For the past 10 years, Bend-La Pine Schools in Oregon have been leading the way when it comes to offering online learning opportunities for K-12 students. Bend-La Pine Schools Online offers multiple online learning programs across the district to meet the many varying needs of its students.
Learning Outside the Lines had the unique opportunity of speaking with Tres Tyvand, Student Services Coordinator for Bend-La Pine Schools Online. In Part One of this podcast series, Tyvand provides the following key insights with regards to successful online learning programs for school districts:
- The value of online learning programs for diverse student needs—from students who need remedial work, to special needs students, to those who take time away from school to pursue their talents.
- The role family plays in helping to ensure successful online learning.
Be sure to listen here to the full podcast interview, and come back to listen to Part Two of the podcast soon.