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Tips to Help Your Teen Get the Best Results from High School Homeschooling Online

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Posted in Homeschooler

Tips to Help Your Teen Get the Best Results from High School Homeschooling Online

If you feel nervous about the idea of your teenager doing an online high school program instead of attending a brick-and-mortar institution, you’re not alone. But online high school can be an excellent choice for teenagers who learn best on their own, who need the flexibility of progressing at their own pace, or who want to hold down a job while they earn their high school diploma.

James Madison is the No. 1 Online High School for 2018-2019

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 19 September 2018. Posted in Adult Learner, College Bound, For Parents, Homeschooler, Success Stories

James Madison is the No. 1 Online High School for 2018-2019

A popular school rankings website recently awarded us an exciting upgrade!

For the 2017-2018 academic year, we were pleased to be No. 11 on the Best College Reviews list of The 25 Best High Schools Online. We’re trying to be really chill about their new list, but we can barely contain ourselves because, not only did we break into the Top 10, we made to the very top!

Building a Foundation for Success While Homeschooling Online

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 18 May 2018. Posted in Homeschooler

Homeschooling Your High Schooler When You’re Not a Teacher

Whether you’ve chosen to supplement your high school homeschooling with individual online courses or enrolled your teen into online high school as a full-time endeavor, you have a unique opportunity to teach your teen how to learn and even adapt those techniques to the specific needs of your young learner.

Homeschooling Your High Schooler When You’re Not a Teacher

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 11 May 2018. Posted in Homeschooler

Homeschooling Your High Schooler When You’re Not a Teacher

A lack of confidence in your abilities as a teacher can easily sideline the desire to homeschool your high school-aged teen but there’s no need to panic. When you become a homeschooling parent, you’re not standing in as the replacement for an entire school system; you’re just adding a new element to your role as provider, protector, and guide to the young person you already know so well. And since you went to school once before yourself, this new role will likely be more doable than you think.

So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling?

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 04 May 2018. Posted in Homeschooler

So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling?

Doesn’t it seem like everyone is homeschooling? And if they’re not, they’re thinking about it or their kids are begging them to think about it?

There’s a reason it seems that way. The most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education estimates 1.8 million 5- to 17-year-old students were homeschooled for the 2011-2012 school year. (It’s worth nothing, the highest percentage were high schoolers.) Obviously, that’s not everyone. But it’s not an insignificant number, especially considering the number of homeschoolers in the U.S. increased by nearly 1 million between 1999 and 2011.

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