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April 15, 2019

A Seatbelt Can Save

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A Seatbelt Can Save

One of the many things I love about Tallahassee is the trees. Beautiful, shade-providing, mature live oaks. It’s the tree-lined entrance of my subdivision that captivated me at first site and drew me to live here. It’s so un-Florida like—feels more like North Carolina and my northeastern upbringing. Earlier, as I left my home and […]

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Brain Breaks for Online Elementary Students

Brain breaks are a BIG part of most elementary classrooms that you will see today. These mental breaks help students refocus, get some wiggles out, and most importantly – have fun!  Setting aside time for brain breaks is important in every classroom, especially in the virtual world where a lot of time is spent on the computer. […]

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Keeping the Student at the Center

The 2017-18 school year marked the 20th anniversary of Florida Virtual School (FLVS). The 20-year anniversary of FLVS was not only a historic occasion for the first statewide Internet-based school in the United States, but also a significant and positive milestone for virtual education. When founded in 1997, FLVS consisted of six teachers, four support staff, […]

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My Middle School Experience at FLVS

This post was written by Hindy, a middle school student at FLVS. My name is Hindy and I am in 8th grade. I have been in traditional private schools my entire life, so when my parents told me I would be switching to FLVS Flex for my math and science classes, it was a little […]

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10 Ways FLVS Benefits Homeschool Families
FLVS Full Time Grad Makes Noise in Music Industry
Every Week Should be Children’s Week
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April 9, 2019

10 Ways FLVS Benefits Homeschool Families

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10 Ways FLVS Benefits Homeschool Families

When families choose home education, it is often for the flexibility and ability to be in control of their child’s education. Florida Virtual School courses can serve as a complete curriculum or the perfect mix-and-match solution for home education families. Below you’ll find just a few reasons why Homeschool + FLVS = the Perfect Equation! […]

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FLVS Full Time Grad Makes Noise in Music Industry

This is an excerpt from an article published by the Windermere Observer featuring Noah Schnacky, a graduate of Florida Virtual School Full Time.  The moment he hit the stage at Country Thunder — to the tune of hundreds of cheers — Noah Schnacky’s signature smile lit up his face. It was the first time the […]

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Every Week Should be Children’s Week

Do you feel that? It’s spring. Flashback with me to times of simple childhood pleasures…picking little bouquets of yellow dandelions, blowing on those puffy spheres to scatter the seeds in the wind. Using color chalk to play hopscotch in the driveway. And pinwheels. The simple joy of making those colorful curls whirl and twirl. Ah, […]

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Recent Articles: 
FLVS Math Club Celebrates Pi Day
FLVS Corkboard: Spring Edition
Helping Our Captains Succeed with FLVS Elementary
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March 28, 2019

FLVS Math Club Celebrates Pi Day

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FLVS Math Club Celebrates Pi Day

Our love for “Pi” at FLVS was evident when 92 students came together to celebrate this simple two-letter word on March 14, 2019. “Pi” is the term coined by William Jones in 1706 representing the ratio for the circumference to the diameter. The decimal equivalent for pi begins with 3.14 and it has become a tradition […]

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Recent Articles: 
FLVS Corkboard: Spring Edition
Helping Our Captains Succeed with FLVS Elementary
Taking Programming Skills to the Next Level
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March 15, 2019

FLVS Corkboard: Spring Edition

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FLVS Corkboard: Spring Edition

Hey FLVSers! As we spring forward and March onward, we want to highlight some student activities in full bloom. (Don’t you just love puns!?)    Get Ready to Try Something New! Are you or your students interested in taking one or more online courses over the summer? FLVS believes freedom and flexibility are key to empowering […]

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Recent Articles: 
Helping Our Captains Succeed with FLVS Elementary
Taking Programming Skills to the Next Level
Whispers About Online Learning: 5 Misconceptions
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March 14, 2019

Helping Our Captains Succeed With FLVS Elementary

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Helping Our Captains Succeed with FLVS Elementary

Learn more about one home educator’s FLVS Flex Elementary experience with her young student filmmakers and ambassadors dubbed “The Captains.” Whether your child has been enrolled for a few years or you’re new to FLVS, these tips can help your elementary student succeed! As a mother and grandmother, the responsibility of educating our 8-year-old son, […]

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Taking Programming Skills to the Next Level

Interested in learning advanced Python concepts? Searching for a high school course that is challenging, yet fun and engaging? For those who have taken Foundations of Programming (FOP), Procedural Programming is a new course at FLVS that allows students to tackle advanced concepts in computer science. Procedural Programming has six modules that build upon the […]

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Recent Articles: 
Whispers About Online Learning: 5 Misconceptions
Following Science in Space: NASA’s Asteroid Mission
Celebrating College & Career-Ready Students
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