By Florida Virtual School on January 11th, 2019
Happy 2019, FLVS! We hope the new year finds you well.
Now is the time to plan to get involved with all that FLVS has to offer. Here are a few highlights and happenings of what to expect in January and February.
First, we want to remind you that Monday, Jan. 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a designated holiday for all FLVS instructors and support staff. Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on January 26th, 2016
Or why your heart starts racing when you’re startled? Are you interested in becoming a scientist or working in the medical field one day?
You can learn about all of this and more in Anatomy and Physiology at FLVS! This challenging (but fun) science course is like an owner’s manual for your body. Students not only learn about the body’s muscles, organs, bones, and blood vessels, but also how these parts work together. Our A&P course includes several hands-on activities, including interactive elements, labs, and even a virtual surgery. Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on December 7th, 2015
Which components of nonspecific and specific immunity will be negatively affected by leukemia? Which components of the immune system will remain unaffected?
Can you answer that? My guess is that many of you reading this post cannot answer it AT THIS TIME. That’s because you haven’t been able to learn all of the necessary information to understand the question and process it to result in an answer. In some cases, that’s what happens to students in a brick-and-mortar classroom based on a traditional 180-day school calendar.
Students try learning the preceding information, but the teacher must move on in the lesson to meet the seat-time based school-year plan before each student can master the content, potentially leaving a student without the skills to answer correctly. Continue reading