(Per Alachua County Public Schools: The Department of Education has recently released new requirements for districts who want to make this option available. As we work through the approval process, changes to our model will be updated.)
Students receive individualized instruction at home utilizing our learning management system combined with live lessons.
Attendance will be taken daily in each course.
Students will maintain connection to their assigned school, making a transition back to the traditional school model more seamless.
Students will have direct access to teachers and peer-to-peer learning in the digital academy via live classes throughout the school day.
Students will be engaged in synchronous learning following a typical school schedule 5 days a week.
Canvas will be the primary platform utilized to manage curriculum materials and content. This platform will allow for daily attendance, assignments, assessment and progress monitoring.
Curriculum materials utilized in the Canvas platform will be aligned to the district’s scope and sequence for each course offered.
While there will be robust course offerings in the digital academy, some courses may be available only in the traditional school setting.
Parents and students will have on-demand access to technical support and computer access help.
The district will provide devices to those who do not have them and will work with families on obtaining internet access.