“ Everybody is Their Own Island ” : Teacher Disconnection in a Virtual School

  title={“ Everybody is Their Own Island ” : Teacher Disconnection in a Virtual School},
  author={Charles R. Graham},
Virtual schooling is a recent phenomenon in K-12 online learning. As such, the roles of the online teachers are emerging and differ from those of the traditional classroom teacher. Using qualitative interviews of eight virtual high school teachers, this study explored teachers’ perceptions of their online teaching role. Teachers expressed a sense of disconnection from their students, the profession, and their peers as a result of limited interactions due to significant institutional barriers… CONTINUE READING

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