The first day of school is moments away, but administrators around the country are facing a big snag: Missing Staff. The National Center for Education Statistics found in March of 2022 that 44% of public schools were facing full- or part-time teaching vacancies.
Teachers all have different styles of teaching, just as students all have different styles of learning. As a student, while you don’t have control over how the content is provided to you, you do have control over how you learn it. Learning is active! That means that while you might have the content laid out in front of you or presented in a video, you have to do what it takes to actually learn the material.
You only have to recognize how many memes are made and shared about procrastination to know that it’s a pretty prevalent issue for most people. But why do you procrastinate and how can you overcome the tendency to put things off until you’re so anxious and frantic that you have to get your schoolwork done? […]
No one cares about your child’s education more than you do! So if you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional public school option, your next move might be to investigate your online options. Depending on where you live, you might have online public school options, but no matter where you live, you always have the option of enrolling your student in an online private school. So what’s the difference?
Students in an online academic program have many advantages compared to students within the tight schedule and restrictions of a traditional, in-person school. You get to determine your own schedule, experience travel, and pursue your own interests. You can work through your program at your own pace and explore the world around you. But one thing that can be tricky is figuring out how to stay on track. How can you stay motivated in your online classes?
With the popularity of online schools today, gone are the days of cramming family time and trips into the small window when everyone is available. It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago, most families had to restrict their schedules to match the local school district’s timelines and breaks. Thank goodness other options are available now!
If you’ve ever wondered if there was a trick to preparing for online exams, we here at Excel High School have got the answer for you: Yes! In fact, we’ve gathered some important tips that will help you prepare for your online exams.
While you’re working through your course, be sure to carefully read the text. Watching the videos in your courses is a great support for the written text, but reading through the text will more adequately prepare you for your exams.
When you’re trying to find the best educational environment for your children, you start to realize how much the issue of school choice matters. And it matters regardless of why you’re looking into alternatives to public school: large class sizes, bullying, the lack of progress in your local school districts, or safety concerns. No matter what your reason is for wanting to seek more hopeful, innovative alternatives, it’s important to know what your state’s stance is on school choice and your tax dollars.
Online schooling offers many positive experiences for your student. They have time to explore hobby and career interests or the option to travel to see family without interrupting their schoolwork. But what do you do when your student is struggling: falling behind, constantly distracted, or generally unmotivated?
Excel High School’s staff has worked with students who jump into their program and find success right away, but we’ve also worked with struggling students who aren’t quite sure how to move forward successfully. Here are some important steps we’ve found to help struggling students find their way in their online curriculum.
It’s never too early to prepare for college. Think about the past four years of your life. How quickly did they fly by? The four years you will spend in high school will go by even more quickly, so here’s a guide to help you start preparing for college early, so that you don’t get […]