The Launch Response: Creating Content Offerings

When schools closed as a result of COVID-19 last spring, Launch offered free course content to partners. Now districts can use Launch content with their own teacher of record every semester. March 2020 was a month that educators will never forget. …

Meeting Needs in Nixa

Learn the multiple ways Nixa Public Schools uses Launch to serve its K-12 learners.Nixa Public Schools became a Launch partner district when the program began in 2017. “We have been easing into Launch the last couple of years to provide …

Be a Part of Something Bigger. Be a Part of Something Greater. Be a Part of Launch.

What’s your district’s plan for serving virtual learners in Spring 2021? Whether you need to meet the needs of one student or are looking for content to instruct an entire online class, we’re here to help. With 341 Missouri partner districts, our network is growing… it’s your turn to be a part of Launch.

Launching in the Capital City

The Jefferson City School District first partnered with Launch in spring 2020—today the district utilizes Launch courses in multiple ways to serve nearly 1,000 virtual learners.When the COVID-19 pandemic proved it was here to stay in spring 2020, school district …

Anatomy of a Course: Creative Writing I

This course allows students to write about  topics of their choice and sharpen their writing skills along the way.There are classes that require students to write research papers and cite sources—and then there’s Launch’s Creative Writing I. “One of my …

Launchpad Overview

As Launch grows and expands, so does Launchpad— our online enrollment and reporting portal.When Springfield Public Schools began enrolling students in online classes years ago, the team shared a lot of information on Post-it notes and Google sheets. But after …

Teaching With the Times

Fourth grade teacher Amber Howard shares her experience of teaching elementary school students online during a national pandemic.I’ve wanted to be a teacher for as long as I can remember. My second grade teacher saw me helping one of my …

Launching Our Partner Appreciation Discount

As a benefit to our 283 (and growing) Missouri school district partners, Launch is offering a 25% tuition discount starting with the fall 2020 semester.Launch began offering high-quality virtual courses to students across Missouri in fall 2017. We started with …

Music Matters

Jeremy Faust, a Launch music instructor and Band Director in North Kansas City Schools, discusses his passion for teaching online.When I was in 7th grade, our school counselors had everyone take a future career survey. Mine came back with the …