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eLearning Connections: Online Learning

Updates and news about eLearning, Distance Education and Virtual Field Trips

About Online Learning

Online learning provides all learners with opportunities to extend their learning beyond the classroom walls. Online learning can take on many forms:

  • Virtual Instruction: Students receive the majority of their instruction (80%+) in an online environment. In the Omaha Public Schools teachers and students use the learning management system, ANGEL, to provide online instruction to students.
  • Supplemental Instructional Programs: These programs are available to students to enhance their regular instruction. These may include programs such as Imagine Learning, Achieve 3000, and TenMarks Math.
  • Webinars: These learning opportunities are brief, direct learning sessions with content experts delivered through web-based software or video conferencing.
  • Online Sites: There are many great websites that provide practice activities, reference materials, and web tools. These sites enhance instruction. Examples of these sites include Starfall, Reading A-Z, Read-Write-Think, and National Archives. 

Virtual Learning Opportunities

eLearning and Distance Education provides high school and middle school master ecourses for all OPS teachers. Available courses:

  • English 1-8
  • PreAlgebra 1-2, Algebra 1-2, Algebra 3, Geometry 1-2 
  • Physical Science 1-2, Biology 1-2, Chemistry 1-2, Physics 1-2
  • American Government, US History 1-2, Economics and Personal Finance, Human Geography
  • Chinese 1-2, Game Design

Teachers can also create their own courses in ANGEL to provide virtual opportunities for students!


Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).