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Consider visiting the Georgia Virtual Learning website, the Georgia Department of Education's headquarters for online education.
Currently, you can find links to Georgia Virtual School, the online learning opportunity for 9-12 students, Georgia Credit Recovery, the teacher-less, online location for students who need to recover credit from an unsuccessful course.
Digital Promise created a framework for districts interested in learning about how to pilot educational technology initiatives.
Practitioners can proceed through each step of the pilot framework or review tools, resources, and educator testimonials.
Digital Promise bases their framework on research conducted between 2011 and 2016 in 15 LEAs piloting educational technology projects.
The National Forum on Education Statistics convened the Personalized Learning Data Working Group to identify key approaches and spotlight case studies of effective practice.
The Forum Guide to Personalized Learning Data describes how tailored instruction and real-time feedback could contribute to students' content mastery. Before delving into the state and district case studies, the working group shared seven steps to support personalized learning. Examples include creating sustainability plans, ensuring student data privacy, and communicating with key stakeholders.
Blended learning integrates self-paced online content with in-person instruction delivered by a licensed educator. When implemented well, this approach allows teachers to differentiate instruction for their students.
The Clayton Christensen Institute created the Blended Learning Universe website to provide free information on how to implement this program in classrooms.
The website includes descriptions of seven instructional models for blended learning, design considerations for school personnel, and a research repository.
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