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European Union’s VISCED Colloquium for Virtual Schools

Along with colleagues Matt Wicks and Rob Darrow, I had the pleasure of presenting at (and participating in) the VISCED Colloquium for Virtual Schools in Sheffield last month. This international gathering centered on discussions about quality and critical success factors for virtual schools, and the sharing across the board offered an incredible learning experience for all. The EU […]


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Weekend Reading List

School’s out for summer, but the learning doesn’t have to stop… Reflection, rethinking and redefinition. Following are five articles we found worth the read this week: Study: Digital Summer Learning Boosts Achievement Digital Education (Education Week) Participation in a summer learning program that delivers instruction through multiple digital media platforms can lead to significant improvement in students’ […]


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Weekend Reading List

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a look at a few of the news articles we read this week: The Teacher You’ve Never Met: Inside an Online High School TIME Teacher Jane Good hurries around her kitchen on a recent morning in her Denver suburb, preparing breakfast in what will serve as her work attire […]


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iNACOL’s Public Comments on RTT-D

On Friday, I submitted the following comments and recommendations regarding the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed ‘Race to the Top’ – District (RTT-D) competition: I am pleased to submit these comments/recommendations related to the ‘Race to the Top’ – District competition on behalf of The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and its more than 4,200 members. […]


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Weekend Reading List

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a look at a few of the news articles we read this week: Calif. schools expand lessons via computer Associated Press Math is so popular at Ritter Elementary School in Watts that kids arrive before the morning bell and line up to do extra work before class, but it’s […]


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More on Competency-Based Learning

Last month I joined a panel of colleagues at Arizona State University’s Education Innovation Summit to discuss competency-based learning and the importance of content mastery. To recap on the panel discussion, watch it here.


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NSBA Report Misses Mark on High Quality Online Education

The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) recent report on virtual learning seems to reference and regurgitate bullet points of the pros versus cons of online learning. It misses some key points in context of how students need high quality teachers – as the primary driver for students learning online because the courses are otherwise unavailable in their school. […]


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CompetencyWorks: Learning from the Cutting Edge

Collaborative project helps educators move beyond seat-time to ensure every student succeeds WASHINGTON, DC – CompetencyWorks, a new website highlighting innovations, promising practices and solutions for tough issues that educators, administrators and policymakers face when shifting from a time-based system towards competency-based education, launched today at http://competencyworks.org. Combining research, an active blog, an expanding wiki, […]


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Learning from the Cutting Edge

Over the last two years, I have been on a journey to try to make right what I think is one of the biggest policy issues driving inequity in the United States – the K-12 education system which is driven by seattime.  This journey is to re-design K-12 education around student learning and mastery. The policies […]