In order to understand how effective online learning platforms can truly be, it is important for us to understand where it is we are coming from. Our traditional ways of imparting education aren’t proving to be sufficient anymore. Our students are falling behind when compared with students studying abroad; our education costs are skyrocketing; and our students lack the skills necessary to seek lucrative employment. While an accredited online diploma is absolutely essential to get off on the right foot, it is by no means enough to help our students succeed on a day-to-day basis in thereal world.
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Although we are aware of the rapid rise of online schools and how they are revolutionizing the way our children learn, how many of us have stopped to ponder the role our teachers play in this virtual learning environment. Setting high standards for education seems like the easy part. Ensuring that our children can match up to those standards is where we seem to be falling behind, and that is something only our teachers can help us with. Teachers truly are the most fundamental block in terms of laying the educational foundation for our children and we really should be supporting them in a more comprehensive manner. For starters, we need to address the core issue of teachers leaving the profession for more lucrative opportunities in other sectors.