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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Tech Tip of the Month: August 2014

Tech Tip of the Month: Badges at Achieve Hello Achievers!  To begin, let me introduce myself:     So what are badges? The badges in My Big Campus are called Achievements.  They are a visual representation on your profile of the great things you are doing at Achieve Virtual!  If you are a gamer (serious […]

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5 Common Myths about Online Learning

5 Common Myths about Online Learning There are many misconceptions or myths out there about virtual education and online high schools.  In this post, we work to debunk some of the more common myths. Myth:  Virtual schools are not “real” schools. Truth:  Achieve Virtual Education Academy is an Indiana Department of Education accredited public high school in […]

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Hour of Code Week

Hour of Code Week Hello students!  Did you know this week is the official Hour of Code week put on by the website code.org?  The idea is that teachers allow students to learn to code or write some code for at least one hour this week.  It is a celebration happening all over the nation.  […]

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Achieve Featured on CK-12 Website

Achieve Virtual Featured on the CK-12 Foundation Website Check out the guest blog post about Achieve Virtual that was featured on the CK-12 Foundation website.  CK-12 is a leading organization for accessing open educational resources.        CK-12 Aids in Competency-Based Virtual School

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Thankful for Virtual School

  Thankful for Virtual School As we approach the holiday season, we have been reflecting on all that we are thankful for here at Achieve Virtual Education Academy.  We, like many of our students, are especially thankful for the opportunities that virtual education provide.  Here are just a few of the reasons why we are […]

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The ‘Quiet’ Online Student

The ‘Quiet’ Online Student Our focus for last month’s professional development was on the introverted student.  Over the past month, I have been reading a book that I have found to be absolutely phenomenal titled Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.   Reading this book through the lens of a virtual school staff […]

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Technology Troubleshooting Guide

Technology Troubleshooting Guide Sometimes technology does not always behave in the way that we would like it to. If you experience a problem accessing your class or content within your class, there are a few things you can try to troubleshoot the problem. The following steps are quick things you can check to see if […]

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Highlighting a Successful Year: Part 2

Highlighting a Successful Year:  Part 2 Our students and staff at Achieve Virtual have had an incredible year.  I’d like to take this time highlight some of the wonderful things going on in our classes this year.  Meet some of our teachers and the unique learning experiences going on in their courses.  In part 2 of […]

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