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Interactive Power Point Ed 205

  1. 1. Virtual Schools Chris Wood ED 205-09
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Author’s Slide </li></ul><ul><li>Public or Private? </li></ul><ul><li>Role of Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Role of Parent </li></ul><ul><li>How are they Funded? </li></ul><ul><li>Face to Face Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Negative Impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul>Quit
  3. 3. Author’s Slide <ul><li>My name is Chris Wood and I’m a sophomore at Grand Valley State University </li></ul><ul><li>My major is Criminal Justice, but was formerly Special Education </li></ul>
  4. 4. Public or Private? <ul><li>Public virtual schools are public schools </li></ul><ul><li>Private vendors may provide curriculum and management services </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. Role of Teacher <ul><li>Responsible for overseeing student work </li></ul><ul><li>Each student is assigned a state-certified teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Constant communication with students and parents </li></ul>Quit
  6. 6. Role of Parent <ul><li>Work closely with student </li></ul><ul><li>Record student progress </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with teacher regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Actively involved in parent groups, workshops, school functions, etc. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How Are They Funded? <ul><li>Receive 30% less funding than tradition schools </li></ul><ul><li>Generally teachers are highest expense </li></ul><ul><li>Facility costs are low, technology costs are higher than regular schools </li></ul><ul><li>Majority of costs are directly put to student instruction </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Face to Face Contact <ul><li>Monthly outings are organized </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers, students, and families partake in academic and extracurricular activities </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: workshops, field trips, community service projects </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. Comparison <ul><li>Virtual schools offer flexibility due to the lack of a need of a conventional classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional schools offer more student interaction between peers </li></ul><ul><li>Parents are a more essential component in the virtual school </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Benefits <ul><li>Offers more programs to a variety of people who would not otherwise have the opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Kids who are traditionally home schooled would get more public education in the comfort of their own home </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. Negative impacts <ul><li>A lack of good oversight at the Administrative level </li></ul><ul><li>Concerns over the open enrollment policy </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. Video <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-43Yf67L9w&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>Video on Virtual Schools in the U.S. </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. Resources <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-43Yf67L9w&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0504/p11s02-legn.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.k12.com/press__policy/facts_about_k12_public_virtual_schools/index.html </li></ul>
  14. 14. Concept Map

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