Digital Curriculum

What about the teachers? How administrators are supporting teachers with digital curriculum adoption

Our latest episode of Opportunity Thrives, a podcast where we are committed to better supporting the needs of today’s struggling secondary students through interviews with students, teachers, administrators, technologists and education influencers, we explore what teachers need most when it comes to adopting new digital curriculum programs.

Apex Learning Announces Leadership Transition

2019 — Apex Learning, a recognized leader in online learning for secondary education, announced today that Chris Porter has succeeded Cheryl Vedoe, long-time CEO of the company. Cheryl will continue to be actively involved with the company as a board member and advisor. “It is an honor to succeed Cheryl, who has had an extraordinary tenure with Apex Learning,” said Chris Porter. “I am proud and delighted to serve as Apex Learning’s next chief executive officer. This is a very exciting time in education, and I am thrilled to lead Apex Learning’s continuing growth and amazing impact as we provide students with the best opportunities to succeed.”

Students Thrive When Instruction Is Designed to Fit Them

Students at Miami Trace High School in Ohio are thriving in a class environment that puts their own learning styles and pace first. Under this model, students can catch up, keep up, and feel confident as they enter end-of-course testing. The students in Christie Wilt’s classroom can grab a laptop or tablet, cozy up in a lounge chair, and work at their own pace through digital curriculum that is designed as much to adapt to their unique learning styles as it is to meet state standards.

Supporting Student Needs with Effective Digital Curriculum

Digital curriculum can be instrumental in personalizing learning to serve students with varying levels of readiness and a wide range of needs. However, not all digital curriculum is created equal.

This webinar will familiarize you with the benefits of digital curriculum to personalize learning and improve student outcomes, as well as key considerations when choosing a digital curriculum solution.

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Washington County Public Schools launches online tutorials for middle, high school students

2019 — Online tutorials are available for middle and high school students of Washington County Public Schools when they are away from the classroom. The resources from Apex Learning in math and English language arts can provide help on homework, offer extra practice on topics with which a student is struggling, facilitate accelerated learning to get ahead in certain subject areas, and prepare for standardized tests or college entrance exams.

Apex Learning Announces Focus on Implementation Success

2019 — Districts using Tutorials are already experiencing significant learning gains across subject areas for students in grades 6–12. As they strive to raise outcomes even further, educators are asking for more opportunities to tailor their implementations to align with their district-specific curriculum, address individual student needs, and access data that demonstrates student progress. These three areas are the focus of the latest enhancements to Tutorials.

What’s New: Consumer Education Show Announcements for Schools

2019 — The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this year showcased some new products for schools and parents. Apex Learning announced the acquisition of Youth Digital’s library of project-based technology courses. In courses ranging from coding and design to gaming and animation, students are empowered to go beyond being tech users to become creators.

Education Leaders Highlight Use of Digital Curriculum to Unlock Success for Struggling Students

2019 — Apex Learning, a recognized pioneer and innovator in online learning for secondary education, partnered with education leaders to facilitate panel discussions on meeting the needs of struggling students at the 2018 iNACOL Symposium. “We were honored to work together with leading districts to highlight results from their programs that use digital curriculum to support diverse student populations,” said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO, Apex Learning. “When districts are able to do more to support struggling students—from those with learning gaps to below proficient readers and English language learners—the result is more students at grade level, more students passing high stakes exams and more students graduating on time.”

William Cofield honored at new 'conceptual' high school

William Cofield High School — 2018 — The school, structured as an A5 alternative program, utilizes curriculum through Apex learning, a virtual system that allows flexibility and an enhanced learning experience — allowing students to receive their diploma with 22 completed credits instead of 26...

Integrated Education Management System ASSIST Expands Content with Apex Learning® Tutorials Research Proven to Improve Students’ Scores

Press Release — 2018 — ASSIST Education and Apex Learning® enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools. The adaptive Apex Learning Tutorials for intervention, remediation, and preparation for high-stakes assessments were proven to improve students’ performance on the Tutorials from pretest to posttest by more than 50% and by an average of 23 to 26 percentile points during the 2016–2017 school year.

Looking Back on 20 Years: One Education Company’s Story

EdTech Digest — 2018 — CEO Cheryl Vedoe talks about what it takes to thrive in the K-12 market and how Apex Learning focuses on solving the problems that are priorities for educators. “To us, sustaining a growing, profitable business means maintaining our focus on solving problems that are priorities for educators and for which there is budget. It means always listening to and learning from our users; it’s from them we understand where it makes sense to focus next.”