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USC Hybrid solution to dropout epidemic

My forthcoming documentary, Crotty's kids, shows how debate and mentorship improve inner city dropout rates.…

Iowa high school online classes offer differing levels of immersion

Most of the computers in the library at Tate High School in Iowa City were occupied at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday,…

Education as we know it is finished

School is out, and for most students enjoying their midsummer pleasures, class time is a distant memory.…

Districts embracing online credit-recovery options

Interest in online credit-recovery courses continues to surge, prompting some policy experts and educators to…

Christensen's classroom coup

Disrupting Class, a new book by Clayton M. Christensen, Michale B. Horn and Curtis W. Johnson, applies…

How 'disruptive innovation' will change the way we learn

All students learn differently. Most of us know this intuitively. We learn best through different methods,…

Online learning begins to expload into the mainstream in blended schools

This week, Innosight Institute, where I am the executive director of the education practice, released a…

5 surprising perspectives about online schools

Most people think of online learning as a quiet, solitary experience. But over the past few months, after…

E-Curriculum builders seek a personalized approach

With a wealth of online courses for school districts to choose from, plus an abundance of interactive…

Digital curriculum individualizes instruction, helps schools better meet student needs

Helping students stay on track for graduation from high school has never been more important, or more…