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Do We Still Need Standardized Tests? A Bold New Approach

-- Special Guest Editorial to the CUE Blog -- Over the past several years, there has been an ever-increasing uproar about the over-testing of our children, especially the big standardized tests imposed by the No Child Left Behind Law. These tests stressed out teachers and students while undermining our children’s opportunities to learn for several […] Read More

PORTS: Making California State Parks Just a Click Away

Picture this. A kayak bobs on the gentle waves in the midst of a giant kelp forest. Nearby a raft of sea otters groom themselves as they float placidly anchored in the kelp. “Why do they have such dense fur?” a student asks. “What might be the benefits of a thick fur coat in the […] Read More

What a Time to Teach Languages!

What a time to be alive! The whole world is inside our classrooms every day. I like to pretend it’s me bringing it to my Spanish I and II students, but really, they’ve had it in their pocket the whole time. What a time to teach languages! There are two things any language teacher needs […] Read More

Qué Momento Para Enseñar Idiomas

[Ed. Note- Since this is about second language learning and a Spanish teacher wrote it, she's graciously translated it into Spanish for us. For English, click here.] ¡Qué días para los maestros de idiomas! El mundo entero está dentro de nuestros salones cada día. Me gusta pensar que soy yo que lo trae a mis […] Read More

Bring Parents Into Class Virtually With Video

I am the opposite of the helicopter parent. I am an Artillery Parent. I get my kids up in the morning, and pack them lunch. I load them in the cannon, shoot them at school, wave at them as they go swooooshing by, and hope they land softly. I assume they’ll find their way home […] Read More

Keeping Pace Report 2015

Keeping Pace 2015 report is now available online The Keeping Pace report was developed as an important guiding document for schools around the world. Since 2004 it has examined the status and provided an overview of the policies, practices, and trends of online education across the country. CUE CEO Mike Lawrence, as well as CUE […] Read More

Third Annual eLearning Strategies Symposium in San Mateo

Written by Past CUE President Brian Bridges With virtual and blended learning exploding in growth, CUE created the eLearning Strategies Symposium three years ago to celebrate all things online and blended learning. Whether you provide students full-time online courses, individual courses to supplement your offerings, or if you “flip” your classes, the symposium is the only […] Read More

SoCal Learning Opportunities including eLearning Strategies Symposium

By Mike Lawrence, CUE's Executive Director, SoCal resident, and (naturally), a former Disneyland cast member... So as CUE's chief geek, I am obliged to support educational innovation everywhere throughout California and Nevada without bias. But, as a resident of Southern California, and in particular, the unique realm known as Orange County (not "The O.C." as […] Read More

eLearning Strategies Symposium: Early-Bird Deadline Extended to Oct. 22

By CLRN's Brian Bridges and CUE 's Mike Lawrence, both CUE Members, natch... By popular demand, the eLearning Strategies Symposium (eSS) has extended the Early-Bird Registration rate until October 22, 2013. Individual registrations are currently $159 and groups of two or more may register for $149 each. After November 1st, individual registration rises to $199 and […] Read More