Hour of Code 2015

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Hour of Code 2015

Each year during Computer Science Week (December 7-13, 2015), we celebrate the “Hour of Code.” The Hour of Code is a global movement to get students engaged in an introduction to computer science using basic code. During this designated hour, students are encouraged to learn the basics of coding to see just how fun (and […]

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Take a Virtual College Tour

It’s that time of year! Seniors are making decisions about what college or university they are interested in attending in the fall.  Part of that important decision is making college visits to potential universities.  Sometimes that is not as easy as it sounds, though.  For many of our virtual students, it is difficult to travel […]

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Debunking Myths Infographic

There are many myths and misconceptions floating around about virtual education. In fact, quality virtual schools can provide an alternative solution for students that is just as rigorous and valuable as a traditional high school experience. Learning is no longer confined to the four walls of a classroom, but rather can happen anytime, anywhere. Check […]

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Student Spotlight: Janena

Our newest student of the month is Janena.  She is a junior at Achieve Virtual.  She enrolled with us because she wanted to be in the MSD of Wayne Township and had heard great things about the school from another former student.  After graduation, Janena is planning to attend Purdue University and major in Psychology. We […]

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5 Key Elements of Social Presence: Part 4

5 Key Elements of Social Presence:  Part 4 Knowledge and Experience This blog is the fourth of a five part series on the 5 key elements of social presence.  It is based on an article from the September/October edition of Learning & Leading with Technology magazine.  The article, written by Amy Garrett Dikkers, Aimee Whiteside, […]

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