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About eLo

The Expanding Learning Opportunities Consortium (eLo) was formed in September of 2014 to provide students fully online learning opportunities. Members of eLo include Indian Prairie School District 204, Naperville School District 203 and Community Unit School District 200. As a result, when students enroll in a course they will be interacting online alongside peers from three districts and seven high schools.


Courses are taught by innovative and passionate teachers from one of the three-member districts. Prior to teaching their first online class, teachers must complete two separate training courses. The educational technology training coupled with the extensive knowledge of the teachers generates a powerful combination and learning atmosphere for the students.


We offer classes during the fall, spring and summer terms. Credits are awarded by a student's school, courses count toward a student's G.P.A. and mirror equal quality of their face-to-face counterparts.

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eLo by the Numbers

2016-2017 Course Catalog

eLo does not create course prerequisite policy. Students should consult their school's curriculum handbook or contact their counselor to determine which courses they may enroll based on their grade level.


Business: Business Law, Consumer Economics, Video Game Design, Web Design

English: African-American Literature

Fine Arts: Introduction to Music Theory
Mathematics: *Algebra II, *Geometry
Physical Education: Health
Science: Introduction to Sustainable Energy
Social Studies: American Government, *AP Human Geography, Psychology, *US History

*Denotes a year long course

Registration

Students may enroll in an academic year course during their school's standard registration process. There are no extra costs to register for the class. Students may enroll in a summer course directly through the eLo website. Summer registration will open in mid to late January. Feel free to check our site for future summer information including registration deadline dates and tuition costs.


Students may visit their counselor or contact the eLo office for information or answers to questions. Students wondering whether or not an online course is appropriate for them, might find the following information beneficial:



  • expectations eLo have for online students and our teachers
  • sample demo course
  • online readiness assessment survey

Value of Online Learning

Accessing the Course

Students may access their course whenever and wherever they prefer including but not limited to at home, the public library or school. Many students work on their course during a study hall or an options period built into their schedule. Others have an early or late release from the school. Some choose to work on their course in the mornings, afternoons, evenings or weekends.


We use the Canvas learning management system to deliver our courses. Students may work on their course using a personal or school desktop, laptop or tablet device. No special software or equipment is needed other than consistent wireless access and basic word processing software.

Learning Environment

Courses are structured similarly to face-to-face classes including a sequence of learning with set deadline dates generated by the teacher. Students communicate with their teacher and peers in a variety of ways including but not limited to discussion boards, email, chat sessions, phone or virtual conferences.


Coursework exists online and students do not have to report to a specific physical location nor log in at set times. Also, we provide the students with a series of online orientation activities they complete prior to the course beginning to help ensure they are comfortable learning in the online environment.

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Please visit our website for more information about eLo's history, the courses we offer including a demo course, an online readiness assessment survey, feedback from former students and more.