Why More Parents Are Choosing To Homeschool Their Child

Since 1999, the amount of children who are homeschooled in America increased 75%. Even though homeschooled children only make up 4% of children in school across the country, if this trend persists, that number is sure to increase drastically in the near future.

One of the main reasons why parents may be opting out of traditional schooling is that the average homeschooled child performs better on standardized tests than the average student in traditional school.

Why Teachers Stop Teaching

As noble as the job is, teaching is tough. So tough, in fact, that around half of new teachers stop teaching within five years of starting. Why’s this the case? Let’s break it down. First of all, teachers feel immense pressure from their school and district administrators to make sure their students do well on…

Want To Help Your Children Learn? Let Them Play Outside

Academic research suggests that outdoor playtime for children is “essential to their healthy growth and progress, particularly during periods of rapid brain development.” Unfortunately, today’s kids are not spending enough time outdoors. The Dirt is Good campaign conducted a study and came up with some troublesome results. They found that on average, one third of children…

Pros and Cons of Asynchronous Summer Courses

Asynchronous online learning (online courses taught through a pre-recorded, self-paced model) has starting to become a prevalent form of education as we move further into the 21st century. Some of the many factors contributing to the growth of online education include younger students trying to get a head start in their careers by finished their…

5 E-Learning Trends in 2016

E-learning is a a vastly growing and thriving field. With new forms of technology constantly being formed and created, this industry is rapidly and continuously evolving. It is clear that 2016 will be a revolutionary year for e-learning. Overall, we can expect a larger focus on creating a more personalized approach to learning through pace…