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  • 1. Provost Academy
    Welcome to
    South Carolina’s Premier Virtual High School
  • 2. Are you satisfied?
    SC has a graduation rate of 50%
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    School Designs –District Contract
    School Designs – District Charters
    School Designs –Ind. Charters
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    Extended Education
    Achievement Services/Alliance
    Provost Systems
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  • 5. Who Should Attend Provost?
    Students in remote or rural locations with limited course selection
    Students with health issues
    Students who have special needs
    Students who want an accelerated program
    Students with family obligations, or who have become parents
    Students involved in competitive sports, art, music, or other activities that require a flexible schedule
    Students who want to be prepared for a 21st century job market by developing technology skills
    Students who want the best high school education individualized for them
    Success Now
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  • 6. Why Should My Child Attend Provost?
    Variety of teaching modes- live sessions, blogs, podcasts
    Courses can be adapted to fit your child’s individual needs
    Flexible schedule- on demand tutoring
    Daily assessments ensure that the student is academically on track and motivated
    Weekly meetings with academic advisor
    Guidance Staff
    Safer environment- no dealing with classroom issues
    Prepares your child for college
    Align with SC state standards and graduation requirements
    A World Class Education from Your Own Home at your Child’s Pace
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  • 7. Provost Academy
    Next generation, FREE online public school for 9-12.
    Focus on science and math
    Technology used to individualize instruction
    Certified SC teachers and staff
    Staff available from 8:30a to 4:30p by phone, email, instant message, video conference
    Family Advisors communicate with students a minimum of once a week
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    A World Class Education for Every Child in South Carolina
  • 8. Ecology of eAcademy
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    Grading
    Standards
    Teacher Portal
    Attendance
    Family Portal
    Grade XL
    Assessments
    Content System
    Marks
    Pulse
    CDS
    Content
    Development
    Benchmarks 2.0
    VIRTUAL STUDENT
    ATT CONNECT
  • 9. Technology to Maximize Learning
    Laptops and internet reimbursements provided to each student
    Proprietary Provost eAcademy platform
    Easy access for students, parents and teacher
    Automated tracking and performance tracking
    Pacing guides
    Downloadable textbooks
    Communicate with teachers and other families
    Parents not expected to teach
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  • 10. Student Engagement
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    Grading
    Standards
    Attendance
    Forums
    Messaging
    Attendance
    Assignments
    Content Access
    Grade XL
    Assessments
    Content System
    Marks
    Pulse
    CDS
    Student Portal
    Content
    Development
    Benchmarks 2.0
    Grades
    Forums
    Content
    Messaging
    Interventions
    Organizations
    Announcements
  • 11. Course Information
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    Content & Instruction
    • 160 Pre-Designed Courses
    • 12. 7,200 Individual Lessons
    • 13. 105,000 Assessment Items
    • 14. 350,000 Learning Objects
    • 15. Interactive content
    • 16. Anytime, anywhere delivery
    Standards & Alignment
    • Content & assessments aligned to state standards
    • 17. Real-time analysis
    • 18. Multiple levels of intervention
    Reporting & Compliance
    • Seamless registration
    • 19. State and locally accountable
    Math
    Algebra I, II
    Calculus
    General Math
    Geometry
    Pre-Algebra
    Pre-Calculus
    Trigonometry
    Social Studies
    American History
    Macroeconomics
    Microeconomics
    US Government
    World Geography
    World History
    Science
    Astronomy
    Biology
    Chemistry
    Earth Science
    Environmental Science
    Technology Science
    Life Science
    Natural Disasters
    Physical Science
    Physic
    Science of Computing
    Sports Science
    Superstars of Science
    Languages
    Chinese I, II
    French I, II, III, IV
    German I, II
    Spanish I, II, III, IV
    Electives
    Fitness
    Health
    Music Theory
    Office Applications
    Life Skills
    English
    English 9
    English 10
    English 11
    English 12
  • 20. Engage
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    160 Pre-Designed Courses
    7,200 Individual Lessons
    105,000 Assessment Items
    350,000 Learning Objects
    Aligned to Standards
    Podcast for each Lesson
    Discovery Education
    Quiz per Lesson
    Need to Know per Lesson
    Integrated Gradebook
    Real-time Analysis
    Automated Attendance
    Custom PDF Textbook
    1 Year
    1 Semester
  • 21. Learning Activities
    Regional community focused events
    Planned field trips and other activities
    Virtual field trips
    Secure online socializing and communications
    Student forums and blogs
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  • 22. Traditional Teacher
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    Personal
    Relationships
    Planning
    Content/Assessment Design
    Assessing
    Grading
    Responding
    Group
    Instruction
    Pacing
    Scheduling
    Instruction
    Intervention
    Individualization
    Managing :
    Gradebook Forum Blogs
    Community
    Family Relationships
    Assessing
    Grading
    Individual
    Instruction
    Role Model
    Attendance
    Grade
    Reporting
    Individualization
    Analysis
  • 23. eAcademy Teacher Roles
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    Cross functional partitioning creates more oversight, accountability and individualization
  • 24. Parent Engagement
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    Grading
    Standards
    Attendance
    Forums
    Messaging
    Grade XL
    Assessments
    Content System
    Marks
    Pulse
    CDS
    Parent Portal
    Content
    Development
    Benchmarks 2.0
    Messaging
    School Announcements
    View Content (Read Only)
    View Student Portal (Read Only)
  • 25. How Are We Different?
    Focus on science and mathematics
    Higher degree of individualized instruction
    Using modular curriculum
    Next generation content system
    Research supported by the Stanford University School of Education
    On Demand tutoring
    Academic Advisor meets weekly
    Provost provides computer, printer, and up to $20/mo. high speed internet
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    A World Class Education for Every Child in South Carolina!
    A World Class Education for Every Child in South Carolina!
  • 26. Seamless
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    Registration
    Enrollment
    Academic Records
    Course Scheduling
    Billing & Reporting
    Standard Alignment
    Early Warning
    Announcements
    Single Sign On
    Messaging
    Gradebook
    Assessments
    Blogging
    Content Management
    Records & Reports
    Standards & Interventions
    Instr. & Content Tools
    Communications & Portal
  • 27. How Do I Enroll?
    Just go to
    SC.ProvostAcademy.com
    to enroll today!
    Classes Start August 2009
    If you prefer to call
    888-737-9268
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