Opening Up the World Through a Virtual Classroom

Meeting experts and touring locations around the globe is now possible by opening up the world through a virtual classroom. At McLean County Unit 5 high schools, virtual classroom software has been installed in classrooms at Normal Community West and Normal Community...

Schools Expand Online Learning Opportunities

As students return to the classroom, there are an increased number of resources for them as schools expand online learning opportunities.  These opportunities help prepare them for college and the workforce, and include classes that offer alternative ways to learn. In...

Virtual Learning for a Flexible School Calendar

The recent interruption in school attendance caused by bad weather across the nation has caused some schools to urge state education departments to consider virtual learning for a flexible school calendar.  Several factors must be considered, including the...