New Issue Brief from Alliance for Excellence in Education

I just received a link to a new issue brief from Governor Bob Wise (former governor of West Virginia) for the Alliance for Excellence in Education. (Thank you Susan Patrick of iNACOL for the post.) The brief is titled: The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to Three Looming Crises in Education (http://www.all4ed.org/files/OnlineLearning.pdf). The article provides … Continue reading New Issue Brief from Alliance for Excellence in Education

Edtech Talk

I was browsing through my old emails (trying to clean out my inbox) and came across an email by colleague Cheri Toledo with a link to her Women of Web 3.0 webcast. Not only did I locate an excellent webcast, but also a terrific webcasting collaborative called Edtech Talk, self-described as: EdTechTalk is a community … Continue reading Edtech Talk

Loss of funding for Idaho Digital Learning Academy – what are they thinking?

Recently, in my very progressive (in terms of educating its students) state of Idaho, our online state supplemental program, Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) has come under attack with a proposal from Governor Butch Otter to phase out its funding. IDLA is in a precarious position in that it is in essence a political entity … Continue reading Loss of funding for Idaho Digital Learning Academy – what are they thinking?