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Category: The Impact of Covid-19 on Education

Covid-19 School Options Not Working Out? 5 Ways to Choose the Right Online High School and Change Mid-Year.

November 8th, 2020 in , , ,

Written by Ellen R.

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Covid-19 learning options have been confusing and in many cases left students feeling lost. This guide offers 5 tips for choosing the right online school and making the switch mid-year. Some private online schools, such as Whitmore School, specialize in self-paced mastery learning. Students can enroll and begin anytime of year.

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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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