Fulbright Update

I realize now, that I have waited much too long to update the status of my Fulbright experience, but in my defense it has been a very hectic couple of weeks. I'm finally feeling settled, now that I am in my flat, and I'm making great progress in learning my way around the city of … Continue reading Fulbright Update

Reflections on the Future of Education

I recently presented a keynote address at the Missouri Online Distance Learning Assocation (MoDLA) annual conference in St. Louis on the role of online education in educational reform. The process of preparing to present was actually what spurred me to agree to do it in the first place. Keynotes are not my favorite thing to … Continue reading Reflections on the Future of Education

Making the Move to K-12 Online Teaching

Yes - it's finally here! After two years in the making, my text Making the Move to K-12 Online Teaching: Research Based Practices and Strategies was published in November 2011 and made its debut at the iNACOL Virtual School Symposium in Indianapolis. Alas, this is the first chance I've had to announce it on any … Continue reading Making the Move to K-12 Online Teaching

Idaho’s K-12 Online Teaching Endorsement

Yes - the endorsement in Idaho is a done deal. The whole process encompassed over three years of very hard work by a collaborative team of stakeholders around the state. I was recently invited by Christina Linder, Director, Professional Standards and Certification at Idaho State Department of Education to help share our process at the … Continue reading Idaho’s K-12 Online Teaching Endorsement