High School Learns Through Virtual Education

By Phil Perry  MADISON – Scott High School is serving as a pilot program for Proximity Learning in Boone County, which includes two algebra 1 honors classes. The classes are taught by Kellian Strange, who is a long-term substitute in that position. Proximity Learning Inc. is essentially a virtual staffing company connecting highly qualified...

Midland ISD partners with Proximity Learning

Proximity Learning Inc.,a virtual staffing company connecting qualified teachers with students in grades kindergarten through 12, has announced a new partnership with Midland Independent School District to bring live, interactive instruction to junior high and high school students across the district. Through the partnership, PLI will provide certified teachers for algebra, geometry, health and...

Ector ISD Expands Use of Proximity Learning

By Odessa American  With one member dissenting, the Ector County Independent School District Board of Trustees approved expanding use of Proximity Learning to cover some core classes. The virtual education firm, which connects certified teachers with students in grades kindergarten through 12, provided American Sign Language II at Permian and Odessa high schools in...

Schools Go Digital With Teacher Shortage

By Jade Scipioni  Teacher shortages across the country are getting so dire that they’re forcing some school districts to live stream lessons, replacing educators in many classrooms. According to The Wall Street Journal, tens of thousands of high school students nationwide are now getting lessons taught by a remote teacher to occupy many hard-to-fill positions...

The Switch to Virtual Education

By Rimsha Syed  Getting to know students in a virtual instructional atmosphere is arguably tougher than the relationships formed in brick and mortar settings, however English and history teacher, Lisa Malick, is committed to making students feel welcome and cared for nonetheless.     Miss Malick had to leave her teaching post after eight years...