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Beyond Brick and Mortar Podcast: The Forest School Online on Student-Centered Learning, Real-World Relevance, and Continuous Improvement in Virtual Learning

In this episode of TLA's "Beyond Brick and Mortar" podcast series, which features leaders of established virtual and hybrid learning programs from across the U.S. as they discuss what makes their programs a success – and what they had to learn along the way, we chat with Maxwell Smith, Head of The Forest School Online. Learn about their flexible, student-centered approach to online learning. Employing targeted and relevant curricula, a focus on real-world learning, and a deliberate culture of feedback and stakeholder engagement, The Forest School Online works to provide a holistic learning experience for students across the globe.

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Through their participation in TLA's Strategy Lab: Virtual & Hybrid program, Gulfport Virtual Academy designed and piloted a program to...

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P-CCS' Approach to Student-Centered Virtual Learning

Through their participation in TLA's Strategy Lab: Virtual & Hybrid program, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools' Virtual Academy designed...

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Addressing Student Engagement Through Hybrid Project-Based Learning (Cabarrus Virtual Academy)

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