Blended Learning

Congratulations to our 2015 Award of Excellence Recipients!

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 blended and virtual learning.

Read on to learn more about the innovative 2015 recipients.

Eastern Shore of Maryland Educational Consortium Partners with Apex Learning on Progressive Blended Online Program

2021 — Apex Learning, a recognized leader in digital curriculum and online learning, announced a collaboration with the Eastern Shore of Maryland Educational Consortium (ESMEC), to assist in expanding high quality learning options from home to support students enrolled within the nine districts represented by ESMEC, including: Caroline Country, Cecil County, Dorchester County, Kent County, Queen Anne’s County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Wicomico County and Worcester County public schools.

Where Classroom Practice Meets Distance Learning: A Blended Learning Framework

Distance learning, despite its myriad challenges, has spotlighted innovative instructional practices and created an opportunity to fundamentally rethink how the traditional classroom works. A great example of this is a blended learning framework constructed by Dr. Stepan Mekhitarian which capitalizes on the capacity and skills teachers have built while teaching remotely.

Strategies for Supporting Students In a Hybrid Instructional Model

As districts have made the shift to hybrid or fully online instructional models this year, many educators are still grappling with how to ensure student engagement and academic growth in these virtual settings. For educators new to facing these concerns, join us to learn from a school district that has been doing this for a long time.

4 Lessons About Supporting Students in Need

2020 — Back in March, just after the shelter-in-place orders went into effect and schools transitioned to online learning, I texted a friend saying, “Ordinary life will feel so good when it returns.” But now I wonder: Is that even possible? Ordinary life, that is. It occurs to me that we will likely need to reimagine (and prepare for) how we do life in a not-so-ordinary world. And that’s true for schools as well.

Achievement Proven to Increase with Apex Learning Tutorials

Press Release — 2017 — Seattle, WA — Apex Learning reports that once again in the second annual study students using Tutorials achieved pretest to posttest gains and also achieved higher average scores on standardized end-of-course achievement tests than a comparison group of students not using Tutorials.

New Jersey Schools and Districts Gain Access to Digital Curricula

The Journal — 2016 — New Jersey — The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) has selected Apex Learning, a Seattle-based digital curriculum provider known for making standards-based content for all K–12 students, for its member districts and teachers. ESCNJ is the state’s largest educational services commission, providing shared services in all 21 counties.