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Alternative_Education

A group to discuss best practices related to alternative education. Specifically, general and special education students that are at-risk of dropping out of school due to various reasons.

Members: 17
Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2015

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Motivation

Started by Ray Dorso. Last reply by Lorraine Maxson Jun 9, 2011. 1 Reply

 How often have you heard someone say a student isn't motivated?How many incentive based programs have you implemented to encourage a student to engage or behave? Personally, I have developed many;…Continue

Alternative Education Program Types

Started by Ray Dorso. Last reply by gscavette Dec 18, 2010. 5 Replies

There are many varieties of alternative education programs. Private out of district placements, public school within in a school models, public- separate site models and many other variations. I have…Continue

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Retention vs Social Promotion

Started by Ray Dorso May 30, 2010. 0 Replies

Clearly, many variables need to be taken into account when deciding to socially promote or retain a student. When making this decision consider the following. If a student is retained, ensure the…Continue

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OLC Collaborate - San Diego at Ashford University

June 4, 2019 from 7:30am to 4pm
Join OLC and Ashford University June 4th in San Diego as we explore our shared responsibility as educators to meet our diverse and changing student populations where they are, and to improve student success in online and digital learning. Share in an open dialogue with other colleagues from around the region.Hear featured speakers Dr. Dale Allen, President and co-founder, DXtera Institute; Dr. Laura Rendón, Professor Emerita, University of Texas-San Antonio; and Clark Shah-Nelson, Assistant…See More
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What’s the Goal of Education?

April 25, 2019 by Tom Whitby @tomwhitbyAs adults we generally learn about things that we need to learn about. Of course we also have an opportunity to learn about things we would like to learn about. We do not have anyone assigning us projects, or books or exams for which to prepare. The exception to that would be the job requirements in a job that we have chosen. Theoretically, we work in a job that…See More
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