Indiana Virtual School Curriculum
For today’s high school students, virtual classes are a natural fit, given how well-versed most young people are in technology. Having grown up with the internet, they rely on it daily to connect with friends and what interests them most. So who better to enroll in a free online high school program and really take advantage of the many benefits?
We take the time to continually reevaluate our curriculum and make sure it’s fine-tuned in a way that sets our students up for success in the real world. We offer a wide variety of high school courses online, helping our students establish a solid foundation in learning that will benefit them whether they choose to go to college or to start a career immediately after graduation.
A 21st-Century Online School Curriculum for 21st-Century Success
Attending INCC online offers students a high-quality alternative to traditional public school while allowing them to taking advantage of the award-winning Connections Academy curriculum, which meets all Indiana state standards. Designed to give students the knowledge they need for the future, lessons are structured in a way that allows students to self-pace, encouraging them to reach their full potential, while helping them develop the “four Cs”:
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Creativity and innovation
To learn more, review the high school sample lessons and read about INCC's
Curriculum Experts Bring Lessons to Life
The team behind our curriculum is made up of experts in their chosen subject matter. They bring real-world experience in teaching, and they often have advanced degrees in curriculum development, instructional design, and technology education. Parents and students alike can rest assured it not only is high-quality but also will deliver real results.
This team determines what students need to learn at each grade level. They then create lessons to help students develop the necessary skills, offering assessments along the way to make sure students are progressing as they should. This allows our students to not just to learn a subject but also to master it.
Partnering with in-house videographers, computer programmers, and graphic designers, the curriculum team is able to bring curriculum alive in a multidimensional way. In addition, they work tirelessly to find the best texts and materials for students and ensure each student has access to the necessary resources.
Proven Online High School Courses
INCC students have the unique opportunity to choose from a broad range of classes to create a four-year plan tailored specifically for them. They select from many options, including:
- Readiness courses and career exploration
- Courses approved by the NCAA
- Advanced studies, including honors and college-level courses
- Core high school courses
- Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that focus on occupational competencies
- Elective courses that allow them to explore their personal interests
Interacting in a Virtual Classroom
Most instruction that students receive at INCC is geared toward an “anytime, anywhere” approach to learning. However, students also have access to live online sessions using LiveLesson® technology, which allows them to participate in a classroom environment and interact with other students.
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Support and Guidance
Plenty of academic support is available for students who need extra help.
INCC’s online high school students collaborate with their counselors and
Learning Coaches to develop a personal learning plan for academic progress and working toward life goals.
At INCC, our students have access to a variety of support systems, including certified school counselors, teachers, and staff, who all work together with students and their Learning Coaches to make sure students are on the path to graduation and future success. In addition, our school counselors help students explore career options, develop career readiness skills, and plan their schedules. Some of this support may include:
- Assistance in developing a four-year academic plan
- Identifying internship and workforce partnerships for real-world experience
- Guidance in finding appropriate career, trade school, or college opportunities
- Online workshops to ease the college and trade school application process
- Financial aid and scholarship workshops online
- Free access to college admissions test preparation online courses
- Official transcripts
To ensure our students understand what’s required of them, we offer in-depth support to prepare them for what lies ahead.