March Student Tech Tip: Screenshots

As a virtual school student, there are several times when you will be asked to take a screenshot or a picture of your computer screen.  Whether you are showing proof of finishing an interactive or online game or showing your teacher or IT department a technical problem you are experiencing.  Sometimes it is very helpful […]

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Understanding Copyright and Public Domain

This post is part one in a series on copyright compliance online. It is very important for teachers, specifically online teachers and instructional designers, to understand copyright. As students begin to utilize resources they find online, such as images, for their projects and presentations, it is imperative they have a good understanding of copyright and […]

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Meet the Teacher: Robert Lewis

Congratulations to Robert Lewis, the You Make a Difference Award winner for last month. In this post, we highlight one of our wonderful social studies teachers.  This short video lets you meet Mr. Lewis as he shares what he is most excited about in his courses, what makes him an effective online teacher, and why […]

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NetTrekker: New for Staff & Students

My Big Campus, the learning environment used for Achieve Virtual Education Academy courses, has added a lot of great content to the My Big Campus library for our staff and students. NetTrekker is a company that curates quality digital content from around the web.  This is a great resource for teachers and students! Teachers can […]

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Student Spotlight: Mase

Congratulations to Mase, our Student of the Month! Mase is currently a junior at Achieve Virtual and is in his third year of enrollment with us. Mase has been an outstanding student at Achieve Virtual in his three years and well deserving of this recognition. Let’s get to know one of our fantastic virtual students! […]

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5 Tips for Staying Motivated This Semester

The ability to stay motivated is essential for virtual school (and all) students to be successful.  Motivation is not something that you are born with.  It is not something that you simply have or lack.  Believe it or not, you CAN control your own motivation!  Here are some tips to help you stay motivated for […]

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January Student Tech Tip: Computer Clean Up

Now that we are starting a new semester, it might be a good idea to clean up and organize your computer to get the semester off to a good start.  We know that it is important for you to organize your time and your work space, but how does your computer itself look? Take some […]

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November Student Tech Tip

November Student Tech Tip: Get More Out of Google For this month’s Tech Tip, I’d like to share a great infographic with you.  It includes tips and tricks for advanced Google searches.  Are you getting the most out of Google?   Infographic from beverleysmarketingreviews.com

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Tech Tip of the Month: October 2014

Tech Tip of the Month: Best Study Apps, Tools, and Tips For this month’s student tech tip, I’d like to share an infographic that I found from one of my favorite blogs (TeachThought). Check out the following infographic. I challenge you to try out at least one.  Share on Twitter, Instagram, or other social media […]

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Tech Tip of the Month: September 2014

Tech Tip of the Month: To Do Lists One of the easiest things you can do to help yourself be successful in your online courses is to create To Do Lists for yourself.  To Do Lists can help you stay organized and also keep your stress levels low. Time management and organizational skills are absolutely necessary […]

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