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October 16, 2017

Rain Clouds And A Growth Mindset

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Rain Clouds and a Growth Mindset

I’m not a science teacher. But I know that when the dark, gray, thick clouds roll in, it means rain isn’t far behind. Most people see dark clouds as foreboding and impending doom. When they roll in, they run for cover. My daughter loves the weather, she’s obsessed with it. Most 3-year-old children are watching […]

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By Amanda Schaffer on Oct 12, 2017 03:47 pm

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October 8, 2017

The Power of Rapport

Also from Friday’s inbox…

2017-18 Free Webinar Series

The Teacher is the Magic: The Power of Rapport

Tuesday, October 105-6pm EST

The magic of any successful digital program is the teacher. Join FLVS Global as our teachers share the magic behind their students’ success. While many digital courses are assisting teachers in providing a technology-based education, no program can be successful without the teacher. Participants will leave the session inspired and full of magic.

Audience: Superintendents, Curriculum Leaders, Directors, Principals, Counselors, Educators

PD Points: A certificate for one hour of professional development will be awarded for attendance.

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October 1, 2017

Meet an Economics Teacher at FLVS

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Meet an Economics Teacher at FLVS

Ever thought about taking Economics online with Florida Virtual School? If not, you’re missing out! In this Q&A, Mr. Tidd shares why he loves teaching Economics with Financial Literacy at FLVS. Learn more in his interview and course intro video below! How long have you taught at FLVS? I am starting my fourth school year […]

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September 30, 2017

FLVS Corkboard: September Highlights

Today may be a slower day, as I am traveling.

September Highlights

If you live in Florida, there’s a 99.9 percent chance you’ll agree that September brought a mix of crazy, stressful, devastating, miserable, and frustrating emotions. Hurricane Irma affected Florida in a massive way. Thank you for reaching out and sharing with us how you and your family are doing. We hope you are well and enjoy your September Highlights.

Your FLVS School Counselors are a direct line to academic advising, college and career planning, SAT/ACT information, scholarships, and more. And while School Counselors are here to support you for your academic and career planning, they are also here to support you in the tough times.

To get in touch with your FLVS Flex school counselor, call 407.513.3587or follow us on Facebook.

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FLVS is proud to join the nation in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) as a reminder of the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. In honor of this month, FLVS will host several distinguished guest authors and speakers from the Hispanic community who will share stories about how their Hispanic heritage has impacted their lives.

Our guests include:

  • Miguel Lozano, an FLVS graduate & entrepreneur
  • Dr. Jane Delgado, author & CEO of the Nat’l Alliance for Hispanic Health
  • Juan Arcila, Admissions Counselor at the University of South Florida
  • Hector Tejeda, Director of Education at UnidosNow
  • Alex Segura, author of The Archies series & The Dangerous Endsseries

Students of all grade levels can also join sessions that include learning how to make Argentinian empanadas and the history of dance.

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Would you like to submit your writing, artwork, or photography for the next edition of Virge Magazine?

FLVS is accepting entries for the Fall 2017 issue. All current FLVS students are eligible to submit original work to be considered for publication in Virge, which will be published in December 2017. This year’s theme is “ReImagine,” and your work should adhere to the theme as you interpret it.

The following types of original submissions will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 13:

  • Artwork including paintings, drawings, and sketches
  • Black/white or color photographs
  • Fiction and non-fiction
  • Poetry

All entries must have a completed submission form and meet the guidelines found here.

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Tell us where FLVS will take you in 20 years! FLVS has come a long way since 1997. In honor of our 20th Anniversary, we want to see how you have grown thanks to FLVS and where you are headed in the future!

Extend your creative side with our #IAMFLVS social media contest which launches on Oct. 2 and runs until Nov. 6. Three winners will walk away with a free iPad!

To enter, students are asked to submit a picture and caption on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram that showcases how FLVS has shaped you into the student you are today, and will contribute to where you see yourself in 20 years. Remember to include #IAMFLVS in your description! Then, vote on your favorite photo on Facebook. One winner will be chosen at random, one by our judges, and one by your vote!

Follow us on Facebook for more info as the contest begins next week!

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With 24/7 availability, you can earn your course credits online and still enjoy all your favorite fall activities. Get started now at FLVS.net/fall.

Our FLVS Flex Elementary program is also still open for enrollment, including after-school Spanish classes! Learn more about this option for students in grades K-5 here.

Interested in enrolling in FLVS Full Time for next semester? We’ll be announcing dates soon for select grades that will have space for spring 2018. Follow FLVS Full Time on Facebook for updates!

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September 29, 2017

FLVS in the Days of Dial-Up Internet

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FLVS in the Days of Dial-Up Internet

It was August of 2000. As my friends who taught in a brick-and-mortar classroom got up at 6 a.m. to face their first day, I was starting my first day as a virtual school teacher. I was one of three Personal Fitness teachers and together we were going to change the face of how people […]

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