Being A Long-Distance Learner In No Easy Task Distance education (radio, TV, print, internet) has been a staple of teacher pre-service and in-service instruction for decades from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Its benefits— in particular, online learning, which this article discusses— are well documented. Online learning provides teachers with access to content, new instructional practices, colleagues and experts, and curriculum and assessment supports. In particular, it provides these opportunities for teachers who have often been excluded from professional development—women,… This is…