School Supply List for Online Learning
Like in traditional school, online learning has an essential list of supplies to help you engage in your classes and set yourself up for success.
A Reliable Computer and Internet Access
You’ll need a dependable computer that runs at a fast enough pace and can handle a wide range of apps. This does not imply getting the most recent and costly model, but you should function with minor problems. Chromebooks are viable options that work well in online learning. Your internet connection should also be relatively fast and stable, and it’s a good idea to have a couple of backup methods for going online if your primary connection fails. Extra hint: If you can hardwire into your router, that creates an even better (and sometimes faster) connection.
A Dedicated Workspace
Make a distinct school area with a desk and space for your binders, textbooks, and other belongings. This will allow you to concentrate and get to work more quickly than if you were working on your couch or bed.
A Comfortable Chair
Unlike in a typical school setting, when students walk from one classroom to the next, you may find yourself sitting in one location for a while, participating in online learning. With this in mind, you should have a comfortable chair that you can adjust to the correct level to view your computer easily. For some, a standing desk is also helpful toto change your position throughout the day.
Earphones, Headphones or Earbuds
If you’re listening to the teacher or a video, chances are the people around you don’t want to hear it, whether you’re at home, a library, or a coffee shop. Investing in a pair of headphones or earbuds will assist you in avoiding disturbing others around you and shutting out outside sounds to reduce distractions.
Regular School Supplies
Although you will be doing most of your work on a computer, you will still need pens, pencils, highlighters, binders, and notebook paper. You may also need to acquire textbooks and additional texts depending on the classes you take.
Keeping track of daily tasks and continuing deadlines throughout the semester is critical to your success in online learning. A calendar, whether online or on paper, can assist you to ensure that nothing is forgotten. A to-do list is also a great tool to keep track of daily, weekly and monthly, tasks.
Find out More about the Sultan Virtual Academy
The Sultan Virtual Academy (SVA) is a self-paced program that has been created to support Arizona families that would like to remain remote for the 2021-22 school year. SVA utilizes Edmentum and Calvert Learning courseware to provide full curriculum and enrichment opportunities for grades K-12. This program allows students to work independently at their own pace while staying connected to a certified teacher through weekly class meetings. Contact us today to find out more about our school and how it could impact your K12 students.