Owatonna Online uses ISD761 teachers and curriculum aligned to Minnesota Academic Standards. Participation in Owatonna Online allows students to experience many of the same curriculum opportunities with the ability to connect with teachers live using Google Meets.
Owatonna Online courses are uniquely designed just for those learners enrolled in the online program. This format allows instructors to provide more personalized instruction and better support learners.
The Owatonna Online program personalizes the learning process and provides an alternative to the traditional classroom model.
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What Owatonna Online parents are saying...
"He is graduating this year and it is likely he would not be if he was in a face to face setting. This opportunity has given our son the tools he needed to learn when it comes to planning and completing tasks. Our son was finally able to achieve the quality of work that we, as parents, have known he was capable of!"
"Working at your own pace is what my child needed."
Owatonna Online high School creates an online learning environment that:
DELIVERS A PERSONALIZED LEARNING APPROACH
Individualized student learning through the use of digital curriculum and personalized instructor support.
Instruction that allows students to follow their own pace, plan, and path along their educational journey.
High-quality curriculum aligned to Minnesota academic standards.
PROVIDES A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE
Access to curriculum 24:7
Flexibility in personal and academic schedules.
Ability to connect with teachers during online office hours.
Access to in-person support that can be scheduled with the online teacher.
OFFERS INSTRUCTIONAL and TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Instructors are licensed ISD761 teachers and have received specialized training to assess and communicate effectively in an online environment.
Google Meets will be utilized for personalized questions or full class instruction.
All students receive a Chromebook with access to ISD761 Technology and Innovation Team Support.
Due to the nature of online education, communication is critical to the learning environment. Students are expected to respond to all staff communications with 24 hours, excluding weekends and holidays. Students may also be expected to attend live, online support sessions with teachers and other support staff. Students should contact their teacher if they need help in a class.
Is Online Learning Right for You?
Being an online learner means you have the flexibility to complete coursework anywhere and at your own pace. This also requires you to manage your own time and make sure you are completing assignments. The most common reason why students do not do well in an online course is because they do not develop a plan for successful time management and task completion. Here are a few questions to ask yourself if choosing to become an online learner.