In addition, with funding support from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Enhancing Education through Technology grant, we completed mobile device apps including: i Astro, Check Me, What’s On Your Plate, i Ocean, Robo Olympics, World History I Geo Master, and World History I Glossary. We also added 200 Physics and Calculus e-learning assets to e Media VA.
The potential to encourage growth through supporting education wasn’t lost on our founders, and for more than five decades, it has remained the heart of our mission. In FY2013, WHRO staff developed 2 new courses (Oceanography and Physics) and completely re-wrote the Online Teaching Methodology course bringing the list of year-long, textbook independent high school courses to 22. Gunn Chris and Lizz Gunufsen Mary and Herbert Haneman Mr. All are delivered free of charge to HRETA school divisions, and can be licensed by other school divisions across the Commonwealth at very affordable rates. Planting seeds of innovation and creativity, WHRO has itself grown into one of the most highly valued educational resources in Virginia. e Media VA is a digital learning system for grades K-12. It was designed to meet Virginia’s need for a statewide, standards of learning correlated, on-demand digital media distribution system incorporating the best purpose-built public and proprietary educational content available. In April, WHRO presented a free screening of The Central Park Five at the Scripps Howard Auditorium on the campus of Hampton University, a historically black university.