Author: Melissa Graeser
In 2016, Michigan Virtual, in conjunction with partner schools in the Virtual School Leadership Alliance, published a report on educating students across locales. This report investigated how students in locales across a variety of states were using K-12 online courses to supplement their education, and in particular focused on enrollment and success trends for rural… Read more
Related Subjects advanced placement, rural
This is the eighth in a series of blog posts written by Michigan Virtual’s Regional Mentor Leaders to bring to life what mentors do to build and maintain a supportive online learner environment to help students be successful. If you are a mentor and would like to share a strategy, a success story, or another topic that illustrates how you support students, please email [email protected].
Related Subjects mentoring
In the second part of this two-part blog series (part one can be viewed here), we continue sharing the action research carried out by Michigan Virtual teachers as part of their involvement in the teacher professional learning community. Kevin Santer AP Computer Science A, Semester 2 This course is the second semester of a two-semester… Read more
Introduction Throughout the 2016-2017 academic year, the instructional design and Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute (MVLRI) staff at Michigan Virtual recorded in-depth analytics data to monitor how students engaged with instructional content within two Michigan Virtual School courses. The result of that work has been previously summarized in these two blog posts: Understanding Engagement in… Read more
This is the sixth in a series of blog posts written by Michigan Virtual’s Regional Mentor Leaders to bring to life what mentors do to build and maintain a supportive online learner environment to help students be successful. If you are a mentor and would like to share a strategy, a success story, or another topic that illustrates how you support students, please email [email protected].
Related Subjects mentoring
This episode is part of our series documenting the Fuse Architect Project, a collaboration between the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, the Highlander Institute, and several other Rhode Island-based stakeholders endeavoring to design and pilot systems that promote student-centered learning. In this episode, we’re talking with Nick Vockerodt, Fuse Architect Project Manager at Highlander Institute;… Read more
“Our students are really working in the iCreate Lab already, and it’s exciting to see.” Given what is happening on a national and international level, the students have decided that there’s been all this controversy around Civil War memorials. So they’re interviewing professors from Brown and Boston University regarding it. They’re also studying the historical… Read more
“We are a little overwhelmed by all of the Fuse Architect meetings with all of the groups involved. We have a lot of initiatives going at the same time, and a lot that is changing in our day-to-day work because of it. The work of Fuse Architect definitely has had a ripple effect on other… Read more
In late 2017, we had the opportunity to catch up with the Barrington High School teachers. They had so much to say about their work in the iCreate Space, a maker space that was set up as part of the Fuse Architect project. They can see excitement rising outside of the core Fuse Architect team… Read more
We heard from Rob Young recently the P-TECH High School Director in Newport, Rhode Island, who shared more about their experience in the Fuse Architect project. “I can speak the language.” Because I had a role to play in Fuse RI as a Fuse Fellow, this work resonates with me. I have my own vision… Read more
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