“Strengthens 21st century skills and gives students opportunities to demonstrate mastery of academic concepts” (Young, Birtolo, & McElam, 2009)
Ability to meet different learning styles
Access to the Internet
No face-to-face interaction
Teachers may need to be trained
Conclusion LMS can supplement today’s curriculum. A poll of registered voters found that 80% said that public education is not working (Young, Birtolo, & McElman). LMS may be the future of education!
Young, J., Birtolo, P., & McElman, R. (2009). Virtual success: Transforming education through online learning. Learning & Leading with Technology, 36(5), 12–17. Retrieved from the Education Research Complete database.
Resources Cavanaugh, C., & Clark, T. (2007). The Landscape of K-12 Online Learning. In P. Adamson, B. Adamson, & N. Clausen-Grace, et al (Eds.), What Works in K-12 Online Learning (Chapter 1, pp. 5-19). Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education. Retrieved from the Education Research database.