Online Schooling Unraveling the Methods of Traditional Schooling Online schooling is nothing like traditional schooling methods. The usual classroom and physical books we’ve all grown up with don’t exist anymore. Everything’s digital now. What that essentially means is that students are no longer confined to a physical four-walled classroom and don’t need to drag around their backpack with them anymore. With an online environment that’s completely web-based, they can log in to their course material anytime they want.
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Myths of Online Homeschooling It’s a well-known fact that media reports very often tend to blow things out of proportion. “Media hype” has taken on new meaning over the last few years. While the information being reported may be valuable, it is often accompanied by a lot of noise. Quite often, this noise tends to drown out the truth. Of late, online schooling has been going through a similar phase. There has been quite a lot of negative information being broadcasted about how online learning platforms aren’t everything they claim to be. Some have even gone on to claim that traditional schooling environments deliver better results than online programs.
This year, students at Forest Trail Academy were invited to participate in the Hour of Code event, which took place during Computer Science Education Week (December 8-14).
In 2013, Code.org organized the first “Hour of Code” event to spark an interest in computer science and demonstrate that anyone can learn to code. In just one week, 15 million students worldwide learned an hour of code.