Category Archives: Digital Learning

Digital Learning in Utah

Times have changed and the world is continuing to evolve as technology progresses at a rapid rate. Utah’s educational system needs to catch up.

Digital learning is the future of schooling. Every company—no matter how big or small—uses technology to improve efficiency, increase their web presence, and to analyze markets. Why shouldn’t our educational institutions benefit from the most advanced technology available?

What is digital learning? It’s defined as integrating traditional supervised classes with online schooling, which allows some student control over when and where they can study.
Digital learning has already been implemented in a few of Utah’s public schools but expansion is necessary. Sutherland Institute aims to document and analyze the latest developments in digital learning while constructing a road map to a better educational system.

Digital learning summit: How ‘blended learning’ works

Blended learning is an education strategy that combines aspects of digital learning and a more traditional school setting. It offers superb flexibility and high quality to students who use it. And it’s happening right now in Utah’s public school system. … Continue reading

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Flipping the classroom – and the results

Imagine a classroom where one teacher is able to give every student individual instruction to help meet academic needs and build on each student’s interests. Imagine a school where students don’t fall through the cracks and parents actively participate in … Continue reading

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Digital learning sparks excitement at Utah Connections Academy

Thanks to digital learning, more children in Utah are gaining access to the highest-quality teachers and curriculum possible. Watch this video report on Utah Connections Academy to learn how this digital learning program is benefiting students: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iI4BKRYTWjs Here’s the script … Continue reading

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New report: 8 ways to enhance digital learning in Utah schools

Digital learning is transforming K-12 schooling in Utah – whether through fully digital courses available from the Statewide Online Education Program, district programs or charter schools, or through “blended learning” models that incorporate aspects of digital learning into a physical … Continue reading

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Harvard classes for Utah students? Yes, and they’ll be free

Would you like your children to take college classes from Harvard – free? Thanks to digital learning, now they can. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently announced a nonprofit partnership called edX. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem: digital learning in action

The Legislature passed a bill this year that will encourage the growth of digital learning in Utah’s public schools and help improve the quality of digital courses. You can learn more about this bill here. As the Statewide Online Education … Continue reading

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