• Virtual Schools: Are They Better than Learning on Campus?

    Virtual schools are taking off in America. A virtual school is one where classes are conducted on the Internet. They have real teachers at one end and real students at the other. According to a U.S. Department of Education publication in 2009, students who participated in online classes performed better, on average, compared to those who took the same courses using the traditional face-to-face instruction. Many are saying that online learning has the potential to radically expand the opportunities for education of American students. How Online Learning Differs from Traditional Learning Location Virtual learning is very different from the traditional concept of education, which involves a classroom and a teacher…

  • Virtual Classes for K-12 Students

    As of fall 2014, up to 26 states in the United States have implemented virtual classes for their K12 students, according to KPK12.com. It is a move that is proving to be beneficial to students’ learning experience and is helping them be prepared for college. Why Choose Virtual Classes Parents have a variety of reasons for why they choose virtual schools for their children. Here are some of them. Convenience Virtual classes can be taken according to the students’ availability. They have control over their schedule. They can study at the comfort of their homes at the time they set themselves. Individualized Learning Students’ ability is assessed at the beginning…