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Statewide GIS License from Esri Provides Teachers with 21st Century Spatial Tools

Posted by on August 30, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Statewide GIS License from Esri Provides Teachers with 21st Century Spatial Tools

Denver, Colorado — The Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) and eNetColorado has signed an agreement that provides all Colorado K-12 schools and districts and the Colorado Department of Education unlimited seats to Esri’s ArcGIS software. The agreement supports integration of technology and 21st century tools into the new Colorado Academic Standards. “In today’s education budget crisis, we are looking for ways to leverage partnerships, like the one with Esri, to give our teachers and students the tools they need to participate in  problem-based learning,” says Dale...

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Blended Learning in Colorado

Posted by on August 30, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Blended Learning in Colorado

Several blended learning opportunities are now available to eNetColorado partner districts, BOCES, and organizations: 1.    Sponsor an eNetColorado course locally for teachers and staff; 2.    Import courses from eNetColorado into your own learning management systems; and 3.    Use eNetColorado’s Moodle site to support your own course(s). Partners have the option to use their own or eNetColorado facilitators to support these offerings. Recent reports by the national Digital Learning Consortium1 and the Donnell-Kay Foundation2 make recommendations for state policy considerations related to...

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