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Brick and Mortar vs. Online Schools: How Do They Compare

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 1/3/24 12:29 AM

All parents want their children to be in a school environment where they can really thrive. And for those who are considering making the switch to a virtual charter, it’s important to understand the differences between brick and mortar vs. online schools, including not just how they function but how they approach learning and growth. 

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Trends and Innovations Shaping the Future of Online Education in 2024

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 12/27/23 2:05 AM

Over the past decade, the landscape of education has been profoundly transformed by the advent of online learning. This digital revolution has changed traditional teaching methods and paved the way for virtual charter schools, and as we venture into 2024, it's crucial to understand how new and emerging trends and innovations are shaping the future of online education, particularly in the context of virtual charter schools.

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Top Time Management Tips for Students in Virtual Charter Schools

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 11/30/23 4:26 AM

Of all the skills needed for academic success, time management is definitely one of the most important. Even the strongest of students will struggle with school performance if they can’t effectively manage their time, especially in a virtual charter school environment. And with consequences like missed deadlines, unfinished tests, and poor grades, it’s important to be aware of the best time management tips for students so that you can support your child through their online schooling. 

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Teacher Perspectives on Virtual Charters: K-12 Challenges & Rewards

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 11/16/23 11:35 AM

Teaching is an incredibly rewarding - and, at times, incredibly challenging – vocation. But, the types of K-12 challenges and rewards you face as a virtual charter school teacher often differ from the challenges and rewards of teaching in a physical classroom. This is particularly true when it comes to things like student engagement, use of technology, and lesson flexibility. 

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What Is Online School Like? A Day in the Life of a Virtual Charter Student

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 11/3/23 9:12 AM

Moving from a traditional brick-and-mortar school to a cyber charter school model can be a big change, and with the myths and misconceptions floating around out there about online schooling, it’s understandable that students and parents alike are sometimes skeptical when they ask the question “What is online school like?” 

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Virtual Charter Schools and College Preparation: 5 Big Benefits

Posted by PA Distance Learning on 10/17/23 2:02 AM

If college is the plan, virtual charter schools are a great way to make it happen. Many online students go on to attend college, and the right virtual program goes a long way toward providing them with the academic and admissions guidance they need for the transition. In fact, college preparation is a core focus of top-rated online programs. And for some students, it’s even more helpful than traditional schooling for achieving long-term educational goals. 

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