iTutor’s virtual school transforms the K-12 online teaching and learning experience through and beyond Covid-19

“iTutor’s virtual school platform brings together, in one place, planning, course and class development, teaching and administration – all branded and personalized by the school for its students.”

With most K-12 students, parents, teachers and administrators continuing to be engaged in remote learning, the future of education is going to include a significant online component – ​​no matter how long Covid-19 will stay with us.

This future of online learning is much brighter for school communities using iTutor Virtual school– a secure interactive learning platform that allows administrators and teachers to create, organize, schedule and deliver live and synchronous lessons. Their teaching delivery can feature the district’s own teachers coupled with school-produced and branded content, all in one place. Schools using Virtual School report that this approach is much simpler than juggling and switching between multiple technologies and platforms. In minimal time, Virtual School provides an online mirror image of the school’s classroom, curriculum, faculty, brand and culture – to transition to a fully remote learning environment. functional.

Even better news: iTutor’s Virtual School has proven successful since 2014, being widely adopted and used by over 20,000 K-12 students and 1,500 teachers in over 1,000 schools nationwide, as part of iTutor’s partnership with school districts in 20 states. , from Alaska, to New York, to South Carolina. With Virtual School, school districts can be up and running in three to five business days, with a dedicated iTutor team providing technical support on an ongoing basis.

The Union Free School District of Garrison (NY) has embraced virtual school for use by its teachers and students as Covid-19 has made online learning both mandatory and preferable.

“We believe the virtual school will help our teachers continue to deliver world-class education, and our students to continue to thrive, even in the face of the pandemic,” said Sarah Tormey, chair of the Garrison Union Free School District Board of Education, which oversees the single-building, high-performing school district that serves students in kindergarten through 8th grade.

iTutor Founder and CEO Harry Aurora, who started the company because of his belief in education for everyone, regardless of location, circumstance, economic status or ability, summed up the benefits of Virtual School.

“Forced online by Covid, most schools and teachers today are scrambling, using multiple platforms and a variety of techniques to deliver online instruction to their students – and getting inconsistent results,” said he declared. “iTutor’s virtual school platform brings together, in one place, planning, course and class development, teaching and administration – all branded and personalized by the school for its students.”

K-12 school administrators can mirror their schools’ schedules on the secure, FERPA-compliant Virtual School platform; create courses and classes; easily enroll teachers and students; track student progress and teacher performance; and monitor school results. Through iTutor’s Virtual School Dashboard, teachers can sync with third-party cloud storage platforms (such as Google Drive) to upload materials and content and create and schedule lessons.

iTutor sponsors regularly scheduled webinars and demos for school district administrators and educators interested in learning more about the Virtual School platform. For more information on upcoming webinars, visit: https://go.itutor.com/virtual-school-webinar

About iTutor and Virtual School

iTutor offers the most effective online education platform available to school districts, schools, and individual students today. iTutor’s Virtual school empowers educators to create meaningful, one-to-one relationships with students and deliver any course, any time. iTutor has helped thousands of students succeed in home schooling, credit recovery, test prep, bilingual education, and after-school tutoring.

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Perry A. Thomasson