Online Learning PODs System - Inspired by and for Parents
Learning Pods (PODs) offer Parents and Students the following:
- A safe “temporary” classroom
- A semi-normal life for parent and child
- Continued learning from home
- A reliable educational experience
- Relief from school teaching duties
- A school option that allows Parents to go back to work
What are some examples of POD Learning Themes with Courses?
|POD Learning Themes||Optional Courses (Your choice of how many)|
|Back to School POD||High School Planner, two elective or core courses|
|Academic POD||Foreign Language, Math, Science|
|Latino POD||ESL, two elective or core courses (All courses English Spanish side by side)|
|Creative Independence POD||Cooking Course, Directed Reading Course, choice of elective|
|NCAA Approved Courses POD||English Course, Math, your choice of over 100 approved courses|
Learning Pods Pricing Options
You can build your POD with any combination of Basic, Premium or Textbook courses!
You can take up to 6 courses at a time. When you chose your courses, the course cost calculator will add up your monthly costs.
Each course is structured to be completed in 16 weeks
A typical POD is structured with 3 courses, to earn 3 credits in 16 weeks (4 months), but it is your choice to how many courses to place in your student’s POD.
Online Courses $79/month
Online courses are CHS produced courses.
Textbook Based Courses $189 each
Textbook Based courses are correspondence paper based, done through the mail.
POD Option Comparison Guide
|Features||Basic POD||Textbook-based POD|
|Course Price (Different course prices can be mixed in a POD)||$79/month||$189 each|
|3-Course Price||$237/month||$567 total|
|Faculty, LMS, Admin||X||X|
|Lesson Plans, Scheduling, Homework||X||X|
|High School Planner||X||X|
Canvas Parent Monitoring App
Manage your student’s academic progress in Citizens High School with the Canvas Parent Mobile App. View student assignments and current grades at any time from the App once you have installed it on your device. This video walks you through how it works.
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