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5 Surprising Perspectives About Online Schools

5 Surprising Perspectives About Online Schools

| May 25, 2011 | 16 Comments

Most people think of online learning as a quiet, solitary experience. But over the past few months, after interviewing students, parents, and educators, a different sort of picture has emerged. We’ve learned about who teaches and learns online, and why, what works and what doesn’t, and perhaps most importantly, whether online learning affords the same […]

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Who’s Best Suited to Teach and Learn in Virtual Schools?

Who’s Best Suited to Teach and Learn in Virtual Schools?

| April 28, 2011 | 5 Comments

Online learning is not easy, says Maureen Cottrell, a science teacher at iHigh Virtual Academy, a fully-accredited virtual public high school in San Diego, California. “Many students fully expect it to be easy and then bomb out.” Cottrell, who’s been teaching for a decade, has spent the last two years at iHigh, the first completely […]

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