Starting and Maintaining a Virtual School


edTech InnovatorsedWeb’s EdTech Innovators community held a webinar on the development of a successful virtual school.  Webinar presenter, Scott Merrick, v-Learning Support Specialist, Academy Coach, v-Lead Teacher, and All-Stars Lead Learner at the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools in Tennessee, discussed how he went from being a private school teacher to being a vLearning specialist in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. He spoke about the research that he and his team did to make sure the setup process would be cost-effective and sustainable. Scott also shared how the school makes sure that all students keep up with their studies, how he fosters discussions among teachers and students, and how he plans to help the school grow.  Watch the webinar recording to learn more about starting and maintaining a virtual school!

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EdTech Innovators presents a series of webinars with educators who are exceptional in their use of technology to support teaching and learning. The presenters have been selected by the editors of THE Journal as part of their Innovator of the Month profile because of the creative ways they are integrating technology into education.  The variety of tools and applications is stunning, and the applications touch every aspect of the life of a school community.  This program is presented by THE Journal.

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