The number one concern most families have when making the switch from a brick-and-mortar school to a cyber-school is socialization. When will my children get the socialization skills they need? Are there any socialization opportunities? Will my child meet new friends? These are all questions we hear fairly often.
Ms. Courtney Kofeldt, PA Leadership’s Supervisor of Educational Technology, was recently featured on Philadelphia 17’s weekly TV segment “Weekend Philler,” where she spoke about gamification and how to make video and online games educational for the students. The Weekend Phillier is a Saturday evening video clip show on WPHL17 that covers shorts about people, places & things around the Delaware Valley.
We are now in the single digit countdown to the first day of school here at PALCS and we are so excited to welcome new and returning students to the 2017-2018 school year! If you are nervous about the first day of school or will miss the lazy days of summer, we have 5 ways to help make this school year the most successful yet!
PA Leadership’s very own Supervisor of Educational Technology, Ms. Courtney Kofeldt, was recently featured in a segment on Philadelphia’s NBC 10 News about keeping students sharp during the summer months by using fun technology.
As a cyber school, PALCS understands that there are many questions families have when thinking about enrolling their children and if it’s the right fit for them. This is totally normal; switching schools is a big step and it can be intimidating.This is why we offer a compatibility quiz tool on our website. You are able to choose your role; both parents and students can answer a group of questions to see if cyber school could be a good fit for your family.
There are only 25 days left until the first day of school! Are you ready? We are counting down the days until all of our returning and new students join us for a school year that will be full of valuable learning and endless opportunities!
Happy Summer! School is out and the summer has arrived, but what will you do with kids to keep them busy and feed their creative minds? Use your imagination! Not only is there so much to do in the summer, but a lot of summer activities are affordable or even free!
Spring break is here! PALCS spring break takes place from Monday, April 10th - Monday, April 17th. Whether you are traveling, catching up on your favorite TV show or making sure get as much sleep as you can, remember the 3 important R’s: relax, rejuvenate and reflect on the school year thus far.
The sun is shining and summer has officially arrived, so where do the kids want to be? The playground, of course! However, with the hot sun shining down in the summer months, there are a few safety concerns parents have to be aware of before loading up the kids and hitting the swings.Perhaps you often visit the neighborhood park or maybe it’s the swing set in the back yard; either way, you must make sure your children are safe. There are a few precautions and tips to consider when spending the day on the playground.