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5 Ways to Keep Your Teen Busy During Winter Break

5 Ways to Keep Your Teen Busy During Winter Break

Your teen is on winter break. So what now? They will need those few days to decompress, maybe reflect on the semester, maybe sleep for a couple of days straight. This is completely normal, but now think about the rest of the break. You may have a teen that’s happy to make their own schedule […]

Developing Learned Optimism: Yes, This Can Be Learned

Developing Learned Optimism: Yes, This Can Be Learned

The term “learned helplessness” has gained popularity in recent years. With many negative influences, people can feel like they cannot overcome these barriers to change their perspective. Psychologist Dr. Martin Seligman coined the term “learned optimism” as a contrast. According to Seven Summit Pathways, “Learned optimism is the process of recognizing and challenging pessimistic thoughts […]

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 […]

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