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Startup Udacity Builds Bankroll for Online Learning

Startup Udacity Builds Bankroll for Online Learning
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The German-born Stanford University research professor, programmer, robotics whiz and Google fellow had an impressive resume well before he co-founded the online education company Udacity. His team, for example, played important roles in both ...

Miami-Dade school district wins the Broad Prize
American learners are not fairing as well in their education as international students. Out of 30 industrialized nations American ranks 27th in math, and 21st in science. High school dropouts encompass more than 1.2 million students each year, 44% of ...

Golden Valley Virtual Charter School to Hold Monthly Information Sessions for ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
“At Golden Valley Virtual, our philosophy is simple -- we believe that all students deserve a qualityeducation that is personalized to their individual needs,” said Terri Adams, Golden Valley executive director. “Our program can benefit many types ...

The Shift Is On: iNACOL Conference Attendees Inventing the Future of Learning
Education Week News (blog)
When I joined the iNACOL board three years ago, I was hoping to see a shift in emphasis from virtual schools to a focus on helping all schools incorporate online and personal digital learning. That shift was evident in the name, Inventing the Future of ...

How to get a free Ivy League education online
Don't let clich├ęs about elderly canines and their supposed inability to grasp new concepts fool you; you're never too old (or too young) to learn, and in this increasingly connected world, scrounging up a free education online is actually a relatively ...

Evaluating what works in blended learning
Education News Colorado
Students work on computers at Florence High School in this EdNews file photo. Interest in blended education remains high, spurred partly by research offering support for advocates' claims that blended learning is more effective than either online or ...

Education News Colorado

ArtistWorks Launches Revolutionary New Online Vocal School with Jeannie Deva
Broadcast Newsroom
ArtistWorks, the leading interactive online music education provider, announces its latest venture into online music lessons with the launch of its new interactive vocal school from celebrity vocal coach Jeannie Deva. Now anyone can get one-on-one ...

VMware Provides VMware Fusion® 5 and VMware Workstation™ 9 Free to ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
EdX, the not-for-profit online learning venture founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), today announced an agreement with VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, under which...

The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Florida Virtual School Adopts Adaptive Learning Math Program
T.H.E. Journal
FLVS is the first virtual institution to provide its teachers and students with access to the DreamBoxLearning math program as part of an online or blended learning environment, according the company. DreamBox Learning's math ... "DreamBox Learning ...

Charter School Program Undergoes Makeover
Natomas Buzz
Known on campus now as the Virtual Learning Academy, students whose learningneeds are not met by the traditional classroom environment can now access NatomasCharter School online. “We want to create a small school environment where students ...

Natomas Buzz

E-Learning Opens Real-World Doors - National Charter School ...
59 schools ... Melissa Gorman, a special education teacher at the Academy for Design and Construction at Union High School in Grand Rapids, Mich., works with ...

Home - Getting Smart
Better Online Schools & Learning Options. October 24, 2012 by Tom Vander Ark. VSS. Virtual schools and online courses work better for some kids than others.

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