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The use of techlogy in the schools is growing quickly. There are currently nearly 50 million school age children learning online, and policy experts are predicting that in a decade half of all education will be delivered virtually. How will parents kw about all the possibilities out there? How will they weigh the usefulness of an online class versus live interaction? How will kids meet the Board of Education requirements for learning outside of the traditional schoolhouse? There is currently book on the shelf that lists the myriad resources available to parents, shows them how to capitalize on them, and how to apply those resources to their children's needs - from taking statewide exams to designing curriculum to procuring the tools - including the computer and online connection - through the state, free of charge. This is a comprehensive guide designed to help parents ensure that their children optimize their skills and excel in learning in the online world. Three top authorities offer their expertise and show parents how to: * Customize and enhance a child's education * Determine the right mix of curriculum (virtual or t) * Identify what the school of the future can do for each child's education
ELIZABETH KANNA founded homeschooling.com a decade ago and is involved in every facet of education, from school board president of a Californian virtual learning academy to author of books on homeschooling. CHRISTINA CULVER is a policy person who was in the first Bush administration and who later implemented the No Child Left Behind Law. She is on the board of many education related foundations. LISA GILLIS is a director at Insight, an educational program overseeing California's alternative schools. A recognized go to expert on virtual schooling, Gillis has developed many successful school models. All have homeschooled their children.