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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 […]

How to Encourage Diversity & Inclusiveness in High Schools

How to Encourage Diversity & Inclusiveness in High Schools

Since the Brown v. Board of Education cornerstone case over 60 years ago, the demographic profile of schools has changed dramatically for the better. This case gave social scientists the opportunity to study how diversity and inclusiveness in high schools lead to students’ increased cultural understanding, stronger critical thinking skills and enhanced creativity. While education […]

Six Ways to Help Students with ADHD Succeed

Six Ways to Help Students with ADHD Succeed

ADHD, otherwise known as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, was initially considered a condition that only children had, one that didn’t extend beyond childhood. Now, scientists and doctors understand that this neurological disease lasts a lifetime. Educating students with ADHD is important from the beginning. Nearly 6.4 million American children receive an ADHD diagnosis, according to the ADD Resource […]

Can I Graduate High School While Pregnant? The Answer is Yes.

Can I Graduate High School While Pregnant? The Answer is Yes.

You thought it wouldn’t be you. But here you–and your growing baby–are. No matter where you are in your high school career, from a sophomore to a senior, it is 100% possible to finish your classes and succeed. This modern world holds countless new resources for pregnant teens: online classes, support groups, pregnancy apps, and […]