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Why You Should Start A School Garden

Why You Should Start A School Garden

In a world where childhood – and adulthood – obesity and diabetes rates are on the rise, and experts are offering innovative solutions, school gardens and gardening present a low-tech, simple solution. Kids’ are living increasingly sedentary lives; gardens create opportunities for movement, skills development, and positive habit-building. Advocates also note that school gardens can […]

6 Steps to Online Learning Success

6 Steps to Online Learning Success

With the majority of the population turning to technology for their studies, questions might arise about how to attain the most impact from learning through your computer.  Online learning comes with many benefits, from flexibility to convenience to affordability. Similar to an on-campus school, you must be self-motivated and organized to succeed. This discipline is […]

4 Tips for a Standout College Essay

4 Tips for a Standout College Essay

You have the required GPA, the recommendations, the college dreams, and goals. Now it’s time to get accepted by your desired schools. If a university is selective or competitive, you could be asked to write a personal statement, also known as a personal essay or college admissions essay.  A personal statement is primarily a short […]

Understanding the Zone of Proximal Learning

Understanding the Zone of Proximal Learning

Here is the third installment of our Learning Styles Series: Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Learning. The zone of proximal development (ZPD) is the range of abilities that an individual can perform with assistance but cannot yet perform independently. These are “proximal” skills because the student is close to mastering them but needs more guidance and […]

COVID-19 Statement

COVID-19 Statement

Find Fairborn Digital Academy’s statement on COVID-19 Policies below. Located below the statement are food pick-up locations and times. We will seek to provide as much assistance to our community as is possible. We appreciate your cooperation to promote learning during this time.

8 Types of Intelligence: Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

8 Types of Intelligence: Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

To continue with our theme of diversity in learning types, we will dive deeper into the world of educational psychology and discuss Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Intelligence, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. This definition is a broad one; historically, the concept of intelligence is […]

7 Reasons to Form a Study Group (Plus Tips to Do It The Right Way)

7 Reasons to Form a Study Group (Plus Tips to Do It The Right Way)

Let’s discuss the benefits of partnering with friends in a study group to knock out your homework and hit the books. Students often find the amount of studying needed to succeed in school overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be that way. Here is where study groups come in. Invite your friends, bring your books, […]

What’s Your Learning Style? Explaining VARK

What’s Your Learning Style? Explaining VARK

4 Different Learning Styles (One Size Doesn’t Fit All) Done are the days of endlessly hitting the books and memorization; no longer are students expected to learn using equal techniques and methods. Different learning styles have been acknowledged, although it is often a debate between teachers, psychologists, and the U.S Department of Education regarding the specific types […]