Your child may enroll for a combination of online courses while attending their regular high school, or attend online as a full time student. Helping your child to achieve in an online course can be both rewarding and a challenge. While you are able to see all of the student’s assignments and the timeline in which they are due, helping a child to self-direct his or her own learning can be the most difficult thing to master. Online educators want you to be aware of what your child is learning and his or her approach to that learning. If you choose to you can have access to a portal to your child's online work and progress. An account will need to be created for you, please contact the online office (612-668-0254) to have your account set up. Once your account has been created you can go to this site and log in:
Here is what the research says are the major challenges for an online learner:
Here are some of the ways you can assist your online learner:
Why We Think Online Learning is So Important
Online learning helps prepare your learner in the 21st century skills which includes digital literacy; most of the information we learn, we learn independently from school. Students who are effective online learners can become effective lifelong learners.
MPS Online Learning
1250 W. Broadway Minneapolis, MN 55411
Telephone: 612.668.0254 | Fax: 612.668.4137