Michigan Virtual Middle School
The Pathway to Success
Middle school is a critical time in students’ lives as they become more independent and more responsible for their own learning. At Michigan Connections Academy, online middle school highlights students’ strengths and helps them find their interests. By encouraging students to take control of their own learning, Michigan Connections Academy online courses help students see the many possibilities for the future and get started on the pathway to success.
The Michigan Connections Academy curriculum is created specifically for online middle school students. As students prepare for their high school years, Learning Coaches move into a more supportive role. Students practice leadership and self-start learning in their classes as they are held to high standards and identify their career passions.
Middle School Curriculum Content
Michigan Connections Academy offers standards-based, state-approved curriculum content for online middle school classes. The course material from our prestigious academic partners ensures that students will be prepared for academic success.
Support for Online Middle School Students
Michigan Connections Academy ensures student success by offering multiple channels of support. The first line of support is our caring teachers who have excellent credentials and subject-matter knowledge specific to our online courses. Additionally, online middle school students benefit from guidance from school counselors and advisory teachers who can mentor them throughout their experience. Students can receive additional individualized support from their teachers as needed. They also participate in teacher-led instruction during LiveLesson® sessions shared with classmates. Additionally, the school offers socialization opportunities where online middle school students can connect with other students.
Course Electives and Activities
Michigan Connections Academy gives you many options for enhancing your student’s learning with elective classes tailored to their interests.
Course electives and activities are the perfect way to incorporate students’ personal interests with Michigan’s online middle school core curriculum. Depending on their preferences, students can choose from a wide range of elective courses. Michigan Connections Academy also offers a variety of school clubs and activities. From robotics club to art activities, students can experience new types of growth and gain well-rounded experience.
Additionally, gifted students may have access to virtual Michigan high-school-level courses. Advanced classes can help prepare students for the real world while they earn high school credit. Check with your counselor to see if these virtual accelerated classes are an option for your student.