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Getting Kids on a Back-to-School Schedule

Posted by ICON School on Jul 27, 2023 12:07:54 PM


With the start of another school year right around the corner, it's time to stock up on notebooks, fire up the laptop, and--yes--get your kids or teens back on their regular schedule. Here's everything you need to know to help make the transition a whole lot easier.

Common Online Learning Distractions You Can Fix

Posted by ICON School on Jun 6, 2023 1:55:43 PM


Are you finding it challenging to stay focused during your online classes? The transition to virtual learning can be overwhelming and full of distractions. It's easy to feel like online school is just another task on your to-do list, competing for your attention. However, several factors can affect your ability to concentrate on your online schoolwork.

Here are 7 of the most common reasons that you are having trouble focusing when doing online school, and what you can do about them.  

Pros and Cons of Homeschooling in High School

Posted by ICON School on Jun 6, 2023 1:54:37 PM


Whether you're brand-new to the homeschooling game or you're a long-time homeschooler watching the ninth grade loom on the horizon, the chances are that you're worried about those high school years--and that's okay! Homeschooling is a journey you don't have to take alone. At ICON, we believe in the power of partnership and are here to provide the support and resources you need to succeed in homeschooling during this crucial phase.

5 Benefits of Online High School

Posted by ICON School on Mar 16, 2023 8:00:00 AM


Are you considering using the power of online learning for your high school education? As the internet becomes more prevalent, accessible, and mainstream, online school has continued to grow. Today there are online options for nearly every kind of student and designed for every level of education.

For many students, learning online is actually better than a brick-and-mortar school; it can even provide opportunities that would never be available through traditional schooling methods. The perks of this type of schooling include flexibility based on your learning style and lifestyle, a comfortable space to work in, and the ability to gain additional skills that will be useful beyond the classroom. Let's look at five of the many benefits of online learning. 

Avoiding Social Media Distractions During Online School

Posted by ICON School on Feb 6, 2023 2:38:49 PM


Whether you're a current online school student or are still deciding whether to enroll, one thing's for sure: You'll have lots of questions (and that's a good thing). One of those questions is "how do I avoid social media distractions when the whole school experience is online"--luckily, we have the answers. Here's what to know!

Should You Take Online AP Classes in High School?

Posted by ICON School on Dec 8, 2022 2:47:40 PM


High school is an incredible journey--one that can set you up for success in all your future endeavors. While it's perfectly fine to follow the traditional route and take the same classes as everyone else, online school often gives you additional opportunities to schedule and attend different courses. That includes AP classes. Read on to learn all about online AP classes for high school students!

Can You Graduate High School Online in Idaho?

Posted by ICON School on Nov 15, 2022 2:43:12 PM


If you're considering attending online school to complete your high school education, congratulations--you're on a path that could set you up for lifelong success. However, many students have questions about the process, especially when it comes to accreditation and graduation. Here's what you need to know about graduating online school in Idaho!

Online School for Special Needs Students

Posted by ICON School on Oct 10, 2022 11:24:57 AM


Every single student who shows up to school has a unique set of strengths, weaknesses, and needs. Kids have different learning styles and different interests, and enjoy different subjects. Students with disabilities may have some extra needs in a classroom, but they deserve an exceptional education just like every other student. Thankfully, online schools such as ICON have had great success in accommodating and serving students with special needs.