The VHS Blog

The long arm of digital learning is reaching throughout the country, and the world, with more and more school systems adding online courses to their catalog.

But virtual learning should offer more than just an independent study opportunity. High quality online learning provides a global component seldom found in traditional classrooms that offers students the opportunity to branch out beyond their own schools and study abroad without leaving their own towns.

What does this mean?



Much of my career has been spent in Earth and space science, helping students tap into the power and inspiration of space exploration.

As an online school registrar I’m one of the “front-line” staff that will take your calls, answer your questions and help to enroll your students in their classes. As the summer draws to a close, I find that a lot of people start reflecting on the processes from the previous school year, and begin to think about ways to improve semester prep, including the shift of new students into their online courses.

Here are a few tips that I share with schools to help their students get off to a great start in their online classes.