As a 5th grade student at Connections Academy and a budding entrepreneur, Kalimah uses the increased flexibility of her schedule to pursue her passions and run her own lip gloss company.
Type of a Learner Pursuit of Passions
Learning Coach Mother
Eat breakfast and get ready for a day of school and business.
Log into her online classroom and review the lessons and assignments she has for the day, checking in with her Learning Coach to make sure her schedule makes sense and she hasn’t left anything off.
Focus on the day’s first Social Studies lesson, going through the resources and gaining mastery of the material. Connect with her teacher if she needs extra support or has any questions about what she’s learning.
Join an Essential Math LiveLesson® session, gathering in a virtual classroom with her teacher and fellow students for a live discussion of an important topic. Participate and ask questions, engaging with the material and with others.
LiveLesson sessions are real-time online learning sessions where teachers, students and peers meet in the online classroom. Teachers engage students with activities and demonstrations to reinforce challenging concepts.
Complete any lessons that are still outstanding for Language Arts and handle assignments that are due soon. Ask her Learning Coach or teacher for help if any of the assignments pose a challenge.
Spend time working on her business plan, checking on orders and making sure her business is running—and growing—in the way she wants.
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Finish any assignments that are due and double check with her Learning Coach that she hasn’t missed anything. Get a start on any big assignments that will take extra time.
Connections Academy® helps students, and their families, discover new ways of making their dreams come true. Kalimah was able to thrive in school and inspired to start her own business.