Category: Academic

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…

September 2, 2019

Yes, the old adage we are all too familiar with “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t fare well when it comes to innovation and creativity. Humans tend to be creatures of habit and doing things the way we’ve always done it helps to provide a very predictable measure for efficiency and cadence. It…

August 16, 2019

With a student’s life comes frequent times of stress. When a big assignment is due, quizzes and the ultimate one…finals, all can tip anyone into the danger zone. A certain amount of stress has always paired up with school. What we are seeing in the traditional classroom has morphed into something new and is a…