Online Homeschooling-Effective or Not?Jan 18th, 2009 | By Jessica Parnell | Category: Featured Articles, Issues in Homeschooling, Lead Article
Online homeschooling can mean courses that are fully online with all instruction, review, projects and testing completed on the computer. It can also mean online instruction that correlates with a textbook or other learning guide. Other online homeschool options have a textbook or workbook at the core with enrichments available online.
The question is, what is it that homeschoolers really want in an online program?
Please post your comments below. If you are considering turning to an online homeschool option, what format would you prefer? And if you have used online homeschooling for your children, what do you see as its advantages and disadvantages?
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