To ensure that your inclement weather days are thoughtfully organized and successful, we’ve assembled four ways that you can use Exact Path to turn a snow day into a virtual learning day.
Random Lake School District in Random Lake, Wisconsin, is one such site that is putting the concept of virtual learning days to the test this year. I recently had the opportunity to connect with Random Lake Elementary School Principal Sandy Mountain to find how the school prepared and executed two such days this past January and what it learned from its experience to date.
Our team of outstanding virtual teachers is the backbone of student success in our fully accredited virtual school, EdOptions Academy. Check out what one of our EdOptions Academy science instructors, Lauren Masino, has to say about what motivates her to work in education, what her job as a virtual teacher involves, and why she loves working with EdOptions Academy students!
For high school students who have fallen behind in credits, getting caught up to graduate with the rest of their class can feel intimidating. Minimesters can be a great approach to help these students quickly recover credits, begin building academic momentum, and gain confidence in their ability to make it to the graduation finish line. Here are eight common questions answered to help your school or district get started with minimesters for credit recovery!
As Study Island users will agree, there are so many things to love about this program. From standards-based formative assessments, to real-time progress monitoring and ongoing practice, Study Island hits all the key features educators look for in an online program. In this blog we are highlighting some of teachers’ favorite Study Island features and how they are using them in their classrooms.
Shikellamy School District, in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, is one district that recently took the leap, partnering with EdOptions Academy to provide flexible virtual learning options for students. Two years in, district is not looking back, as the Shikellamy Virtual Academy has reached previously struggling students and helped recover more than $500,000 in funding. However, as with any major project, getting the virtual program to where it is today was a complicated process and not without challenges.
Career and technical education (CTE) programs in middle and high school are rising in popularity, and it’s no wonder why! Not only can these courses help students explore, select, and define a career or field of interest, but also they can support students learn soft skills that are highly prized by the job market.
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