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Virtual Reality

June 13, 2007

Originally published on The Quick and the Ed.

Every day, internet users send over 170 billion emails.  For comparison, the U.S. Postal Service delivers 213 billion pieces of mail — in a year.  Could a similar transformation take place in education?  A year ago, 700,000 public school students took online classes, enough to form the third largest school district in the country.  Most did it to supplement traditional “brick-and-mortar” schooling.  To get a better idea what it’s all about, test drive some sample lessons