A partnership between Georgia's Forsyth County Schools and Cambridge, Mass.-based Riverdeep Interactive Learning has brought innovative online curricula to Forsyth County's middle and high schools. District officials say the immediacy and relevancy of the content is engaging students' interest in a topic—science—that often can be difficult to teach.

According to Mark Klingler, director of educational technology, Forsyth County began using Riverdeep's online course offerings as supplemental material in grades six to 12 this year. The district chose to focus on science, but eventually will phase in math and language arts as well.

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