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What to Expect from the Night Sky in 2016

January 20th, 2016 by

 

Since the beginning of recorded history, humans have been looking into the sky for answers about their world and the cosmos beyond their reach. Today, the night sky can tell us the future of the universe and our Milky Way galaxy. So, get out your telescope for upcoming events that will make their mark on the heavens.

March 23rd, Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Visible from eastern Asia, eastern Australia, the Pacific Ocean, and the west coast of North America, the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse involves the moon pushing through the Earth’s partial shadow or penumbra, which causes it to slightly darken. (more…)


How San Diego Virtual School Works – Infographic

January 11th, 2016 by
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How Online High School Works – San Diego Virtual School

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What You Need to Know Before Heading to College

December 15th, 2015 by
What You Need to Know Before Heading to College

What You Need to Know Before Heading to College

Getting into college can be both exciting and stressful, but if you plan ahead, you’ll have a jumpstart on the application process. College might be a few years away, but everything you do in high school–whether it’s core curriculum, after school activities, or saving for tuition–is vital for being prepared for the financial and academic challenges of college. (more…)


How to Transition Schools During Winter Break

December 15th, 2015 by
How to Transition Schools During Winter Break

How to Transition Schools During Winter Break

Changing schools midyear is a difficult decision for any student. However, it’s a different story if your reasons for switching schools are educational ones. It might be nerve-wracking at first, but switching to another school could be an immediate solution for social or academic problems. With advanced planning and insight, get ready for a smooth transition into a new and exciting learning environment. (more…)


What’s Your Social Media Intelligence Score?

December 11th, 2015 by


5 Easy and Fun Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

December 1st, 2015 by
5 Easy and Fun Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

5 Easy and Fun Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

When you’re studying from home, science experiments can be a fun and invigorating project that moves the education away from just the typical textbook. As you’re looking for some science experiments to do this school year, check out five of these cool, but easy experiments you can do at home. (more…)


7 Tips for Concentrating During Class or Study Time

December 1st, 2015 by
7 Tips for Concentrating During Class or Study Time

7 Tips for Concentrating During Class or Study Time

Keeping your mind sharp while in school is essential to acing the class. You need to stay focused in order to get the best out of your education, excel on tests, and have more confidence in yourself when it comes to school. Here are a few tips and tricks you can do to stay focused.

1. Find an Ideal Study Environment

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Email Etiquette Rules and Guidelines

October 26th, 2015 by
Email Etiquette Rules and Guidelines

Email Etiquette Rules and Guidelines

Email is a fast and easy way to communicate with friends, family and teachers. However, simple mistakes when writing an email can lead to a communication disaster. Mistakes like an email containing errors will cause the email to be misunderstood while poor subject lines can cause the email to be delivered to the spam folder. Not to mention, as you enter the business world, a sloppy email will make you look unprofessional. There are simple etiquette tips to follow to help you craft a well-structured email to promote proper communication and to ensure the email is delivered to the receiver’s inbox. (more…)


What to Expect from the New 2016 SAT

October 26th, 2015 by
What to Expect from the New 2016 SAT

What to Expect from the New 2016 SAT

The College Board has implemented some major changes to the SAT that will take effect March 2016. The changes feature a new test structure, changes to administering the test, new times and new scoring methods. Unlike the current version of the SAT, there’s an increased focus on critical thinking, problem solving and data analysis. There are six key areas of the test where students will see the most changes to the SAT. (more…)


How to Find Quality Charter Middle Schools in San Diego

October 26th, 2015 by
How to Find Quality Charter Middle Schools in San Diego

How to Find Quality Charter Middle Schools in San Diego

Charter schools are an excellent alternative for students who have not found traditional public schools to be a match. With more than 6,500 charter schools serving more than 2.5 million children across the country, there are many charter schools in San Diego to choose from. However, not all charter middle schools in San Diego are the same. It’s important to evaluate each school prior to making a final decision to ensure you’re choosing the best program for your child’s middle school education.

Addresses Individual Needs

A charter school must accommodate your child’s specific needs with the flexibility to learn at their own pace. With individualized learning opportunities that are specific to your child, they will benefit from a higher quality of education. With more educational resources available, such as one-on-one support from teachers and hands-on learning, you’re able to foster your child’s academic growth. (more…)