How Parents Can Prepare for Their Role in Virtual School

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14 Responses

  1. Paul says:

    I think that it would be very beneficial if all of the links in this article would open a new page rather than open over this page.

  2. Cindy Serigne says:

    This was very helpful and imformative.

  3. Dominique says:

    Awesome awesome thanks! 

  4. Jorge marquez says:

    How can will be the first day of school? We are in Albuquerque, new mexico.

  5. lori stonewall says:

    Because I’m a newbe, this is most helpful and I will be taking everything I can.

  6. Shannon Wilson says:

    Very good information! Thank you!

  7. I  WANT TO BE ABLE TO GUIDE  HIM AND  BE  THERE FOR HIM.

  8. dawn mingle says:

    Iam very impressed with this artical, the school I was going to inroll my daughter in again this year doesnt have any of this, maybe I need to rethink this school before i pay….

  9. Kristal C. says:

    Very informative.  Thank you!

  10. Looking forward on being a coach

  11. Danielle Kassing says:

    As not only new to Connections Academy, but new to school in general because my son was just starting kindergarten and hadn’t even done any sort of preschool… this was such a scary and overwhelming start. I was so scared of it. And worried that I would have no idea what to do. We were also starting a couple weeks past the school’s start date. But I want to share that it wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be. We had and still have an amazing family connections coordinator that was available for me through emails and phone calls ALL the time. I was constantly contacting her through the enrollment process with so many questions. And my son’s teacher is absolutely wonderful. I couldn’t have asked for a better teacher for him. She called me the day that enrollment went through and talked to me for nearly an hour. Answering all questions and ensuring that I was at ease and prepared. She was completely understanding of the fact that we didn’t have any of our materials from the school yet, and that I was overwhelmed because we were starting late. She ran the scheduler for me and made my son’s schedule for me. He is now going on his fourth week with Arizona Connections Academy and it just gets easier and smoother for me as a learning coach every week. The first week we definitely had some bumps and it was a lot to take in for me. Especially with trying to get my son in the routine of school. But it wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought it would be. The resources for learning coaches at this school are endless. And I have utilized them to the max. I still have a lot to learn and get the hang of. And am still working on getting our routine down fully. But like I said, it continues to get easier and easier as I get the hang of it, and as I utilize the amazing resources and wonderful teacher and connections coordinator. I know this was a long response, but I just really wanted to share for those that may be scared to do this and think they can’t, and for those that are overwhelmed and/or starting late. It’s definitely a choice I am 100% satisfied with and will absolutely be enrolling my son again next year! 

  12. Edwina Holt says:

    Great advice, still catching on!

  13. John DeBlasio says:

    A lot of things to remember… very helpful.

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