Meet Demonty

Demonty was falling behind in pre-K. Now he’s thriving in kindergarten, thanks to personalized and supportive online education from K12.

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Why Demonty’s Family Chose K12

Demonty is a bright and curious kindergartner who loves learning about science and exploring the outdoors. K12-powered online school is a perfect fit for Demonty and his Learning Coach mother, Janell — providing them with flexible schedules, real-world experience, and a personalized approach to learning.

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Enjoy hands-on education

Demonty learns best when he can see, touch, and experience concepts in the real world. K12’s hands-on science curriculum provides him with exciting opportunities to explore his environment and apply what he’s learning to real-world scenarios.

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Personalize your learning path

When Demonty hits an academic roadblock, his mom and Learning Coach, Janell, finds a solution that works for him. For example, if Demonty is struggling with subtraction and addition, Janell introduces math games that make learning more fun.

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Excel at your own pace

K12’s flexible schedule allows Demonty to work at his own speed and get all the support he needs to succeed.

In Learning Coach Janell’s Own Words

Mom and Learning Coach Janell shares insight into what makes K12-powered schools a great option for students who are looking for more personalized and supportive education.

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Why did you switch to online school?

“Demonty was falling a bit behind in pre-K, and I decided to try online school to give him more one-on-one time. The personalized approach and extra attention have worked really well for him, and he’s doing better academically.”

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Why do you like online school?

“Online school has been great for Demonty. His confidence is up, he’s engaged in his learning, and I see him wanting to learn more. I’m so proud of him. It’s really amazing to be able to see his day-to-day learning and be a part of it myself. Plus, as a Learning Coach, I like how accessible the teachers are …

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How does Demonty keep up with friends doing online school?

“He interacts with his classmates online on a regular basis. I also did research initially to find local activities for Demonty and make sure he stayed social with the switch to online school. He’s made great friends playing baseball and participating in programs at the gym in town. His confidence in school …

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What do your breaks look like during a school day?

“Demonty has a lot of energy, so we definitely take breaks throughout the school day, and the flexibility in scheduling with online school lets us do that. We take snack breaks and a longer lunch break, where he likes to help me make pizza. We love to take breaks outside, too. There’s a park near our house —…

A Day in the Life of Demonty, Kindergarten

Mari’s day starts with teacher-led online art and English classes, followed by independent math and history assignments.

CLASSES & ASSIGNMENTS

Tailor to Your Needs

Demonty’s online education is tailored to his individual needs, with a focus on personalized learning and extra attention from his teachers. As a kindergartener, he enjoys exploring subjects like reading, math, science, and social studies. He attends live classes with his teacher and classmates and completes assignments and assessments through K12’s online platform.

SOCIAL TIME

Find Fun, Friendship, and Family

Outside of class, Demonty has plenty of opportunities to stay social and active outdoors. He participates in local basketball programs at the gym and loves playing at the park or enjoying pizza night with his family. The flexibility of online school allows Demonty to fit more activities into his week and enjoy just being a kid. His confidence grows each week as he explores new and exciting experiences outside the classroom.

A Day in the Life of Learning Coach Janell

Being a Learning Coach empowers Janell to stay involved in Demonty’s education and give him the one-to-one attention he needs to thrive. and platform. Fortunately, we can help you with both.

LEARNING COACH COMMITMENT

Actively Shape Your Child’s Success

Janell loves being able to work with Demonty’s teachers to create a learning plan that works best for her son. She takes pride in being an active participant in Demonty’s education and values the personalized attention and support that K12-powered school offers. Through her experience as a Learning Coach, Janell has developed a deeper understanding of how to support Demonty’s learning — and K12 provides all of the tools needed to make it happen.

TEACHER SUPPORT AND COMMUNITY

Make the Most of Your Resources 

Janell enjoys taking advantage of the wealth of resources and tools available to her as a K12 Learning Coach. K12 provides a comprehensive curriculum that includes textbooks, workbooks, and online resources. Janell also has access to a robust online community of parents and educators, where she can connect with other Learning Coaches and share tips and resources for guiding student success.

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Enjoy the Benefits of Balance

Demonty’s day is structured around a personalized schedule that works best for him and his family. As an online student, he has the flexibility to start his day a bit later than traditional students, which helps with his energy level in the morning. Janell manages his schedule and makes sure he’s on track for assignments and projects. They take breaks throughout the day to recharge, and Janell uses that time to catch up with his teachers and plan for the next class or assignment. The flexibility of online learning allows Demonty to balance his schoolwork with his outside activities, making for a well-rounded and engaging day.

schedule

Enjoy the Benefits of Balance

Demonty’s day is structured around a personalized schedule that works best for him and his family. As an online student, he has the flexibility to start his day a bit later than traditional students, which helps with his energy level in the morning. Janell manages his schedule and makes sure he’s on track for assignments and projects. They take breaks throughout the day to recharge, and Janell uses that time to catch up with his teachers and plan for the next class or assignment. The flexibility of online learning allows Demonty to balance his schoolwork with his outside activities, making for a well-rounded and engaging day.

CURRICULUM

Engage With Real-world Experience

Demonty’s online school curriculum is catered to his learning pace and style, with a mix of core subjects and electives. As a kindergarten student, he’s learning through a mix of interactive lessons and hands-on exercises. Janell likes how the curriculum is structured around a variety of resources, including online materials, books, and activities. They can track his progress in real-time through the online portal, and Janell can see where Demonty may need more support or additional challenges.

Follow More Student Journeys

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1st Grade

Micah

Micah can focus on live classes with family support and a flexible schedule that can include nature hikes or the trampoline park.

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3rd Grade

Willa

Willa’s school schedule includes live reading and art classes, independent math studies, and the flexibility for dance and chess breaks.

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2nd Grade

Peter

Peter works ahead at school with attention from certified teachers and the flexibility to finish lessons at his own fast pace.

 

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6th Grade

Connor

Connor learns best when he can take breaks, move around, and use his fidgets to focus while finishing assignments at his own pace. 

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Learn With K12

From kindergarten to high school, K12 provides tuition-free, online education that empowers students to learn in a way that works for them. Browse our schools and programs to find the perfect fit for your family.

These are the stories of real students attending K12-powered schools and their families. Content is a combination of direct quotes and summaries from interviews. Their stories each reflect their experiences at their respective schools. Actual experiences can vary by student and school. These pages are designed to reflect a typical day in the life of a student attending an online K12-powered school. Individual class schedules and requirements will vary by state, school, and the individual needs of each student.