July 25th, 2019 by SD Virtual School
Social media has absolutely revolutionized our world. It’s crazy to think that Facebook has been around for less than 20 years and has been accessible to everyone for even less time than that. After the introduction of Facebook, it began a snowball effect of social media platforms. From Instagram to snapchat and from LinkedIn to Alignable, social media sites are everywhere and serve just about every purpose possible when it comes to connecting individuals.
Teens have a not-so-great reputation when it comes to knowing how to use social media responsibly, but it’s incredibly important that adults everywhere teach younger generations how to be wise about their social media usage and general internet behavior. Not only does the world need good online citizens, but irresponsibility in social media use can bring about serious and significant damage to an individual’s reputation and can even ruin their chances of getting into their dream school or landing that perfect job. Whether you’re just entering the world of social media or you’re just looking to brush up on some tips on how to use social media responsibly, here are the best pieces of advice we’ve found to make social media benefit you rather than harm you.
May 7th, 2019 by SD Virtual School
If you’re a middle school or high school student, a college student, a teacher, or involved in education in any way, you’ve likely heard about career technical education. Not only are educators and students seeing the many benefits of CTE programs, but employers see the various advantages of hiring students who have gone through CTE coursework. With technological changes occurring constantly and the job market rapidly growing and evolving, students today are being prepared to take on jobs that don’t even exist yet, which makes real-world skills and practical application of knowledge absolutely vital. Continue reading our comprehensive guide to career technical education to learn all about it, including available programs, the benefits of these programs, and how to make the most of your educational time with hands-on career technical education.
April 24th, 2018 by SD Virtual School
January 17th, 2017 by SD Virtual School
When you’re learning and studying remotely, it can require new techniques to make friends and connect with students and teachers. The tips below can be a great way to meet new people even if you can’t meet them face to face.
April 26th, 2016 by SD Virtual School
Credit Recovery High School Program of San Diego
At San Diego Virtual School, we provide credit recovery classes to students who need to make up high school credits that they may have fallen behind on over the years. As a credit recovery high school, we can help any student in high school that has fallen behind on classes and wants to catch up, provided that they qualify for the credit recovery classes.
January 20th, 2016 by SD Virtual School
San Diego Public School Holidays in 2016
After weeks of academic achievements and challenges, you’ll be ready to play just as hard as you’ve studied. So, pack your overnight bags and mark your calendars for holidays in 2016 because that means days off for public school students, including those enrolled at San Diego Virtual School.
February 12th, Lincoln Day
Considered by many historians to be one of the greatest presidents in U.S. history, Abraham Lincoln paved the way for legislature that abolished slavery and finally put an end to a dark park of history.
February 15th, Washington Day
As general of the American Revolution and first president of the U.S., George Washington was one of the founding fathers during the early days of the country. (more…)
January 11th, 2016 by SD Virtual School
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December 15th, 2015 by SD Virtual School
How to Transition Schools During Winter Break
Changing schools midyear is a difficult decision for any student. However, it’s a different story if your reasons for switching schools are educational ones. It might be nerve-wracking at first, but switching to another school could be an immediate solution for social or academic problems. With advanced planning and insight, get ready for a smooth transition into a new and exciting learning environment. (more…)
December 11th, 2015 by SD Virtual School
October 7th, 2015 by SD Virtual School
High School Online that will Help Your Child Succeed
Nowadays, high school students face a wide range of challenges that impact the quality of education they receive. Not only does the lack of educational resources play a role, but also responsibilities at home and social challenges among peers. Often, traditional schools just aren’t able to accommodate these challenges, making online high school the most logical option to promote the educational experience. By taking high school online, students are better able to complete their education around their own schedule. Students are able to work at their own pace, while receiving the one-on-one instructor support they need to thrive. (more…)