School Survival

Has school destroyed your creativity and self-confidence? I'm working on a book called Recovering From School, to help you heal the damage caused. Join the Patreon or Newsletter to be notified about updates. Paid Patreon members will get early draft previews, as well as a free digital copy when it's done.

Online high schools: Public vs. Private

With adequate technology and expert staff, some online high schools are Making great strides with students who have unique needs. Online high schools: Public vs. Private Public online Schools are similar to traditional public schools: They are tuition-free; educators are licensed and deliver district-approved curricula; and students may take extracurricular activities. These schools tend to […]

Online High School: Everything You Need To Know

Finishing high school online is a decent enough alternative to being stuck in a classroom with annoying people all day. It's not quite unschooling or homeschooling, but if your parents aren't open to those ideas, then it might be a decent compromise. Unlike homeschooling and unschooling, with online high schooling you get a diploma afterwards […]

Israel's Time To Know Aims To Revolutionize The Classroom

This is the story of Time To Know, an enigmatic Israeli startup that has somehow managed to remain under the radar of Israel’s tightly knit startup scene. What makes this feat wondrous is not only because of the daunting challenge the company has chosen to meet, but that it has quietly ramped to 350 employees […]

List of online schools updated

I updated the list of online schools in the US. New states added (these were not listed at all before): Alaska Delaware Maryland New Jersey New York North Dakota Virginia West Virginia New online schools added to these states: Arizona California Hawaii Illinois Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Nevada North Carolina Oklahoma Oregon Pennysylvania South Carolina […]

Finishing high school online

If you can't convince your parents to let you unschool, or even to homeschool you, finishing high school online might be a decent intermediate option for you. It's more "school-like" than homeschooling and unschooling, so in theory it should be easier to convince them to let you do it. Depending on where in the world […]

List of online high schools in the US

I made a list of all the online schools in the US that I know of. (more info on online schooling) Click on a state to see a list of online high schools (virtual schools) available in that state, as well as a link to each one's website:

Internet changes course of learning

Cassie Tompkins wanted her children to receive a quality education, but the Seattle resident also wanted Bailey and Brannon to pursue their blossoming acting careers. “After months of research, what we found at East Valley (Online School) meets both of these,” Tompkins said of a program launched this year by East Valley School District. Bailey, […]

Online education expanding, awaits innovation

When Janice Barnwell decided to boost her career by obtaining a master's degree in business, the working mother chose an online university because of the convenience and the low cost. The 44-year-old's educational experience exceeded her expectations, and her new employer paid for her to take four more courses online to sharpen her skills. "At […]

Myths about online schooling

Online high school students do less work: False. Just because online students typically finish their work faster, doesn't mean they do less work overall. They're just able to get it done quicker because they don't have to wait for the other students in the class who may be slowing everyone else down. They also don't […]

How to choose an online high school

Before you sign up with a school, take a bit of time to ask them some questions first. Is the school accredited, and by whom? Make sure that it's accredited by the right regional associateion. If it isn't, the diploma may be worthless. If it isn't accredited yet, ask if it's scheduled for a review. […]

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