Is Online Learning Here to Stay, Post-COVID?

Posted by ICON School on Jul 1, 2021 4:04:34 PM

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COVID-19 had a huge impact on the way we view and take advantage of online learning, but are these changes here to stay? And what is the future of online learning, post COVID-19?

In the early months of 2020, brick and mortar classrooms were abruptly closed as a part of the response to COVID-19. These closures forced millions of students to suddenly become reliant on online learning, overnight.

The Future of Online Learning after Covid

Posted by ICON School on Jun 21, 2021 12:39:35 PM

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Since the pandemic, many things have changed, including online learning.

Individuals and institutions from all walks of life were presented (some for the first time) with online learning, with mixed results. Those who were prepared had the best results. At the same time, those with a greater dependence on in-person instruction faced more challenges as they attempted to provide an education to their students under challenging circumstances.

What Are the Requirements to Attend School Online?

Posted by ICON School on Apr 29, 2021 11:39:01 AM

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If you are interested in attending high school online, the process might feel a little daunting or intimidating.

Your reasons for exploring online school options might vary but often include a need to catch up on credits, the emotional or physical needs of your child, or your proximity to a brick and mortar school. Since your situation is unique, it can feel like you are alone and aren’t qualified to go through the enrollment process.

But the process is actually pretty straightforward, and shouldn’t discourage you from making the education choice that’s right for you!

How to Avoid School Zoom Burnout

Posted by ICON School on Mar 31, 2021 1:15:08 PM

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“You’re on Mute.”

This very well might become the phrase that reminds us all the most of 2020-2021; the year Zoom took over EVERYTHING, and Zoom burnout became a thing.

Virtual classes were quickly brought online in schools across the country in a response to the pandemic, and a lot of us still have mixed feelings about it. While many students (and adults) like Zoom and have no complaints, there are many more who are experiencing a list of experiences or symptoms known as “Zoom Burnout.”

How to Catch up on Credits Lost in 2020

Posted by ICON School on Mar 16, 2021 10:25:00 AM

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If you were enrolled in school in 2020, chances are that your education has been seriously impacted by COVID-19. What’s your plan for the 2021 school year?

If you answered “I don’t know,” you are not alone. So many students are experiencing frustration, disappointment, and a sense of listlessness and helplessness that can be very hard to overcome.

Online School Vs. Homeschool

Posted by ICON School on Feb 24, 2021 2:30:56 PM

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With the current influx of online school or virtual school options for students across the country, the use of traditional homeschooling curriculums seems to lumped together with online school. However, there are significant differences between the two curriculum options, based on their structure and design. Knowing the difference between the two will guide you with understanding online school and how it can benefit your family.

Are Online Schools the Future of Education?

Posted by ICON School on Dec 28, 2020 11:09:38 AM

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Online education has expanded tremendously over the last year due to school closures from COVID 19. The appeal of online school continues to grow due to its convenience and accessibility. Today e-learning provides many of the same perks as traditional classrooms and more. Here are just a few of the many benefits students stand to gain through online education.