Virtual High School Ontario
The Virtual High School Ontario (VHSO) is a private virtual school. VHSO offers a broad range of courses for Grades 9 - 12 students and also a range of programmes including summer schools, make-up credits and e-work-placements.
In 2009 VHSO had 2,200 active students enrolled across 64 courses.
Its website is https://www.virtualhighschool.com/
Virtual High School Ontario utilises:
- Desire2Learn's Learning Management System (LMS)
- collaboration tools facilitate communication - teacher to student and student to student
- professional animations, visuals, auditory devices for enhanced visual learning
- interactive exercises and assessments provide the student with an opportunity to evaluate your progress and aptitude
- online DropBox is used for submitting assignments thereby eliminating "snail mail"
- individual online storage space
- individual email account
- course work by past students is available to current students as reference material
The Virtual High School Ontario is also responsible for the Virtual High School Nova Scotia.
- Virtual High School (Ontario): wikipedia
- “State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada”: iNACOL November 2010