E-Learning 2010: E-Educators Evolving

This special report part of Education Week's series on e-learning, aims to answer questions related to the growing role of e-educators in K-12 education. It provides perspectives and advice from state policymakers and virtual school providers navigating through the new and often murky policy waters of online-only education, and features insights from e-educators in the trenches of virtual schooling.


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Sorting through the many issues about the role of virtual educators in K-12 education will not be easy. But this report shows that the K-12 community is finally beginning to address those issues. And experts say that is a step In the right direction.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

Experts say many states and national education groups are behind the curve in addressing teacher quality in online education.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

Many state-sponsored online schools are setting standards around guidelines from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning and the Southern Regional Education Board.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

Experienced e-educators say leaving a regular classroom for an online-only environment takes more than just tech. skills.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

But some long-running virtual school programs have learned much about what online teachers need to know to succeed.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

'Blended,' or 'hybrid' learning has continued to grow as more districts have sought to meet student needs in different ways.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

Online instructors have more options in their arsenal than ever to help deliver and explain academic content, but even the most experienced online instructors can struggle with which tool to use, when, and how.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

A recent survey found that only 4 percent of responding teachers had been taught how to deliver online courses during preservice education.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

Two teachers talk about what they learned in a program that pairs the University of Central Florida with the Florida Virtual School.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

With states, companies, and districts all managing virtual schools, it can be hard to establish fair compensation practices.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

Online schools are constantly collecting data on the cyber actions their teachers take, from e-mails to instant messages to computer keystrokes.
September 20, 2010 - Education Week

On-Demand Webinar


Sept. 23, 2010: Evaluating E-Educators' Evolving Skills
Our panel of experts from the world of online education discuss the evolving guidelines for online teachers and how new evaluation practices can improve virtual teaching.

Chat Transcript


Sept. 30, 2010: Teaching in Two Worlds: Virtual And Face-to-Face
Review this chat on how educators are moving back and forth between teaching virtual and face-to-face courses and the challenge for educators juggling different teaching methods.

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