Virtual School Student Responsibility
“Who sets my student’s daily schedule?” “Do I have to plan lessons or teach class?” “How much time will my student spend on the computer?” These are great questions to ask as you begin to explore the possibility of virtual schooling for your child. At FLVS Full Time, the answers lie in understanding the roles that parents, students, and teachers each play in our virtual school program and how those roles evolve over the school years to support student accountability.
Below is a glance at students’ responsibilities during each phase of their education online.
Virtual Elementary School—Support and Structure
In grades Kindergarten–5, students require a lot of support from caring adults at home and in the virtual classroom. Roles and activities are carefully structured to ensure that students develop a love of learning and gain the reading, writing, and mathematics skills essential to their future success in virtual school.
Students get the best start on a bright future as they:
Learn More About the Outstanding Curriculum
- Begin with a flexible schedule
- Devote a minimum of thirty hours per week to learning
- Perform most of their schoolwork offline—reading books, writing, and completing assignments
- Spend 15–30% of each school day working on the computer