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The Pro’s and Con’s of Micro-Schools and Homeschool Pods

August 4th, 2020 in , , ,

Written by Ellen R.

Virtual schools are taking on several new formats as a result of school closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Micro-Schools are brick and mortar learning centers where small groups of students can “go to school” in a safe learning environment with adult supervision. Membership fees start at $250 month and tutoring fees start at $80 hour. Homeschool Pods are forming in neighborhoods all over the country. Organized and facilitated by parents, this option allows parents to take turns as the school facilitator. In this neighborhood option, there are usually no fees. Just neighbors being neighborly. Read more to learn 3 steps to choosing the right online curriculum for your children.

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Homeschool? Virtual School? Blended Learning? What are the Best Education Options for the 2020-21 School Year?

July 30th, 2020 in , , ,

Written by Ellen R.

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Are you feeling lost in the confusion over your school options for the 2020-21 school year? Many parents are being faced with making decisions about their child’s education that are confusing and overwhelming. School Districts are faced with developing a plan that will allow children to “go to school” safely. The reality is that there are still many unknown factors of the COVID-19 virus.

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The Importance of Taking a Holiday Break from Online School

November 11th, 2019 in , ,

Written by Maggie D.

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Your teachers at Whitmore School are delighted to see you post during the upcoming holidays. We also recognize that the holidays are a special time to be with family and friends. If you choose to submit school work, AWESOME! We’ll be here! If you choose not to, still AWESOME! We will see you when you get back!

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How Can I Help My Child Succeed in High School?

July 24th, 2019 in , ,

Written by Steve R.

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Steve, a parent of Whitmore School graduate, Alina, discusses why online high school was the best choice for Alina. Mastery learning, and a flexible schedule made all the difference in her success. Whitmore encourages students to take charge of their own education. Students work one-to-one with their teachers on every lesson.

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3 Great Ways to Take Advantage of Online School This Summer

June 19th, 2019 in , ,

Written by Ellen R.

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Online schools offer a great solution to students who need to make up lost credits or want to accelerate their graduation. Many online schools offer the flexibility of working at a pace best suited for the student, and students can complete their school work any time of day. Check out Whitmore School for information on taking online courses.

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