Rhode Island Connections Academy helps prepare students for life after graduation because they are given a lot of independence. Aside from LiveLesson® sessions, students get to create their own schedule. They get to work on what subject they want at a time that works for them. The coursework is rigorous and will prepare students for their next level of education.
Rhode Island Connections Academy has students from across the state, which is one of the reasons I love teaching here. In a brick-and-mortar district, students come from the same geographical area. I get to teach kids from across the state and learn about their different backgrounds!
I foster student engagement in my class by constantly asking questions throughout a lesson. I want students to question what they are learning about and why they are learning it. I want them to explore the relevance of every topic they learn in my classroom.