Elementary School Program
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
Whole Class Time
This includes discussion, community building and learning
Small Group Time
Reading, project check-in, tutoring and targeted instruction
Flexible and independent work time to complete assignments
Students work on the computer and complete offline activities
Parents serve an active role as a learning guide throughout the day
Online learning sounds intimidating, especially for children, but ASU Prep Digital has proven itself to be the simplest, educational, and wholesome schooling that the future is ready for.
Not only were the teachers and learning success coach constantly finding creative ways to make lessons fun, but they also created warm and inviting classroom interactions. Their dedication also went beyond the classroom…
They truly foster a partnership with my child and our family.
There is so much we love about ASU Prep Digital. The teachers and staff are at the top of our list. They really do pick the best of the best.
The transition to digital learning has been seamless…questions are answered quickly, and there are many layers of support at ASUPD.
While there is no in-person interaction, there is still a lot of social learning that is introduced.
Sample Activities Grades K-5
Daily Class Huddle and Content Review
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
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
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
A chance for relaxing, restroom breaks, royal robot battles and giving someone a hug.
Sun Devil Learning Time
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.
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.
Spark Time - NEW in Fall 2022
In an effort to provide K-5 students with optimal personalized learning experiences, all elementary students will participate in Spark Time a minimum of twice per week. During this time, students will meet in groups developed for their individual academic achievements. Students will be remediated or challenged with like-minded individuals to work on grade level or advanced curriculum.
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)
- Chrome(latest version)(recommended)
- Edge (latest version)
- Safari (latest version)
- Firefox (latest version)
- Flash - latest version is recommended
- 1024x768 is recommended
- Pop-up blockers should be disabled
- Cookies should be enabled.