In the 2020-2021 school year, PA Virtual Charter School will be celebrating 20 years of online education for Pennsylvania students. As part of our celebration and our "Top 20 lists" blog series, we asked our parents and staff members what makes them proud to be part of the PA Virtual family. Here are some reasons why our community is #PAVirtualProud!
In continuation with our theme of “lists of 20s” for our 20th anniversary celebration, we wanted to highlight some of our awesome student success stories in today’s blog post. We reached out to our teachers who provided many great examples of all the awesome things our students, both current and former, have accomplished both inside and outside of the classroom. Keep reading to learn about some of the achievements of current and former PA Virtual students!
Stay on top of your child's education with the latest industry news and events. Fill out the form for updates directly to your inbox.
As part of celebrating 20 years of educating students in Pennsylvania, we are bringing you a series of blogs that each have “lists of 20s” as the theme. We asked our elementary school teachers to provide us with some of their favorite books for students in grades k-4. This week, we’re sharing a list of some great book recommendations for elementary school children.
The 2020-2021 school year will mark PA Virtual’s 20th anniversary, and we are so excited about this milestone! As part of our 20th anniversary celebration, we are bringing you a series of blog posts with “list of 20s” as the theme. With summertime upon us, you may be looking for some ways you can keep your child engaged. In this week’s blog post, we're providing 20 ideas of how you can keep your child engaged over the summer break.
People love story. That’s why it can be tempting to spend summer free time watching television and movies. However, reading is another great way to enjoy story. I want to share some wonderful books with you. These are stories that can transport you to other times, places, and into grand adventures. As part of PA Virtual's 20th anniversary celebration, here are 20 novels you might enjoy reading this summer!
Each fall teachers work with students who have experienced the all too common “summer slide.” Symptoms include learning loss, forgetting math formulas, and even a decrease in vocabulary. Studies have shown that students can lose up to one month of skills and knowledge learned during the school year over the summer, so keeping academic skills intact is a concern for many parents. After all, we want our students to be ready to make progress when school starts back up in September, rather than spending the first few weeks playing “catch up.”