Traditional vs. Online Public High School

Are you thinking of switching from a traditional school to an online school? Understanding the similarities and differences between the two will be helpful in your decision-making process. Parents and students most likely have a lot of questions when considering transitioning to an online learning environment – not the least of which is how different […]

Home Classroom Organization Tips

Creating and organizing your home classroom can be a daunting task, but not an impossible one. Read below to get a few ideas on how to get started. One of the things that puts people off of homeschooling their kids is the prospect of having to set up a home classroom. The pressure is doubled […]

Apps for Homeschooling Organization and Productivity

If you’re looking for ways to improve your organization and productivity as a homeschooling parent, there are mobile apps that can help you. Homeschooling parents all strive to be organized and productive to make their daily routines run smoothly. And let’s face it; the pressure is on since we want to do our best to […]

Helping Your Child Transition to a Virtual Learning Environment

Starting a new school, especially a virtual school, will require some adjustment, but with planning and preparation, you can look forward to a smooth transition. Online schooling can be a great option for many families for various reasons. However, for a child to succeed in this type of learning environment, they will need the utter […]

Ideas for Socializing Your Virtual School Student

Socialization is one concern that parents have when considering distance learning options for their child. The good news is that children don’t necessarily have to become isolated just because they are not attending traditional schools. While students primarily learn from attending their classes, it is but one aspect of their whole learning experience. Equally important […]

Debunking Myths About Online Learning

Numerous myths and misconceptions abound concerning online learning despite its growing popularity. Below are some facts to dispel these erroneous beliefs. Online learning is becoming more common. According to the 2015 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group, co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), Pearson, StudyPortals, WCET and Tyton Partners, […]

Online High School Diploma vs. GED

Individuals who wish to earn their high school credential can either take the GED tests or enroll in an online high school to earn their diploma. Comparing these options and the benefits they provide can give you a better idea of which one is best for you. There are many reasons why some people are […]

Creating a Positive Home Learning Environment

A positive and nurturing learning environment is an important element regardless of where the child’s education takes place. Here are some practical tips to help homeschoolers provide an atmosphere conducive to learning. Ask any experienced homeschoolers and they will tell you that one of the most important things you can do for your child is […]

Pros and Cons of Earning an Online High School Diploma

Parents and students must carefully consider a few points before opting to earn an online high school diploma. A 2014 study conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group and co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC)  reveals that 5,257,379 million students took one or more online classes in that same year, up 3.7 percent from […]

How to Recognize and Avoid Diploma Mills

Are you looking for a good online high school for your child? If a school’s offering sounds too good to be true, then it probably is, and it’s possible that the school is a diploma mill. When making an investment, such as buying a property, the wise thing to do is carefully consider all aspects […]