Online teachers face challenges

July 25, 2008
They must gauge student performance without face-to-face contact

Educators who supplement or replace their day jobs with online teaching for local public schools are discovering that the perks of working at home come with hurdles: grappling with awkward or confusing lines of communication with their pupils; gauging student performance without seeing facial expressions; and struggling to withstand the urge to check e-mails from students during weekends.To read The Washington Post article, click here.

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