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Additional Resources 

 

BY LISA ANDREJKO

There are numerous organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit, that can help superintendents create a cyber program or refine an established one. Lisa Andrejko suggests these sites for further information about cyber learning:

Blended Schools Network, a connection of schools, faculty and learners that provides consortium purchasing for course hosting and delivery. www.blendedschools.net

Bridges Virtual, an education partnership between Quakertown Community School District (www.qcsd.org) and Bucks County Intermediate Unit, specializing in course development and cyber classes taught by your own teachers. www.BridgesVirtual.org

Digital Learning Day, sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, provides resources for best practices in digital learning. www.digitallearningday.org

International Association for K-12 Online Learning, the premier organization for cyber learning. www.inacol.org

Innosight Institute, from the creators of “disruptive education,” conducts research and provides consultation in cyber learning
models. www.innosightinstitute.org

Project RED, a professional learning community conducting ongoing research on effective technology integration. www.projectred.org

Virtual High School Collaborative, a consortium of schools offering online courses taught by highly qualified teachers in exchange for a course taught by one of your own teachers. www.thevhscollaborative.org 

 

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