This chapter introduces the major components in K–12 online environments. In it, you will find information about the variations in programs and schools, the learners who attend online classes, and the teachers who provide instruction online. Chapter 1 also addresses what we know about the quality of online education and standards guiding online teaching, course development, and program quality.
Listen to Sir Ken Robinson as he shares his thoughts about education in this TEDTalk: Bring on the Learning Revolution!
This video overview of the School of One, which illustrates how we can change the way we think about "school" through a variety of alternative methods of instruction, including online.