Tag Archives: Virtual Schools

Spotting Fake News

You may remember an IVS blog post from January that described a National Public Radio story which told of a Stanford University Study that found that many middle school, high school, and college students cannot tell the difference between real and fake news. Because of that study, many schools have started taking action to teach students the difference between real and fake news. Click HERE to read a Boston Globe story by Johanna Seltz that takes a look at how some schools are now teaching their students how to spot fake news.

Online Learning Identified as One of the Important Developments in K-12 Education.

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Horizon Report: 2016 K-12  identifies online learning opportunities as an option for “hundreds of thousands of students…because of homeschooling, medical issues, or engagement in sports, while millions of other students are supplementing their in-class instructions with online courses to complete advanced coursework or gain greater schedule flexibility”.

Press Release: Illinois Virtual School Passes First Quality Matters Review

American Art: From Elite to Street  has passed a formal Quality Matters review and will now carry the QM logo as an officially approved course.