With Classroom Boredom and Distractions Topping the List of Daily Challenges, Schools Integrate Online Learning to Re-engage High-Tech, High-Touch Students

Portland, Ore., May 26, 2010 – Since their earliest memories, today’s “iGeneration” has been wired, Wi-Fied, mobile, virtually augmented and i-computed like no other generation before them. A recent “Beyond the Classroom” online survey of 13- to 17-year-old students commissioned by Aventa Learning™ revealed, not surprisingly, that these teens are turning to outside resources and technology to stay challenged and engaged.

“Middle and high school students live in a world of customization, instant gratification and feedback, so real-time, one-on-one learning is what...

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