National School Choice Week (NSCW) is January 21-28, 2018. According to NSCW’s site,͞ NSCW is now the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in education. During this week, there are events to raise awareness and celebrate the many options available
Odysseyware is an online curriculum for students in grades 3-12 used in schools and by homeschool families. Odysseyware is student-paced, mastery-based, teacher-interactive online. Let’s break this down and see exactly what that means.
Students work at their own pace … Read the rest
Global Student Network (GSN) has provided excellent online curriculum options for homeschool families since 2004. Here is how one family uses GSN in their homeschool.
What brought you to homeschooling?
We were alerted that our son Trevor was a … Read the rest
INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL LEARNING ACADEMY STUDENT
STARS IN FOX NETWORK’s 12/17 LIVE BROADCAST
”A CHRISTMAS STORY”
HENDERSON, NEVADA, December 12, 2017 – Christmas came early this year for eleven-year-old Andy Walken, a distance learning student at the International Virtual Learning … Read the rest
U.S. education news has recently focused on the need for college and career readiness for high school graduates.
Schools, both public and private, have taken up the banner in an effort to answer the need for graduating seniors to possess … Read the rest
What Happens When Science Mixes with Online Learning?
When I first started teaching with online curriculum, I was a bit skeptical when it came to science. After all, science is best-learned hands-on and online learning seems the exact opposite. I … Read the rest
November is the season for remembering all we have for which to be thankful. Over the years, many families have shared their gratitude for homeschooling. The following was sent to Global Student Network in November 2015.
I am beyond grateful … Read the rest
Most homeschool parents are concerned about their children’s writing skills and spend countless hours looking for writing programs and online courses that might assist them in teaching their kids how to write with clarity and purpose. And there’s plenty of … Read the rest
By now everyone interested in homeschooling has heard the uproar about the Common Core State Standards and has embraced either a pro or con opinion about state implementation of the program in public schools across the U.S. The important issue … Read the rest