Since the Coronavirus pandemic, a lot has changed, including how elementary, middle, and high school kids are learning. Is remote learning becoming the norm? College courses have been offered online for years.

Locally, the Pasco School District is excited to offer virtual learning options for the 2021-22 school year.

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There are 3 opportunities available for students. According to the Pasco School District Website:

The Pasco Parent Partnership (PPP) program combines homeschooling and school district guidance to empower parents to be their child’s best teacher. Parents may select their own curriculum with district approval and collaboration. K-5 students will also have access to district approved materials that can be used at homeThe PPP offers workshops and enrichment activities throughout the yearWeekly check-ins are required to ensure adequate academic progress.

iPAL (Internet Pasco Academy of Learning) is an online curriculum utilizing Edgenuity's K-12 or OdysseyWare as a provider. Teachers work with students in Zoom during daily office hours. As a part of ALE Law, students are required to check in once a week and their student learning plan is visited monthly. Students who are able to work independently are most successful as the content can be challenging.

Harnessing the power of 21st-century technology to make learning come alive, Pasco School District’s PIXeL (Pasco Innovative Experiences and e-Learning) Academy empowers K-8 students who thrive in an online platform of instruction. Students will engage in coursework mirroring what students in a face-to-face classroom will learn in ELA, math, science, social studies and social emotional learning, all done through the virtual world with their teacher.

You can read more about the options and register your child here.

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