Ever wonder what it’s like to be the instructor of an online class? This TIME article follows teacher Jane Good, of Colorado. Good is one of 11 full-time teachers in Colorado’s three-year-old 21st Century Virtual Academy, an online school of about 750 students that is part of the state’s largest school district, the JeffCo Public Schools. She teaches full-time and part-time students in seventh- and eighth-grade science, ninth-grade Earth science and 10th-grade biology.

You can also click here to read about a CW instructor’s experience teaching an online class from Italy!