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The State of Online Learning

The State of Online Learning Online learning was once unheard of in the US. You would have been hard pressed to find any accredited online high schools, though distance learning has been around for many years. Today, it’s evolving quickly, as more and more states realize the immense benefits that
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Understanding the Online Learning Options in Texas State

Understanding the Online Learning Options in Texas State While Texas might not have the same number of online learning options as some other states (such as Washington), the Lone Star State has made considerable strides in providing distance education options for many different students. Currently, there are two state virtual
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Washington State – A Role Model in Promoting Online Learning

Washington State – A Role Model in Promoting Online Learning Online learning has been making inroads within the US education system for some years now. Starting from humble beginnings, distance learning has today become one of the fastest growing segments in education. However, it has not been embraced with equanimity
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Notable Online Learning Developments in the US

Notable Online Learning Developments in the US Online learning has been available in the US for a number of years. However, during that time, it has undergone significant changes. From new online high schools coming online throughout the nation to new teacher certification options, it’s almost a brand new world
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The Online Learning Environment and the Role of the Online Teacher

The Online Learning Environment and the Role of the Online Teacher Many people assume that the online learning environment is relatively static, and courses from online high schools consist of little more than sitting in front of a computer screen and reading course material. However, this is a misconception –
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Making the Most of Blended Learning

Making the Most of Blended Learning Distance learning was once strictly virtual. However, as education continues to change and evolve with the help of modern technology, new developments occur with increasing frequency. One of those changes is the rise of blended learning. Blended learning differs significantly from both traditional in-person
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Mobile Learning – Is It in Your Future?

Mobile Learning – Is It in Your Future? Distance learning has changed the face of education in the United States forever. However, not very long ago it was little more than an abstract concept that few students, parents or teachers truly understood. That has changed significantly, as more and more
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Computer-Based Instruction and Online Learning Offer Benefits

Computer-Based Instruction and Online Learning Offer Benefits Much has been made of virtual high school programs in recent years. However, despite their growing popularity and availability, there is sometimes a paucity of information regarding distance education. For instance, what are the characteristics of computer-based instruction? What benefits does attending a
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A Look at the Types of Online Education Programs

A Look at the Types of Online Education Programs Digital learning comes in a variety of different forms, from supplemental courses to fulltime schools and everything in between. On top of this, you have different categories that include online state agencies, single-district programs and postsecondary classes delivered in a distance
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A Look at Online Learning Options in Washington State

A Look at Online Learning Options in Washington State Washington State has been one of the leaders in the drive to provide the highest quality online learning solutions for students within the state for many years. For instance, Red Comet, an accredited online high school, has acted as an online