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How to Take Online Learning to the Next Level: Highly Interactive Virtual Education<br />Andy Ross<br />Chief Sales and Ma...
BbWorld 2009<br />Florida Virtual School<br />Taking Online To The Next Level<br />
Your Presenter…<br />Andy Ross<br />Chief Sales and Marketing Officer<br />Florida Virtual School<br />andy.ross@flvs.net<...
Results, Results, Results!!!!!!!<br />* FLVS completions are measured as half-credit enrollments, based on student complet...
Awards and Honors<br />…to name a few<br />2009 SIIA CODiE Winner: Best Virtual School Solution for Students<br />2008 Bet...
Accountability and Evaluation<br />Center for Digital Education<br />Florida ranked #1<br />Florida TaxWatch<br />http://w...
Grade Comparison<br />
FCAT Comparison<br />2006 Pass Rate on Math Section<br />2006 Pass Rate on Reading Section<br />
Advanced Placement Scores<br />2007 AP Results<br />FLVS<br />61.15%<br />National<br />58.19%<br />FL State<br />43.52%<b...
SCANS REPORT<br />&quot;In our current system, time is the constant and achievement the variable. We have it backwards.  A...
When Do Students Work?<br /> FLVS Momentary Attendance by Hour<br />
Where Are We???<br />National: 45 States<br />All states except: MT, WY, SD, UT & RI<br />
Global Services Products and Services in the World<br />Global<br />34 Countries<br />Armenia		Colombia 		Mexico		Spain<br...
Direction<br /><ul><li>Expanding Number of Courses
 AP Initiative
  Learning Recovery
 Repurposing FLVS Content
 Partnerships – e.g. Blackboard
 Gaming</li></ul>www.flvs.net/conspiracycode<br />
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Best of BbWorld 09: How to Take Online Learning to the Next Level: Highly Interactive Virtual Education

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Let Florida Virtual School, the established leader in developing and providing virtual K-12 education, take you through the evolution of online education from its conception to the next generation of courses. Learn how interactive, fully immersive courses can engage students in a transformative way as FLVS introduces you to Conspiracy Code. The first in a new series of courses, Conspiracy Code is an innovative, complete online course that engages students in interactive learning while maintaining all the engagement of a high-quality entertainment video game.

The slides detail how this can be applicable to both districts new to virtual courses and online learning or those already immersed in the process. FLVS currently provides customized e-learning solutions in 45 states and 34 nations.

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Best of BbWorld 09: How to Take Online Learning to the Next Level: Highly Interactive Virtual Education

  1. 1. How to Take Online Learning to the Next Level: Highly Interactive Virtual Education<br />Andy Ross<br />Chief Sales and Marketing Officer<br />Florida Virtual School<br />
  2. 2. BbWorld 2009<br />Florida Virtual School<br />Taking Online To The Next Level<br />
  3. 3. Your Presenter…<br />Andy Ross<br />Chief Sales and Marketing Officer<br />Florida Virtual School<br />andy.ross@flvs.net<br />678.361.7261<br />z<br />
  4. 4. Results, Results, Results!!!!!!!<br />* FLVS completions are measured as half-credit enrollments, based on student completions during a 12 month period. The 2009-2010 figure of 245,803 is a projection. <br />
  5. 5. Awards and Honors<br />…to name a few<br />2009 SIIA CODiE Winner: Best Virtual School Solution for Students<br />2008 Better Government Award, Pioneer Institute, for model governmental program.<br />2007 EdNET Pioneer Award, for “innovative product and/or program design and implementation”<br />Seven-time recipient of United States Distance Learning Association Best Practices Awards<br />2006 EdNET Impact Award Finalist for “the most significant impact on education through quality educational support and instructional resources.”<br />2003 Business Week WebSmart Top 50 <br />2000 Canadian Association Distance Education Award of Excellence. First non-Canadian distance learning program to ever be honored by CADE.<br />
  6. 6. Accountability and Evaluation<br />Center for Digital Education<br />Florida ranked #1<br />Florida TaxWatch<br />http://www.floridataxwatch.org/resources/pdf/110507FinalReportFLVS.pdf<br />Annual Surveys http://www.flvs.net/educators/annual_external_evaluations.php<br />
  7. 7. Grade Comparison<br />
  8. 8. FCAT Comparison<br />2006 Pass Rate on Math Section<br />2006 Pass Rate on Reading Section<br />
  9. 9. Advanced Placement Scores<br />2007 AP Results<br />FLVS<br />61.15%<br />National<br />58.19%<br />FL State<br />43.52%<br />
  10. 10. SCANS REPORT<br />&quot;In our current system, time is the constant and achievement the variable. We have it backwards. Achievement should be the constant and time the variable.&quot; <br /> 1992 SCANS Report <br />
  11. 11. When Do Students Work?<br /> FLVS Momentary Attendance by Hour<br />
  12. 12. Where Are We???<br />National: 45 States<br />All states except: MT, WY, SD, UT & RI<br />
  13. 13. Global Services Products and Services in the World<br />Global<br />34 Countries<br />Armenia Colombia Mexico Spain<br />Azerbaijan Costa Rica Netherlands Suriname<br />Belarus Germany Ecuador Switzerland <br />Belgium Guatemala Jordan UK<br />Bosnia India Qatar Venezuela<br />Brazil Italy Saint Lucia Virgin Islands (US) <br />Canada Japan Serbia Yemen<br />Cayman Islands Kazakhstan Slovenia <br />China Malta South Africa<br />
  14. 14. Direction<br /><ul><li>Expanding Number of Courses
  15. 15. AP Initiative
  16. 16. Learning Recovery
  17. 17. Repurposing FLVS Content
  18. 18. Partnerships – e.g. Blackboard
  19. 19. Gaming</li></ul>www.flvs.net/conspiracycode<br />
  20. 20. Conspiracy Code<br />How Does It Work<br />51 Assessments<br />In Addition:<br />270 Mini Games<br />30 Agent Eliminations<br />Interrogations<br />371 Clues<br />Data Maps<br />SITI<br />Management System<br />FLVS and 360Ed Team<br />Gaming Teachers<br />Help Desk<br />
  21. 21. Conspiracy Code<br />The Students<br />680 enrollments on FL since January<br /> (Approximately 400 students)<br />Collecting Data for Report<br />Pace<br />Likes and Dislikes<br />Assessment Results<br />Addition of Facts Applications<br />
  22. 22. Conspiracy Code<br />The Teachers<br />Gaming Background<br />Online Background<br />Mentoring<br />Teaming<br />Frustrations<br />Complete Interface to VSA<br />
  23. 23. Conspiracy Code<br />Directions and Conclusions<br />Direction – Game and FLVS Classic<br />Family<br />History Related<br />Language Arts and Reading<br />Use of Current Engine and Other Engines<br />Development Time<br />Need Data<br />Include Brain Based Research<br />Thought Leadership – What’s Next!<br />
  24. 24. Thank You!<br />Questions and Discussion<br />

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