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ERIC Number: ED512749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 240
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-2306-1432-9ISBN-978-0-2306-1432-1
Virtual Schooling: A Guide to Optimizing Your Child's Education
Kanna, Elizabeth; Gillis, Lisa
Palgrave Macmillan
Today, millions of school-age children are learning outside of a traditional classroom and using cutting edge educational options. Policy experts predict that in a decade half of all education will be delivered virtually. In "Virtual Schooling" three top authorities help you navigate the fastest growing movement in education--regardless of whether your child attends public school, private school or is home schooled. You'll discover how to: (1) Find opportunities and programs to optimize your child's learning, strengths and aptitudes; (2) Create a personalized learning plan for your child, which can remove barriers, ignite their passions and propel your child to new levels of learning; (3) Prepare your child for success in the workplace in any future economy. Contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) The Education of the Future--Here Today; (3) What is Virtual Schooling and How Does It Work?; (4) Getting Started; (5) Personalized Learning: Getting to Know Your Unique Learner; (6) Virtual Schooling and the Elementary Years; (7) Virtual Schooling in the High School Years; (8) Your Virtual Education Quick Answer Guide; and (9) Comprehensive Virtual Schooling Resource Guide. [This book was written with Christina Culver.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Education; High Schools
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A