All posts by Ed Cook

Math: Right from the Start!

Math: Right from the Start! participants met March 11 for virtual training at two remote sites in Peoria and East Peoria.  The goal of this professional development opportunity is to equip teachers with strategies to build mathematical thinking skills for students in Pre-K and Kindergarten. In addition to three synchronous trainings, participants also complete online modules hosted on the IVS platform.


EdTech Magazine – 5 Strategies to Help Superintendents Lead Digital Transformation

Check out this informative article from one of our innovative partner districts. 2018 Superintendent of the Year Dave Schuler shares his insights for bringing digital education to students. Click HERE to read the article.

Updated National Standards for Teaching and Programs.

As part of our commitment to bringing Illinois students the highest quality online learning experience IVS would like to share with you the newly updated National Standards for Teaching and Programs.

Jennifer Kolar-Burden, IVS Coordinator of Curriculum, was a lead contributor to the project working with industry experts in both K-12 and higher education from all over the country. The Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance and Quality Matters partnered to oversee the venture.

IVS proud to be a leading force for quality and accountability in the national arena of online learning. Learn more about the project by visiting the National Standards Website.