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This webinar will explore how the use of related information, communication, and educational technologies are being used to support and improve Pre K-12 / home school based learning and student achievement. Specific areas of interest may focus on professional development for trainers/educators, cooperative models for developing and distributing instructional materials, best practices around all aspects of blended learning, content management, reusable content, development tools, learning governance, intelligent tutors and other related topics.

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    1. 1. Welcome to NDLW Webinars Pre K-12/ Home Schooling: Integration of Virtual Education Webinars Sponsored by:
    2. 2. Introduction-USDLA Dr. John G. Flores Chief Executive Officer United States Distance Learning Association Dr. Kenneth E. Hartman 2008 NDLW National Committee Chairman Academic Director, Drexel University Online Mrs. Julie Young President, USDLA President and Chief Executive Officer Florida Virtual School Agenda 1. About USDLA 2. Markets Info 3. Presenter 1 4. Presenter 2 5. Presenter 3 6. Thank You
    3. 3. <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>To support the development and application of distance learning, education and training (DLE&T) by uniting learners around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: </li></ul><ul><li>In 1987, the USDLA was founded on the premise of creating a powerful alliance to meet the burgeoning education and training needs of learning communities globally. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning, education and training communities include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Training - Pre K-12 - Higher Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Home Schooling - Continuing Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Military & Government Education & Training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Telehealth – Multinationals </li></ul></ul></ul>Mission & Purpose
    4. 4. <ul><li>The global education and training market is currently estimated at $2 trillion, out of which the U.S.A has a share of $740 billion. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools expect the number of online students to grow to over 2.6 million. </li></ul><ul><li>e-Learning is now estimated to represent about 10% of the overall training and educational market. </li></ul>How Big Is It?
    5. 5. Julie Young, President & CEO Florida Virtual School President of USDLA Insert Photo of Presenter Here! (1)
    6. 6. Introduction <ul><li>Open enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>24/7/365 access </li></ul><ul><li>Time and pace flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Performance vs. attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Increased teacher availability </li></ul><ul><li>Performance-based funding </li></ul><ul><li>Online peer collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Funding follows student </li></ul><ul><li>Free access to 90+ courses </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly conferences </li></ul>
    7. 7. Markets & Size
    8. 8. Trends & Issues change policy mindsets funding
    9. 9. Tax-Watch Results Source: Florida TaxWatch Report, November 2007
    10. 10. FCAT Comparison 2005 Source: Florida TaxWatch Report, November 2007 2005 Performance on Math 2005 Performance on Reading
    11. 11. FCAT Comparison 2006 Source: Florida TaxWatch Report, November 2007 2006 Performance on Math 2006 Performance on Reading
    12. 12. Future <ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Benny G. Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>President and CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Quantum Simulations, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Web Site: </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 724-733-8603 </li></ul>
    14. 14. Introduction <ul><li>Developer of AI tutoring, assessment and professional development software </li></ul><ul><li>Software distributed through Holt, Rinehart and Winston, McGraw-Hill and others </li></ul><ul><li>Over $8.5 Million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health </li></ul><ul><li>USDLA Platinum Award Winner, SIIA Codie Award Finalist, recipient of the SBIR Tibbetts Award and more </li></ul>
    15. 15. Introduction <ul><li>Helping students when they struggle the most…at home </li></ul>
    16. 16. Introduction
    17. 17. Quantum Tutors <ul><li>Proven Effective: Increases test scores by as much as 50 percent </li></ul><ul><li>Enter Own Problem: Supports problems from textbooks, lecture, assignment, quizzes and more </li></ul><ul><li>Enter Own Work: Provides detailed step-by-step feedback based on the student’s own problem and own work </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue Driven : Converses with the student one-on-one </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Questions: Offers immediate answers to student questions </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Delivered : No CDs or downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Directed Tutoring : Available anytime, anywhere </li></ul>
    18. 18. Subject Areas <ul><li>High School and College Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Middle School Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>College Accounting </li></ul>
    19. 19. Trends & Issues <ul><li>According to the NCES report, The Condition of Education , an increasing number of K-12 schools are forced to rely on new and out-of-field teachers to fill the gap for teaching science and mathematics, often resulting in a substantial decline in quality, depth and individual attention students receive. </li></ul>
    20. 20. Future <ul><li>More Tutoring Topics for Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>More Tutoring Topics for Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul>
    21. 21. Thank You <ul><li>For More Information or a Free Trial, Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Al Renshaw </li></ul><ul><li>Director, Education Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 724-772-8014 </li></ul><ul><li>Web Site: </li></ul>
    22. 22. <ul><li>Geoff Turrell </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of Virtual Education </li></ul><ul><li>ATHENA Action in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Web Site: </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul>Insert Photo of Presenter Here! (1)
    23. 23. Introduction <ul><li>Who we are and what we do </li></ul>
    24. 24. Integration of Virtual education <ul><li>Prerequisites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The e-mature school (ICT Mark thresholds) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal and professional confidence with technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A sustainable ICT strategy (leadership & management) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Broad and balanced ICT curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan the use of ICT to enhance learning and teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage teachers to work collaboratively in identifying and evaluating the impact of ICT on learning and teaching . </li></ul>
    25. 25. Integration of Virtual education <ul><li>Understand the needs of their pupils and community in their extended use of ICT. </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of how the use of ICT can have a wider positive impact on pupils’ progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Review pupil attitudes and behaviour and how the use of ICT can impact positively on pupil achievement </li></ul>
    26. 26. Issues <ul><li>How to make Virtual Education more effective than direct teaching </li></ul><ul><li>How to make the technology transparent </li></ul><ul><li>Proving added value </li></ul><ul><li>Creating meaningful opportunities. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An example – Colaboran Spanish </li></ul></ul>
    27. 27. Colaboran Spanish
    28. 28. Future <ul><li>Young teachers are ICT literate </li></ul><ul><li>Young people are ICT credulous </li></ul><ul><li>The range and quality of technology options is increasing </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers, pupils and parents know quality education when they see it </li></ul><ul><li>Between 3%-5% of education activity will happen virtually within the next 5 years </li></ul>
    29. 29. Thank You <ul><li>2009 USDLA Annual National Conference, April 20-23, 2009 in St. Louis, MO Website: </li></ul><ul><li>CALL FOR PROPOSALS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Submission Deadline: December 5, 2008 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Link: http:// =MAS00-003 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2009 USDLA International Distance Learning Awards </li></ul><ul><li> Link: </li></ul><ul><li> Submission Deadline: January 14,2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning Today (Quarterly) Link: </li></ul>