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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.

How Does Online School Impact College Applications?

Posted by ICON School on Nov 23, 2020 4:42:49 PM

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Online school is a great option for many students, and even more are joining this method of schooling due to COVID-19. However, some parents are worried about how this type of learning will affect college applications. Today we're taking a look at how colleges view online school on student transcripts, and what you need to know about addressing it if colleges ask. 

Homeschool During COVID

Posted by ICON School on Jul 21, 2020 9:13:01 AM

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Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, homeschool as an option for your child's education is something that many parents have considered, but some are acting on it. Before making the switch from the traditional classroom to homeschool, there are a few things that you can do for your homeschooled children that continue to enhance their education and fit your family's needs.

How to Add Socializing to Your Homeschooling

Posted by ICON School on Jul 8, 2020 2:48:32 PM

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Before many families make the choice to change to homeschooling, they have concerns about the socialization their child will receive while being homeschooled. It can often seem like being at home all the time and not in a school environment would pause their social development with peers. However, this never has to be the case. Like everything with homeschooling, it just takes some planning and special effort to avoid this problem.

Take Summer School Classes Online

Posted by ICON School on May 26, 2020 3:57:42 PM

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Summer school isn't what it used to be -- in a good way! Forget the images of kids cooped up in hot classrooms with poor lighting and boring teachers. That's not how summer school is anymore, especially if it's all done online! When a child takes online classes for summer school, they have the flexibility to work on their classes from anywhere that works best for them (and you, as their parent!).