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Open Education Week 2015 – The K-12 OER Collaborative

March 2015. In celebration of Open Education Week 2015, iNACOL presented a Leadership Webinar featuring Karl Nelson and Jennifer Wolfe of the K-12 OER Collaborative on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 2:00p - 3:00p ET. The K-12 OER Collaborative is an initiative led by a group of 12 states working to create comprehensive, high-quality open educational resources…


Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute – Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended and Online Learning

March 2015. This Clearinghouse is a collaborative effort led by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and the Michigan Virtual Learning Research InstituteTM (MVRLITM) to provide a repository of references to research articles and other publications from the field of K-12 online and blended learning. This project has been made possible by generous financial support…


Performance-Based Funding & Online Learning: Maximizing Resources for Student Success

March 2015. The report is focused on performance-based funding and the costs in online learning programs. This study examines the variety of funding models for K-12 online learning, explores adequacy costs, and outlines the guiding principles of performance-based funding to reward outcomes. As state policy makers consider performance-based funding options in education, this report provides recommendations and literature to…


Course Access: Equitable Opportunities for College and Career Ready Students

October 2014. Imagine a high school student who does not have the opportunity to take all of the courses she needs to get into college. Today, for far too many young people, this is a sobering reality. Public schools around the country may lack the resources, staff, or demand to offer a full catalog of courses. According…


Access and Equity for All Learners in Blended and Online Education

October 2014. Equity in education has been a basic tenet of public education in the United States, made explicit by civil rights legislation throughout the years. Unfortunately, legislation alone does not guarantee that all students will be provided with the access and equity necessary to take full advantage of the educational opportunities all students are entitled to.…


CCSSO Innovation Lab Network: Transforming Systems Through Policy, Practice and Structure (Number 1 of 3)

April 2014. This webinar highlights how the ILN program has provided transformational system supports in Kentucky and Wisconsin. Educational leaders from each state will share implementation strategies, sustainability opportunities and promising practices. The ideas shared in this webinar can be applied to any educational system. CCSSO and iNACOL are partnering to present a series of three webinars…


Protecting Student Privacy in Blended and Online Learning: New FERPA Guidance from the US Department of Education

April 2014. In this Leadership Webinar, US Department of Education Chief Privacy Office representatives provide FERPA guidance and answer questions about its applicability to blended and online learning. In addition, Themy Sparangis from the Los Angeles Unified School District provides examples about how a large school district protects student privacy. There is public concern about how technology…


North Carolina Virtual Public School Student Perceptions and Expectations

March 2014. This webinar focuses on North Carolina Virtual Public School student perceptions and expectations, compiled from a large-scale survey. The presenters provide an overview of the survey data, the key findings, and major takeaways for brick-and-mortar and virtual teachers and administrators looking to improve supports. The survey results also informed a second survey of NCVPS students…


Tech Tools to Enhance Student Engagement in Blended and Online Learning

January 2014. This teacher talk webinar focuses on the latest web tools that can engage students, facilitate collaboration, and enhance understanding for students at all levels. Whether in a technology enhanced, blended or online learning classroom, these Web 2.0 tools can be easily integrated to increase student engagement and interest in learning. Explore this webinar to learn…


Approaches to Evaluating Supplemental Online Learning Programs

December 2013. This webinar focuses on current practices for evaluating online learning program effectiveness. The panelists discuss the evaluation tools in use and how state virtual schools analyze multiple sources of data to understand program success. Presenters lead a discussion of important considerations around the data collected to inform teachers and administrators about student success. View this…