High School Learns Through Virtual Education

By Phil Perry  MADISON – Scott High School is serving as a pilot program for Proximity Learning in Boone County, which includes two algebra 1 honors classes. The classes are taught by Kellian Strange, who is a long-term substitute in that position. Proximity Learning Inc. is essentially a virtual staffing company connecting highly qualified...

Midland ISD partners with Proximity Learning

Proximity Learning Inc.,a virtual staffing company connecting qualified teachers with students in grades kindergarten through 12, has announced a new partnership with Midland Independent School District to bring live, interactive instruction to junior high and high school students across the district. Through the partnership, PLI will provide certified teachers for algebra, geometry, health and...

ECISD Approves Online Courses

By Victor Blanco  ODESSA, TX (KWES) – The Ector County ISD Board of Trustees met for their Tuesday meet where they reviewed academic achievement, worked toward new board goals, and approved a series of online courses for Permian High School and Odessa High School. Trustees voted 6-1 to approve six new online courses through...

ECISD Uses Live Instruction to Fill Teacher Shortage

Proximity Learning is expanding in the district. You’ll recall ECISD… was doing a test run with virtual teachers in two classrooms— at each high school. The school board decided to expand the program within the district adding 6 more classes. Mike Adkins, ecisd spokesman, “we need certified, highly qualified teachers in front of our kids everyday. at this point we have more than 200 teacher vacancies and so to not look for every opportunity...

Pasco County Schools Invests in Virtual Science Teachers

Proximity Learning Inc. (PLI) and Pasco County Schools (PCS) are proud to announce a new partnership, implementing virtual Science teachers within Pasco’s high school classrooms. Land O’ Lakes, FL: Proximity Learning Inc. (PLI) and Pasco County Schools (PCS) are proud to announce a new partnership, implementing virtual Science teachers within Pasco’s high school classrooms....

Beyond Blended Learning Instruction

by Keith Lockwood, PH.D. Advocacy of a Blended Learning Model 2.0 Over the past decade numerous schools extol the benefit of blended learning (BL) programs by designing program for students that seeks to bridge the thresholds of the traditional and digital worlds. Logically, this type of instructional design presents advantages by supporting student critical...