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Online Exams: 4 Worthwhile Tips from Online Teachers

Online Exams: 4 Worthwhile Tips from Online Teachers

The transition to one hundred percent online learning has come with many challenges, for both students and teachers. Something that has likely dominated the minds of students using remote learning is the upcoming presence of online exams. Even under normal circumstances, exams serve as a significant source of stress for students. Do not fret! Our […]

4 Ideas for Staying Thankful at Thanksgiving During COVID-19

4 Ideas for Staying Thankful at Thanksgiving During COVID-19

With all the stress that has come with this year, you wonder how you will handle celebrating Thanksgiving during COVID. As large gatherings are inadvisable, it is critical to figure out how to make the day special without having many family or friends present. While the difficulties may prove a bit disheartening, it is vital […]

7 Tactics For Giving Captivating Online Presentations

7 Tactics For Giving Captivating Online Presentations

With the current pandemic, new challenges have arisen. Fairborn Digital Academy knows that students will rise to the occasion. One of the most prominent challenges teachers and students face are online presentations. What often works with live, in-person presentations may not translate through the internet. Engagement will be your key goal when giving an online […]

Tutoring Session Update

Tutoring Session Update

For the second quarter of the 2020-2021 school year, Fairborn Digital Academy will be doing live tutoring with students by appointment only. Students will need to contact their coach to schedule a time to meet at the building. At this time, transportation will not be available for these appointments. Please contact your student’s coach or […]

How to Celebrate Halloween with Kids…COVID-Style

How to Celebrate Halloween with Kids…COVID-Style

With all of the unexpected changes that have happened this year, one thing that may have slipped many minds is the impending lack of a celebrating a traditional Halloween with kids. According to the experts, it is not inadvisable to take children from door-to-door to traditionally trick-or-treat this year due to the increased health risks.  […]

How to Let Kids Be Kids in COVID Times

How to Let Kids Be Kids in COVID Times

In this whirlwind of a year, one thing hasn’t changed: kids still need to be kids, enjoying recreational physical activity despite the challenges of online learning.  Screens seem to dictate more of our lives, but encouraging your child to put the screen down and skip, run, jump, and play has many benefits.  As always, we […]

Six Techniques to Beat Procrastination in the Digital Age

Six Techniques to Beat Procrastination in the Digital Age

Procrastination – It’s the little voice that never goes away. It implores you to check your social media or watch Netflix, rather than doing your homework. There’s always tomorrow, it whispers. Procrastination is the enemy of success and happiness. You don’t progress towards your career goals. You feel stressed and unable to relax, with unfinished […]

Which Are You? Accommodator, Assimilator, Converger, or Diverger

Which Are You? Accommodator, Assimilator, Converger, or Diverger

Learning theories remain a widely debated topic in the education field,.One that requires a deeper dive into the 1984 theory presented by psychologist David Kolb. Kolb’s proposed learning styles are one of the best-known learning styles theories in practice today.  Kolb believed that our learning styles emerge due to three key influencers: our genetics, life […]

Help Your Teen Develop Positive Relationships

Help Your Teen Develop Positive Relationships

As children age, teen friendships and positive relationships become increasingly important. Parents sometimes feel ignored or abandoned by their children in favor of these new, deeper friendships. Daniel J. Siegel, a professor of psychology and co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, states this stage is expected during a teen’s development. Dr. Siegel insists […]