February 3

Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Learning

Synchronous and asynchronous online learning are the two dominant models in full-time virtual schools. Many school districts have experimented with blended learning and hybrid learning models, but ultimately, synchronous and asynchronous are the common approaches for remote learning and distance learning.

In this video, I provide an overview of both online education models so families can have a better understanding of what to expect should they enroll in a full-time virtual school.

About the author

James Brauer

James Brauer, Ed.D., MBA is currently a school administrator of an online public virtual school serving students throughout the state of Iowa. Previously, Brauer served as an assistant principal and special education teacher. He is passionate about leadership and management, health and wellness, and personal development.


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