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Texas Online School Curriculum

Texas Connections Academy @ Houston is a Texas online public school program that combines the best online and offline resources from leading educational publishers and Texas school curriculum specialists to deliver a comprehensive, high-quality 3–12 online education. Our online school curriculum meets the requirements of Texas Virtual School Network. With the best resources at their fingertips, Texas Connections Academy students explore and master all required core subjects: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.

Success of Texas Online Homeschool Curriculum

The Texas Connections Academy elementary, middle school and high school curriculums are highly effective alternative to a traditional public or Texas homeschool curriculum. It’s designed to help students gain the knowledge and thinking skills they’ll need for life, work, and higher education. At each grade level, structured lessons are blended with self-paced learning to ensure that each student reaches his or her full potential. These courses also develop skills in the important “four Cs” of 21st century learning:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Communication
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Collaboration

Curriculum experts select the best texts and teaching materials, then develop engaging lessons and learning activities. Coordinating interactive tools, learning games, Teachlet® tutorials, and other resources really get students involved in learning.

Texas Curriculum Built for Student Success

Education should help prepare students for work, college, and life. And at the foundation of a good education, you’ll find a strong curriculum. Over the years, we have developed, tested, and refined the Connections Academy virtual curriculum to ensure that it meets national and state standards as well as those set by leading educational organizations.

Texas Online Homeschool Elective Courses

Texas public school course electives are a key part of the well-rounded curriculum at Texas Connections Academy @ Houston. These stimulating online courses cover a wide range of subjects such as world languages, game design, home life, sign language, and more. Electives allow students to broaden their skills and explore new interests and talents.

Bringing School Lessons to Life

Our curriculum development team works with our talented in-house videographers, graphic designers, and computer programmers to bring the curriculum to life in a multidimensional way.

These professionals also review and select the best texts and instructional materials from leading publishers to weave into units, lessons, and activities. Then, we deliver these high-quality resources right to each student’s home online.

The resulting curriculum engages students in individual study as well as collaboration with their classmates. As a result, students learn to think independently and to work together.

Regularly Reviewing and Improving Virtual Courses

At Connections Academy, Texas public school curriculum is evaluated and revised regularly. This ensures that it delivers the most effective content and aligns with state and national standards. As part of this ongoing review, students and parents are asked to rate each lesson on a five-star scale. After nearly four million evaluations, Connections Academy has received an average lesson rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

Gifted and Talented and Advanced Online Courses

The Texas school curriculum includes core courses in math, science, language arts/ English, and social studies for every grade. Electives are also offered at every grade level, allowing students at our online school in Texas to broaden their skills and explore new interests. Our electives cover a wide range of subjects such as world languages, music, game design, digital arts, sign language, and more. We also offer gifted and talented, honors, and Advanced Placement®* courses.

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* AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

 

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