Tag: online learning

In designing resilient school systems, we must move beyond ‘either/or thinking’ on digital tools, remote learning

Editor’s note: This commentary from Julie Young, managing director of ASU Prep Academy and ASU Prep Digital and a reimaginED guest blogger, appeared Wednesday on The 74. A story is told about a flood that rose so quickly, a man had to go to the second floor of his home,[Read More…]

Florida Virtual School teachers learned along with their students during the pandemic

When the coronavirus pandemic shuttered brick and mortar schools and fueled a rush to online education in the spring of 2020, Florida Virtual School stepped up, investing $4.3 million in an expansion that allowed it to serve 2.7 million students by May. As COVID-19 cases soared over the summer and[Read More…]

Five post-pandemic predictions for online and blended learning

Editor’s note: With this commentary, redefinED welcomes Julie Young as our newest guest blogger. Founding CEO and former president of Florida Virtual School, Young serves as vice president of education outreach and student services at Arizona State University and is managing director of Arizona State University’s Prep Academy and ASU[Read More…]

Florida Virtual School to offer online course content, platform use to private schools

  Florida private schools seeking online learning options for students who are not ready to return to campus just got a lifeline from one of nation’s leaders in virtual education. Florida Virtual School, the state’s 23-year-old public online school district, recently announced it would make its roster of 190 courses[Read More…]

Future ready: the new version of school

Editor’s note: This post from Tom Vander Ark, co-founder and CEO of Getting Smart and a partner in Learn Capital, was originally posted on Forbes and appeared May 24 n the Getting Smart blog. School leaders have about 90 days to get future ready. For many, it will require four[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews FLVS president and CEO Louis Algaze

In this episode, Step Up For Students president Doug Tuthill interviews Louis Algaze, president and CEO of Florida Virtual School. Founded in 1997, FLVS is a publicly funded non-profit that operates as its own $240 million school district. During the 2018-19 academic year, it served 215,505 students, technically making it[Read More…]

Port Richey Catholic school rallies around family affected by coronavirus

As schools continue to navigate their new reality in the face of coronavirus, a Catholic school in Port Richey is facing a challenge that goes beyond educating children and cuts to the heart of what it means to be a community. On March 10, nearly a week before most brick-and-mortar[Read More…]