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Building Relationships in the Virtual World

When I first accepted a job with Florida Virtual School as a kindergarten teacher (almost 3 years ago), I thought there was no way I’d be able to make the same connections with my students as I did in a brick-and-mortar school.   I don’t see my students every day and my role as their teacher … Continue reading Building Relationships in the Virtual World

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Frequently Asked Questions

Today on the blog I'm answering the most common questions I receive about my job as a virtual teacher.  Have a question I didn't answer?  Let me know in the comments!   How often do you teach? I teach every Tuesday/Thursday morning from 9:00-11:15.  That time is broken up into two, one-hour live lessons.  From … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions

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My Journey to the Virtual World

A question I get a lot since I began teaching with Florida Virtual School is, “How did you get into that?”  People are very intrigued by the idea of teaching virtually, especially teaching kindergarten virtually.  In fact, when I excitedly called my mom after getting the job offer from FLVS, my mom said, “KINDERGARTEN?  VIRTUALLY?  … Continue reading My Journey to the Virtual World

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Top 5 Virtual Teacher Must-Haves

Even though we are virtual teachers, we still love the comforts of a brick-and-mortar classroom.  We still run on coffee, Target Dollar Spot items, pretty school supplies like planners and Post-its, and turn to our secret candy stashes on hard days.  However, besides the obvious necessities like a computer and reliable WIFI, we have come … Continue reading Top 5 Virtual Teacher Must-Haves

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We Are Living in a Virtual World…

...and I am a virtual girl I teach kindergarten for Florida Virtual School (FLVS).  I know, teaching kindergarten VIRTUALLY sounds nearly impossible.  So, here’s how it works.  All of our students are home school students.  They register with FLVS for curriculum support and we meet with our students twice a week in our virtual classroom … Continue reading We Are Living in a Virtual World…