Online Lesson Plans Change The Way Students Learn
Posted: January 18, 2005
Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education is encouraging more state schools to take advantage of SAS inSchool, an award-winning, web-based educational curriculum.
“The Board recently had a chance to review the materials offered to schools as part of SAS inSchool and we were truly amazed,” said Board President Barbara Fish. “The impact of this learning resource for teachers is immeasurable.”
SAS inSchool creates web-based teaching learning curricula focusing on the core subjects taught in grades eight through 12, including English, social studies, science, mathematics and Spanish. In addition, the software offers a web-based planning environment for teachers, and for students, it promotes problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
SAS inSchool’s standards-based resources are receiving growing acceptance across the country by middle schools, high schools, virtual schools, as well as community colleges and universities. SAS inSchool won the Technology and Learning Award of Excellence in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and was listed among Technology and Learning’s Top Three Software Programs for 2001.
The Wellman Family Foundation donated SAS inSchool to West Virginia making the web-based curriculum available to teachers through the 2006-07 school year.
“The Department has supported other online learning tools like Reinventing Education, Marco Polo and Middle Level Cadre for years,” said State Superintendent of Schools David Stewart. “SAS inSchool is a welcomed addition to the state’s online resource coffer.”
For more information about SAS inSchool, visit http://www.SASinSchool.com or contact the West Virginia Department of Education at (304) 558-2699.