Proximity Learning Blog

A metal, antique scale sits level on a desk, showing balance needed to achieve equity in education.
September 27, 2022
Achieving Equity in Education: Leveling Out the Classroom
Featured certified online teacher jobs from home
September 23, 2022
August Featured Teachers Start Strong
Online teaching jobs from home celebrated on national online learning day
September 14, 2022
National Online Learning Day
Southwest Leadership Academy students work on computers in the classroom
September 13, 2022
10 Best Tools For A Successful Start To The School Year
Virtual teacher Mary Jo Windley discusses teaching jobs from home
September 6, 2022
A Deliberate Teacher Transition To Online Learning
An attentive student listens to online teacher.
July 28, 2022
Online Teacher Day in the Life
June online teachers from home discuss their favorite parts of online teaching.
July 18, 2022
June Teacher Features: Online Teacher Jobs from Home
Back to school written on a chalkboard with scattered school supplies
July 14, 2022
How Our Online Teachers are Preparing for Back to School
Virtual certified teachers working with Proximity Learning.
July 12, 2022
Teach From Home as a Virtual Certified Teacher
July 11, 2022
Supplemental Tutoring Helps Students Not Fall Behind in The Summer
Learn from Proximity Learning teachers on how to lesson plan in the virtual world.
June 28, 2022
How to Lesson Plan in Your Virtual Classroom
student listens through headphones
June 27, 2022
Engaging Virtual Students Through The Sense of Hearing & Touch
Top ESL Resources, Tips, and Advice for Teachers
June 22, 2022
Top ESL Resources, Tips, and Advice for Teachers
May Certified Virtual Teacher Features
June 20, 2022
May Featured Virtual Teachers Provide Continuity
Lewis University partners with Proximity Learning for virtual student teaching experience
June 17, 2022
Unique Opportunities For Future Teachers
Southwest Leadership Academy Principal Leigh Purnell fills PA teacher vacancies
June 14, 2022
Impeccable Customer Service For Southwest Leadership Academy
Wyoming County Schools logo has a rope wrapped around the state with the capitol starred.
June 13, 2022
West Virginia School District Utilizes Live Virtual Instruction
How to avoid the summer slide by reading
June 2, 2022
How To Equip Students To Avoid The Summer Slide
How virtual teachers wrap up this school year and plan for next
May 31, 2022
How Virtual Teachers Wrap Up This School Year & Plan For Next
Richmond Heights Local Schools Superintendent Dr. Renee T Willis
May 26, 2022
Language Access And Educational Opportunities For Students In Richmond Heights
April’s featured virtual teachers include April Vazquez, Manuela Rodriguez Morales and Lisa Tafoya
May 25, 2022
April Featured Certified Virtual Teachers Change The World
live certified teacher instructs class over the computer
May 23, 2022
10 Best Practices For Live Virtual Teaching
How to teach from home
May 19, 2022
How To Be Hired As A Virtual Certified Teacher
best virtual science tools for work from home teachers
May 16, 2022
Hands on Science in a Virtual Classroom
Tips & tricks for staying organized as a virtual educator
May 16, 2022
Tips & Tricks for Staying Organized as a Virtual Educator
Effective Teaching Impacts Student Success in the classroom
May 11, 2022
How Effective Teaching Impacts Student Success
Student listens intently to certified virtual teacher on the computer.
May 9, 2022
Top Tips To Prepare Students For Virtual Learning
Austin Parks and Recreation teacher Elizabeth Funk and her owl discuss the food chain with virtual students.
May 2, 2022
Live Animals In The Virtual Classroom
Burnt out teacher shows problems with the American education system
April 29, 2022
Why Is The U.S. Education System Failing?
teachers check-in with one another on a coffee break
April 26, 2022
Best Practices To Support Teachers’ Mental Health
Building a virtual school best practices with expert Kip Pygman
April 20, 2022
Building A Virtual School
March featured teacher Charla Maynard, Katie Foreman, Leigh Nichols and Janice Mittak
April 13, 2022
March Featured Virtual Teachers Share Helpful Online Tools
Posen-Robbins School District superintendent Dr. Anthony Edison on Illinois teacher shortage
April 12, 2022
Filling Illinois Teacher Vacancies Year-After-Year
Aerial view of the earth from space
April 11, 2022
Top 10 Virtual Science Experiments To Celebrate Earth Day
St. Helena Parish School District superintendent Dr. Kelli Joseph
April 6, 2022
St. Helena Parish Solves Teacher Shortage Issue
How to engage online students in discussions
March 31, 2022
Bringing The Power Back To Your Online Discussion Boards
Virtual art fair to highlight student work.
March 29, 2022
Virtual Teacher Uses Innovative Approach to Highlight Student Art
How to become a virtual teacher
March 29, 2022
Everything You Need To Know About Teaching Remotely
A teacher wearing headphones feels burnt out and stress in their zoom classroom.
March 22, 2022
9 Ways to Avoid Teacher Burnout
An English teacher explains how to reduce teacher burnout.
March 22, 2022
Virtual Educator Overcomes Teacher Burnout
Women’s history month celebrates diverse women in education
March 22, 2022
How Women Have Changed The Educational Landscape
Virtual school parent Nicole Wilberg
March 18, 2022
Virginia Parent Opts For Virtual Learning As Student Excels
February’s featured virtual teachers
March 17, 2022
February Featured Virtual Teachers Connect Through EdTech
Why is it important to teach women's history
March 15, 2022
Why is it important to teach Women's History?
A student watches intently as their virtual teacher leads a lesson solving educational equity.
March 4, 2022
Educational Equity Explained
A student learns from a virtual teacher of color
March 3, 2022
Breaking Down Educational Equity Strategies
Proximity Learning features teachers to show our sincere appreciation
February 28, 2022
January Featured Teachers Bring Fun Into The Virtual Classroom
Shelby County Schools Director of the Office of Schools and Academics, Monica Jordan
February 24, 2022
An Innovative Approach To Teaching In Tennessee
Classroom students watch the teacher
February 21, 2022
Engage Virtual Students Through Senses
Black History month teacher feature, Dion Lucas, shows her passion for math and music.
February 21, 2022
Black History Month Teacher Feature: Dion Lucas
A student stresses about an assignment
February 18, 2022
Disproportionate Access to Certified Live Teachers in Underserved Communities
Proximity Learning teacher, Dana McDaniel, discusses what called her to teach.
February 16, 2022
Black History Month Teacher Feature: Dana McDaniel
Student gaining educational equity through online learning.
February 10, 2022
Equity For 1 Million Students: Why the U.S. is Failing to Solve the Teacher Shortage Crisis
Dr. Kimako Patterson discusses best practices in the virtual classroom
February 9, 2022
Illinois Superintendent Emphasizes Need for Flexibility and Planning
Virtual teacher starts online learning lesson
February 4, 2022
10 Ways to Start Your Virtual Classes
Virtual teachers are celebrated in December
January 31, 2022
December Featured Live Virtual Teachers
Students use social-emotional skills at school
January 28, 2022
5 Ways to Incorporate SEL into Virtual Teaching
Dr. Kevin Ryan with North Shore School District 112 discusses filling Illinois teacher vacancies with Proximity Learning.
January 27, 2022
Live Online Instruction for Illinois Students With Proximity Learning
Educators attend teacher professional development
January 26, 2022
Top Events for Educators in 2022
A student celebrates their achievements in virtual summer school
January 24, 2022
Benefits of Virtual Summer School
Teacher calls on a student raising their hand
January 21, 2022
New AAEE Report Sheds Light on Current and Future Teacher Shortages
Free Teacher Resources Webinar
January 11, 2022
Free Resources + Virtual Instruction Certification Webinar
Proximity Learning grows and releases new branding
December 30, 2021
Proximity Learning: 2021 Year In Review
A certified virtual teacher leads a classroom lesson as students work on their laptops.
December 29, 2021
Why We Are Passionate About Educational Equity
Teacher features November 2021
December 23, 2021
November Featured Live Virtual Teachers Value SEL
Curriculum Specialist, Sol Gonzalez, plans the summer school partnership between Proximity Learning and Milwaukee Public Schools.
December 21, 2021
Why Districts Should Start Summer School Preparation Now
Proximity Learning welcomes Daryl Chesley, Director of Innovation, Kip Pygman, Director of Virtual Schools and Dr. Evette Riley-Allison, K-12 Special Education Specialist.
December 17, 2021
New Directors Focus on Educational Equity
Certified virtual teacher Diana Brown smiles from her in-home classroom.
December 8, 2021
Math Teacher Refuses to Give Up Her Passion
Young girl writes notes while attending virtual school.
December 3, 2021
What is the Enriched Live Instruction Model?
Marta Dominguez teaches Spanish virtually to give educational equity to students around the country.
December 2, 2021
Experienced Teachers Help Schools Expand Course Offerings
Equipping Staff for Authentic and Meaningful Engagement with Students webinar hosted by Dr. April Willis, Regina Salinas and Crystal Demsky Hudak
November 22, 2021
Equipping Staff for Authentic and Meaningful Engagement with Students
Proximity Learning features certified virtual teachers during the months of September and October
November 18, 2021
September and October Featured Virtual Teachers are Energized by their Students
Virtual certified teacher Crystal Demsky Hudak smiles.
November 8, 2021
Live Instruction Teachers Make A Difference Through Distance Learning
Certified virtual teacher Mrs. Perez smiles in front of a chalkboard
November 4, 2021
Livestream Math Teacher Finds “Magical” Work/Life Balance
A line of rainbow colored pencils.
October 13, 2021
Elementary Teacher Switches to Virtual Education to Pursue Her Dreams
Livestream virtual teacher Chelisa Elmore teaching online live instruction.
October 8, 2021
How this teacher can be in 5 places at once
Student video conferences virtual teacher for personalized instruction.
September 29, 2021
8 Reasons Why One on One Teaching Benefits Students
Child learning to code on a tablet.
September 17, 2021
5 Ed-Tech Solutions When Facing Teacher Shortages
Proximity Learning features certified virtual teachers during the month of August
September 16, 2021
August Featured Virtual Teachers Connect with Students
An empty classroom is filled with empty desks because of covid-19 teacher shortage
August 30, 2021
COVID-19 Impact on Teacher Shortages
Proximity Learning virtual teacher recalls her experience of virtual learning.
August 28, 2021
July Featured Virtual Teachers Help Students Thrive
Students learning online in a physical classroom
August 17, 2021
For the 3rd Time, Proximity Learning Appears on the Inc. 5000
A colorful stack of school textbooks sit on a desk.
August 9, 2021
Prince William County Public Schools Finds Support for Teaching Shortages
Virtual student raises their hand while participating in remote learning.
July 27, 2021
4 Ways to Verify your Virtual School Provider
A student looks defeated and frustrated in front of a computer for online school with an uncertified teacher.
July 15, 2021
Long-term, Non-Certified Teacher Impact
An attentive teacher helps a student learn computer programing.
July 7, 2021
Top 5 Reasons Why a Teacher Will Leave A School District
A masked student practices solving math problems in k12 online public school.
July 1, 2021
Proximity Learning Partners with Dallas ISD for Livestreamed Tutoring
A diverse group of people fist bump in friendship.
June 28, 2021
Critical Race Theory and Equity: How do they Coincide?
A k12 student expresses creativity by coloring with colored pencils.
June 8, 2021
A Parent's Perspective: Virtual Learning in the Pandemic
Graduates throw their hats into the air in celebration.
June 7, 2021
Proximity Scholarship Highlight
A virtual teacher zooms a lesson from their office.
May 24, 2021
Adding Equity to Schools through Career and Technical Education
Blue McDowell County School District logo pictures a blue forest and mountains.
May 17, 2021
West Virginia School District Connects Students to Virtual Classroom
Garland Independent School District's blue and red logo partners with edtech virtual learning company.
May 17, 2021
Texas School District Receives Certified Foreign Language Teachers
Virtual teaching is fun for educators.
April 28, 2021
Proximity Learning Works with Universities to Mentor Student Teachers
A blue F on a blue shield with five gold stars
April 15, 2021
Rural Tennessee District Achieves Strategy to Combat Teacher Shortages
A student is ready to take notes while learning live from home.
March 11, 2021
Catching Students Up with Summer School
A parent assists a student with remote learning.
March 5, 2021
Allocating Relief Funding for Greater Equity in Schools
A colorful mural is visible through the front door of Proximity Learning's Austin, Texas office.
March 1, 2021
Proximity Learning: 2020 In Review
Lincoln Elementary School District red and yellow logo says it is dedicated to excellence.
February 24, 2021
Lincoln Elementary School Partners With Proximity Learning
White and Navy Colts Neck Township Schools logo with a horse and horseshoe.
January 6, 2021
A Simple Solution to Offering a Summer World Language Academy
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