Online collaborative sites such as the Homeschool Buyers Co-Op assist parents and teachers with the ability to obtain curriculum, software, memberships and more at discount rates as cooperative group purchases. The site also lists field trip reviews and other free resources for members.
Access to a variety of worksheets online allow the educator to up free storage space and limit the need to purchase numerous workbooks. There are many free sites as well as reasonably priced member sites.
Online file sharing eliminates the need to check email for a response from a colleague or student. With Google docs multiple users can view and edit documents, spreadsheets, forms, presentations and drawings simultaneously.
The ability to access quality education from the comfort of your home or a café is provided by online learning. Also, the barriers of distance, domestic responsibilities, and financial status are less likely to prevent one from entering into an educational program.