Virtual School Resources

starting a virtual school and its challenges

In today’s world, what could be simpler than teaching children online? Create a web site, fill it with content, bring in teachers and watch the kids learn. After all, these New Millennium youngsters are “digital natives,” growing up engaged with information technology. They use smart boards and tablets in class; smart phones and social media outside of school; laptops and PCs at home. They adopt new innovations without breaking stride...


Planning guide for online and Blended learning

Online learning is growing at a rapid pace and holds great promise as an instructional strategy to expand and customize learning opportunities for many students. Some national experts predict that 50 percent of all high school classes in the U.S. will be taught online before the end of this decade. This planning document was prepared to help meet requests from school leaders and others that seek support to expand their use of online and blended learning models...