Virtual Schools Take Off


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Articles

[icon name=”bullhorn” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Virtual Schools Take Off Even As Performance Lags

Online Schools“The graduation rates for virtual schools have worsened by 3 percentage points over the past few years, even as graduation rates in the country have been improving about 1 percentage point each year”.

TAGS Online Schools • Performance • National Education Policy Center 
EdTech Magazine, May 2016

Apps

[icon name=”globe” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Sway – Create and Share Interactive Reports, Presentations and Stories

Sway Online Presentation“Since when does Microsoft make cool apps? The results are simply gorgeous”

Web App for laptops and tablets
TAGS Presentations • Reports • Digital Stories 

Videos

[icon name=”video-camera” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Can You Really Tell if a Kid is Lying?

“So if you discover your two-year-old is telling his or her first lie, instead of being alarmed, you should celebrate”.

TAGS Honesty • Lie Detection • Social Cognition and Behavior 
TED, February 2016

 

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