Traditional brick-and-mortar schools don’t always work for every type of learner. Because each student is different with unique learning styles and lives, online school programs can often provide a path for students to perform better than when they attend in-person schools.
There may be many reasons why students choose not to attend a traditional, in-person school, but no matter what the reason is, online school can benefit many types of learners and their needs. JMHS understands that each student is unique both as an individual and as a learner, and online programs offer more flexibility to adapt to each students’ way of learning or their lifestyle. Some students who benefit from online school include:
Flexibility matters throughout life, even for high school students. With online school, students can not only choose where to work, but with self-paced courses you can also choose when and how to work as well. For instance, some students get bored spending too much time on one subject. Boredom can lead to a loss of interest and not focusing enough, causing their academics to suffer. For these students, they have the option of choosing to take on more classes to keep their active minds focused.
For others, the opposite is true. Trying to concentrate on many subjects at the same time can be frustrating, making them feel overwhelmed. Instead of feeling worried by taking on too much at once, these students can dedicate their study time to focusing on one or two subjects until they feel confident that they’ve been mastered before moving on to another. Plus, online school allows you to work when you’re at your best. Some people work best in the morning, some at night, and others anywhere in between. If you’re feeling burned out or unable to concentrate, you can take a break and revisit your classes when you’re feeling more refreshed and able to focus, unlike a traditional school with a set schedule.
The flexibility of online school can relieve some stress, too. Spreading yourself too thin can take a toll your mental health and personal life and those in it as well. Self-paced classes allow adult learners the freedom to schedule their studies around family and work; there’s no need to give up a full-time job or time with your children to attend classes, so you can focus on what’s important in life. It also allows children in military families to stick to their schedule regardless of where their parents’ careers may take them.
No matter where you are in life, high school can be stressful enough on its own. Make it easier on yourself by making sure your education works for you. Choose to study online, where you want, and how you want with James Madison High School. Talk to an Admissions Advisor today at to learn more or get started by enrolling online.