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What You Need to Know About Online Homeschool

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 20 September 2021. Posted in For Parents

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There are many reasons parents choose to homeschool their children, from concerns about their safety, to wanting to ensure they can learn at a pace that makes sense for them. No matter the reason you’re considering homeschooling as an option, you may be unsure you have the time to dedicate to helping your children learn – you've got work, a busy schedule, and family life on your plate. That’s where online homeschooling options can make a difference!

Through James Madison’s online high school, your child can learn on their schedule, taking classes in English, math, science, history, and more – with support from teachers and JMHS staff just a call or email away. Whether you’re still thinking about the pros and cons of enrolling your children in online high school, or they’ve just started their classes with JMHS, here’s everything you need to know.

Why create a study plan?

Written by Nicole Krempasky on Thursday, 24 September 2020. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

Weekly planner.

Even the most responsible kids can sometimes need a little help getting organized. When your child is completing their schoolwork at home and on their own schedule, maintaining structure becomes even more important. Study plans can put (and keep) them on the right path for success. A study plan will not only ensure that the work gets done, but also make your child’s leisure time more enjoyable because they won’t be worrying that they’ve forgotten to do something important.

What’s the difference between homeschool and online school?

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 19 August 2020. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

Girls at table writing.

Homeschool and online learning are becoming increasingly popular options for parents in our busy world. But homeschooling may seem intimidating: is there enough time in the day to work and be your child’s teacher? With advancing technology, it’s easier than ever to learn outside of a traditional classroom. James Madison High School offers affordable online options that can make learning from home easy for your student and you.

What to Do if You Don’t Want to Send Your Kids to School in a Pandemic

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 11 August 2020. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips, Homeschooler

Girl at computer.

For the last few months, COVID-19 has affected all of us, including parents and students. One of the biggest decisions parents will make during this pandemic involves the upcoming school year. Many schools across the country are opting to reopen, a concern for parents who aren’t yet sure in-person classes are a safe option for their student. If you’re not comfortable sending your child back to a brick-and-mortar school, don’t worry: you have online options.

A Parent’s Guide to Online Homeschool

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 05 August 2020. Posted in For Parents

Girl studying on computer.

As a new school year approaches, many parents are struggling to decide whether to send their students back to school or enroll them in a homeschooling program. While traditional high schools are putting social distancing measures in place to aid in the safety of teachers and students during the pandemic, you might still have reasonable concerns about the health of your children in a public school setting. You’ve thought about homeschooling, but you’re not sure how to go about it. What’s the right move for your student and your family? As you’re considering the pros and cons of each option, take a look at this guide to online homeschooling for parents to help you decide if James Madison High School could be the best fit for helping your student complete their education.

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