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Virtual Innovation Academy

Don Tyson School of Innovation


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THE LEARNING JOURNEY

VIA DTSOI serves learners in grades K -12 who desire flexibility in course pacing, a variety of course choices and a more individualized learning setting. Certified Springdale Public Schools teachers guide learning and offer support and meaningful feedback.

  

ENROLLMENT AND ORIENTATION

Each prospective VIA DTSOI student will participate in an intake and academic review meeting with a VIA coordinator. Each student who enrolls will sign a learning contract and attend required summer orientation with their learning coach.

COLLABORATION

Students, teachers, and families work together to collaborate and communicate to ensure virtual learner success. Email, Zoom, learning contracts, training for family learning coaches, interactive discussions, and in-person support are all success tools employed at VIA.

CRITICAL THINKING

Inquiry-based challenging assignments and assessments engage learners by identifying new solutions and personal pathways to achieve. Innovative pacing options and assignment choices push students to grow academically and personally.

A SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL LEARNER

Those who find VIA DTSOI to be a "best fit" for learning are those who demonstrate excellence in the following:

  • self-motivation
  • self-advocacy
  • verbal and written communication
  • time-management


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