February 2nd, 2018 by SD Virtual School
Brain Food – Foods to Help Learning
Students of all ages are looking for ways to improve their ability to learn, retain information, and process information. From improving their study habits to optimizing the time periods they study and more, there are many ways to get the most out of your education.
And today we’re going to look at “brain food” as another option available to you to help you improve your studying and academic performance. Food is probably not the first thing most people think about when it comes to improving your ability to learn, but the foods you’re consuming can have a positive or negative influence on different systems in your body.
January 31st, 2018 by SD Virtual School
Online School Survival Guide
Discovering that you can go to school online and still get a great education can be an incredible relief for some families, especially those that travel or live a unique lifestyle. There are pros and cons to online school, just as there are for traditional schooling.
If you’re considering online schooling, check out our quick little survival guide on how to get started with going to an online school.
January 24th, 2018 by SD Virtual School
10 Tips for Online School Success
Getting ready to start your online schooling? Or are you already deep in your studies at your online school? Check out these 10 tips that will help you set up habits for success when learning online!
January 15th, 2018 by SD Virtual School
Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed with your studies? It can have negative effects on not only your studies, but you as a person, too. It’s important to find ways to manage harmful stress and reduce overwhelm as a student. Try out these tips and see what works for you!
January 8th, 2018 by SD Virtual School
Education has modified its platform to positively impact more students through different mediums. Meaning, identical courses are now being taught in different environments (i.e. online and hybrid). Specifically, online education has increased in popularity over the last decade, as it provides individuals with significantly more learning opportunities that were not present, prior to its existence. With that being said, many students with an online learning lifestyle may feel that it is problematic to perform regular exercise, as this a discipline that typically is conducted in an in-person or face-to-face environment. However, online education is now making steps towards creating exercise courses that will be eventually offered and provides instruction to this student population, like any other course (e.g. mathematics, history, etc.).
January 5th, 2018 by SD Virtual School
What’s Your Learning Style?
When it comes to learning (and not just learning through an online school, but in all forms), there are different “styles of learning.” And it’s really important to understand what your personal learning style is so that you can get the most out of your education.
In its most simplified form, there are three core learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.
We’ll go over each of these three learning styles and help you to get a quick overview of which one you might be.
March 1st, 2017 by SD Virtual School
How to Select the Right Major for College
For years of your educational life, teachers and parents are always encouraging you to think about college. But it’s for a good reason: picking a good college and the right major is important. Choosing a college and a major isn’t something that can, nor should, be done overnight. College is an extension of your education and helps to prepare you for a life and career beyond academics.
February 8th, 2017 by SD Virtual School
In a world filled with unique personalities, different learning methods, and different teaching styles, it can be difficult for school administrators and educators to set up a school system that matches every type of student. While they can do their best to help as many kinds of students as possible, there are plenty of ways that students and families of students can improve how effective they can learn in the classroom, especially online.
Every person fits somewhere on the introvert-extrovert spectrum. Generally speaking, there is about one-half or one-third of the population who can be declared as introverts, and another half (or two-thirds) as extroverts.
February 2nd, 2017 by SD Virtual School
Education can feel like a long road to some students, but it’s an essential road to take for anyone looking to pursue higher education. San Diego Virtual School has always aimed at providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed academically while also preparing them for higher education beyond high school. When students don’t know where to start, we help them understand what they need to do in order to begin their continued education after they graduate from San Diego Virtual School.
January 30th, 2017 by SD Virtual School
As technology advances in our modern world, everything around us has the potential to change for the better. While alternative education is not a new concept, other education options have been growing in popularity each year. San Diego Virtual School is a free online middle school and high school that provides both in-school and online education to students of San Diego.