eLearning for all

In Florida, virtual school could make classrooms history — OrlandoSentinel.com More and more states are expanding K-12 online school options. Choice is good but is this a good choice? Florida will require all districts to provide online learning options for their students.  This could be disastrous if course developers and teachers aren’t familiar with distance education […]

Alabama adding distance ed to all high schools

Alabama seems to be following the old model for deploying new technology if I understand this announcement correctly. They are using $85,000 to fund a distance learning classroom at each high school in the state. While they may be the first to do this at every high school they aren’t the first to use the strategy of […]

Drunk driving & facebook, Online Cheating Legislation

Don’t drink and drive, then post on Facebook Here’s a reminder to think twice before posting something on a social networking site. It doesn’t appear as if the people mentioned in this article were thinking at all. (delicious tags: K-12 Facebook higher_ed MySpace socialnetworking) New Systems Keep a Close Eye on Online Students at Home […]

New Mexico chooses Blackboard for K-20 elearning solution

New Mexico Launches Statewide eLearning Initiative New Mexico chose Blackboard for its K-20+ elearning solution. All public institutions of learning will use Blackboard. It will be interesting to see how this plays out. There are advantages and disadvantages to standardizing on a single learning management system. Training should be simplified.  However, I find most LMS software […]

New Mexico chooses Blackboard for K-20 elearning solution

New Mexico Launches Statewide eLearning Initiative New Mexico chose Blackboard for its K-20+ elearning solution. All public institutions of learning will use Blackboard. It will be interesting to see how this plays out. There are advantages and disadvantages to standardizing on a single learning management system. Training should be simplified.  However, I find most LMS software […]