A virtual learning program should focus on inspiring teachers if it expects teachers to inspire students
Just over a decade ago, the idea of virtual learning carried with it the potential to revolutionize the education industry. It was a beautiful concept. It offered the ability to serve students in a one-to-one setting, to build intimate relationships with them, and to assist each one in pursuing his or her personal best.
But today, virtual learning faces new skepticism in the wake of subpar results from many programs.
What happened? In short, the implementation of virtual learning was substandard to the original vision. Many factors, both external and internal, were at play to cause this, and I have written about these in my own blog. However, my purpose with this article is not to point out all of the faults that have arisen, but rather to sound the call for reimagining virtual learning programs to make sure they are implemented correctly.…Read More