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.

5 Benefits of Online High School

Posted by ICON School on Feb 12, 2020 1:56:00 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.

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 includes 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. 

How to Create a Better Homeschooling Experience

Posted by ICON School on Dec 10, 2019 2:40:53 PM

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If you're considering homeschooling, congratulations! You're on a rewarding, promising path that can take you wherever you want to go. Homeschooling is an excellent step toward creating unique educational experiences that meet different needs, foster different skills, and do wonders for students. However, the whole process can seem a little intimidating from the outside. We're here to help you get started.

Types of Online Schools & Online Students

Posted by ICON School on Jul 15, 2019 4:17:40 PM

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If you’re currently scoping out your options to finish high school, you may be wondering if finishing up online is the right choice for you. It’s the most flexible option, and that may be just what you need. Whether you’re searching because you’re trying to graduate early, need accelerated courses, or other reasons, there are likely some questions you need answered. We’ll dive into those here, but if you have additional questions then feel free to contact us at any time!

5 Parenting Tips for Summer School Success

Posted by ICON School on Jun 25, 2019 9:19:30 AM

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Hello, Summer! You’re likely looking forward to all the warmth, sunshine, popsicles, BBQ’s and memories that Summer has to offer. However, Summer may also mean that it’s time to buckle down (just a bit!) to help your child finish some classes in Summer school. Whether you’re looking to fill some make up classes for your child or you’re trying to get them ahead of the game, there are a few things to keep in mind if you’re going to survive Summer school together.

What to Ask When Switching From Private to Online 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.

Debunking Myths about Online High School

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.”