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How Online School Prepares Students for the Workforce

Many schools, educators, and parents are focused on college readiness and getting students accepted to the “right” college. A four year degree is a great path for some students whose future goals require that level of education or even a higher degree. However, there are many well-paying careers that do not require a four year degree. How are schools, and particularly online schools, serving these students and ensuring that they have the skills and background necessary for success in their career paths?

Workforce Readiness

How to Establish a Successful Online Learning Routine

Online learning offers students the opportunity to create their own learning schedule and routine. However, some students may struggle to create a working schedule. They may end up procrastinating their work, spending time on social media or binge watching Netflix. How can students set themselves up for success with a learning routine that works for them, and how can parents support this process for their students?

Embrace Flexible Scheduling

Getting Ahead With Online School

 A lot has been said about the importance of time management for students, especially online students. Those who are successful at managing their time will do well, but online high school students who excel at using their time wisely may even be able to work ahead. This can be an advantage in many ways.

How to Determine if Online Learning is Right for Your Middle School Student

Middle school students are in a period of transition in many ways. They are discovering what kind of learners they are, what their defining interests are, and many more things about themselves. Is online learning appropriate at this time in a student’s life?

Social Pressures

Is Online School Better For People With ADHD?

Every student is different, and the traditional one-size-fits-all approach to education does not work for all students. Some students with ADHD fall into this category and are struggling just to get through the day in a brick and mortar school setting. Could online school be a good option for students with ADHD?

How Can Online Students Balance Difficult Subjects and Still Manage Their Time?

Students in online school have more control over their schedules, and this flexibility helps many students to better manage their time. However, some students may struggle with subjects that are harder for them to understand. They may put off working in these subjects and focus on the easier lessons. At Global Advantage, there is a plan in place to help students to change their habits, fill learning gaps, and become successful over time.

4 Ways Virtual Learning Is Opening Doors

Every student is unique, and in spite of educators’ best efforts at differentiating traditional classroom learning, there are some students who are limited by the brick and mortar school system. Some at-risk students need a different approach in terms of learning space or learning pace. Other students need to accelerate their learning or they will quickly lose interest. Still others may be elite athletes, have jobs, or family responsibilities that can pose challenges to a traditional school schedule. For these students, online learning is opening doors.