Virtual School Case Study Assignment:
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
PA Distance Learning CS.
by Sweetmore J. Amos Muzo...
P.A. Distance Overview
P.A. Distance Benefits
Curriculum
Admission Process
Contact Information
PA Distance Learning Mission:
Offer a valuable education alternative.
Practice and promote academic
integrity.
Present qua...
What resources does PA Distance Learning
provide?
Their own school-issued laptop, computer and printer
Standards-based cur...
They offer classroom learning in a virtual environment for
students in grades k-12. Students have teachers who are there
t...
An educational philosophy that succeeds with
today’s kids.
The steps to succeed in online education.
Not just success in s...
http://www.padistance.org/academic%20pdf/13702689422013-14_Academic_Calendar.
pdf
August 26: First Day of Fall Semester Fe...
http://cesmoodle.tiu11.org/course/view.php?
id=76&username=guest
http://www.communityeducationservices.tiu11.
org/disted/a...
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  1. 1. Virtual School Case Study Assignment: Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School PA Distance Learning CS. by Sweetmore J. Amos Muzondo
  2. 2. P.A. Distance Overview P.A. Distance Benefits Curriculum Admission Process Contact Information
  3. 3. PA Distance Learning Mission: Offer a valuable education alternative. Practice and promote academic integrity. Present quality curriculum, technology and support. Foster academic excellence in their students.
  4. 4. What resources does PA Distance Learning provide? Their own school-issued laptop, computer and printer Standards-based curriculum Dedicated teachers to instruct each family and student Live, interactive, online learning sessions 24-hour access to view student progress, grades, and curriculum Access to online tutoring and homework help Reimbursement to assist with monthly Internet costs Academic field trips Technical support from expert staff Supplemental funds to use for enhanced educational activities
  5. 5. They offer classroom learning in a virtual environment for students in grades k-12. Students have teachers who are there to give them individual attention and help them every step of the way. They never leave parents or students in the dark about what they need to be doing. They have made virtual learning a team effort, engaging teachers, students and parents throughout the entire process. Why Choose A Cyber School?
  6. 6. An educational philosophy that succeeds with today’s kids. The steps to succeed in online education. Not just success in school, success in life. Accelerated cyber learning for advanced learners. Remediation for students who need extra help. Parent Involvement: Parents are the first educators Why Do Parents Choose PA Distance Learning Over Other Cyber Schools?
  7. 7. http://www.padistance.org/academic%20pdf/13702689422013-14_Academic_Calendar. pdf August 26: First Day of Fall Semester February 17: President’s Day September 2: Labor Day March 17-21: PSSA Grades 3-5 English Language Arts Sept. 30-Oct. 3: Scantron and CPAA Testing March 17-21: PSSA Grades 6-8 and Reading/Math October 14: Columbus Day March 24-28: PSSA Grades 3-5 Mathematics October 30: In-Service Day March 24-28: PSSA Grades 6-8 Reading/Math November 11: Veteran's Day March 31: In-Service Day November 28-Dec.2: Thanksgiving Break March 31-April 4: PSSA Writing Grade 8 December 3-13: Keystone Exams April 18-21: Spring Break December 23-Jan. 3: Winter Break April 28-May 2: PSSA Science Grades 4 & 8 January 8-22: Keystone Testing May 12-23: Keystone Exams January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day May 27-30: Scantron and CPAA Testing January 22: Last Day of Fall Semester May 26: Memorial Day January 23: In-Service Day June 5: Last Day of Spring Semester February 10-13: Scantron and CPAA Testing 20 Student Days 14 Student Days 20 Student Days 4 Student Days November 2013 December 2013 Adopted 3/4/2013 2100 Corporate Drive, Suite 500 Wexford, Pennsylvania 15090 Phone: 1-888-997-3352 Fax: 1-866-977-3527 2013-14 School Calendar Important Dates July 2013 June 14: 2014 Graduation Day August 2013 September 2013 May 2014 18 Student Days January 24: First Day of Spring Semester School Calendar 2013–2014
  8. 8. http://cesmoodle.tiu11.org/course/view.php? id=76&username=guest http://www.communityeducationservices.tiu11. org/disted/articulate/orientation-video/player.html http://communityeducationservices.tiu11. org/disted/articulate/dl_good_for_me/quiz.html http://www.padistance.org/Showpage/Why- Us~/Why-Choose-Us~.html Important web resources:
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