More than a third of the students have called in sick, officials say...
How can you best "immunize your school district programs
" against extended closings due to H1N1 or other natural disasters? Are school districts doing enough to keep their curriculum and courses on track when students can't attend the school?
There are some very interesting new blended models for supplementing the in-school, in-class requirements that school districts are under pressure to meet. Here's a model, put up as a "case study" for school continuity prog...
This model is open source and flexible. The course layer runs on Moodle. The community layer is open source and can be created instantly through a low-cost 24/7 hosted service.
I'd be very interested in feedback. Are school districts adopting these kinds of blended learning social learning communities as a plan to prepare against extended closings or high rates of absenteeism?