Last year, more than four million students enrolled in formal online learning programs1. With growth expected to continue at a rate of more than 40 percent over the next five years2, online learning is rapidly becoming an essential part of the education experience for today’s technology-driven learners.
Students’ educational experiences need to be as “plugged in” as they are.Online learning that is nonlinear, dynamic, and rich in multimedia provides an immersive learning experience that meets these digital natives right where they live
In any student body there is a broad spectrum of ability and interest levels. Serving students at both ends is a constant challenge. Districts do not need to be stuck “teaching to the middle.” It is more possible than ever to meet students’ unique needs. With our help, districts can provide enrichment and hard-to-find courses for those seeking a challenge, as well as remedial support for the struggling learner.
1 Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, and Curtis W. Johnson, Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns, (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008), 91.
2 Sam S. Adkins, The US PreK-12 Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis, Ambient Insight, January 2011, http://www.ambientinsight.com/Resources/ Florida Virtual School and FLVS are registered trademarks of Florida Virtual School, a public school district of the State of Florida. AP is a registered trademark of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.
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