Tag: digital learning

Florida roundup: Budgets, digital learning, summer and more

STEM. Students in Orlando’s Pine Hills neighborhood experiment with growing bioluminescent mushrooms. Orlando Sentinel. These 20 public elementary schools excel in science instruction for disadvantaged students. Bridge to Tomorrow. Students at a Lakeland Christian school learn about robotics during a summer workshop. Lakeland Ledger. Budgets. Miami-Dade school officials plan to[Read More…]

Catholic schools find their blended learning comfort zones

For more than two years, administrators at Purcell Marian High School in Cincinnati have been navigating the competing pressures of new and old. They decided the shift to blended learning could help them meet the varying needs of an increasingly diverse student body, and help their students meet a state requirement to pass four years of high[Read More…]

Bill would make sure charter schools participate in ‘Digital Classrooms 2.0’

Draw up a detailed plan for using technology in the classroom, and get a funding boost in return. That was the bargain offered to Florida public schools under digital learning legislation passed last year — one that many school districts found valuable. Charter schools, however, were less likely to take part. Next year,[Read More…]