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Why Celebrating Your Successes is Important in Online School

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 08 July 2020. Posted in Helpful Tips

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Online homeschool takes dedication and work. You need to independently guide your study pace, decide how and when to study, and what your exam schedule looks like. You’re taking control of your education, which is something to be proud of! But often, when you’re in charge, it’s not easy to see each successfully completed test or class as the huge accomplishment it is. As an online student, you’re doing something to be proud of every day. Here’s why you should celebrate your wins and how to get started!

What You Can Learn From Online High School

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 24 June 2020. Posted in Helpful Tips

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When you’re enrolled in an online high school diploma program like James Madison’s, you’ll cover the standard subjects you’d take in a traditional high school setting. Students study subjects like English and math, which are aligned to Common Core standards, as well as history, science, and elective courses. But there’s more you can learn from taking online high school classes, outside of the academics. Here’s what you can learn from online homeschooling.

How to Adjust to Learning Online

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 11 June 2020. Posted in Helpful Tips

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Online learning is a convenient and flexible way to earn your high school diploma. But if you’ve never taken online classes, you may not be sure how to adjust your study methods. How does online school work? Do you take notes the same way you would in a classroom? Here’s what you need to know to help you adjust and succeed in your online classes.

Managing Teen Screen Time When Attending Online High School

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 14 January 2019. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips

Managing Teen Screen Time When Attending Online High School

How much is too much–screen time, that is? Teens already spend a lot of time texting, tweeting, snapping, and more. And if they opt for online high school, you might be afraid they’ll never get out from behind the screen. Your concerns are not misguided.

What is Credit Recovery?

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 04 September 2018. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

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Credit recovery courses allow high school students to earn credits for coursework they need in order to graduate. Typically, credit recovery courses are used by students who failed or are unable to access a course required for graduation. Completing the course independently through an online high school allows them to “recover” the necessary credits needed to complete their education.

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