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What Makes a Family a Good Fit for Cyber School?

Have you been considering if your family would be a good fit for a cyber school? There are several reasons why your family could benefit from cyber education for your child. Many families look into the cyber model for reasons like flexibility, individualized learning, convenience and safety, among other factors.

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Cyber School Vs. Brick and Mortar School: Pros and Cons

There are many factors to consider as a parent when deciding which education model would be the best fit for your family. If you’re looking into the cyber model for your child, you likely have many questions. Will my child be engaged in this environment? How will they make friends? Is there more or less stress? If they are struggling in class, are there services provided like there are in a brick and mortar school?  

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What Materials Will My Child Receive in a Cyber School?

During my first week of teaching at PA Virtual Charter School, a parent hopped on at the end of a lesson. As a newbie, I naturally grew anxious that I had forgotten something! Was my mic off the whole time? Was the information irrelevant?

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

Over the past 20 years of serving families across Pennsylvania, we have noticed a handful of questions that are frequently asked by prospective parents. In this post, we've compiled a list below of the most common questions people ask regarding socialization and family support specifically, as well as some general questions people frequently ask about PA Virtual Charter School.

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What Does Physical Education Look Like at a Cyber School?

Prospective parents often wonder how physical education, a course centered on being physically active, can be taught in a virtual setting. When I first was hired at PA Virtual, even my family and friends had the same questions! The confused looks on their faces when I said I was teaching physical education virtually, were priceless. They pictured the “gym” classes from their childhood and couldn't quite grasp how that would work online. Physical Education (PE) in a virtual education model is very effective and engaging, which I will discuss below as well as my experience teaching these courses virtually.

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Cyber Charter School

You may have considered a cyber charter school for your child but are not sure where exactly to begin. There are 14 cyber charter schools to choose from in Pennsylvania, so you have quite a few choices. These schools have some similarities but also many differences. It is important to do your research and to choose a cyber charter school that will be the right fit for your family. But, what questions should you ask? ln this post, we’ll discuss five important questions you should ask when researching which cyber charter school in PA is best for your family.

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