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10 Ideas To Make It Your Most Eventful and Productive Summer Yet!

Another school year is in the books! Before your student signs off for a summer of poolside fun, …

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What are Executive Skills and Why Do I Need Them?

Essay’s due tomorrow, but there’s soccer practice tonight. If I miss practice, I won’t be …

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Academic Integrity in the Information Age

What did we do before Google? Before the internet? Before we could find a near-instantaneous answer …

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Relationships Matter: Welcome Calls

“Hello! So glad you found the Zoom link for our welcome call! Welcome to VLACS! Is that your …

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What Are Flexible Learning Journeys?

Meet Lisa. Like every student, Lisa is unique. Her needs, interests, and talents are distinctively …

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Flexible Learning Pathways: Courses

In a customized learning model, students and members of their learning communities benefit from a …

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What’s A Competency?

When you think of someone as “competent” in something, you think of them as having the …

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Welcome Back To School! What’s In Your Virtual Backpack?

Welcome back to school! Welcome back to 180ish days of packing school lunches, managing homework …

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Four Life Skills That Customized Learning Teaches Students

Life skills are those that allow us not just to function in everyday life, but to make positive, …

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Six Things to Know About Customized Learning

Maybe you’ve heard some buzz out there.  Student-centered learning. Personalized Learning. …

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How Students with an IEP Can Succeed in Online, Competency-Based Programs

For students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), finding the right type of learning …

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Discover how you can customize your learning based on your needs, interests, and talents.

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