47 Resources Available

Webinar: Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning – 2012 Edition

November 2012. This webinar highlights the latest in online and blended learning policy and practice developments across the country. Come hear authors of Keeping Pace with K-12 Online and Blended Learning: An Annual Review of Policy and Practice as they discuss key findings regarding policy developments and the growth of online and blended learning programs. In addition…


Keeping Pace with K-12 Online and Blended Learning, 11th Edition

November 2012. Keeping Pace with K–12 Digital Learning is the title of this year’s report. Digital learning is replacing the previous reference to online and blended learning. This seemingly small word change signifies a significant evolution in the landscape, and a major change in the way we are analyzing and reporting on it. A bit of history…


Making Mastery Work: A Close-Up View of Competency Education

November 2012. Authors of this work highlight 10 schools participating in the Proficiency-Based Pathways Project (PBP), in order to understand mastery-based approaches on a deeper level. Participating schools are located in rural, suburban, and inner-city regions of New England. The report examines the following issues based on the collective experiences of the schools: The creation of a…


Lessons Learned from Blended Programs: Experiences and Recommendations from the Field

October 2012. This book serves to provide in-depth case studies of blended learning programs from the perspective of experts and pioneering leaders in the field today. The chapters have been collected to share lessons and stories from the experiences of those leading the development of new learning models using blended learning across the nation. From the start,…


Tools of the Trade: Engaging the Online Learner

October 2012. iNACOL’s 2010 National Online Teacher of the Year presents strategies to engage students in online classrooms. How can teachers engage and motivate online learners when they never see them face-to-face? Successful online learner engagement begins at online course registration and continues throughout an online course. This presentation covers important strategies teachers can employ to increase…


21st Century Skills: Implementing Online Course Requirement Policies for High School Graduation

October 2012. Many states and school districts throughout the nation are implementing requirements that each student take an online course prior to high school graduation. This webinar, featuring Wisconsin’s Kenosha Unified school district, portrays the various components – from policy decisions to parent outreach and teacher professional development – to consider for the successful integration of these new…


Blended Learning in Practice: Introduction to Case Studies from Leading Schools

September 2012. The case studies shared in this report seek to highlight the experiences of leading blended learning practitioners, in particular, those implementing “lab” or “station” blended rotation models. The case studies were designed to address the following areas: Journey to Blended Learning Instructional Model Operational Model Financial Model Lessons Learned   Use this resource to discover…


A Conversation with Two National Online Teachers of the Year

September 2012. What is it like being an online teacher? What makes an online teacher effective? This Teacher Talk focuses on the experiences of two accomplished and award winning online teachers as they share their experiences and journeys through online teaching. Leslie Fetzer is the iNACOL/SREB 2012 National Online Teacher of the Year, and she is an…


Using the Online Learning Environment to Meet the Educational Needs of Students with Disabilities

May 2012. The 2012 National Online Teacher of the Year leads a panel discussion on common misconceptions and roadblocks to teaching students with disabilities online. Presenters from district and teacher levels identify the unique needs of students with disabilities as well as strategies to meet those needs in the online learning environment. The panel takes a look…


Jumpstart Mobile Learning in Your Online and Blended Courses

April 2012. This webinar presents several ways to enhance learning through mobile devices. Mobile learning design considerations are presented along with a few case studies. A variety of tools and alternatives, some of which are free, are also mentioned, in addition to tips and tricks for developing mobile content and leveraging the opportunities mobile learning provides. View…