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Quick Tips in Education

14 Fantastic and Free Online Tools for Teaching and Learning

“How have I survived without this online tool?” “How have I never heard of this app?” You will probably be asking yourself these questions by the time you finish reading this blog post. There are endless free online tools and resources out there to continually engage and teach students (and adults) year-round. Many of these tools are useful both in and out of school. Here are some of our favorites.  

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Frequently Asked Questions About PA Virtual Charter School (Socialization & Family Support)

We recently hosted a Facebook Live session to answer the questions we get asked the most about two important topics when considering online learning: socialization and family support. Director of Student Services, Jason Fitzpatrick and Chief Human Resources & Marketing Officer, Sherri Tate also took questions live from the audience. We've compiled a list below of the questions people asked regarding socialization and family support specifically, as well as some general questions people asked about PA Virtual Charter School.

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Alternative Schooling Options to Traditional Public School

Have you ever wondered if a better option existed for your child’s education? Did you know that you, as a parent or guardian in Pennsylvania, have the right to choose the educational environment that works best for your child?

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A Day in the Life of an Asynchronous Cyber School Student [A Student's Perspective]

Transitioning to a cyber charter school can be a significant change, and one that is undertaken for a variety of reasons. Some families choose this model for the quality of education: that’s why my parents chose PA Virtual for me. For others, it’s a solution for problems sometimes faced at brick and mortar schools, such as anxiety and bullying. Still others come to cyber charter schools because of the flexibility they offer.

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A Typical Day for a Synchronous Cyber School Student [A Student's Perspective]

One of the biggest questions people have before trying something new is, “What does this experience look like?” For students moving to a cyber charter school, it can be difficult to imagine what school will be like in a different environment. I would love to tell you about what being a student at a cyber charter school is really like. I attended PA Virtual for grades K through 12. During my time here, I developed valuable skills, made great friends, and genuinely enjoyed learning. If you’re considering virtual school but are feeling nervous about the change, let me put your mind at ease.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cyber Schools (In-Year Enrollment)

We recently hosted a Facebook Live session to answer the questions we get asked the most about attending a cyber charter school, as well as questions about transitioning to a cyber charter school after the school year has started. Director of Parent Education & Engagement, Jennifer Brodhag and Director of Marketing & Communications, Jennifer Kilpatrick also took questions live from the audience. Jennifer Brodhag is also the parent of three former PA Virtual students. The recording of the session can be found below. Don't have time to watch?  Keep scrolling for some of our most frequently asked questions.

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