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June 12
2017
Increase Readiness Among Middle School Students with Personalized Learning
This time of year, I can’t help but think of the many middle school students who will soon advance to high school. The troubling truth is that many of these students are underprepared for the rigors of high school coursework.

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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…

11/13/2014

In order to attract students pursuing athletics at the collegiate level, schools and districts must provide courses that will maintain their eligibility status during their high school career. Dr. Todd Reed, Administrator on Special Assignment, Instructional Technology and Virtual Learning at…

11/11/2014

Each year, the Center for Digital Education (CDE) recognizes the Top 30 Technologists, Transformers, and Trailblazers across the country. Individuals are chosen for their leadership and innovation in meeting the individual needs of each student through the use of 21st century learning tools in…

11/06/2014

We are excited to announce that nominations for the Apex Learning 2015 Award of Excellence are now open. This annual award program honors schools or districts that demonstrate extraordinary vision and dedication to increasing student achievement through blended and virtual programs. Recipients…

10/16/2014

There has been an increase in focus by many districts, serving a wide range of communities, to expand access to quality instruction by opening a virtual school. As virtual programs become more prominent, districts are quickly recognizing that students, the district, and the community all stand…