Teaching Now! 111 - Watch in Real Player
In the first of two programs on Florida Virtual School, we hear how this initiative has grown from a small grant serving 200 students to a major statewide service serving tens of thousands of Florida students as well as many other students throughout the United States.
Introduction - Watch
Teaching NOW! looks at how colleges of education are preparing tomorrow's teachers to use technology. We also visit K-12 schools where technology integration is changing traditional classroom activities.
Curriculum Development - Watch
Join us as we take a look at Florida Virtual School. This segment explores the founding of this unique school and the development of its online curriculum.
Panel Discussion of Curriculum Development - Watch
Join our experts as they discuss the segment entitled "Curriculum Development." They discuss the challenges this new technology presents to traditional methods of assessing student performance, and the positive repercussions of this change.
Staff Development - Watch
Take a look at the staff development guidelines for teachers of the Florida Virtual School. This segment explores the in-depth process teachers must go through to become virtual teachers, and explores the method of mentoring that is central to the process.
Panel Discussion of StaffDevelopment - Watch
Join our experts as they discuss the process of training educators for service at Florida Virtual School. They explore the changes in professional development, the creation of a corporate educational model, and discuss the importance of the mentoring program in this type of staff development.