Questions to Ask When Switching From Private to A VIRTUAL HIGH SCHOOL

Posted by ICON School on Feb 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Although many parents believe that sending their child to a private school is better than sending them to public school, the truth is that it entirely depends on what is best for each child. If you’re looking to make the switch from private school to public online school, or are even just considering your options, here are some key questions to be asking as you consider which is a good fit and why an online public school may actually be the better option.

Virtual High School? Debunking Myths about Online Learning

Posted by ICON School on May 14, 2018 1:53:00 PM

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There was a time not so long ago when it was a dig to suggest someone went to school online. It was a way of questioning the legitimacy of someone’s education during a time when the internet was considered by some a fad and there wasn’t much infrastructure around online schooling. Today, many people use the internet to do traditionally place-bound things such as work, education, and communication. It’s no longer unusual for someone to work, learn, date, and socialize online; in fact, there’s a chance we do these things more online than we do in “real life.”

Benefits of Online High School

Posted by ICON School on Oct 9, 2017 12:25:32 PM

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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, and today there are online options for nearly every kind of student and designed for every level of education. Early on, people used to be skeptical of online school—which is a common response to new and innovative things—thinking online education couldn't compete with traditional learning. But 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.

Brick and Mortar Schools are not for Every Student

Posted by ICON School on Aug 30, 2017 8:02:00 AM

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For the past week, students across Idaho have been heading back to school. For many of these Idaho students, this involves walking through the doors of a traditional brick and mortar middle school or high school like their parents did before them. But the world has changed significantly since the parents of today's students attended middle school and high school. Today, a curious mind can learn anything with the help of the internet—and even complete schooling and receive diplomas, certificates, and degrees.