Meet Olivia M.! Carone Learning Student of the Week

Let us introduce you to our student of the week, Olivia M.!  Olivia participated in our Group Sports course. She dances and enjoyed the opportunity to improve her strength training, which she hasn’t focused on as much in dance. She also like that the course provided review material, which she feels helped her avoid confusion.

What do you like most about your Carone Learning course?

I like that I am able to review the chapter content so easily and that it provides examples for everything to avoid confusion.

What have you learned in your Carone Learning course that will most help you in your life?

I have learned multiple ways to check my heart rate and that’s very important. Also, I’ve learned that time management is very necessary.

How has your Carone Learning course helped you improve your level of health or fitness?

It has pushed me to do more strength training which is what I was lacking in dance.

How has your cFitness Academy instructor helped you with your course or your goals?

She has been very understanding with the internet. Sometimes, my documents just submit as blank and instead of just counting it as a 0, she lets me resubmit. Also, she taught me many ways to check my heart rate when I was struggling.

Why did you sign up for a course through cFitness Academy, and how has taking this course online been beneficial?

I signed up for this course because I don’t have room for an actual gym class in my schedule because I take a lot of AP and honors classes. It has been beneficial because I’ve been able to do both.


Here’s what Olivia’s teacher had to say about her: 

“Olivia has excelled in this course. All of her assignments have been high quality, thorough, and detailed. She logs in regularly and is on top due dates. She has also been pleasant to work and communicate with. I appreciate that she is willing to bring in past or hypothetical examples/experiences into her discussions and assignment responses too, which helps her relate and comprehend the content better.”

In all our courses students participate in class discussions. One of the prompts in Olivia’s course is: “When taking lessons or participating on a team, a coach or leader may give you constructive criticism. Constructive criticism is feedback about something you are doing wrong so that you can improve, the feedback is generally meant to be helpful, not hurtful. Why is is important to not get personally offended or hurt when receiving constructive criticism?”  Here is Olivia’s response:

“It is important not to get personally offended by constructive criticism because your instructor is only trying to help you and keep you from hurting yourself. They want to protect you and help you get better. For instance, if a dance instructor tells someone not to roll over on their ankle while on your toes, it is so you don’t hurt the outside tendon in your ankle. Receiving feedback can help you improve because if you take the correction and implement it, you will not make the same mistake again, thus, becoming better at your activity.”

Just as all of our students are unique, we think Olivia is pretty great and we’re proud to have her in class! Thanks, Olivia!