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  • There are Many Paths

    By Jeff Simmons, IDLA Superintendent Idaho Digital Learning Alliance (IDLA) was created in 2002 to provide “…choice, accessibility, flexibility, quality and equity in curricular offerings for students in this state.” As part of our mission, IDLA is proud to provide all students across Idaho with multiple pathways to their chosen college and career. Also included […]

  • Artificial Intelligence in Idaho Classrooms: Friend or Foe?

    By Superintendent of Public Instruction Debbie Critchfield When it comes to technological advancements, the speed of change sometimes feels lightning-fast. Most of us have clear memories of what life was like before Google and smartphones. Some may argue it was better/easier then, but we can agree that things that once seemed out of reach are […]

  • Chip Chip Hooray: Dive into the World of Semiconductors!

    By Jolene Del Re, IDLA Director of Curriculum Hey future tech wizards! Are you ready to explore the tiny tech that powers our big world? Join our new course, Chip Chip Hooray: Semiconductors 1, and discover the power of semiconductors. Why Semiconductors? Semiconductors are the heart of modern technology, found in everything from phones to […]

  • Clarity Receives Global Recognition for EdTech Leadership

    Clarity earned a Power Learner Potential Organization Award from 1EdTech Consortium™ (1EdTech), the world-leading non-profit, edtech collaborative, at the 2024 Learning Impact Conference. The award is given annually to organizations that are leading the way in creating innovative, open, and trusted edtech ecosystems that power learner potential. IDLA is the state virtual school for Idaho, […]

  • Learning How to Learn Online

    By Jeff Simmons, IDLA Superintendent  A common frustration shared by parents and students of first-time online learners is that students need to learn both the course content and the online learning process. In the online classroom, students learn the same concepts to the same depth as in the physical classroom, but how they learn these […]

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    IDLA Student Spotlight: Josie Lisle

    Meet Josie Lisle, a determined 17-year-old with deep roots in Bruneau’s ranch life. This student spotlight showcases Josie’s journey from high school to pursuing an associate’s degree in science alongside her diploma, thanks to the Dual Credit courses from IDLA in subjects like History, English, and Psychology. Josie’s entrepreneurial spirit is highlighted through her successful […]

  • Semiconductors: Driving Innovation in Motorcycles and Beyond

    Did you know that almost every industry uses semiconductors?  They are hiding where you would least expect it.

  • The Future of AI in Education: Augmentation or Replacement?

    By Ryan Gravette, IDLA Director of Technology Some of the funny quotes about AI recently are related to wanting AI to do the laundry and dishes so we can do the writing, art, and poetry, not vice versa. At first, these generate a chuckle, but the quote relates to using AI to replace traditional human […]

  • Discover the Future with Semiconductors

    By Jolene Montoya, IDLA Director of Curriculum Did you know right here in Idaho something super cool is happening? It’s all about semiconductors, the tiny things inside electronics like your phone and game consoles. And guess what? You don’t need to live in a big city to be part of this awesome tech world. Even […]