Online Learning Update

May 28, 2011

Its Flexibility Draws One Family to Online Learning

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:01 am

By Sara Bernard, Mind/Shift

Because her husband’s military career kept the family on the move, Patti Joubert — the mother of two full-time students at Florida Virtual School (FLVS) — always homeschooled her daughters. Now that they’re in high school, Joubert wanted to find a more resource-enriched alternative. “[Online schools] offer extra classes that aren’t necessarily in a regular school,” says Joubert, citing supplemental foreign language courses as an example. “The technology they’re getting access to, the course content, the teachers. It’s nice to just sit back and be the parent again.”

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