With the summer time heat now in full steam, this blog post takes a look at a list of summer books that will entice the multicultural online school student.
Many parents are finding a personalized online high school curriculum via the distance-learning alternative a compelling advantage. A virtual education provides more choices in where you attend and how your child learns; however, the ability to learn without the normal classroom structure, and overcoming student procrastination are both crucial factors.Thats's where personalized education comes in.
This blog post comes from Chris Geis, Executive Director of CMA-SAS. He shares his story of how he found his passion for personalized online education and why he, along with Tamra Excell, have become advocates for the Personalized Education Philosophy which differs from the the so-called personalized education many claim to create.
Student voice is an incredibly important value in my life. Not only is it beneficial to myself, but it is also beneficial to the world around me. Oftentimes people tend to be unheard or their thoughts trivialized- whether they’re a student, a worker, or a child. Students not having a voice seems to be incredibly prevalent in today’s society. People assume that I am too young or too inexperienced to know what’s good for me or for others. If you speak to others my age, you realize that this is a common hardship we all share.
When you look at a picture like this, what is your first thought? Pretty? Funny? Happy? Maybe some other nice adjective? I can tell you one thing for sure. Those words never went through my head when I was younger. Whether looking at a picture of myself like the one above or just seeing myself in the mirror, the words that always traveled through my head were things like ugly, worthless, small, stupid and crazy.
Around this time of the year, our students from all over the world begin to plan summer vacation. "What to do" is the question many ask. This blog post helps students take a look at travel as a learning experience instead of vacations. Don't get us wrong, sometimes we all need a vacation and a break away from studying can serve us well. Sometimes, however, we can dig deep into our travel to enhance our lives beyond what vacationing can offer.
Josh is sophomore enrolled in online high school. He's a budding cellist who finds the e-learning curriculum to be more in tune with his demanding practice schedules for the local youth symphony than a traditional academic institution. Although he's looking forward to the end of another semester, there's also a burning desire to temporarily get away from the familiar and explore new territory.
We care deeply about personalized education. Why? Because 1:1 education is possible today like never before and your child deserves personal attention. Let’s keep in mind that we all learn at an individualized pace. To dig deep into what exactly “personalized education” means, we recently asked CMA-SAS staff a few questions about personalized education. Here are their responses:
Lately, we've had quite a few questions about what exactly defines a "personalized education". Here's a bit of information to clearly line up how we define it at CMA-SAS.
Are you at all like me? Do you ever feel that you have no words to express what you are feeling or what you say will come out wrong? That’s an everyday occurrence when you have dyslexia.