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January 23
2017
The Role of Digital Curriculum in Education … Then and Now
Another new year is upon us, and if you are like me, January is a time for looking back and looking forward. It is in this spirit that I reflect on how the role of digital curriculum has changed in our schools over the years.

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June 26, 2014

It's officially summer — warmer weather, seemingly longer days, and the excitement that only the annual ISTE Conference and Expo can bring! The premier ed tech conference, ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) brings together the largest and most diverse group of…

June 19, 2014

Apex Learning is honored to host the 2014 Award of Excellence recipients in our Seattle headquarters this week! Each school or district selected as a recipient of the award, announced this past school year, were recognized for their extraordinary vision and ongoing commitment to increasing…

June 17, 2014

Summer school creates a number of significant challenges for teachers, including the pressure of condensing a semester's worth of instruction into a much shorter period of time. However, summer is also ripe with opportunity for exploration and is often used to implement new or innovative…

June 13, 2014

In an analysis published this spring in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, researchers sought out to discover whether lecturing, as a pedagogical style, maximizes course performance for undergraduate students. In total, researchers analyzed 225 studies that show active learning…

June 03, 2014

"How can we engage and motivate credit recovery students for success?" Many teachers find themselves asking this question as they seek new ways of engaging hard-to-reach students to make them excited and eager learn. What are some strategies teachers can adopt to help them successfully…

May 30, 2014

We frequently hear educators speak about the benefits of individualizing instruction and creating student-centered educational models. Whether the focus is on personalized, hybrid, blended, or virtual learning, the goal is to establish sustainable and equitable educational models that enable…

May 12, 2014

Talking with teachers and administrators is one of the highlights of our jobs, but listening to your stories of success is the best. We hope these stories inspire you as much as they do us.   How does a school boost its 9th grade algebra I and biology pass rate, and cut its fail rate by nearly…

May 06, 2014

Happy National Teacher Day!  Across the nation, teachers are being thanked for their hard work and the positive impact they have on young people.  Students thank their teachers for many things - no homework on a Friday night, the chance to bring up a grade or make up missing work.  Every so…

May 05, 2014

It's Teacher Appreciation Week!  Let's take a minute to celebrate our teachers, and the role they play in our students' lives.  Teachers set the tone and create the mood for every student's school experience from the first day of school to their last day.    Much of…

April 29, 2014

Blended and virtual programs are on the rise in districts nationwide. According to a recent report conducted by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado, the total number of students enrolled in virtual schools hit nearly 243,000 in 2012-2013, up 21.7 percent from the…