Category: Academic

November 10, 2020

I’m going to be real. Mind mapping is really… awkward. I’m going to be real. Mind mapping is really… awkward. The brilliant teachers who coach us through the process brand it with the simplicity of sipping an iced tea when really it’s a swallow of castor oil. That may be a little bit of an…

October 28, 2020

Aligning your work or online high school view with your life view frees you to do whatever, and be motivated and proud of your decisions — even if it’s not exactly what you’re passionate about right now.

September 21, 2020

Brawny Brains Go A Long Way At Our Free Online High School. I just learned that when people get smarter, their brains actually grow. Like a muscle. I also learned the more you know, the more you can know. Nerve cells in the brain seem to be very social; they like to mingle. And, if…

September 11, 2020

Expectation Interference May Hinder Your Arizona Online High School Success. I’ve watched thousands of people workout. I’ve coached hundreds of people. And most people, I would award a “B” for effort. Or worse. I’m just being real. I would award an “A” for looking like they’re giving an “A” -effort. The scowl. The breathy grunt….

August 11, 2020

Here’s a question for our online high school students… “If you could do anything you wanted to do and knew you couldn’t fail, (either now or after you finish your online high school) what would you do?” That question kept me up into the wee hours of the morning on many occasions. I LOVED dreaming…

July 9, 2020

“I have my whole life to decide what I want to do after online high school.” That’s what I said when I left high school. And you might be thinking that too. But I think it’s a mistake. I mean, it’s a mistake if you’re thinking you can just go about your day at an…