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Top Ten Myths about Virtual Schools

Author(s): iNACOL

Organization(s): iNACOL

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

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In 2006, iNACOL released this brief which discusses the top ten myths about virtual schools. For example, myths include: online courses lack interaction, and online teachers have easy jobs. Instead, iNACOL debunks these myths by explaining that students in online learning typically have more one-on-one interactions with their teachers and fellow students – and that online teachers work harder and spend more hours online, but that they love it.

Peruse this brief and find answers to today’s most common myths regarding virtual education.