Preparing for the school year has forced us to answer questions we maybe weren’t expecting. Specifically: Should my child be using a tablet or laptop for online school? The answer is contingent on a few factors, but age may be the most important. Here are some pros and cons of either device you might want to consider before buying your child anything.
“Virtual learning” is a phrase all too familiar to most of us now. Virtual learning is shrouded in horror stories and mythology, but what’s the truth? Can virtual learning be effective? And what role do students, parents, and teachers play in it?
Are we right to compare in-person learning with virtual learning? Although tempting, the side-by-side comparison of digital learning with brick-and-mortar schools is likely unfair, if at all useful, here’s why.
Virtual learning has opened a world of possibilities for students. Mistakes are sure to be made, but some can be avoided. Here are some “Do’s & Dont’s” for optimizing your virtual learning experience!
Not sure which virtual learning model would best serve your child? The choice can certainly be challenging, as each has its own strengths and weaknesses. Read on for the most common arguments for and against the three most common virtual learning environment formats.
What problems are you most likely to see in your students virtual learning experience? Believe it or not, they’re likely avoidable, and not inherent features of virtual classrooms.
Virtual learning comes in a variety of ways. This past school year, students across the United States began pursuing their education in a virtual learning environment. The transition online has not been without sweat, and many of us have stopped and wondered: are students really learning in their online classes? Opinions on the matter can be polarizing, but a large meta-analysis from the Department of Education gives us three key reasons to be optimistic.
Virtual learning has been a miracle for students in their pursuit of education while staying home. However, for as much praise as it gets, some vocal critics raise legitimate concern with its efficacy for students K-12 So who’s right? The answer is simpler than you might think.