Creating Online Courses is a Team Effort

By on September 11th, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is dedicated to the academic success of students. Our goal is to support students with a complete online learning experience, whether they are taking one course or a full course load with us. Each course is hand-crafted to meet academic standards and student needs with the goal of maximizing success. 

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FLVS Introduces Agriscience Foundations 1

By on September 2nd, 2020

Have you ever considered a career in agriculture? 

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), agriculture and related industries make up 11 percent of jobs in America, including food service, farming and fishing, food and beverage manufacturing, and more! All these industries are made up of field professionals ranging from farmers to environmental engineers and food scientists to water quality specialists.  

Discover the possibilities with Florida Virtual School (FLVS) in our new course, Agriscience Foundations 1. 

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Meet Jack, FLVS Student Cyclist

By on August 31st, 2020

Jack Mizzoni is a student cyclist from Ocala who takes courses with FLVS Flex. When he is not working on his FLVS coursework, you can usually find him training on his mountain bike!

Now entering 10th grade, Jack has been taking online courses with FLVS since middle school. This past summer, he enrolled in Personal Financial Literacy. Jack loves to “flex” his time and often works on his schoolwork while traveling across the southeast racing his bike. He’s even been known to complete discussion-based assessment (DBA) with his teacher while on two wheels!

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FLVS Corkboard: Back to School Newsletter

By on August 14th, 2020

Welcome to the 2020-21 school year! It’s been said that August is like the Sunday of Summer—yet this year you may be thinking, “Wait, did summer happen?” Whether you are returning to Florida Virtual School, new to online education, or still determining whether FLVS fits your needs, we’re glad you’re with us!

This has been a crazy year and going back to school looks very different with varying start dates and guidelines depending on where you live. But rest assured, FLVS has been supporting school districts across the country for more than 20 years, and this year is no exception.

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New Courses Offered by Florida Virtual School

By on July 31st, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) develops an average of nine new courses every year. Each course is carefully designed and developed by the FLVS Curriculum Development Team to ensure student success. This year, we’re excited to announce five new additions to our high school course options!  

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Seniors Receive Scholarships from FLVS Foundation

By on July 8th, 2020

The FLVS Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm of Florida Virtual School (FLVS), provided $2,000 in donor-sponsored scholarships to three graduating seniors of the Class of 2020. The FLVS Foundation is proud to recognize FLVS Full Time student Dana Hooley recipient of the College Smart Start Scholarship and FLVS Full Time student Maya Washburn and FLVS Flex student Mikayla William recipients of the Simon T. Baily Brilliant Club Fellow Scholarships.

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Stay on Track this Summer with Online Courses

By on June 26th, 2020

The 2019-20 school year challenged students, teachers, and parents in unique ways as school closures transformed the way most students attend school. Now that summer is in full swing, we’re proud to say, “We made it!” but there are still a lot of questions about how schools will operate in the upcoming year.  

Despite the uncertainties, students can take summer courses and get a jump start on the coming year with Florida Virtual School (FLVS) to ensure they stay on track with their academic goals. 

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Planning Tips for Teachers Moving Online

By on June 8th, 2020

As the majority of Florida’s education system transitioned online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, much focus has rightly been on helping students cope, both academically and emotionally. However, teachers who teach in a traditional classroom setting have also made the transition, in emergency conditions, and require support. 

We know engaged teacher-student interaction is important to parents. To help that interaction continue, FLVS has tips to help teachers manage their online classroom, with tools they can use when they return to their normal classroom setting.

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