I think not. Some children are able to motivate themselves to learn online, or have parents who provide the necessary external motivation. But the students who need the most help lack that instrinsic motivational factor — or the parental support necessary to stay the course.
I am a secondary English Language Arts teacher, a University of Oklahoma student working on my doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum with an concentration in English Education and co-Editor of the Oklahoma English Journal. I am constantly seeking ways to amplify students' voices and choices.