Hour of Code 2015

Blog Archives

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 […]

Read More
  • Parents

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More