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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 that the ability to accumulate and apply knowledge and skills.” Historically, the concept of intelligence was utilized as a measure of […]

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 […]

Comparison Between Traditional and Online High School

Comparison Between Traditional and Online High School

The Differences Between Online High School V. Traditional High School Is Online High School Right For You? Here’s The Low-Down on Online Studies. Every student has a different learning style. Some are visual learners, some are verbal or physical learners, and some think they can’t learn. Now, the world of education is changing to accommodate […]

Keep Students Learning Through a Long Break

Keep Students Learning Through a Long Break

Winter break is finally here! Get ready to relax and enjoy some extra time at home. Remember, it's essential to keep students learning during a long break. Even short breaks can cause you to lose some of what you have learned during the semester. And that time off can put you out of your routine, making the [...]