Challenge Growing Demand For Online Learning Originally established in 1977 to provide educational travel experiences, Blyth Academy is now one of the leading private schools in Canada and teaches over...
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MORE THAN 1,000 ORGANIZATIONS IN OVER 40 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD RELY ON D2L TO HELP THEM TRANSFORM LEARNING.
Our working relationship with D2L has been wonderful. They're so far above some of the other LMS platforms that I've had the opportunity to work with.
- Joy Karavedas, Senior Director of Research and New Program Development, Orange Lutheran High School
A three-year exercise in frustration became a three-month pathway to success once we started to work with D2L.
- Michael Crowe, Vice President Academic, Bow Valley College
You should absolutely, 100% go with D2L. I’ve been with them for 11 years. The system is incredibly stable. It’s incredibly flexible because what you need right now today may not be the same thing you need five years from now. Businesses evolve. Customers evolve. Things change, and D2L changes with you.
- Connie Ryan, Founder and President, Professional Development Institute
Early in the 2017-18 school year, Hurricane Irma exhausted the three built in inclement weather days leaving no days left for the typical ice or snow school closures. When the snow came in January, Gwinnett executed a plan that was a culmination of several years of training and planning. GCPS successfully held three Digital Learning Days and preserved the continuity of instruction.
Providing students with more opportunities to learn, to further their education into post-secondary, and to connect with their courses in a more meaningful way is of major importance to the SNP STEAM Academy. Created as an extension of Six Nations Polytechnic, the STEAM Academy provides a secondary-school education in a culturally diverse community, with a strong focus on connecting students to careers in the technology industry. Students can attend this program entirely for free. Using a blended learning approach, students can earn their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and earn college credits towards their college diploma within a 5-year period. And this is what makes them unique.
CESA2 is the largest online driver education program in the state of Wisconsin. They serve 42 high schools directly, but they offer the program to any student in the state, as an online option. With the help of their K12 LMS, they offer a 30-hour course on rolling enrolment so students can get the training they need, but can study when it best suits their busy schedules.
VHS uses Brightspace to better engage with students to deliver a high quality secondary school education. Watch their video story and then keep reading to learn more about the tools they’re using that teachers, students, and parents love.
All K-12 public school teachers in Ontario have access to Brightspace as part of a provincial virtual Learning Environment. A few of those teachers shared how they’re using the LMS and what they love about it. D2L and the Ministry of Education have an 11-year partnership, with the goal of supporting technology-enabled learning in Ontario. Every school board in Ontario has a Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching (TELT) contact, who support teachers using Brightspace. If you’re an Ontario teacher, contact your school board to learn more about your TELT contact and how they can help. You can also check out the Brightspace Community. For useful teaching and learning resources, you can also subscribe to our blog, by clicking “subscribe” and entering your email address.
In a recent survey by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 93% of teachers responded that they now use some type of digital technology to teach. Teachers are increasingly experimenting with digital technologies as a way to enable learning strategies, such as adaptive learning, and are engaging with students online to assign web-based projects, provide feedback, and offer interventions. Gwinnett County Public Schools is a school district operating in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The largest school district in Georgia, with 134 schools serving more than 176,000 students, Gwinnett County Public Schools embarked several years ago on an ambitious digital learning initiative to transform instruction and learning inside and outside of its classrooms through blended learning.