8 Strategies for Success in Online School

Posted by ICON School on Dec 7, 2021 3:07:19 PM

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Online schools have made getting an education easier, especially for those who cannot physically attend in-person classes. With the many advancements in technology, students of all ages have the flexibility to take the courses on their schedule, working around family, work, and other commitments. In addition to having access to classes on a flexible schedule, there are many more benefits to online learning; however, many students also face several challenges. Continue reading to learn some strategies for success during your online learning experience. 

When Mental Health Struggles Cause Issues at School

Posted by Vickie McCullough on Nov 16, 2021 12:00:00 AM

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Mental health issues can have a major effect on school performance, and some students need to take a different approach in order to succeed with their studies. Today we're taking a look at the impact mental health struggles can have on students and how online school can be a better option for many. A number of ICON students have faced their own mental health issues and found they are much more successful in the online school environment.

Creating a Back to School Plan for Online School

Posted by ICON School on Nov 8, 2021 10:32:00 AM

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The words "back to school" can be stressful for many students, especially if you are making the switch from traditional, in-person learning to online classes. And if your learning was interrupted or impacted by COVID-19 shut-downs and restrictions, you might be feeling even more apprehensive about moving forward with your education.

Along with a mix of excitement and nervousness, there’s still a lot up in the air regarding what some of your peers might be facing, along with the entire globe! There's so much to learn and a lot to consider, but there’s also a lot of things that you can do to help you stay organized, motivated, get inspired, and achieve your goals.

Idaho High School Graduation Requirements

Posted by ICON School on Oct 20, 2021 12:00:00 AM

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At ICON, we understand the various reasons our students choose our program. While many students enroll for the flexibility that comes with online schooling, others enroll due to the fact that ICON has created an alternative graduation program that allows students to get a jump start on their post-high school goals at a pace that's right for them.

Online School Study Tips for ADHD

Posted by ICON School on Sep 15, 2021 4:06:26 PM

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When you have ADHD, homework can feel like quite a challenge, whether you are pursuing your education in a brick and mortar environment or online. Studying, assignments, tests, and exams demand a lot of your time, attention, energy, and organizational skills, which may feel like are running in short supply. 

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!