Indiana Online School Curriculum
As an accredited virtual public school program, Indiana Connections Academy (INCA) is proud to showcase a tested and proven online curriculum that gives students access to a thorough high-quality K–12 education. Connections Academy commissioned the help of top educational publishers and curriculum specialists to develop a syllabus that uses both online and offline resources and allows students to explore and excel in subjects like language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
A 21st-Century Online School Curriculum for 21st-Century Success
When it comes to providing today's young minds with the skills, resources, and knowledge they'll need to find lasting success in the future, INCA knows that a one-size-fits-all curriculum isn't always the answer. With INCA's professionally designed online curriculum, however, students are introduced to engaging lesson structures and stimulating courses that target the “four C's” of 21st-century learning, including:
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Creativity and innovation
Furthermore, by pairing this innovative educational curriculum with self-paced learning, students are able to succeed at reaching their full potential.
Only the Finest Materials
By utilizing the expertise of curriculum professionals, INCA ensures that students have the best texts and educational resources at their disposal. And instructors can create lessons, units, and activities with top-of-the-line teaching materials. As a leading virtual public school program, INCA also supplements these learning and teaching materials with interactive tools and resources designed by the Connections Academy multimedia team. Materials and tools include Teachlet tutorials, learning games, graphics, videos, and audio materials that inspire and motivate students.
Along with offering refined courses that enable students to excel in core subjects like language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, INCA goes above and beyond by delivering key electives that further the well-rounded educational experience. With stimulating electives across subjects like world languages, game design, home life, and sign language, students are able to broaden their skills and discover new interests, talents, and passions.
The administrators at INCA are passionate about continuously providing students and teachers with top-of-the-line curriculum that's regularly revised and evaluated not only to ensure it's as effective as possible but also to stay in line with state and national standards. In order to make these reviews as beneficial as possible, INCA asks all students and parents to rate each lesson on a five-star scale. Connections Academy has conducted nearly four million evaluations and is proud to report that the average lesson rating has received 4.2 out of 5 stars—an indicator that the curriculum is making a positive, profound effect on young minds.
Online School Curriculum Built for Success
Having access to a high-quality education will help better prepare students for a successful future in virtually all realms of life. By establishing a developed, tested, and refined curriculum, INCA is able to provide students with an educational structure that doesn't just meets their individual needs but also meets standards outlined by state, national, and leading educational organizations.
Online Curriculum Development Experts
Connections Academy employs a team of individuals with classroom teaching experience and subject matter expertise. With advanced degrees in instructional design, curriculum development, and technology education, our team is able to continuously improve on our reputable free online school curriculum. Furthermore, by first identifying the skills and objectives students need to learn, these experts use this information to create lessons that inspire learning and help students practice, develop, and master those skills.
Bringing Lessons to Life
A talented staff of in-house videographers, graphic designers, and computer programmers uses leading technology and top-of-the-line resources to highlight the curriculum in a multidimensional manner to meet the various needs of our students. This method of curriculum delivery not only engages students in individual study but also allows them to connect and collaborate with fellow INCA classmates, which teaches students how to work both independently and as a member of a group.
Hundreds of Proven Online Courses
INCA is proud to offer a curriculum that pairs core course material with engaging electives across all grade levels. With these two aspects of education paired in a virtual and innovative way, INCA students are able to expand on skills, explore new interests, and gain a well-rounded education that will help them prepare for a successful future. Along with these core and elective classes, INCA offers additional virtual classroom programs like gifted and talented, honors, and AP courses to better cater to the various needs of our students.