Helping Your Child Learn To Concentrate

The ability to concentrate well is not something that we are born with — it’s a learned skill. However, it can be tough for students to concentrate on their studies when there are a lot of distractions. Kids are especially susceptible to distractions. A Microsoft study shows that the average human attention span is just eight seconds. That’s less than the attention span of a goldfish! What’s a parent to do?

Fortunately, there are a number of ways that children (and adults, too) can increase their ability to concentrate.

Five ways to promote your child’s concentration skills

  1. Use a timer. “When you work in small increments, with uninterrupted focus time in between, you’re able to get more done,” Zac Stowell, a fifth grade teacher at Northgate Elementary School in Seattle, told The Washington Post.

These breaks might include a high-energy snack (no carbs, please), a walk around the block or another physical activity, like jumping jacks or a short race. Keep the breaks tight by explaining that the longer the break, the less time there will be for fun time later.

  1. Start small. Breaking a large assignment or project into small, more manageable sections is a good practice for those of any age. This strategy works particularly well with children, and helps them from getting overwhelmed by an assignment and giving up on it. The Princeton Review advises that even writing a few sentences of an assigned essay each day will help keep you on track.
  2. Stash those electronic devices. While electronic devices can be a big help for research, they can also be a major distraction. It’s difficult (almost impossible) for kids to concentrate on homework when Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are just a few keystrokes away.

A Beyond Book-smart study found that a full 80 percent of students surveyed reported switching between study and technology either often or very often. Students can avoid that temptation by working offline and uploading their assignments once they are completed.

  1. Work it out. “Moving the body motivates the brain,” GreatSchools.org reports. Have your child walk or bike to school or do active chores after school. Stress the importance of engaging in a physical activity or active play before your child sits down to do homework.
  2. Find a study buddy. Studying with a friend helps keep your student accountable. While she may put off an assignment on her own, she is more likely to complete that work when she has to explain to her study buddy that she’s not holding up her end of the bargain. A study buddy can also spark healthy competition between students and encourage both student partners to do the best work possible. Remember, however, that the wrong partner can actually be more of a distraction than a help.

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If your child needs a more flexible educational experience than what the traditional schools in your town can offer, look into The Keystone School. We’re an online private school that offers a great education at your pace. Classes start year-round — see what we have to offer today.

 

The Benefits Of Offering The Keystone School’s Credit Recovery Program

The National Center for Education Statistics reports that the high school student dropout rate declined from 12.1 percent in 1990 to 6.5 percent in 2014. That’s great — except for the fact that we’re still seeing over a million high school students drop out of school.

Seven of the top 10 reasons why students drop out are school-related, for example, missing too many days, poor grades, falling behind in coursework, giving up on classes. High school dropouts earn over $10,000 less than high school graduates and are unemployed at significantly higher rates.

Is your school doing everything that it can to prevent high school students from growing frustrated and quitting school? Or, for that matter, are you providing all  of the resources available to struggling students who earn poor but passing grades, then find themselves without the skills for college or the job market?

A credit recovery program gives all of these young learners — as well as students who simply have a bad semester and don’t want a black mark on their transcript — a second chance. Your middle or high school can partner with The Keystone School to offer your students the opportunity to study independently, earn credit and gain the confidence needed for a successful, independent and flexible educational experience.

The classroom isn’t always for everyone.

There are several reasons why the traditional educational model does not always work for every student. Some children have a harder time keeping up with the course material than others. Some have difficulties outside of school that distract in the classroom, or keep them away from school entirely. Once these students fall behind, it’s hard to catch up.

Keystone’s credit recovery courses provide self-contained, independent study units in over 40 courses including English, Spanish, science, social studies and math for students in grades 6 through 12. Students can begin these classes at any time throughout the year — there’s no need, to wait for summer school. The course material can be delivered online or via postal correspondence, so technology does not need to be a barrier. Students can enroll in online credit recovery courses and begin their studies in 10 days or fewer.

Keystone credit recovery students can learn at their own pace, on their own schedule, allowing them to truly master the subject matter.

We take education seriously.

Like any reputable brick-and-mortar school, Keystone takes the assurance of a quality education seriously. Keystone’s middle and high school programs are accredited, licensed or approved through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, AdvancED, the State Board of Private Licensed Schools, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Home-school.com and the Better Business Bureau. Keystone has over 40 years of experience working with students in non-traditional settings and stands by its track record of students satisfied by the flexible education model.

We work with you and your school.

Students must be recommended by a school counselor, principal or other school official to enroll in Keystone’s credit recovery courses. Our credit recovery programs are generally completed by students in four to eight weeks. We hold students to strict guidelines of academic honesty, and all coursework is prepared, graded and evaluated by our team of education experts.

Once a course is completed, we assign a grade and then send it to your guidance office for review — and, if you choose, you can assign the final grade and credit value of your choice.

We’re an affordable option.

Online course tuition starts as low as $116 and courses can be delivered electronically or by postal mail. Students can work on the materials from nearly anywhere — cutting out the need for additional instructors, classroom space or time. Students can recover credits from study hall — or their own homes.

Make sure your students get the most of their education.

You want the best for the kids in your school — and so do we. Let’s work together to provide the online credit recovery options that give these young learners the extra opportunities to succeed they need.

To learn more about The Keystone School’s credit recovery programs, visit us online today.

Reducing Anxiety: How to Prep for Success While Transitioning to an Online School

Online education is a choice that families make when — for one reason or another — the traditional school environment just doesn’t work for them. Online schools can offer flexible schedules, curricular choices and a degree of freedom that can make learning more exciting for students and more comfortable for parents.

When making the transition to online education, however, it’s important to remember that the change can stress a kid out. Children may be anxious while adjusting to an online school. When they have a problem with coursework, need help communicating with teachers or peers, or have trouble adjusting to a flexible school schedule, where can they turn?

Let’s take a look at some of the common problems — and the most effective solutions — that we’ve seen children and parents experience during their transition to online education.

What Happens When Students Struggle with a Course?

With freedom comes responsibility! This is often the first lesson when a student starts at an online private school like Keystone.

Sometimes, when given the flexibility of choosing when and how to do coursework, a student falls behind.  When online students struggle to keep up at The Keystone School, there are a variety of solutions available.
“If a parent gets a message that their student is not on track to finish within the one year, it can be really stressful,” Elizabeth Jones, supervisor of the Student Success Advisory at Keystone, says. “It’s one of the many reasons our Student Success Advisory team is in place. It is a common occurrence, especially when you put teenagers into the mix.”

Parents at Keystone School are considered Learning Coaches. Being proactive about encouraging your students to seek help for any struggles they have in a course is part of the Learning Coach’s job.

Keystone students can rely on Student Success Advisors to then work with them on identifying exactly what the problem is, looking at its source so it doesn’t occur again, and finding a solution.

“Maybe a progress report gets sent and a parent says to their student, ‘I thought you were further along in this course. What’s going on?’” Ms. Jones explains. “Parents might reach out to a Student Success Advisor for a plan on how to get back on track. That’s what we’re here for.”

How Can Students Best Communicate with Peers and Adults?

It’s a myth that online students lack social opportunities. These young learners have many chances to chat with peers and teachers.

But — since it’s a new approach for many students — they sometimes need a little guidance to get going.

When a student starts at Keystone for the first time, she may wonder about the best way to establish communication with peers and adults at the school.

“One great place we want new students to take advantage of is the Resource and Orientation Center, which explains everything they need to know,” Megan Strittmatter, Keystone’s Student Success Advisor, says. “There are videos in every section exactly how to submit this type of assignment, how to create a schedule. We also host a ‘Getting Started’ webinar every week. We do a course walk through.”

Those tools offered by Keystone are designed to help a student know where and how to contact everyone they need to communicate with to excel with their program. Students can avoid stressing about who to contact when they have easy access to peers, teachers, and other adult staff members who can walk them through issues they encounter.

What If Students Have Trouble Sticking to a Schedule?

Sticking to a schedule is one of an online student’s most important skills (see the first question above about falling behind!). Like all skills, it takes some work to hone.

“A lot of students aren’t used to this level of responsibility; they are used to relying on a teacher for reminders about reading, assignments and tests, and when they have to meet all those deadlines,” Ms. Jones says. “At Keystone, you need to be working steadily throughout the year in order to really finish successfully.”

“Building a schedule is one of the most important things students can do,” Ms. Strittmatter adds. “Being self-paced, Keystone is truly an independent study program, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need structure. You still need to have a plan. It can be specific to your life, but you need to have a plan.”

Speak Up! It Helps.

At many online schools — Keystone included — the whole process relies on the willingness of the child to do the work and engage with the program. Being proactive helps — when your child has a question or runs into a wall, she can’t wait for someone to come to her. She needs to connect with her teachers and get the answers she needs. It’s a great life lesson!

Interested in an Online Education?

Are the benefits of a flexible education important to your family? Visit the Keystone School online today to learn more.

 

Families Who Figured Out How to Do Education Online: The Vanns

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A public school setting can be stressful for kids who don’t fit the traditional educational mold or who learn differently from other students. It’s easy for students to become frustrated and disenchanted with school and fail to reach their full potential.

Unfortunately, public school budgets usually don’t allow even the best teachers to give the one-on-one time such students need. The need to serve the greater student population often leaves less conventional students without much of a support system.

Meet Thomas Vann, an 11th grade student in Virginia with Asperger syndrome, who sought a more suitable education for his learning style. When he was beginning middle school, Thomas and his family found the public school experience increasingly stressful and unproductive, in ways that inhibited Thomas’ overall education.

After exploring all their options, Thomas and his family found a flexible online private school that allows students to learn at the pace that works best for them: The Keystone School.

Setting up for success

“For Thomas to have the fairly consistent class setup has really made it easy for him to succeed each year,” Larisa Vann, Thomas’ mother says. “Being able to get feedback from the teachers in both online and print classes has also helped him figure out where he needs to spend a little more time and effort.”

The Keystone School had the flexibility and support structure Thomas needed to get the one-on-one attention from teachers, counselors and advisors for him to receive a great education. The schedule flexibility has allowed him to pursue interests and reach personal goals, like becoming an Eagle Scout and landing his first paid part-time job.

“I think I do have more perseverance than most of my peers,” Thomas says, “because I feel that I’ve always had to work harder because of my Asperger’s. Taking online classes removes the distraction of gossips and bullies, but the challenge to learn the material is still there.”

Flexibility Helps: Thomas’ Keystone Experience

Keystone allows students to move through their coursework at their own pace. Thomas, for example, sometimes has trouble concentrating, so this extra freedom is especially beneficial.

“Regular classrooms can be too small and too loud to concentrate, and regular hours don’t always work for me because of my work and karate schedules,” he says. “Plus, when I know what I have to get done (to stay on track) I can work hard on it and finish it early.”

In a traditional setting, if a student wants to set their own hours, or only work on one subject for a whole day, they’ll probably be met with a hard “no.” As a Keystone student, Thomas can adjust his learning schedule to his own pace.

“Some days I work only on one class, and kids at a regular high school don’t have that option. Also, if I finish what I was planning to complete, I have the option of continuing or being done for the day — more game time if I want it!”

What’s the future hold for Thomas? He wants justice. Thomas plans to attend college and earn a degree in forensic science.

“Right now the main thing that keeps me motivated is that I know I need to finish my classes with good grades so that I can get into the college that I want to attend,” Thomas explains. “I want to be a forensic scientist and I know that I need to have good grades to get into the school that I’ve chosen. I’d like to get a job where I can make a difference,” he says, “and hopefully help guilty people get arrested, and innocent people freed.”

Larisa Vann, Learning Coach

Larisa Vann acts as her son’s Learning Coach, overseeing his day-to-day school time and helping him to understand his work when needed. In relation to Thomas’ Asperger’s, Larisa told us, “I felt that, since I understood how [Asperger’s] manifested in him, that Keystone would provide the academic lessons and I would be able to provide the support and assistance.”

Finding a schedule that works for Thomas, she noted, is important — and she uses Keystone’s online tools to keep him on track.

“I use the Parent Observer account (a function of the Keystone platform) to see what assignments Thomas has completed, what kind of progress he is making in each class, and then comparing that to the schedule that he and I have worked out,” she says. “If he is behind, we add school days, meaning that he will spend a few hours on the weekend catching up.”

The right school for the right student

Online schools can potentially offer a number of advantages for families and students like Thomas. The most important benefit can be the flexible scheduling.

“The biggest thing,” Thomas notes, “is that I get to take more breaks during the day instead of having to go from class to class. The struggles that I had to deal with in public school have actually made it easier for me to do online school. Now the only issue is allowing myself to get distracted with games.”

The flexible class schedule gives Thomas the time to participate in outside activities. In addition to a part-time job and ongoing commitments to his Boy Scouts of America troop, Thomas also balances out his schedule with one of the martial arts: karate.

“Thomas started taking karate when he was four years old and continued once we moved to Virginia,” Larisa says. “He has continued with his classes and is currently a purple belt in the adult class. This gives him time with his peers every week.”

When asked about his social life compared to his public school peers, Thomas says attending online school hasn’t really made that big of a difference, outside of the daily interactions during class.

“Having a job has introduced me to new people and I talk with them on breaks, so that’s something new that is kind of cool,” Thomas explains. “I have friends that I see in karate class, friends that I work with, and friends from Scouts. I’ve also made some closer friends in Scouts and we sometimes get together to game or just do whatever.

Is online education right for your family?

Keystone offers a quality education to students who excel when they have more freedom, flexibility and responsibility. For Larisa Vann, finding a school that worked with her son, and not against him was hugely valuable.

“I think the greatest benefits [of Keystone] were more noticeable over the long term,” Larisa says, “Thomas had been in brick and mortar schools, but they consistently failed to provide the support he needed as a child on the autism spectrum. His safety and his ability to learn were my main concerns and the public schools were not doing their job. Thomas is actually the one who chose Keystone after looking at all the options available for homeschooling.”

To learn more about how The Keystone School could help your family, visit us online today.

 

Keystone’s Online KAL Program: A flexible fit for adults seeking a high school diploma

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There are many reasons why people leave high school without a diploma. Some students, for example, miss several days, or even weeks, of school due to illness, moves or family issues. They fall behind and never catch back up.

Others think that earning a GED will be quicker and easier than going to class every day.

Poor grades may discourage a student, who simply decides to quit; and there are people who just don’t like school.

More important than the decision to leave school, however, is the decision to go back. Beginning on Jan. 23, 2017, the Keystone School is giving adults who want to earn their high school diploma the flexibility to finish high school from home.

Why does an adult need a high school diploma?

The first reason is simple: money. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a high school graduate can earn, on average, over $185 more each week than someone who doesn’t have a diploma — that’s $9,620 a year. That’s extra income that any person could use.

Opportunities like attending college and work promotions become real possibilities. More of life’s doors start to open.

Pride plays a role, too. A high school diploma is a big moment in all of our lives. Reaching that goal is a genuine achievement, regardless of age.

“The benefits are significant,” says Elizabeth Jones, Keystone’s Deputy Head of School, Adult Learning. “Adults with a high school diploma have a higher income potential and can be proud that they reached such an important milestone.”

How does someone find time for school if they’re busy working or raising a family?

Many hard-working adults want to earn their high school diploma but have a difficult time seeing when they’ll have the time. They already struggle with long hours, uncertain schedules and tough commutes just to earn a living each day.

Keystone’s Adult Learning (KAL) program, however, offers the flexibility to fit into busy lives.

How?

  • School is always in session. The KAL program is online and students can work on their courses at any time. If 2 p.m. or 2 a.m. is the best time to get schoolwork done, KAL offers that flexibility.
  • The student chooses the courses to take — and not to take. Students can take as many or as few KAL classes as they want. When someone wants to earn that high school degree, she can dive into KAL’s Standard Pathway with a full course load that includes core subjects, electives and world languages — or just take one or two courses at a time. Can the student do this on the standard pathways? If yes, okay
  • Some students can even accelerate. If a student has a long work history, earned 12 or more high school credits in the past and is highly motivated to get a diploma fast, she can choose KAL’s Accelerated Pathway. A student can earn a high school degree in a year or less in the Accelerated Pathway program. Is this true? If yes , okay

“Keystone’s flexibility allows adult learners to create a plan that meets their specific needs,” Ms. Jones says. “They can do school work after their day job ends, or after they put their children to bed at night. The flexibility is a key benefit to Keystone’s Adult Learning program. It can be overwhelming to think of going back if an adult has been out of school for quite some time — but Keystone has the option for students to only enroll in one or two courses to get started. This can help adult learners take small, but important steps toward reaching their goal of earning a high school diploma.”

How do students get the work done?

On any given day, an adult student can work on assignments, email teachers, administrators or advisors or ask instructors coursework questions.

“Teachers are available to support adult learners when they have questions — they only need to reach out their teacher by phone or email to request assistance,” Ms. Jones notes. “Student Services are also available to assist with non-academic questions. Keystone’s guidance counselors can assist with the college application process or answer questions regarding college or career planning.”

Since the program is flexible — adults can enroll at any time of the year and complete courses on their own schedule — there may be some days when students just don’t have time for schoolwork. That’s fine, too.

How do students pay for the program?

Keystone offers a generous tuition payment program for adult learners. If a student needs to pay incrementally, KAL will work to make sure that happens.

Does this diploma “count” as much as a traditional high school diploma?

Some people may be hesitant to pursue a high school diploma as an adult because of the concern that, for whatever reason, achieving a degree later in life is somehow worth less to a college or an employer. This is not true.

Your options are not limited by a diploma from Keystone’s Adult Learning program — they expand significantly. An adult who earns a Keystone high school diploma has met the same requirements that any of our traditional students must achieve, as well. There is no difference in quality.

In fact, Keystone graduates generally meet college entrance requirements and have a strong history of acceptance into post-secondary programs.

Where can adults who want to earn a high school diploma get more information about the KAL program?

For more information on the Keystone Adult Learning Program or to enroll today, visit Keystone online at www.keystoneschoolonline.com or call 1-844-363-5206 today.

 

How To Get Your Children Motivated To Do School Work

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How to get your children motivated to do school work

It’s easy to spot the things that your child enjoys. Kids are naturally motivated when they have a passion for an activity or truly look forward to a project. Think about your own work life — when you are assigned a project that excites and motivates you, you want to work on it all day long. When you have a task you consider dull, tedious or uninteresting, the work may sit on your desk for a week (or longer).

Just as you had to train yourself to tackle the projects that you’d rather hand off to the office intern, your child has to learn how to complete schoolwork even when she’d rather do anything else. This is especially true for students who receive an online education — the flexibility and freedom provided by the digital learning environment can be a double-edged sword if procrastination becomes a regular problem.

Motivation isn’t always easy, though. We’ve compiled some strategies for you, as a parent and learning coach, to use when your child seems less-than-engaged with the day-to-day responsibilities of an education.

6 ways to get your child motivated today:

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Switch the Routine.

Nobody enjoys getting stuck in the same routine every day. For many students, a rigid schedule can be one of the biggest drawbacks of traditional schooling. Luckily, online education allows your family to have a great deal of flexibility — take full advantage! When the brain gets a change in its routine, it feels more stimulated, challenged and open to taking in information. Something as simple as switching the order of subjects or where you review a lesson for the day can work wonders.

2. Use the “When You” Rule.

The “when you” rule is a concept that all kids can grasp. Adults know it all too well because we get paid by the “when you” rule — when you put in a week’s work, you get a paycheck.

You can teach your child that she can earn rewards for doing well in school. For example, you can motivate a child to study by offering them the opportunity to do something fun after school — when you finish your math lesson, you can go spend time with your friends.

3. Small Things Can Lead to Big Successes.

Encourage your child to break their tasks down into small, doable parts. For example, if your daughter has to read an entire chapter of a textbook, you may encourage her to break it up into a page at a time. Adults have found that the Pomodoro technique is very effective in getting business work done — that’s when you use a timer to break the day into periods of work followed by short breaks — because it breaks up heavy concentration into small segments at a time.

When you want your kids to get motivated to do schoolwork, that can enjoy the same benefits by breaking up their schoolwork down into small pieces.

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Create Structure.

Structure doesn’t go out the window just because you and your family pursued online education. Add some expectations into your child’s school day.

You may opt to have a time each day that you help your child with schoolwork, such as right before dinner. Also, simply having one specific work station for your child is a great idea.

“Making independent learning feel like school is important,” K12 Student Success Advisor Megan Strittmatter says. “You are working from home, but having a designated spot in the home that feels like school can make students much more productive.”

5. Acknowledge Good Work

Everyone wants to receive praise for doing good work. Heap praise on your child when she does well in school. Be sure to praise the work that she does, too. For example, even if your child is naturally very bright, praise how hard she worked to prepare for a test instead of complimenting her natural-born talents. That will help motivate her to try even harder in school, develop that work ethic and earn your praise again.

6. Set Attainable Goals

As much fun as it can be for a child to work towards a goal, you don’t want to set expectations too high — you may discourage a youngster who can’t live up to the height at which the bar has been set.

“Having an end date to the school year helps get parents and students on the same page, facing that one goal together,” Elizabeth Jones, supervisor of Student Success Advisory at Keystone, says. “Getting this direction established will answer questions like, ‘Where am I going and what am I doing with this class?'”

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Want to learn more about online education?

If your child is an athlete, actor, musician or just wants the flexibility that an online education can provider, please visit The Keystone School online today.

 

Tips for Time Management from the Best Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

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One of the key reasons why a family chooses to forgo the traditional, brick-and-mortar educational system is flexibility – the desire to pursue an education on their own schedule and their own terms.

Online education is not, however, a quick and easy shortcut! With freedom and flexibility comes great responsibility.

When your child attends an online private school like The Keystone School, he or she is still responsible for completing the necessary coursework. He or she is still responsible for reaching out to teachers and faculty for help.  And, he or she is still responsible for hitting certain deadlines.

And you – as the parent and learning coach – are still responsible for making sure your student is getting his or her work done.

Time management becomes a crucial skill. When the moment comes to buckle down and learn, your child must do the work.

Need help? Consider these tips for time management from some of the top colleges and universities in the United States – highly-charged, hyper-competitive environments where every minute of studying counts.

Make Studying Social

The admissions department at Harvard[1] understands that a student may want to put off studying because your child would rather socialize. There’s no reason she can’t do both.

Studying with friends gives your child a chance to catch up with her peers, have a few laughs and avoid suffering from FOMO – fear of missing out. At the same time, she has a ready made group to ask questions, find inspiration and debate interpretations.

These study get-togethers also offer you, as a parent, a chance to meet other parents and do a little socializing of your own while the kids dig into their coursework.

Plan and Prioritize

Stanford Undergrad, a guide published by the vice provost for undergraduate education at Stanford University,[2] acknowledges that time management is one of the toughest jobs that incoming students will face at the school.

That’s why young learners are advised to be realistic about their workload; to plan out their week to hit deadlines; prioritize their most important work; and pursue healthy eating and sleeping habits. Good advice for all of us!

Divide Up Your Work to Avoid Procrastination

At Columbia University[3], students are warned about the dangers of procrastination. There’s nothing worse than the overwhelming feeling that there’s too much work to do and not enough time to get it all done!

By dividing projects into a series of smaller projects, knocking out small tasks every day and sticking to a schedule, your child can steer clear of unproductive all-nighters and last-minute cramming.

See the Big Picture

Sometimes, with so many micro-tasks, assignments and other day-to-day minutiae in a student’s path, it’s tough to see the end goal. The Academic Resource Center at Duke University[4] advises students to “get the big picture” at the start of the school year. This includes:

  • Creating an overview of all classes and assignments. Make sure your child looks through all of the course material and understands how much work will be involved to successfully complete their studies. This alone can be a nice reality check.
  • Make a monthly planner. Notice that this is a common theme – plan, plan, plan. Duke recommends setting goals for each month (as well as each week).
  • Set realistic goals. Another popular recommendation. A realistic goal is completing a tough project over a period of two weeks. An unrealistic goal is waiting to knock it out over a weekend.
  • Plan to meet with instructors. This is particularly valuable for students and parents of students at online schools like Keystone, where instructor outreach must be initiated. Teachers and advisors want to help! Make sure your family uses them as resources.

Build on Your Successes, Don’t Dwell on Your Failures

According to the Academic Skills Center at Dartmouth University,[5] dwelling on mistakes is a time-wasting activity. If your child gets a bad grade on an assignment, discuss it, make sure she learns from the mistake and then moves on. When your young learner does especially well, retrace the path she took and try to identify ways to relive that success.

Use All Seven Days of the Week

The MIT Center for Academic Excellence[6] recommends that when you and your child create an schoolwork schedule, use all seven days of the week. A little each day goes a long way, and helps to prevent procrastination.

Looking for a different kind of educational experience for your children?

Do you think your child would thrive in a freer, more flexible educational environment? Learn more about The Keystone School today.

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[1] “5 Protips for Time Management at Harvard” https://college.harvard.edu/admissions/hear-our-students/student-blog/5-protips-time-management-harvard

[2] “How Do I Manage My Time?” https://undergrad.stanford.edu/advising/student-guides/how-do-i-manage-my-time

[3] “Go Ask Alice: Time Management” http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/answered-questions/time-management

[4] “Effective Time Management,” https://arc.duke.edu/documents/Effective%20Time%20Management.pdf

[5] “Managing Time,” http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/time.html

[6] “Time Management: Using Your Class Syllabus and Other Information to Build an Effective Semester Schedule” http://web.mit.edu/uaap/learning/time/schedule.html