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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

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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

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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.

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.

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