K-12 Online Learning
Please use this page to share ideas, resources, concerns, etc. about online learning in the K-12 (primarily secondary school) world.
Some possible discussion threads.
-Online learning in the independent school (aka private school) world. The leader in this domain appears to
The Online School for Girls
but there are a number of other players and new entrants like the
Global Online Academy
. (Some other more experimental approaches include
-Online learning in the public school world. This is a huge area with major initiatives in many states in the U.S..
Florida Virtual School
is one of the best known efforts. A recent, potentially disturbing, trend is the formation of virtual charter schools with what appears to be a primary motivation of saving money.
Watson, J., Gemin, B., Ryan, J., & Wicks, M. (2009).
Keeping pace with K-12 online learning
. Denver, CO: Evergreen Education Group. Retrieved December 10, 2009, from
Collection of Research regarding K-12 Online Learning:
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