Ah, summer. The smell of freedom, chlorine, freshly cut grass, and…dropping math and reading levels? While students may enjoy the long break from school, research shows that their educational progress does not. The two to three month learning hiatus can lead to major setbacks for already struggling students, resulting in lower standardized test scores, unhealthy […]
The safety and welfare of our students and staff is our highest priority. We recently completed water testing for the drinking water at all OFL locations and are happy to announce that final results are within safe limits as established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
If you aren’t familiar with blended learning, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. We’re here to help! Blended learning is a term for an educational model that employs various instructional methods to teach kids, often including traditional classroom settings, independent study courses, virtual learning (also known as online learning), and other, more innovative methods like social/emotional […]
Virtual high school, often called online high school, is growing in popularity as an alternative to traditional high school. Whether you’re a student or a parent of a student considering attending a virtual high school, we’ll highlight the top benefits of an online education. But first, let’s go over what a virtual high school actually […]
‘STEM’, also known as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, comprise the fastest growing occupations in the United States. STEM job openings are currently growing by an incredible 17%! Compare that to all other non-STEM jobs which are growing at only 9.8%. New Jobs Require STEM Education While Geometry and Physics may not be your favorite things, it is important […]