Insights from a virtual academy on how to have a successful year with online learning
Now that most school districts are back in session, many have or are turning to virtual learning, even if they were hoping to be in person this fall. No one could have predicted what the past six months would entail for districts, teachers, students, and parents. Districts now have the opportunity to learn from schools that have been doing virtual learning successfully for years.
Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) was founded in 2007 and serves approximately 11,000 students across the state of Georgia. Over the years, the school has successfully earned high averages in the state’s “Closing the Gaps” score and has made across the board growth in all grade bands. As the school’s superintendent and a parent of GCA students, I understand how well