Q&A Webinar: How Are School Districts Leading in Online/Blended Learning?

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“Keeping Pace” author John Watson and virtual education coordinator Dan Mahlandt of Ephrata Area School District in Pennsylvania discuss how school districts across the country are creating digital learning opportunities for students

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We have examined the status of K-12 online education nationwide for the last 11 years. Digital learning has changed markedly, as the latest trends in state policies and practices show.

Increasingly, online and blended learning is shifting from state-level programs toward individual school districts that are creating digital learning opportunities for their own students, according to key findings in the 2014 report, Keeping Pace With K-12 Digital Learning.

“We have examined the status of K-12 online education nationwide for the last 11 years. Digital learning has changed markedly, as the latest trends in state policies and practices show,” said John Watson, Founder of Evergreen Education Group and author of the annual Keeping Pace report.

Nationwide, many school districts are using a variety of digital learning resources for K-12 students—but there are significant differences in the types and goals of the digital resources used and how they are used, Watson added. Learn more from Watson and experts in district implementation during the interactive webinar:

TOPIC:        Beyond "Keeping Pace" -- How Districts are Leading in Online/Blended Learning
DATE:         Tuesday, November 18, 2014
TIME:         2 PM ET    

PRESENTERS:

John Watson
Founder, Evergreen Education Group
Author, Keeping Pace With K-12 Digital Learning

Dan Mahlandt
Coordinator of Virtual Education
Ephrata Area School District
Pennsylvania

Mickey Revenaugh
Executive Vice President and Co-Founder
Connections Education

Members of the media are invited to interact with Watson, Mahlandt, and Revenaugh during a live question and answer session. To register, click here or visit ConnectionsLearning.com for more information.

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LaWanda Stone
Connections Education
(443) 873-1824
lstone(at)connectionseducation(dot)com

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