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The resources on this page represent a wealth of information about online learning and online learning institutions. The networks and clearinghouses provide free resources and information concerning online learning, best teaching and learning practices, learning objects, and professional development.

Learn About Online Learning
These organizations provide a wealth of information about online and blended learning.

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International Association for K-12 Online Learning

The international association for K-12 Online Learning, NACOL is a non-profit organization representing the interests of administrators, practitioners, and students involved in online learning in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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Educational Resources at the Illinois Online Network

The Illinois Online Network (ION) has been producing these resources since the early 1990s.  Additional links to other exemplary resources are also available.

Center for Digital Research and Scholarship

The Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) works with the faculty, students, and staff of Columbia University and its affiliates to increase the utility and impact of their research and scholarship. We offer a plethora of partnership opportunities.

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Educause is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. Educause helps those who lead, manage, and use information technology to shape strategic IT decisions at every level within higher education. IT is more than technology to EDUCAUSE members. It is a system of people, processes, organizations, and challenges that are constantly evolving.

ISTE Online Learning Network

The Online Learning Network supports educators involved with all type of online and distance learning models through various venues for supporting educators, sharing research, international connections and training opportunities.

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Online Learning Consortium

The Online Learning Consortium is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.

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Research Clearninghouse for K-12 Blended and Online Learning

This Clearinghouse is a collaborative effort led by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute (MVRLI) to provide a repository of references to research articles and other publications from the field of K-12 online and blended learning. This project has been made possible by generous financial support from Next Generation Learning Challenges and in-kind support from iNACOL and the Michigan Virtual University.


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online learning resources for new hampshire
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Online Schools

Schools in or near New Hampshire
New Hampshire students have many options for online learning. Some of the schools used by NH students include:

Schools in Other States
Many states have established virtual schools. You can easily visit the websites of schools in several states. Learn more. Here are a few examples:



Online Tutoring
We have some basic information on several online providers of tutoring for K-12 students.

Other Programs
Don’t see what you need? Try searching for online education programs from the Degree Search database. This is a site to aid in searches for online degree programs from trusted schools.

Learn whether online or face to face classes might be better for you by reviewing "Is Online Learning Right for You?" from Distance Learning Today (January 2007), or "Is Distance Learning Right for You?" from

Want some tips or information on planning for the future, visit NH Next, your guide to life after high school.



Free Courses

Online Open Courseware
Many institutions have posted their online courses on the web. Open courses can be viewed free of charge.

  • MIT Open Courseware
    This was one of the first higher education efforts designed to university course materials for free to the public.
  • iTunes U and Mobil Learning
    Apple recently partnered with several states to offer online content through their iTunes content portal.
  • Open Courseware Consortium
    The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.



Last updated January 22, 2020

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