person courses, with lower grades, higher dropout rates and poorer performance in subsequent classes. That has resulted in “a much bigger leap than in the normal course of evolution.”.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 9 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 3, 2017 Blended Learning for Quality Higher Education: Selected Case Studies on Implementation from Asia-Pacific | UNESCO Bangkok → A new report presents a framework and self-assessment tool developed to drive, sustain, and scale up blended learning.

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A charter chain thinks it has the answer for alternative schools

The Hechinger Report

The Altus network relies on a self-paced, independent study program and a personalized, blended learning model they’ve built up over a quarter century. Students spend 80 percent of their time learning from home. Most do the majority of their work online, though some choose to learn with a standard textbook.

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Fuel Education Honors Seven Programs for Transforming Education for Students


.) – for creating a new way for students to study and explore their interests via access to online courses at a rural school with a 100 percent graduation rate. About Fuel Education Fuel Education® partners with school districts to drive personalized learning and transform the education experience inside and outside the classroom.

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'Lost in the Cracks' Alabama District Brings Personalized Learning to Incarcerated Youth


The students in the blended version also take most of their courses online, but they occasionally meet in person for mentoring from a certified teacher or for clubs and sports. Most of them were dropouts.” “In In other places where the internet is available, teachers can work online with the students.