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 online schooling for your child. At Nevada Connections Academy (NCA), the answers lie in understanding the roles that parents, students, and teachers each play in our cyber 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.
Online High School—Students Take the Lead
In grades 9–12, online students start to really take charge of their education—setting goals, working independently, and exploring their future career and college options.
Students take more responsibility for their own academic success as they:
Learn More about the Outstanding Curriculum
- Spend a minimum of thirty hours per week on schoolwork
- Spend 80–90% of each school day on the computer
- Learn primarily online