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May 23, 2020

A Year Of Resilience At FLVS Full Time

A newsletter from a US-based K-12 online learning program.

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A Year of Resilience at FLVS Full Time

As I reflect on the 2019-20 school year, I am reminded of how resilient and steadfast we are. This year’s graduating seniors were born into this world post 9/11, during a time of great uncertainty, and when online education was “just a thing of the future.” Now they are online graduates during our lifetime’s first […]

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FLVS Student Becomes a Marvel Hero on Disney+

Hailey Scheinman is dedicated to making a difference in her community and around the world because of her twin sister, Livy. Livy was born with epilepsy, causing seizures that required multiple brain surgeries, many medications, and physical therapy from a young age. At just 6 years old, Hailey was inspired to help her family raise […]

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FLVS Collaborates with Research Partners

Blended and online learning are still relatively new modes of Kindergarten-12th grade learning. As they continue to grow, learning more about what makes them effective for students is critically important.  Research and Evaluation is an arm of our Analysis, Assessment, and Accountability department at Florida Virtual School. Part of this team’s work includes collaborating with […]

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May 9, 2020

Teaching Is A Work of Heart

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Teaching is a Work of Heart

Florida Virtual School teachers strive to serve students with excellence. Behind every computer is a unique student who our teachers aim to nurture and support. We want to give a shout-out to our amazing teachers who provide more than encouragement and support – teachers who provide Works of Heart. Today, we have a few Works […]

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College Admissions: Coping in the Era of COVID

This is a shout out to all the high school juniors and seniors (and everyone else) out there! Take a deep breath. It’s going to be okay! We are all in this together and want you to know that everyone is going to work together to help you. While things may look a little different […]

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Foreign Language Benefits for Young Learners

Hola! Bienvenidos! As I reflect on my personal journey learning Spanish, the language was easy to love, but not easy to learn. During the five years of Spanish courses that I completed in high school and college, I learned just enough to (slowly) communicate with Spanish-speaking acquaintances. This is something that I have continued to […]

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May 3, 2020

An Introduction To FLVS Curriculum

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An Introduction to FLVS Curriculum

At Florida Virtual School, we develop online courses designed for every type of student and any type of schedule. All of our options, including FLVS Flex, FLVS Full Time, and FLVS Global School provide the same award-winning curriculum. Developed by our very own team of qualified curriculum specialists with expertise in their respective subject areas, our […]

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Never Underestimate the Power of Electives

Ellie Zanegood is a 16-year-old senior enrolled in FLVS Flex as a homeschool student. She has successfully completed two of our Mawi Learning courses, Peer Counseling 1 and Career Research and Decision Making. Ellie credits these FLVS elective classes for teaching her to reach for her dreams and develop resilience. These courses taught Ellie to […]

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May 1, 2020

Ideas To Keep Your Child Engaged At Home

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Ideas to Keep Your Child Engaged at Home

Now more than ever, balancing learning and life can feel like a juggling act. Need help keeping your child engaged in learning at home? Below, we’ve assembled a list of activities from Florida Virtual School and external resources to help keep children entertained, engaged, and learning through the end of the school year and into summer! […]

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How to Oversee Your Child’s Online Learning

Many parents have been sailing uncharted waters as they shift to online learning. As an online educator with elementary children who have taken a few online courses, I have been at the helm of online education in more ways than one. As parents finish out the school year, we are here to support their experience. […]

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April 27, 2020

Creating Social Presence Amid Social Distance

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Creating Social Presence Amid Social Distance

Like most educators in the past weeks, I’ve been thinking about students across the state of Florida, particularly students who have little to no experience with online learning.  My mind also wanders to their teachers and the fast-paced transition to online teaching and learning each of them has been facing. These reflections led me to […]

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More than a Credit: The Value of an Online Course

The Florida legislature recognizes the need to prepare students for a rapidly-changing future. In 2011, a requirement was introduced that every Florida student successfully complete one online course in high school. Of course, the benefits of online learning extend far beyond a transcript. Our students agree—our online courses are more than just a credit! When […]

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Developing Independence as an Online Learner

When students first start learning from home as an online learner, you may hear them utter statements like: “I don’t understand how to do this. I’m so frustrated.” Or perhaps: “Ugh. I’ll do it later. I can get it done really quick.” Maybe even: “Man, this is tough! My old school was so much easier!” […]

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