iSchool Virtual Academy uses the research-based suite of courses from the Comprehend curriculum that has been effective in presenting concepts in a way that helps students master Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). As today’s students have changed, so have their educational expectations and academic needs. Comprehend combines rigorous content, rich multimedia, and the internet to generate academic discovery so that students receive a real-world online education experience.
Courses offered at iSchool Virtual Academy are approved by the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) and their use effectively provide students an opportunity to reach academic goals associated with successful high school completion.
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Designed for Success and Accountability
The curriculum incorporates various components that might include pre-assessments that help identify student strengths and areas to grow, activities that provide practice without penalty, and varied approaches to content introduction that help meet the needs of various learning styles. Comprehend Curriculum courses present information in the form of strategically sequenced modules that help students to master prerequisite skills before being introduced to more in-depth concepts. The Comprehend Curriculum has been carefully designed to align to state required TEKS. It is also designed to help students gain the knowledge and critical thinking skills needed for life beyond the classroom.
Meeting Student Needs
The Comprehend Curriculum has been thoughtfully developed and designed to get students invested in learning. Our online courses combine graphics, video, and audio to bring ideas and concepts to life. The range of courses allows students to broaden their skills and explore new interests. The strategic oversight and facilitation of learning led by our Texas-certified teachers also adds a component of personalization unique to iSchool Virtual Academy.