Growing Up Online

* Growing Up Online is a free and informative, interactive eBook from NBC News for parents, teachers and kids about digital literacy and Internet safety. This eBook is divided into two sections. Part 1 is The Parent Primer which includes things like, a short glossary of technical language used in the online environment, a basic […]

Colorado Virtual Academy’s National Honor Society 2012-13 Induction Ceremony

* Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) qualified for a charter membership in the National Honor Society (NHS) in 2010 and 8 COVA students were inducted as new members in a virtual ceremony held in August. Last night COVA celebrated its 3rd year as a charter member in the National Honor Society and inducted 7 new members […]

Colorado Virtual Academy Teachers, Advisors, and Counselors are SHINING STARS!

* Today I’d like to recognize and celebrate Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) teachers, advisors, and counselors who have made a difference in the lives of my children. Our COVA teachers go that extra mile to ensure students are successful in the online model. Teaching effectively in an online school requires that teachers provide students with […]

2013 American Pioneer of Teaching Award

The 2013 American Pioneer of Teaching Award: Now accepting nominations! Once again PublicSchoolOptions.org presents The American Pioneer of Teaching Award to recognize top performing teachers in non-traditional schools. Nominations are now being accepted by completing this Awards/Recognitions Nomination Form. This is a great way to acknowledge and recognize those teachers who go above and beyond […]

2013 Colorado Cyberschool Day at the Capitol

Excitement was in the air for Colorado Cyber School Families! Yesterday was Digital Learning Day and Colorado Cyber School Families began their celebration of the day at the History Colorado Center and then marched to the West Steps of the State Capitol for a Rally. We were joined by Amanda Heiney, Senior Consultant in the […]

Colorado Cyberschools Day at the Capitol

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 6, 2013 for Colorado’s Cyberschool Day at the Capitol. Cyberschools Day at the Capitol is an annual event hosted by the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families (CCCF) and the Colorado Cyberschool Association (CCA). Students, parents, families, teachers, administrators, friends and supporters of online education gather from all over the […]

Our Friend, Martin

  Every year I give a shout out to a family favorite video of ours which celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s Life and inspirational message. Our Friend, Martin is the finest magical adventure which brings alive the history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.including authentic historical footage. My version of the video Our Friend, Martin, […]

A Teen’s Guide to the Conversation Game by Dr. Kathryn Knox

* A Teen’s Guide to the Conversation Game is a newly published book by a dear friend of mine, Dr. Kathryn Knox. It’s a book focused on every day conversation. We converse with lots of people all the time, but have you ever thought about how your words make impressions on other people and how […]

The Independence Institute opens the door for discussion on Student Funding

* Thursday, December 6, the Independence Institute co-sponsored a panel discussion entitled “Financing Student Success” . The discussion was moderated by Tony Lewis, executive director of Donnell-Kay and the panel included Colorado State Senator Michael Johnston, State Senator Keith King, Vinny  Badolato, VP of Public Affairs at the Colorado League of Charter Schools, and Ben DeGrow, […]

Colorado Virtual Academy families enjoy a morning of ice-skating and activities

* Last Thursday Colorado Virtual Academy (COVA) families gathered at Big Bear Ice Arena in Denver for a fun morning of ice-skating and activities. There was cookie decorating and hot cocoa and story time with Marah Merrill, a COVA elementary school teacher. Students also enjoyed visiting the Community Service Station where they had the opportunity […]

Colorado Virtual Academy Families Enjoy a Day at Anderson Farms

* Our Colorado Online School Families have an abundant amount of social opportunities available to them. Opportunities such as those offered through the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families where families enjoy Colorado Cyber School Park Day, Back-to-School Bowling, and our annual Day at the Capitol. These events are a great way for families to connect […]

Red Ribbon Week Contest hosted by the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families

How do you say “no” to drugs? Come join other Colorado cyberschool students in showing how they stay drug free. Simply print out the coloring page by clicking on the link below and get creative with your words and artwork. Contest ends October 31 so hurry and enter for the chance win an iPod shuffle […]

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