Distance Education


History of Distance Education Many people aren't aware that distance education has existed for hundreds of years through correspondence courses using the post office. Over the years, we’ve traded this physical application for an improved digital version, where distance education is possible completely online. As [...]

Distance Education2018-09-27T01:01:26+00:00

What is Cyber School?


The term “cyber school” may seem dated as if it’s part of a title from a late 90s movie. Nonetheless, "cyber school" has the same meaning as "online school" and is still occasionally used today. Once thought of as unconventional, cyber school education is now at [...]

What is Cyber School?2018-09-05T16:37:24+00:00

Project-based Learning for Gifted Students


The Power of Project-Based Learning for Gifted and Talented Students For the past two school years, International Virtual Learning Academy (IVLA) has offered a program for gifted and talented students called GATE (Gifted And Talented Education). In addition to an individualized accelerated learning plan, students [...]

Project-based Learning for Gifted Students2018-05-07T17:36:34+00:00

Meet IVLA High School English Teacher, Ms. Bethanie Frank


Meet Ms. Frank! What do you get when you combine a love of literature, improve comedy, and knitting? IVLA high school English teacher, Ms. Bethanie Frank! Ms. Frank was kind enough to answer a few questions.   What are your hobbies/interests?  I am a knitter [...]

Meet IVLA High School English Teacher, Ms. Bethanie Frank2018-04-24T02:58:12+00:00

“Extremely pleased” – One Parent’s Review of IVLA’s GATE Program


IVLA’s Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program provides learning enrichment, fosters critical thinking, encourages creative problem-solving skills, and facilitates cooperative learning opportunities with other gifted students. Here is what one parent (Tami, whose daughter is 6th grader, Peyton) has to say about GATE: I love [...]

“Extremely pleased” – One Parent’s Review of IVLA’s GATE Program2018-03-15T19:42:44+00:00

Meet Mrs. Follansbee, an Elementary Teacher with IVLA


IVLA offers elementary level online curriculum designed to prepare children for future learning success. Elementary students traditionally take four core courses: Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. These foundational courses build the fundamentals necessary for success in each year to come. Elementary students will [...]

Meet Mrs. Follansbee, an Elementary Teacher with IVLA2018-03-12T13:01:12+00:00
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