How the Online Learning Environment Has Changed the Face of Education

How the Online Learning Environment Has Changed the Face of Education

Students taking technical courses online face different challenges in an online learning environment. Parents, teachers and students are familiar with the traditional, ‘brick and mortar’ approaches to education. It’s what we were raised with. In that environment, students are gathered into an assigned space at a specific time where a teacher provides the instruction. The teacher leads in the presentation of the content and then moves to a lab-based activity. This is a linear focused approach that has instructional milestones and sets evaluations (i.e. quizzes or exams) to confirm student understanding and mastery of a set of objectives over a fixed period of time.

What model and approach works for the students today?

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Advantages of Online Christian Homeschooling

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The homeschooling option1 has been one of the most popular solutions to parents for decades. It provides parents the opportunity to teach religious principles to their children. However, many parents have questions about how homeschooling would affect their child’s high school years, namely: limitations in socialization, access to specialized courses to advance their skills in subjects they love, receiving high school diploma, and being admitted to a college of their choice. This is where the onset of online Christian homeschooling shines as the best answer to meet varying students' academic needs. 

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Guide for Parents on Training Children Through Life

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 

Here the verb ‘train means to teach a child a particular skill or type of behavior through instruction over a period of time. Effective training takes place when it is used to help a child mature to the next stage of development.

Teaching a child involves all aspects of human life: spiritual, mental, and physical.  Children belong to God first, and secondly to parents.  What a privilege and responsibility God has given parents on earth.

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