Online High School Problems: My Child Won't Stay On Task

Once you've jumped into online high school, you feel as though you're committed for at least the school year.  In some cases, you've paid the fees.  In others, you don't have the time to search out another opportunity in the middle of the school year.  You also don't want your child to think...

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Should My Student Attend an Online High School or a Traditional One?

For many, online courses offer an attractive solution to the distractions of traditional high school classes. However, despite the benefits of online courses, many students still prefer traditional on site education as USA Today has reported. So what are the pros and cons of taking a high school...

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Online High Schools: Kicking Off the School Year Right


If you've enrolled your student in online high school for the first time, you may be wondering what the beginning of the school year is going to look like for you.  How will you arrange your schedule to accommodate the changes necessary for going back to school?  How will you keep your...

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Preparing Your Student for Online High School

The advances in technology over the last generation have made unprecedented leaps in what is available to many students--and that includes online high schools.  It's a format that will benefit many students, whether they're being bullied in their brick and mortar school, can't keep up with their...

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Delivering Project Based Learning in an Independent Study School

When I tell other teachers I’m a project-based teacher for an independent study school, I get strange looks. Yet, I knew what I was getting myself into.  I knew working for a new school would come with challenges laden with wonderings of making the right call.  I loved the possibility of...

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Why Summer School?


We all look forward to these summer months - parents, students, teachers alike.  Why would you want to spend your summer in school?  There are plenty of advantages from enrolling in summer school. Here are just a few:

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A Winning Pair: Online Learning and Projects

Project Based Learning has become a preferred learning modality in many schools today. As noted by the Buck Institute for Education, Project Based Learning helps students develop deeper learning competencies that can be applied in the real world. According to latest research findings and...

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What Should I Look For? How To Pick The Right Charter School


You probably don’t need us to tell you this, but there are lots of schools to choose from - especially with the rapid growth of charter schools. California is at the heart of the school choice movement, with well over 1,000 charter schools. We spoke with a parent recently who...

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