Georgia Virtual School for NOOBS


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Upcoming Important Dates

Adobe Connect Live Chat - 18 Week Welcome Chat
  • Tuesday, January 5 @ 8:00 pm

D2L Help Sessions:

Tuesday, January 5, 7pm
Thursday, January 14, 11am
Tuesday, January 19, 7pm
Tuesday, February 2, 7pm
Tuesday, February 16, 7pm
Thursday, January 28, 11am

Click here to enter a help session.

Next Benchmark/Assignments Due Date:

  • January 15, 2016
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Help Session Video Tutorials: Click here

Submit your Certificate: Click here

Remind Notifications

Please signup for my remind101 notifications (through text OR email). I will be sending out important reminders occasionally and this makes it easier and faster to get that information out. Please signup for the correct sections. There is an B course and an AB course.


Follow our class on twitter! Tweet your thoughts about assignments and get important announcements!

Remember to change your settings so that you can receive an instant text message whenever there is a class tweet!

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Adobe Connect Synchronous Chat Sessions

Adobe Chat Sessions are held when needed or requested by students. The dates and times will be posted on our class homepage. Click here to login!

I will, from time to time, host a specific session that includes a lesson. The recorded sessions will be posted in the user links section of the course.

You are encouraged to attend all sessions, but not required to do so. These are not mandatory, but a time for you to log in and ask questions to me in a "live" setting.

I will have weekly Office Hours in our Adobe Connect Virtual Classroom every Tuesday from 8-9 pm.

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Parents: Do You Have A Parent Auditors Account?

Parent Auditor Accounts allow parents to view student progress and grades within a course. If you need to create an account with us, link it to your student, or want to know more about how to use it, click on the helpful links below:

How Do I Create A Parent Auditor Account?

How Do I Link My Parent Auditor Account To My Child?

How Do I Use My Parent Auditor Account To Monitor My Child's Grades and Progress?

Helpful Links:

GAVS Helpdesk/Knowlegebase: students and parents can find answers to questions about how to navigate courses.

Technical difficulties are not an excuse for assignments to be late.

Students must have computer access to complete GAVS work. It is the student’s responsibility to secure backup computer options when technical difficulties arise. Many public libraries offer computers with Internet access. Additionally, GAVS courses can be accessed on a variety of mobile devices so it may be that a mobile device could be used to complete some coursework when there are computer problems.

Please be aware of the pacing guide and due dates for all assignments. Extensions past the last day of school will NOT be granted. All student work is due biweekly on Thursdays at midnight. Check course schedules for course assignments and specific due dates. Work turned in after the deadline on the course schedule will be accepted within 1 week with a late penalty assessed.

Keep my phone number & email address in a place that is easy to reach. If you have a special circumstance, please let me know. Here are some situations that might merit an immediate contact:

* Medical situation (hospitalization, extreme sickness, injury): Contact me BEFORE a due date if you have been too sick to complete work. Please note that a note from the doctor may be required to authorize any extensions for sickness.

* Technology emergency: Please notify me BEFORE a due date if you experience a technology issue. If you lose power, get kicked out of a test, have a computer crash, or other extreme situation, please let me know immediately. We understand that these things happen, but also expect students to have a back-up plan for technology issues. Plan to use a computer at school, the library, a friend or family member's computer, etc.

* General Assignment/Course Questions: These are best answered by email, but feel free to text or call me as well.

Tips For Success!

  • Login Daily: check your email and course news/bulletin board daily
  • Communicate: read all feedback, ask for help regularly and early
  • Be Organized: follow the course schedule, submit all work on time and follow instructions
  • Do Your Best: actively participate, attend live chats or watch the recordings, submit high quality work