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Ask 3 Questions Before Enrolling in Online AP Courses

Given the competitive nature of the college admissions process, students often look to Advanced Placement classes as a way to not only prepare for the rigors of college but to also give their transcripts a boost. However, students must take a variety of considerations into account when deciding which classes to complete...
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​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

There is no lack of evidence to suggest that online classes have deeply transformed the teaching and learning landscape in higher education. In 2015, for example, nearly 30 percent of college students took at least one online class. But as more faculty are being encouraged to teach online, how often...
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Ballerina Avery Gay dances worldwide while taking online classes

Back-to-school takes on a whole new meaning for eighth-grader Avery Gay, a ballerina, who dances around the world while taking online classes. The Scottsdale resident attends the state-funded, Arizona Virtual Academy, an online public charter school that is not a homeschool program, according to a press release. The...
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Are online classes and course work worth it?

Students, like myself, choose online or hybrid classes for their simplicity, easy time management and the guaranteed passing grade. Other hybrid classes, such as math, require online aspects of teaching. In the math class I’m currently taking, my professor’s exact words were, “It’s like you don’t even need...
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