Sometimes, students just need one adult willing to listen to their struggles and concerns—just one knowledgeable teacher willing to offer alternative options that students may not have known were even available. A simple, “What do you need?” or “How can I support you?” can make a powerful difference. Learn how these three schools succeeded in providing credit recovery options to struggling high school students with ingenuity, a listening ear, and a touch of virtual learning.
Virtual learning has enabled not only blended learning but fully online learning environments as well. Virtual schools provide students with the flexibility to retrieve lost credits and participate in out-of school activities that they would not be able to engage in if confined to a traditional school day.
At EdOptions Academy, our vision is empowering futures, one student at a time. The only way that happens is by recognizing each student as the unique person he or she is. Zach is one EdOptions Academy student who truly benefited from this personal approach.
Rural, Gifted, and At-Risk: Four Research-Based Strategies to Support Advanced Learners in Small Districts
The question for educators working with gifted students in rural settings becomes one of engagement. How can these learners be exposed to the opportunities and guidance they need to keep learning interesting and challenging, and how can educators help them stay on track to reach their full potential? Here are four research-backed strategies.
Virtual learning does come with some unique logistics and additional challenges that parents and caregivers can be instrumental in to help their children manage. Here are five things parents can do to help their child achieve success in virtual courses.
I want to share six of the courses I would recommend for learners in the TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program to consider, as I’ve personally seen these courses be well-received by military learners (and adult learners in general).