Providing Options and
    Opportunities
I’m in the band so could not take AP
Calculus which is only offered during
my jazz band period.
I’m taking Chinese from Ga. Virtual. Of
course, my school doesn’t offer this.
I just moved from a school with a block
schedule. How could I take Spanish 1B in
my new traditionally scheduled school
hav...
I’m on the National Junior Waterskiing
Team and am taking all of my classes from
Ga. Virtual this semester so I can travel...
Other Good Uses
•   hospital homebound students
•   teacher leaves in middle of year and no replacement – AP Physics, for ...
Georgia Virtual School Mission

 The mission of Georgia Virtual School
 is to develop and deliver standards
 based, online...
What is Georgia Virtual School?
Who can participate?
Participating School Systems
What are the courses like?
Which courses are popular?
How do I enroll?
Indicators of
Student Success

•   End of Course Test Scores
•   AP Exam Scores
•   Course Completion Rates
•   Average Gr...
EOCT Scores

                GAVS % Pass    State % Pass
    Course       Spring 2008   Spring 2008

Algebra I           8...
EOCT Scores
 Fall 2008
I failed a class. Do you have a
credit recovery program?
What do you offer for middle
school?
Georgia Virtual School


     Middle School options and
           opportunities!
Why choose Georgia Virtual School?

        Unique situations:

         1.Hospital Homebound

         1.Gifted

        ...
Other unique situations…

1.Special education

1.Student moving in from another state

1.Student involved heavily in other...
Funding?

           Each 9 weeks class is $150

           School may pay

           Parents may pay
How do students register?


Students will need an account
1. GTID (testing ID number)
2. A working email address

Students...
Independent study?

           • No!

           • Instructors facilitate

           • Pacing guides

           • Due da...
Virtual Grades???

     • Grades are REAL!

     • Facilitators monitor progress

     • Final grades provided to
       s...
Anything else?




http://www.gavirtualschool.org
http://www.gacreditrecovery.org
Is anything FREE?


      • Math Remediation

      • Technology Assessment

      • CRCT math preparation
So, lets hear about the Free
Stuff!
• Math Remediation
  o   We offer a FREE resource for middle grades
      and HS Math ...
For the 6-8th grade Remediation

• Take a look
Middle Grades Transition and Math
            1 support
• Middle grades transition
  o Support for those students who get ...
8th grade CRCT Prep

• Pretty much the same material as that in
  the moodle 6-8th grade course

• Has 8th grade math only!
To Begin Go to
www.gavirtualschool.org




        Click Here
Choose which Resource you want:




                        Click Here
Fill out this form..
After you complete the form…

• You will receive a direction sheet for
  creating your moodle account
• Make sure to notic...
Support When You Need It




   Julie.Floyd@doe.k12.ga.us
   Johnice.McRae@doe.k12.ga.us
   Margaret.Thomas@doe.k12.ga.us
...
Questions and Contact Info
Please feel free to ask any questions.




      Paula Galland – Support Team
      Paula.galla...
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GA Virtual School Information

  1. 1. Providing Options and Opportunities
  2. 2. I’m in the band so could not take AP Calculus which is only offered during my jazz band period.
  3. 3. I’m taking Chinese from Ga. Virtual. Of course, my school doesn’t offer this.
  4. 4. I just moved from a school with a block schedule. How could I take Spanish 1B in my new traditionally scheduled school having never taken 1A?
  5. 5. I’m on the National Junior Waterskiing Team and am taking all of my classes from Ga. Virtual this semester so I can travel with the team.
  6. 6. Other Good Uses • hospital homebound students • teacher leaves in middle of year and no replacement – AP Physics, for exp. • additional Advanced Placement offerings • alternative to expelling a student • overcrowded class • provide variety of electives every period • challenge for gifted middle or elementary student • 5th year senior who only needs 1 class • second year of language for transfer student when school does not have the language
  7. 7. Georgia Virtual School Mission The mission of Georgia Virtual School is to develop and deliver standards based, online resources to expand students' educational opportunities and 21st century skills.
  8. 8. What is Georgia Virtual School?
  9. 9. Who can participate?
  10. 10. Participating School Systems
  11. 11. What are the courses like?
  12. 12. Which courses are popular?
  13. 13. How do I enroll?
  14. 14. Indicators of Student Success • End of Course Test Scores • AP Exam Scores • Course Completion Rates • Average Grades
  15. 15. EOCT Scores GAVS % Pass State % Pass Course Spring 2008 Spring 2008 Algebra I 83% 55% Geometry 85% 61% Physical Sci. 82% 63% Biology 75% 62% US History 84% 59% Economics 83% 68% 9th Lit/Comp 67% 73% American 84% 84% Lit/Comp
  16. 16. EOCT Scores Fall 2008
  17. 17. I failed a class. Do you have a credit recovery program?
  18. 18. What do you offer for middle school?
  19. 19. Georgia Virtual School Middle School options and opportunities!
  20. 20. Why choose Georgia Virtual School? Unique situations: 1.Hospital Homebound 1.Gifted 1.Alternative school
  21. 21. Other unique situations… 1.Special education 1.Student moving in from another state 1.Student involved heavily in other activities
  22. 22. Funding? Each 9 weeks class is $150 School may pay Parents may pay
  23. 23. How do students register? Students will need an account 1. GTID (testing ID number) 2. A working email address Students select nine weeks course(s) and apply. School GAVS facilitator approves or denies apps.
  24. 24. Independent study? • No! • Instructors facilitate • Pacing guides • Due dates
  25. 25. Virtual Grades??? • Grades are REAL! • Facilitators monitor progress • Final grades provided to school.
  26. 26. Anything else? http://www.gavirtualschool.org http://www.gacreditrecovery.org
  27. 27. Is anything FREE? • Math Remediation • Technology Assessment • CRCT math preparation
  28. 28. So, lets hear about the Free Stuff! • Math Remediation o We offer a FREE resource for middle grades and HS Math 1 Support  6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade  HS Math 1 Support  Middle grades Transition  8th grade CRCT Prep
  29. 29. For the 6-8th grade Remediation • Take a look
  30. 30. Middle Grades Transition and Math 1 support • Middle grades transition o Support for those students who get to HS and still need help with middle school concepts o Support for students transferring from another state • Math 1 Support o Correlated to GPS Standards o Just like the 6-8th grade resource • Cool Tool o Live support from an online teacher via a chat room that they can access from the resource
  31. 31. 8th grade CRCT Prep • Pretty much the same material as that in the moodle 6-8th grade course • Has 8th grade math only!
  32. 32. To Begin Go to www.gavirtualschool.org Click Here
  33. 33. Choose which Resource you want: Click Here
  34. 34. Fill out this form..
  35. 35. After you complete the form… • You will receive a direction sheet for creating your moodle account • Make sure to notice the enrollment keys! • There is a GPS correlation for the learning tasks as well as investigation activities, projects, pre-test, and post-test
  36. 36. Support When You Need It Julie.Floyd@doe.k12.ga.us Johnice.McRae@doe.k12.ga.us Margaret.Thomas@doe.k12.ga.us Harriet.Langford@doe.k12.ga.us Paula.Galland@doe.k12.ga.us Roberta.Reasoner@doe.k12.ga.us (Not pictured)
  37. 37. Questions and Contact Info Please feel free to ask any questions. Paula Galland – Support Team Paula.galland@doe.k12.ga.us

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