With no busy work, I never hear the dreaded, “When am I ever going to use this in the real world?” I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that we’ve all had the gut-punch feeling of being asked that question by our kids and secretly thinking “Never.”
Great online schools are built by passionate people that take serious every ingredient that goes into creating and running a school. What follows is a list of various elements and indicators that a parent should take into consideration when choosing an online school for their child.
Computer coding, in particular, builds sequential thinking and logic that transfer over to how students engage their world. So why not expose students to computer coding early through free apps, especially when there is a smart device handy?
The challenge of education is not to cultivate students who are ready for a static world, but rather the challenge is to help prepare students for a world with jobs, opportunities, and challenges that do not yet exist.
In today’s education system, many students feel ostracized by the “one size fits all” philosophy of corporate-created curriculum and therefore further disengage from learning.