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1209, 2018

Obridge Academy’s “Personal Touch” Boosts Student Success

September 12th, 2018|

Priscila Zigunovas Sponsored by Blackboard 11/09/18 Hicksville, N.Y., United States A virtual school for grades 6-12 based in Hicksville, New York, Obridge Academy attracts many non-traditional students, including those with documented learning disabilities and accommodation needs. Due to its initiative to use technology to reach those who need differentiated instruction ......

2507, 2018

Virtual Testing Accommodations (VTA)

July 25th, 2018|

Obridge Academy’s Director of Student Services, Kristin Bestler, was in attendance at the BbWorld Conference in Orlando to accept the 2018 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Student Success. This award recognizes individuals and/or institutions whose creative program application has led to increased retention, increased completion, and/or improved outcomes through the implementation ......

1806, 2018

Obridge Academy Team Wins Blackboard Catalyst Award

June 18th, 2018|

News Release CONTACTS Kristin Bestler Obridge Academy Director of Student Services 516-864-4581, kristin.bestler@obrigeacademy.com Shawnee Cohn, Blackboard 240-888-5687, shawnee.cohn@Blackboard.com   Obridge Academy Team Wins Blackboard Catalyst Award  Team Recognized for Student Success Hicksville, NY – June 18, 2018 – Staff from Obridge Academy have been named winners of the Blackboard Catalyst ......

2010, 2017

Foreign Language Education: Culture is the Future

October 20th, 2017|

The new trend of foreign language education is closely tied to culture. Culture-specific programs in general contribute to the enrichment of students, schools, and communities. They provide rich learning experiences that supplement and enhance both classroom activities and what is taught in the home. Many federal agencies and state education ......

1707, 2015


July 17th, 2015|

Every once in a while, my thoughts turn to such things as literacy. It is hard to imagine why, given the number of things that I could think about. Actually, I think one reason is that few areas seem so important in the course of human history than literacy. Writing, ......