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  • IDLA Equals the Playing Field

    In July 2023, the State of Idaho announced the 2023 National Merit Scholars. National Merit Scholars are students who have demonstrated they are academically exceptional. Of the 2023 list of Merit Scholars, Idaho is home to 42 of them. These outstanding 42 students are just a glimpse of the excellence and promise Idaho can expect […]

  • Five Questions to Ask Your Children at the Dinner Table

    When my son was still in school, my wife and I often pulled out a game called Table Topics at the dinner table. It was less of a game and more of an opportunity for us to talk. The box of cards was filled with conversation starters, some silly and some serious. We could usually […]

  • Gifts Under Idaho Education’s Christmas Tree

    IDLA is Idaho’s state virtual school. We provide supplemental online courses to all students enrolled through a public school in Idaho. So, what exactly is the value of a state virtual school? In the spirit of the season, here are a few gifts IDLA places under the Idaho Education tree each year: Equity. Each district […]

  • You Can’t Spell “IDLA” Without “AI”

    As Idaho’s state virtual school, IDLA is committed to driving innovation in education through technology. How do we do this? First, we challenge ourselves to keep up to speed on technology innovation that is changing the teaching and learning experience. We learn, we teach each other, and we look at everything from the lens of […]

  • Charting the Future of Education: A Comprehensive Planning Guide for Integrating AI in K-12 Education

    Leaders in virtual education are facing a new challenge: integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) into their programs. Though AI had been quietly driving many learning applications and processes behind the scenes, the release of ChatGPT in November 2022 brought the topic of generative AI to the forefront of many discussions.

  • By Idaho For Idaho

    IDLA is blessed to have the support of Idaho’s legislators and taxpayers. We are fully aware that the dollars we receive from our legislature each year come from our hard-working taxpayers. IDLA is committed to ensuring that we are good stewards of the people’s money. IDLA works hard to ensure the dollars invested from Idaho […]

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    A Rural Student’s Journey: Unleashing the Opportunities of Online Learning

    Council graduate gets a jump start on her future through Idaho Digital Learning Alliance Boise, ID – July 13, 2023 – In today’s digital era, online learning has gained popularity, offering flexible educational options. Secasch Mink, a recent graduate of Council High School, took the opportunity to expand her education by taking additional courses online […]

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    Hands-On Learning for Idaho Students

    Hands on? Check. Challenge-based? Check. Career skill development through creative activities? Check! Idaho Digital Learning Alliance, in a unique partnership called OnRamp with Apple, Boise State University, and College of Western Idaho is bringing exciting opportunities to Idaho students in coding, app design, and creative communication. These opportunities are currently available through two classes:  App […]

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    Idaho Digital Learning Alliance Partners with LearningMate to Develop Clarity, A Next-Generation Data Platform

    New York, NY— LearningMate, a leading education technology company, announced that Idaho Digital Learning Alliance (IDLA), an online virtual education leader, has partnered with LearningMate to develop Clarity. This next-generation data platform aggregates data from more than 20 unique platforms while providing centralized academic, behavioral, and perception data reporting.  Clarity leverages a unified data model […]