Discussions in Online History Classes
Posted 09 June 2017 - 12:57 PM
Posted 09 June 2017 - 01:52 PM
Unfortunately most on line classes only meet once or twice a week and for only an hour to an hour and a half. That leaves very little live class time to review material, cover any administrative topics, discuss upcoming assignments, cover the current lesson, answer questions, etc. Live discussions back and forth with the students over the reading has to, therefore, be limited. I think unless students can Skype discussions outside of class time it is going to be hard to find a good online class that offers extensive live class discussions.
Maybe someone knows a provider that has worked this out, though...
Edited by OneStepAtATime, 09 June 2017 - 01:52 PM.
Posted 10 June 2017 - 04:32 PM
I'm looking for an online American history class for my middle school son. As I've contemplated content, I realized, what I really want him to have is the opportunity for discussion of the history reading. To what extent do these online history classes incorporate discussion of the reading and history?
You'll probably get a lot more answers if you post this on the middle school or high school boards...