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Benefits of Taking a Trigonometry Course Online

Posted by Sterling Staff on Aug 19, 2021 11:18:00 AM

After the COVID-19 pandemic forced many schools to transition to online learning, some students struggled to adapt while others thrived. If you or your child is interested in continuing online learning but your school is no longer offering remote options, then searching for an online-only school can help. Alternatively, if you have never experienced remote learning before, then trying a single class to see if you like it better than traditional classroom learning can help you discover your ideal learning environment. Taking core classes such as Mathematics or English can be a great way to start. As an example, here are some of the benefits of taking a trigonometry course online:   

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Finding the Right Algebra 2 Online Courses for Your Student

Posted by Sterling Staff on Aug 11, 2021 2:00:18 PM

Whether you’re looking to transition to online schooling full or part time, finding the right course for yourself or for your child can be difficult. Given the sheer number of online schools available, it can be challenging to find the best option. Finding core classes such as Mathematics, English, and Science can be especially hard because curriculum varies by state and school district. Luckily, there are some simple criteria that can help you make an educated decision. Whether your goal is to get ahead in your high school requirements, retake a class you didn’t pass, or free up more time for other classes, here is some advice on how to find Algebra 2 online courses from reputable and rigorous online schools:  

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Not all online schools are flexible

Posted by Sterling Staff on Oct 26, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Greater flexibility is one of the key reasons so many families are switching to online schools for their children’s education. But just how flexible is the online school you’re considering for your middle and/or high school students? There are distinct differences among online schools, so it is crucial to ask whether or not your students will have full control over their study schedule.

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New school year, new school

Posted by Sterling Staff on Aug 24, 2015 7:58:00 AM

Was last year less than stellar for your middle or high school student? Are they already dreading the start of another school year? Perhaps a change of venue is in order. Simply switching schools may not address their challenges, but switching to online school has brought a huge sigh of relief to many students struggling with school – or the idea of going to school.

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What it takes to succeed in an online high school

Posted by Sterling Staff on Aug 10, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The flexible, self-controlled nature of online study fosters an environment in which high school students can learn and hone essential life skills that build strength of character – self-motivation, self-discipline and determination -- right along with pursuing their academic studies.

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How well do different learning styles work in online high school?

Posted by Sterling Staff on Feb 16, 2015 6:37:00 AM

Most people don’t give much thought to how we learn. Did you know there are distinct learning styles? As you read this article, you will undoubtedly recognize yourself with a few “ah ha moments.” You will also learn why online high school is an ideal learning environment, no matter what your style.

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What to do when your student's schedule has too many conflicts

Posted by Sterling Staff on Jan 15, 2015 7:59:00 AM

Today’s high school students are far busier than their parents or grandparents were when they were in school. Aside from traditional school-related extracurricular activities, teens often have other reasons for an action-packed schedule. More and more families are asking themselves what to do when their student’s schedule has too many conflicts.

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Blended School vs. Online School: What are the differences?

Posted by J Lee Harshbarger on Dec 3, 2014 8:04:00 AM

When searching the web for information about alternatives to education in a public high school classroom, you may have run across the terms “blended school” and “online school.”  Both types of schools use online curriculum.  So what is the difference?

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