At Soccer iQ Institute, we take immense pride in our innovative approach to education and athletics. Our unique hybrid learning model, seamlessly integrating virtual education from the ABC Unified School District with in-person soccer training, offers a comprehensive and enriching experience for your child. We believe it's essential to share with you the wealth of compelling evidence supporting our approach, gleaned from recent research studies.
Balanced Learning Environment: The synergy between virtual education and in-person interactions has been extensively studied. Research from the Online Library of Wiley¹ emphasizes the importance of a balanced learning environment, where structured online education complements hands-on experiences. This equilibrium ensures that our young athletes benefit from both academic knowledge and practical skills, fostering a well-rounded development. Soccer iQ achieves just that with our ABC Unified School District offering virtual sessions, and our in-person soccer sessions held at Deft Touch.
Enhanced Learning Approaches: Studies conducted by Dartmouth College² shed light on the positive impact of hybrid learning on learning approaches. By combining virtual learning and soccer training, we cater to student-athletes’ diverse learning styles to maximize their full potential. The interactive nature of our hybrid model encourages active participation and critical thinking, cultivating a deeper understanding of both academic subjects and soccer techniques.
Tailored Support and Academic Success: Data from doctoral candidate Oliver Wang’s research³ highlights the superior academic outcomes of district-led online schools compared to online charter schools. ABC Unified is a public school district that feeds into one of the top 20 best high schools in the nation, and is our virtual school provider. Our educators and coaches work extensively to provide a nurturing environment where academic success and athletic excellence go hand in hand. At Soccer iQ, we offer personalized guidance and support, ensuring that every student-athlete, regardless of their background, receives the assistance they need to flourish.
Digital Natives Flourishing: Research published in the Frontiers in Psychology journal⁴ underscores the benefits of hybrid learning for digital natives. With our focus on integrating technology into education and soccer training, we empower our young athletes to adapt to evolving digital landscapes. This not only enhances their academic prowess but also equips them with essential digital skills for the future.
In conclusion, our hybrid learning model at Soccer iQ Institute is not just a blend of virtual and in-person experiences; it's a carefully crafted strategy based on robust research and evidence. By embracing this approach, your child gains a competitive edge, excelling academically while honing their soccer skills. Thank you for entrusting us with your child's education and soccer journey!
An Examination of the Differences Between Online Learning Compared to In- Person Learning for K–6 Students in A K–12 Public School District: A Dissertation, By Oliver Wang