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April 17
2017
How Does Digital Curriculum Serve Diverse Student Needs?
How do we ensure digital curriculum is supporting the diverse needs of students? Developing curriculum that meets a wide range of learning needs can be a challenge, but at Apex Learning we begin by recognizing that students arrive in the classroom with a variety of experiences and skills.

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02/01/2016

Targeting "next generation" learning challenges, our new Apex Learning courses incorporate the latest learning models, technology innovations and state-specific standards to improve student outcomes. The new Comprehensive Courses curriculum reflects the best of proven teaching methods…

01/11/2016

We've all seen "the look" from students that tells us what a new survey published by Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation confirms: many students are uninspired, disengaged, and downright bored at school. "Unless what they're…

10/01/2015

Unique areas of study demand unique literacy strategies, even for native speakers If a Chattanooga-to-Nashville train leaves Chattanooga going 70 mph at 9 a.m. and a Nashville-to-Chattanooga train going 95 mph leaves Nashville at 1 p.m., and a mother goose and her 13 goslings need to cross the…

05/18/2015

Blended learning has given rise to a spectrum of instructional models that redefine teaching and learning in the classroom. At one end, teachers use digital content to enhance teacher-led instruction and provide remediation. At the other, the digital curriculum is leveraged to transform primary…

05/06/2015

Apex Learning is pleased to announce the winners of our annual Award of Excellence, which honors six exemplary online learning programs from across the nation. The schools and districts selected foster and demonstrate extraordinary vision and dedication to increasing student achievement through…

04/20/2015

One cry reverberating throughout schools from administrators and parents nationwide laments, "Our students are not motivated." Many feel that if students would only try harder, they would do better. Neuroscience research in motivation* shows us that the exact opposite is true. If…

02/27/2015

Michael Horn's latest book, Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools, aims to arm educators with the practical information needed to implement successful blended learning programs. As a result, Blended stands out as an invaluable how-to — not just for educators — but anyone…

01/30/2015

Join us for our Winter Webinar Series!  Apex Learning is pleased to partner with education leaders for our forthcoming Winter Webinar Series. Each of the three upcoming webinars illuminate best practices and effective strategies for implementing digital curriculum programs in your classroom,…

01/16/2015

Teaching in a virtual learning environment can be both challenging and extremely rewarding. After seven years of teaching secondary English in a traditional classroom, I was given the opportunity to teach in a virtual environment and it was here that I learned what it means to truly…

12/04/2014

Walking into a faculty meeting or professional development training often leaves a singular impression these days: teachers feel overwhelmed. Between analyzing test scores, planning new curriculum aligned to next-generation standards, dealing with the effects of annual funding cuts and increased…