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Building a Sustainable Virtual Learning Program with EdOptions Academy

Building a Sustainable Virtual Learning Program with EdOptions Academy

It’s no secret that the past year has presented some challenges for school districts. While most students will return to school in-person, there are many families that want to continue virtual learning long-term. In our session from ISTE 2021, we explore how schools and districts can partner with Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy, Edmentum’s fully accredited online school for all K-12 students, to offer sustainable in-district virtual learning so students can remain in their home districts.

Through EdOptions Academy, we offer a full spectrum of instructional services. Whether you are using your own teachers or our teachers, we can support you!

Don't forget to check out a few of these helpful resources: 

[Teacher Tips] Implementing an Acceleration Plan to Address Unfinished Learning

Students on an acceleration plan learn material appropriate for their current grade level and relearn only the skills and lessons from earlier grades that are vital to understanding the new content. Krista Lasky, one of Edmentum’s elementary K–5 virtual teachers and EdOptions Academy 2021 Teachers of the Year, shares some of her insights about acceleration. 

Back-to-School Planning and Success Toolkit

Check out our free guides, blogs, and worksheets- we have the resources to help you build your school around your students! Some key highlights are curriculum planning, growth and proficiency, learning loss, SEL, and more!

Ultimate Teacher's Guide to Back-to-School Planning

To ease the stress of going back to school, we have gathered some of our top resources on classroom management, classroom organization, and the best teacher deals!

Need tips getting families to be all in on virtual learning? Check out our blog on seven key tactics administrators should use to market your school’s virtual program to families.

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Macy Gilcrease

Macy Gilcrease studied Kinesiology with Teacher Certification at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. Before joining Edmentum in 2021, Macy was a teacher and a coach. After teaching, she entered into corporate world while pursuing her MBA in Marketing from Regent University. However, her passion for education, teachers, and students remained the same while her love for marketing grew. Macy currently serves as a Marketing Specialist and believes she can have an impact on teachers and students from this side of education. Empowered teachers empower students!