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The team at SCIDES has been working hard to put together a fantastic lineup of activities for the 2015/2016 school year, and of course we want to tell you all about it!
Starting in September, we'll have themes for each month - here's what you can look forward to:
Summer time is reading time, right? We're open during the summer, if you want to keep learning (we're only closed from July 27 - August 7), but if you want to chill and read - we've put together a great reading list for you. It's not your typical summer reading list filled with bestsellers and light summer entertainment - it's the ultimate distance education / online learning list!
Parents want a quality education for their children, and starting off on the right foot during the elementary years can often set a path to success. With the busy lives most families are living nowadays, a distance education is often a great option; not only because of the flexible schedule, but also because individual and educational needs of each students are met.
Can you believe it's April already?! Time sure flies when you're having fun - and we are having fun! We want to share some updates with you today, and we'd love to hear what you think about it; of course we hope to have your support. You can leave a comment below, or connect with us on our Facebook page. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!
Of course there are tons of apps and websites that can help you with your studies, but it's hard to know which ones you should give a try, right? The selection is overwhelming, even for us - so we asked one of our students to check out a few and report back to us... Here's a list of apps and websites he liked - of course we'd also love to hear what you think of these, or if there are any other ones you'd recommend. Just leave us a comment below, or chime in on our Facebook page.
The best way to study is....
completely dependent on what works best for you! No, there is no secret magic formula - it really depends on what works best for you. Of course we have a few tips and tricks to inspire you, and we encourage you to try them all; then pick the ones that work best for you and stick to them! And of course we'd love to hear about what works for you... here we go:
Once you're set your schedule and you're ready to tackle your course work, you should create the ideal work space for yourself - just another piece of the puzzle for your learning success!
Getting organized and setting a schedule for yourself is an important part of your distance learning success. In this blog, we have a few tips that might help you with that! Of course you can always contact us at SCIDES if you need any help with getting organized.
At SCIDES, we're committed to giving you all the help and support you need to succeed. You can graduate! You can have the education you want! You can work at your own pace! Maybe you could even do it alone - but there is really no need. There is a great network in place - and it starts with YOU! If you are willing to learn, your education experience can be truly successful and interesting. Today, we want to talk a bit about who can help you with what - of course you can contact us anytime for more information!
A new year has begun and we think it's the perfect time to set some educational goals - and of course we're here to help you stay on track!
We all know how it goes with resolutions, right? Within a few weeks of enthusiastically plunging into the new year, determined to make it this time, four out of five people get so stressed out about sticking to their plan that giving up seems to be the best option.
Are you thinking about taking charge of your child's education with online and distributed learning? Do you want to take advantage of having a flexible schedule and individual support?
The answer seems simple - of course! But what about socialization??? How can you make sure your child will develop healthy relationships with other people, and not just with the internet?
Here are a few tips from one of our home schooling parents...
Parents play a big role in their children's education - especially with online learning for grades K-9. So how do you know if learning at home / at a distance is the right choice for your child?
Here's what we think:
Of course the team at SCIDES does not have anything against traditional brick & mortar schools, but we are convinced that e-learning offers quite a few unique opportunities to succeed and excel in education.
So we thought it's time to compare the two - check out our brick & mortar vs. DL list!
Last week we shared some advice for parents of DL School kids - and this week we want to let you know what's going on behind the scenes at SCIDES, while the students are learning at home...
Last week we talked about the difference between Distributed Learning and Homeschooling. Especially for parents of elementary-aged children, e-learning or distributed learning means a considerable commitment in time and energy for their kids' education.
We don't want to tell you it's easy-peasy - but we're here to tell you that you are not alone and that the dedicated staff at SCIDES is here to help your kids succeed and to support you as well.
Let's start with 5 things that will make the life of a distance ed parent easier...
Distributed Learning is often referred to as homeschooling, but there are actually a few significant differences between the two. SCIDES is a Distance Education School and while our students do most of their work at home, they are not home-schooled...
So what exactly is the difference?