Virtual Schools – A Sound Educational Option

Virtual Schools-A Sound Educational Option One of the most common misconceptions about virtual schools is that they’re subpar to brick-and-mortar schools. This belief certainly makes sense after untrained teachers across the country scrambled to start teaching online during the Covid-19 … Read More

Virtual Schools-Certification & Accreditation

When you’re looking for the right virtual school for your child to attend, it’s important to find one that’s reputable. Just like there are doctors, mechanics, and hairdressers with online reviews that are anything but stellar, there are also online … Read More

Education and the Skill Gap

The United States still ranks in the top 10 for educational systems throughout the world. Yet, its overall ranking has been falling for more than 3 decades.  Other countries score much higher in subjects like math and science, and they … Read More

Not All Virtual Classrooms Are Created Equal

Just like in-person classrooms differ from teacher to teacher, building to building, and state to state, so too do virtual classroom environments. In fact, the setup of your virtual classroom can literally make or break the school year for you … Read More

Getting Students Engaged

If you were to quietly observe either an in-person or virtual classroom today, would you be able to pick out the students learning and those who were not? If you know anything about student engagement you certainly would.  According to … Read More

Are Virtual Schools a Game Changer for Struggling Students?

There certainly isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to education. And even though many students can succeed in a traditional public-school setting, others have a strong preference for virtual schools because they provide so many opportunities that a typical … Read More

Virtual School is an Option

As we discussed bullying previously in this series, we talked about the definition of bullying, different types of bullying, ways to identify it and how you can try to prevent it from happening. In those articles, we spoke about the … Read More

How to Prevent Bullying

As we continue exploring the topic of bullying, we continue with prevention methods. As a refresher, there are four types of bullying defined by the National Centre Against Bullying, or NCAB: physical bullying, verbal bullying, social bullying, and cyberbullying. Each … Read More

Types of Bullying

There is a lot of media around bullying in popular culture, often depicted in movies and television. This exposure leads many to an understanding of what bullying is. Beyond this, most people have interactions with bullying from either side of … Read More

Why Parent Involvement Matters in Education

When you want to ensure the best academic outcomes for your child, the number one thing you can do as a parent is to be actively involved in their education. While many people think attending the top schools or paying … Read More