Monthly Archives: December 2013

UW-Oshkosh pilots virtual student teaching as online learning blossoms


UWO in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction developed and piloted the state’s first virtual student teaching placement this past fall. Wilbert, whom his teachers said was an obvious candidate, volunteered as the first participant.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

More from the article: 

Virtual charter schools began operating in Wisconsin in the 2002-03 school year, when four schools enrolled 265 students, according to a 2010 Legislative audit. Today there are 28 virtual charter schools enrolling more than 6,700 students full time, according to DPI records.

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Why school librarians are critical to digital learning | eSchool News | eSchool News


A new Follett-sponsored initiative aims to raise awareness of how important school librarians are to the success of digital learning.

School librarians are critical to the success of digital learning initiatives, and they deserve a place at the table in discussions about digital learning: That’s the message behind a new awareness campaign that targets K-12 superintendents and other senior school district leaders.

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