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Entries by Tom Vander Ark from 02/2011

How Blended Learning Will Change the World

| Posted 02.07.2011 | Education

Nearly half of the world's population is under the age of 25; that means more than 3 billion people. Over 500 million youth live on less than $2 per d...

Utah Poised to Lead in Online Learning

| Posted 02.12.2011 | Education

While high schools around the country are cutting expensive courses, students in Utah high schools this fall may have access to every AP course.

Open High: A Great Choice and Contribution

| Posted 02.12.2011 | Education

Imagine "one-on-one tutoring for every student in every subject" and you get a picture of Open High School, a virtual charter school serving 250 Utah students in ninth and 10th grades.

10 Strategies to Improve the Quality of Online Learning

| Posted 02.18.2011 | Education

As online learning continues to double every two or three years, the majority will be provided in public school districts. Quality and accountability measures should apply to the whole system.

Students Come First Plan Deserves Support in Idaho

| Posted 02.19.2011 | Education

Committed to boosting achievement and facing a $300 million shortfall, Idaho school superintendent Tom Luna thinks it a bad idea just to keep cutting programs