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Did You Know?  |  Quick Tips in Education

Making Summer Vacation Educational Part: 3

We hope you did not miss our first two blogs of this series for ideas, but if so please check out Idea 1: Zoos and Aquariums and Idea 2: Historical Sites The final blog of this series continues with another idea to subtly sneak in some learning opportunities for your children over the summer:

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Quick Tips in Education

Making Summer Vacation Educational Part: 2

We hope you did not miss our first blog of this series for ideas, but if so please check out Idea 1: Zoos and Aquariums This blog series continues with another idea to subtly sneak in some learning opportunities for your children over the summer:

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PA Virtual EOY Wrap-Up

It’s been a great year at PA Virtual! Let’s take a look back at some of the highlights from the class of 2014 – 15 school year and see how our students gave back, and stood out:

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Did You Know?  |  Quick Tips in Education

Making Summer Vacation Educational Part:1

With the temperature on the rise, students are certainly looking forward to the end of the school year. Parents, while you may not be quite as ready for school to finish, this might be the time of year you are planning your summer family vacation or trip. This blog series will give you a few ideas to subtly sneak in some learning opportunities for your children over the summer:

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About Cyber Education  |  Insider Perspectives

Dr. Joanne Barnett Speaks About How Learning Leads to Effective Teaching

In an article on May 25, 2015 by Christina Thompson (a freelance writer for CBS Philly) Dr. Joanne Barnett (the CEO of Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School) discussed how teachers who view themselves as learners are more effective teachers. “The majority of teachers want to create the best learning environment possible for their students, but resources and policies can prevent teachers from implementing the type of teaching and learning that their students need. The challenge of defining the ‘classroom environment’ is a result of technological advances. The classroom in the 21st century is continually changing.

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