If your family is contemplating a foray into cyberlearning, it is probably best to sign up for only one or two months at the beginning and to prepare a home-school contingency plan in case of unforeseen problems. Schooling via the Internet is still in its infancy, but the early results are positive. With technology constantly advancing, it is a good bet that cyberschooling is here to stay.
Touring the Cyberschools
To explore a smattering of other cyberschools, surf around the following Web sites:
Aphelion, "a school for the gifted and talented," opens in the fall of 1998.
Chrysalis School, "an independent study program for students of all ages"
Dennison Academy, a "worldwide" cyberschool for students in grades 7-12
Northstar Academy, "a private Christian online school for grades 7-12"
Village Learning Center, "devoted to rigorous interdisciplinary instruction for grades seven and up"