Our online elementary school program provides families with the opportunity to access a world-class education from the comfort and safety of home. We combine hands-on activities with online lessons to create an engaging experience personalized to your child’s needs. Parents collaborate with our certified teachers and Learning Success Coaches to support student success and foster curiosity in an instructor-paced model that encourages students to reach their full potential.
We’re a Different Kind
of Online School
Like most online schools we have a flexible schedule that allows students to work anytime, any place. But we’re also a world-class university with the technology and teaching resources that make our student experience unique.
- A model that surrounds students with support and creates a warm, safe space where they can be vulnerable enough to take risks in their learning
- Real collaboration between parents and teachers
- A Learning Success Coach is assigned to help students focus on the future, pursue passions and develop a vision for the type of student they want to be
- Engaging curriculum that combines the best of online and offline, hands-on activities in layers of learning that foster deeper discovery
- Discussion-based assessment
The ASU Elementary Student Experience
Sample Activities Calendar Grades K-5
Daily Class Huddle and Content Review
8:00-8:50 LIVE (sample times, subject to change)
We start the day by getting the whole class together for a live video home room session on Zoom. This is designed to build community, foster student friendships, improve social and emotional learning, and share in a mini inquiry lesson to get those thinking caps warmed up.
Get Your Wiggles Out
8:50-9:00 (sample times, subject to change)
Time for students to organize their supplies for the day, grab a snack and get ready for the first live lesson.
Daily Live Lessons – Content varies by class need
9:00-9:50 LIVE (sample times, subject to change)
English Language Arts – story of the week and mini lessons on reading comprehension, vocabulary, phonics, fluency, and grammar. Math – mini lessons on number/math talk, inquiry practice, skill, vocabulary, and word problems. Science – mini lessons on inquiry, discussion, and vocabulary. Social Studies and Writing – mini lesson and connecting concept of the week.
Zen & Zest
9:50-10:00 (sample times, subject to change)
A chance for relaxing, restroom breaks, royal robot battles and giving someone a hug.
Sun Devil Learning Time
10:00-11:15 (sample times, subject to change)
Check your weekly/daily goals, this is the time for independent learning, personalized learning on adaptive software, collaborative group projects and live learning in small groups.
11:15-12:30 (sample times, subject to change)
What makes this time so special? It’s a chance for students to pursue their passions, whether that’s music, art, athletics, or something else. Our Specials and Lunch times are scheduled according to each teacher’s unique schedule. Specials are scheduled for 30 minutes and Lunch is scheduled for 45 minutes.
Sun Devil Learning Time
12:30-2:00 (sample times, subject to change)
Similar to the morning Sun Devil Learning Time, this is a student’s chance to work independently, in small groups or or scheduled one-on-one’s with the teacher.
2:00-3:00 LIVE (sample times, subject to change)
This is optional time for students to participate in clubs. Our clubs are driven by student interest and change each semester. Club schedules are unique to each club. Some clubs will be held in the morning and some are held in the afternoons.
How do I enroll or learn more?
We are currently enrolling students. You can begin the enrollment process by filling out an online application.
Want to learn more and have the chance to ask questions? Join us for an online information session where we’ll dive into the details. Follow the link below to a calendar where you can choose a date that works best.
Frequently Asked Questions
- printout of course pace chart and syllabus
- pencils and college ruled paper for students who would like to take written notes
- Microphone and webcam
- Windows 10 and newer
- Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
- High speed internet (recommended)
- Edge (latest version)
- Safari (latest version)
- Chrome (latest version)
- Firefox (latest version)
- Flash - latest version is recommended
- 1024x768 is recommended
- Pop-up blockers should be disabled
- Cookies should be enabled.