Distance Learning: Bringing Schools of Learning Together

Distance/Online Learning has the ability to incorporate different schools of thought together to reach all students. The following videos, articles and links provide insight on creating and implementing effective online teaching platforms.


  1. Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education
  2. Fascinating TED Talk by Daphne Koller about online education.  She gives a great overview of what they have learned from designing and creating online courses and how they have changed the process to improve the students' education.
  3. 8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online
  4. Great lessons learned for online teachers.  
  5. ‘Technology does not engage students; great lessons engage students.’ This were the words of Krista ...
  6. Lawan Dalha works at Yanbu University College.  He has made many interesting comments and links that can be found on his Google+ page about technology integration in schools.

  7. The New Vision Charter High Schools is based out of New York City.  Their Cloudlab (found under the "For Educators" Tab) has videos that can used by schools to create cloud based systems for their classrooms and schools.
  8. Interesting blog post that mentions some of the challenges of online teaching when dealing with different schools of thought.