Life can throw you some interesting curveballs, and when those curveballs come flying at you when you’re young, you’re a lot less likely to be able to handle them with the same poise as you could when you’re an adult. Rather than knocking that ball out of the park, it can knock you flat on your back. One of the unfortunate results of those life surprises is that young people struggling to stay on track end up dropping out of school. Life happens, and the struggles of your youth can still impact you today as an adult.
Fun Extracurricular Activities For Your Online Student
Parents understand how important it is to get their online students out of the house and involved in exciting extracurricular activities. Extracurricular activities help students build their interests, social skills, and community engagement. If your goal is to get your online student motivated and involved with either online or in-person activities, here is a list of ideas covering a wide array of interests to appeal to your student.
Balance Work & Online School With Excel
Whether your students are attending class in-person or online, if you’re a working parent, you probably face challenges keeping up with your student’s academics. Parents of online students have some unique concerns to take into consideration since their students are often expected to complete their work with minimal supervision. At Excel High School, we’ve taken those challenges into consideration and have applied some important solutions to help you balance your work like and your student’s online schooling.
Setting Smart Goals For 2023
The new year is here, so that means students from all over and watching their calendars waiting for the end of the school year. Online students who have more flexible schedules are no different than anyone else, and they’re ready for their school year to wind down, too. The trouble arises when you realizes that even though you’re partway done with your school year, you’ve still got more ahead of you! How can you keep your motivation up and your trajectory aimed at your academic or your personal goals as you work your way through 2023?
How To Tell Your Parents You Want To Go To School Online
Young people around the globe got a taste of the flexibility and lower social pressure of attending school online during the pandemic, and although some students couldn’t wait to get back to in-person classes, others wanted nothing more than to continue attending class online. If you’re one of those students for who prefer the lower social pressure and self-paced options of online school, you might be ready to talk to your parents about a change of academic environment. Excel High School has been serving our online students since 2004, and our experience has led us to some helpful tips for how to tell your parents that you want to attend online school.
Teaching Your Online Student To Be Independent
When you take the leap and enroll your child in an online high school program, you’re helping your child become an independent, confident thinker. That’s a great quality to gift them and will set them apart from their peers, but if your child struggles with their newfound independence, you can still work with them to develop this important skill. As a provider of online education for decades now, Excel High School has some experience working with families to help their children learn and practice independence.
Tips For Success From Past Excel Graduates
Every day, Excel High School’s Academic Success Coaches have reason to celebrate because each day they work with their students to make sure they’re making progress and getting the most out of their program. Our Coaches and students get to know each other and find out what makes each student successful, learning and growing as EHS students. Some of the best advice comes from this relationship between our staff and students, so here are some important tips to help you succeed as an online student at EHS.
5 Classes You Didn’t Know You Could Take At EHS
Remember when the most crucial decision you had to make was what type of brick to build Steve’s house out of in Minecraft? Or when the toughest situation you found yourself in was helping Link solve puzzles on the way to the next boss battle? Since you were a kid, you’ve been making decisions left and right. Some decisions felt crucial (and really weren’t) while other decisions didn’t feel like a big deal (and turned out to be important).
Making Social Connections For Better Outcomes In School
Teens need a lot of time socializing in order to develop as an individual and have strong sense of well-being. If your teen is an online student, making sure your student continues to socialize with others is something you’ll want to keep an eye on. In fact, your teen’s academic achievement could be tied to whether or not you help them maintain social connections while studying online.
Understanding The Digital Divide In Education
In a world where access to technology is a part of daily learning, students who don’t have access to the internet or the devices they need to access online lessons or assignments experience a digital gap dividing them from the equal opportunities afforded their peers. This gap has come to be known as “the digital divide.” Hardware such as mobile devices, televisions,. PCs, laptops, tablets, or access to the internet all either connect your student to the world of learning or separate them from it.