If you are like most parents of an online high school student, you want your teen to start off on the right foot at the beginning of the year.
If it’s your teen’s first time in an online high school, it’s even more important. After all, he’s probably a little nervous about it. You probably are too. That’s okay. Online high school is a new experience. It’s also a learning experience.
It’s a learning experience for us veterans too. Never stop learning, right?
Whether you are a beginner or not, there are some things you and your teen can do on that first day that will help make the rest of the year go a bit more smoothly. Here they are. Continue reading
Unit tests. Final tests. Standardized tests. Tests for careers. Tests for a driver’s license. Tests, tests, tests. We just can’t seem to get away from tests, can we?
That’s why I think it is really important for all students to have some basic knowledge in how to take tests well. It’s just a valuable skill to have, even as an adult.
So I decided to put together some simple strategies that I have taught kids over the years to make test taking a little easier.
Here are those test taking strategies to share with your child or teen. Continue reading
Is your teen getting ready to take finals? I bet he’s stressing out a little about taking them.
Would you like some tips on how to help him prepare for those essential exams?
Then take a peek at these techniques on studying for finals for an online high school. Continue reading
Do you have an 8th grader who is learning online?
I bet he or she is excited for high school, and maybe a little bit nervous. That’s understandable. High school is a big step.
I’m sure that you would like to do everything that you can to get him or her ready for high school. Well, take a peek at these three things you can do to prep your teen for the big HS. Continue reading
In Part 1 and Part 2, I shared some things teens can do to help them be successful in online high school.
Part 3 and now part 4 offer some suggestions for parents, grandparents, neighbors, homeschool buddies, the mailman (alright, maybe not), or any other responsible adult that is available to work with your teen.
Tips include ideas for motivation, a daily checklist, and suggestions for communications. Let’s jump in and get started. Continue reading