This is a neat school. It is very interactive and organized. There are lots of activities and field trips too.
GACA is a great school for all types of students - special learners to gifted students; professional artists, dancers and athletes. The flexibility to work at your own pace and to complete work when it is convenient for you. The administrators and teachers are tech oriented with a hands on, personal approach. We love GACA.
Georgia Connections Academy not only is a great school but it offers more opportunities for students to have more one on one help, the flexibility to make your child's schedule and most important their safety. In most mortar and brick public schools children are not able to get the help they need because teachers have over crowded rooms, and the children are expected to learn too much in a short amount of time, in my opinion. My children can do school in the comfort of our home and I have peace of mind that if they need help I am there to give it to them. Not only that but their safety is a big concern these days and I rest easier knowing my children are not in any danger. I LOVE GA Connections Academy!!!!!
I love the Georgia Connections Academy. It is very structured and interactive. Even though my daughter doesn't see her teacher everyday, they are a phone call or email away. They offer practically everything a traditional brick and mortar school does, including social events were students can meet with their teachers and other students. Online schools are not limited in the extracurricular category either. They offer sports, science & technology, and visual & performing arts, all free of charge. I especially love that the visual & performing arts is sponsored by The Julliard School in New York, my hometown. GACA has proven to be a higher and richer source of education and I'm glad my daughter is a part of it!!!
My school is super wonderful and fulfills all of my needs including allowing me to be at home teaching my kindergartener this year. I love using the workbooks just like i did when I was in school. I really super enjoy the interactive videos, games, and tools they supply for us as learning coaches. This has been the absolute best experinece 2 weeks into the year. The software they use to grade is up to the minute with progress reports and I get to see teacher comments on things he turns in. They pay for me to send portfolios and provide the envelope with the address already on there which saves me time and money and its a joy for my 5 year old to take it to the mailbox for his teacher to get and grade later. I also love the ease of submitting portfolios online. We are well pleased with how our teacher has her own space during live lessons but is monitored by staff vs doing it out of their home. We met our teacher at a dibels event and she was just lovely. We played at the park with other students in our area so the playground was filled with kids and parents. I look forward to our welcome event in Rome which consist of ice cream which is my sons favorite food of course. We love GACA
We came from a public school and I chose this school because I was looking for a good home school option for my two boys. The teachers have been wonderful but the work load is SO much! We have been working from 9 am to sometimes 4 or 5 in the afternoon. We have very smart children who loved school but they are beginning to dread the work everyday. (K and 3rd grade) It is grueling! Unfortunately, we will be making a change soon!
I wish we would have heard about this fine institution much earlier. We came from private Montessori School. Spent a ton of money and were under the impression that our children got the best education on the planet. Wrong! When we started, it was a huge change and learning curve. This was also the time, when we realized that our girls were so far behind with their learning. The first four weeks were very overwhelming, but thanks to the wonderful teachers, administrators, staff and Tech Support, life became so much easier. Any one at the school is always available for you and your child. The teachers are highly qualified and compassionate! WE LOVE CONNECTIONS ACADEMY!!!
After moving to southwest Georgia from the metro- Atlanta area, my child felt as though she didn't fit in her new school environment. I looked at other options and chose homeschooling with Connections Academy. We are very satisfied with the curriculum and the overall flexibility that Connections offers us. Thank God for Connections Academy!
My girls have attended Georgia Connections for 3 years now. The staff and teachers are wonderful, they make sure we are following the Georgia state standards while keeping in fun in an at home learning environment. We have an array of Fieldtrips and activities to chose from so their social life is not being left in the dust! GACA is the best choice for my girls!
I love my school, Georgia Connections Academy, it is the best! The staff is there when you need them. The teachers help you whenever you need help. You can learn at the pace you want to. It is the best charter school there is. Its way better than the traditional brick-&-morter schools. You can adjust your schedual to your prefrences and there are even special academics you can sign up for! Plus you have other students you can enteract with. The first week of school my teachers called and made sure i had everything I need to have a successful school year. They even offer plans to help you decide your future and they offer scholarships so we can go to college!!! I recomend this school to everyone. Just in the past two years alone the student size had tripled. They have lots of teachers to meet this demand and they keep on getting better! This school sends out text books to the individual student from grades K-8th. I think this school could improve some if they had the money to buy high school textbooks and supply them to the high schoolers like they do the other grades. This is the most amazing school ever! I hope lots more people hear about this school and sign up. It is awesome:)
This is our second year in Georgia Connections Academy and we are loving it. The teachers and staff are great and help with any problems we may be experiencing. I have never seen my kids more excited about attending any other school like they are with this one. It gives our kids freedom to complete their lessons in the privacy of our home without any distractions or interruptions that they may have in a regular school environment. My kids are making good grades and enjoying learning. They are also making a lot of new friends from many other communities. This school is awesome.
Georgia Connections Academy is a great school with wonderful teachers and staff. They work with you and your student to help them achieve their academic goals and we love their clubs and extra activities and field trips!
We happened upon Connection purely by accident 3 years ago and I can not tell you how wonderful it has been for my son and our entire family as a whole. We live in a not so great area of Gwinnett County Georgia, with a not so stellar choice of public schools and we are a just barely making it family of 4 with me being a stay at home mom, so private schools were out of the question as well. We decided we would give Connections Academy a year and see how it went. Well we are on year 3 and can not say enough about the education we are all getting! The teachers are READILY available if needed, the field trips are great for both socialization and education. The live lessons are challenging and fun, yet the interruptions that are every day in a brick and mortar school do not really exist, so they are spending the time LEARNING!! We have a 4 year old girl who is also learning a lot from her brothers live lessons. Amazing what is absorbed by children when you are not actively trying to teach them something. Given the fact that I am my son's "learning coach" means that I am relearning all that was taught to me years ago. And we are learning that school can be fun.
I love this school!!!!,It is way better than public school.I highly recommend it.It has a very good curriculum and awesome teachers.
This is a great school. This school offers qualified teachers who always have time for their students. The school provides all the books and workbooks and kits for science and math that the students need to exel at no cost to the parents or caretakers. They have and excellent ciriculum. The students attend classroom sesions online with the teachers. The school also provides all the tools to do all the research that is needed for projects right on the school site without having to surf the web. Connections academy has so much to offer That it all cant be listed in a review. Its a great school.
GEORGIA CONNECTIONS ACADEMY IS THE BEST!!! This is my daughter's 1st year in connections academy! She is REALLY enjoying herself!!! The lessons are engaging, the staff are friendly and helpful. I know this was the very best decision that I could've made for her! She was getting bullied TREMENDOUSLY by the other children!!! I was in hock and when I told the teacher that was in charge at the time, she just rode it off and said "kid would be just kids" OMG are you serious????? My daughter was acting out badly and started fighting in school which that's not the way I raised her!!! I LOVE THIS SCHOOL!!!! LETS GO CONNECTIONS ACADEMY!!!
GA. Connections Academy is an excellent school. The teachers are all supportive of their students and of the learning coaches. You spend more time as a family and the parent/learning coach has much more control over the childs education. This program is great for those that need flexability, those that have medical conditions that don't need the exposure of a "brick and mortar" school, those that need a faster or slower learning pace, this program is great all around.
Despite what one parent has said, this school does have responsible teachers who will help your student with any problems they may have. Heck, the first time I asked a teacher a question, they invited me to a personal LiveLesson to help me work it out. The teacher(s) this parent was talking about should have been reported to the administrator. However, it is also the parent's job as a learning coach to help guide the child through the occasional rough spot or two. Now, onto the actual review. I've found GACA to be a great school, mainly because you don't have to deal with being crammed in a brick-and-mortar sardine can with a bunch of people you don't like. You get to work at your own pace for the most part, the assignments are tricky, but not impossible, and the class selection is pretty sweet too. Plus, while you aren't required to go to them, field trips are a regular occurrence and allow students to meet their teachers and colleagues face-to-face. Plus, the teachers (at least on my grade level) listen to you and respect you. All in all, while it's not for everyone, GACA is a great school and a good next step for homeschoolers. I highly recommend that you at least try it out.
Georgia Connections Academy is a great school. This is my first year in online school and I find it amazing. Teachers have live lessons every week that are extremely helpful. Whenever I email one of my teachers, I get great feeback. I can tell that my teachers want me to succeed. If you are looking for a great online school, you shoud try Georgia Connections Academy.
The school my students were in was not working so we decided to try online schooling and we are so happy we did! The teachers are helpful and attentive and the flexibility helps our family spend more time together. Everything is easy to use and everyone that works with the school is very professional.
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