It's no secret that the world has certainly changed drastically in the past 20 years due to advances in technology. When PA Virtual first opened its doors in 2001, many things were different than they are now in 2020. As part of our 20th anniversary celebration, we thought it would be a fun idea to reflect back on the past 20 years and how the world has evolved since we starting educating students online in 2001. Here's a list of 20 things that have changed since 2001.
Each year, about 4 million children in America start kindergarten. One of the most important parts of a kindergartner’s education is spending time sharpening their basic learning skills. No matter where your child is attending kindergarten this fall, there are areas you can focus on as parents to help your children succeed.
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Pennsylvania is a state rich in history. As part of our celebration for serving families in Pennsylvania for the past 20 years, we are bringing you a series of “Top 20” lists. Today, we’re providing a list of 20 historical places to visit throughout the state.
As part of our 20th anniversary celebration, we are bringing you a series of "Top 20" lists. With the upcoming school year right around the corner, you may be considering PA Virtual as an educational option for your child. In this post, we're providing you with the answers to our 20 most frequently asked questions.
If you are thinking of making the jump to cyber school, you are probably feeling a mixture of excitement, confusion, and anticipation. What if it isn’t the right fit for you? How will you communicate with the teacher? Will you meet other students? And the big question is ‘How does online high school work?’ Will you have a schedule? Do you have to go to class? How will they know if you are ‘in’ school? How will you submit your assignments? How do you get help if you have a question? These are all valid questions since cyber schooling is a relatively new concept. Cyber schools take the concepts that work in your traditional district school and add tweaks to meet the unique needs of students. You will find that the flexibility of cyber schools will allow you to live your life while at the same time earning a top-notch high school education.
For those who are new to the idea of online education, a common concern is whether online school is a good education option. Will your student be able to go to college? If you transferred your child back to a brick and mortar school, would he or she be on target? Can online school challenge your child and support them? Even once you know it can be a good option, you may wonder if your child would excel in a virtual model.