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...

Schools Go Digital With Teacher Shortage

By Jade Scipioni  Teacher shortages across the country are getting so dire that they’re forcing some school districts to live stream lessons, replacing educators in many classrooms. According to The Wall Street Journal, tens of thousands of high school students nationwide are now getting lessons taught by a remote teacher to occupy many hard-to-fill positions...

The Transformative Power of Virtual Education

By Rimsha Syed BEAMING. Shekema Silveri being given the Milken Educator Award at the Georgia assembly. (via: https://www.milkeneducatorawards.org) Grappling with the reality of the national teacher shortage crisis and the timeless desire to maintain an intimate teaching environment for the sake of community, Ms. Shekema Silveri is delighted to build relationships and meet the...

The Benefits of Online Education

By Anish Passi Importance Of Online Education Education is a very important aspect of society and its development. Education, though sometimes limited to degrees and courses, gives shape to the work life of an individual by opening gates to various career options. There have been many ups and downs and revolution in our education...

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....

The Future of Education

by Keith Lockwood, Ph.D. Teaching in a virtual environment provides for unique experiences for both teacher and student. Synchronous or live instruction in a virtual class reveals unique characteristics about the teacher, and the students, in the context of behavior which suggests unique and thought-provoking possibilities. Traditional classrooms designed around teacher directed instruction demonstrates...

Special Education in the United States 2018

by Elaine Garner Before 1961, parents of children with disabilities in the United States had no public education options and usually deterred to homeschooling or paying for expensive private school programs. In the 1960s, parents banned together to eventually push through policies for government backed education programs. The most important of these policies, the...