Why do our students take our classes? Here is what our 2015-2016 students had to say:
49% - Ability to work at my own pace
24% - Ability to review the material as many times as I want
10% - Take a class not offered at my school
22% - To work ahead or take an advanced class
13% - Increase my motivation or engagement in a course material
14% - Get more individualized attention
22% - Supports my learning style
62% - Fits my schedule
52% - Complete H.S. requirement
12% - Feel more comfortable asking questions in an online class
7% - To retrieve a class I have failed or to get a better grade
NEW FITNESS OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS
Through Spokane Virtual Learning, student athletes can
now meet the activity requirement of their fitness courses through participation
in school or community directed athletic programs. Students athletes simply
enroll in their fitness courses through Spokane Virtual Learning. CLICK
HERE FOR INFORMATION AND TO FIND OUT HOW TO GET STARTED.
There are no more scheduled visits this month. Please see the dates below or the calendar above for future datesNext Month
SVL TEACHER SPOTLIGHT All of our teachers are Washington State Credentialed and Highly Qualified in the subjects they teach.
Matt Buchanan is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a BA in Business Administration (Management Information Systems). He also holds a Masters in Science degree from Eastern Washington University in Electronic Communications Management (Interdisciplinary in both Computer Science and Master of Business Administration Management). Matt has taught at New Tech Skills Center since 1996 and has taught Digital Game Programming, Web Development, and Computer Applications with Spokane Virtual Learning since 2004.
Matt has also taught as an Adjunct Professor for the College of Business and Public Administration at Eastern Washington University for eight years and also has eight years of experience teaching for the Computer Information Sciences program at the Community Colleges of Spokane.
Matt is the Director of Buchanan Taekwondo, an Olympic style martial arts school in the Spokane Valley, WA. He has coached, refereed, and trained students of all ages in the Pacific Northwest for the past 25 years. He currently serves as the Regional Director for this Olympic sport in the Eastern Washington region.
Matt was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and has loved raising his family in the Pacific Northwest for the past 26 years.
Spokane Virtual Learning         2900 East 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202       phone-509-354-7545      fax-509-354-7582 Spokane Public Schools complies with all federal and state laws and regulations and does not discriminate.
It is the policy of the School Board to ensure
that student records are created, maintained, disseminated, and disposed
of as required by law and as deemed necessary and appropriate to provide
for the educational welfare of students and support of District's educational
programs, and/or for the orderly and efficient operation of schools.
The Board directs the superintendent to establish procedures that govern the
collection, content, management and control of student records. (Refer to Policy
6220 for District policy on public record requests.)