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Strong support key to success at MGLVA

Originally published in the Manistee News Advocate – September 20, 2019 Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA) head of school Kendall Schroeder will be the first one to admit that in the school’s student body of 3,125 there are many who need assistance in their academic pursuits. However, seven years after coming into existence and […]

Using data in the classroom to help students

Originally published in STEM Magazine – September 2019 As a math teacher for more than 14 years, “I hate math” is something that I hear at least once a year in my classroom. It’s rare to find a student who starts out with a love for math, but that doesn’t have to be the case […]

Important to strengthen social studies curriculums

Originally published in The Pine Bluff Commercial – September 18, 2019 With so many forms of communication available to us today, one would think that we communicate in a more meaningful way. But in fact, it seems like the opposite is true. For example, some studies and experts suggest that social media “lessens the quality […]

Online public schools provide options

Originally published in The Buffalo Bulletin – September 11, 2019 Dear Editor, There are so many misconceptions about online public schools. As a teacher at Wyoming Virtual Academy, I’ve seen the confusion some people have firsthand. As a new school year begins, I want to help explain the important roles these schools play and why […]

Virtual Academy provides important alternative

Originally published in The Gillette News Record – September 6, 2019 There are so many misconceptions about online public schools. As a teacher at Wyoming Virtual Academy, I’ve seen the confusion some people have firsthand. As a new school year begins, I want to help explain the important roles these schools play and why school […]

The Christal Frost Show: Rick Ocharzak, Career Readiness Education

Originally aired on WTCM-AM, The Christal Frost Show. Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy teacher Patrick Ocharzak shares the importance of college and career readiness, in highschool. MGLVA ensure each student gets the necessary technical experience for their future careers. Listen and learn from Mr. Ocharzak on The Christal Frost Show. To learn more about Michigan […]

Hear from teachers on virtual schooling

Originally published in The Indianapolis Star – August 12, 2019 Cara Stolle’s daughter struggled in a brick-and-mortar classroom. With online learning, her education is now thriving. Cara’s continuing to help others get the same experience by continuing as a teacher at Indiana Digital Learning School. Cara is in her third year of teaching with Indiana […]

Meet the horse-riding Ovalo-based teacher

Originally published in The Abilene Reporter – August 19, 2019 Rodeo is in Katie Davis’s blood. So is teaching. Often, they didn’t mix well. But the Ovalo resident found a way to fulfill both of her callings with a little help from a public school in the Dallas area. It all came together when Davis, […]

OHVA Career Readiness Director Lauren Logan on The Gary Jeff Walker Show

Originally aired on WLW-AM – June 10, 2019 Ohio Virtual Academy Career Readiness Director Lauren Logan was on The Gary Jeff Walker show to discuss how online learning and career readiness education can help students prepare for future careers. With more than 7 million unfilled jobs and record-low unemployment numbers, students need to be prepared […]