Posted by ICON School on Oct 16, 2019 2:30:39 PM


The words "back to school" can be stressful for many students, especially when making the switch from traditional to online classes. There's so much to learn and so many things to do--so, to help stay organized, motivated, and inspired, here are a few tips for creating a back-to-school plan!

The Online School Difference

There are indeed all kinds of new things to expect from an online high school experience, but that's not a bad thing. Online schools encourage students and parents to work together to get the most out of education, which means that no one has to face new challenges, experiences, and adventures alone.

3 Ways to Plan Ahead

One great example of parents and students working together is the back-to-school plan. It's something that all parents and students are familiar with, a routine that changes a little bit each year. But when it comes to online education, you're in charge of some brand-new things. Here are a few tips to help you master the back-to-school plan before it's time to start online high school!

  • Tip #1: Create a designated workspace.

It's easy to get distracted when you're doing an online class from home. Parents and students can work together to create workspaces that encourage focus and motivation. And, of course, it always feels good to be organized, prepared, and ready for a new school year.

  • Tip #2: Stick to a schedule.

Although online high school is flexible and can often be done at your own pace, time management skills are a must. The best way to make sure everything gets done on time is to create a schedule that sets aside specific time for classwork, while also taking into account other activities or household jobs.

  • Tip #3: Don't forget orientation.

Orientation classes, materials, and meetings are an excellent opportunity for parents and students alike to learn what's expected of them--and to keep everyone on the same page. Remember to keep an eye out for orientation announcements!

Are you looking for a unique, flexible educational experience? Are you interested in online high school? Contact us today to learn more!

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