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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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Free Proofreading Tool: Grammarly

Do you sometimes make silly errors in your writing because you’re typing too fast? Is grammar or spelling not your strongest skill? Would you like a tool that makes proofreading easier? If you answered yes to any of those questions, I know of a tool that you are going to LOVE. Grammarly is an extension […]

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April Student Tech Tip: Getting Academic Help

For this month’s student tech tip, I’d like to highlight two resources shared on the Edudemic website. Edudemic is a site that provides educational technology help for both students and teachers.  In the past year they have shared two different resources that the students at Achieve Virtual might benefit from. The 5 Best Study Aid […]

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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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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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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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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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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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