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February 27
2017
Is It Possible to Personalize Learning Without Digital Curriculum?
The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which goes into effect during the 2017-18 school year, pushes educators to personalize learning and encourages the use of technology to drive the effort to meet every student where he or she is at academically.

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06/19/2014

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…

06/17/2014

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…

06/13/2014

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…

06/03/2014

"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…

05/30/2014

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…

05/12/2014

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…

05/06/2014

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…

05/05/2014

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…

04/29/2014

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…

04/14/2014

In our Blended Learning Essentials series we've looked at the basics and briefly explored different models. Now, we're ready to dive into one of the most talked about models of blended learning — the Flipped Classroom. By flipping your class, you'll find yourself engaging more…