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Online Learning as an On-Ramp to Homeschooling

We sat in her car while it idled in my driveway, brainstorming all the ways she could introduce the potential change to her son. She was willing to put in the work and take charge of the boy’s education, as she had already shifted around work responsibilities and made...

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Crafting a Homeschool Schedule

As the summer is picking up speed and fall is getting closer, I am slowly getting my homeschooling wheels turning for the fall. It’s time to think of what changes I need to make to our weekly schedule. Why is a schedule important? So, what’s the big deal about having...

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Kicking Off the Homeschool Year

Our homeschool year will begin in just a few more weeks. Since Upstate New York only gets a few months of warm weather every year and about nine months of cold, I try to put off our start date until September. We still have a bunch of things on our summer bucket list...

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GSN Now Offers Apex Learning for Middle School

Apex Learning, a proven high school curriculum for honors and AP (Advanced Placement) courses, is bringing its robust online learning to middle school. The vision for Apex middle school courseware is to fully prepare the student to be successful in ninth grade. Data...

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8 Questions to Prepare You for the Coming Homeschool Year

Ready for homeschool? It’s that time of year when homeschool parents need to start evaluating what to do for the fall and how to make everything work for the new homeschool year. There are hundreds of curriculum options out there and it’s hard to figure out what to...

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Homeschooling: Greenhouse for Inventors

Many homeschoolers I know tend to be natural builders, creators, pioneers or inventors. Simply based on the fact that someone is homeschooling alone causes them to take on the pioneer spirit for one reason or another. We figure out this homeschooling monster, we...

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WHY OUR HOMESCHOOL SUMMER BREAK ONLY LASTS 5 OR 6 WEEKS

I’ve tried the traditional June to September summer break. I’ve tried summers without a break at all (except for the weeks we travel). I’ve tried the few weeks break. And after all of those trials, I have come to the conclusion that we are the kind of family that...

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A Tisket, a Tasket, A Back-to-School Basket!

Global Student Network (GSN) has a virtual gift basket with your name on it! When you enroll your student for a full year curriculum program with Global Student Network between July 15 and August 15, 2018, you will receive: Link to free DIY homeschool portfolio kit...

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GSN Attends Homeschool Convention

Global Student Network (GSN), bringing excellence in online learning to homeschool families since 2004, is always seeking to better serve homeschool families. To that end, a delegation from GSN attended the Great Homeschool Convention that took place in Ontario,...

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Saying Thank You: Homeschool Gratitude

It’s that time of year when our activities are coming to an end for the school year. As much as we love to see summer vacation rounding the bend, the kids are sad to have some of their favorite classes and co-ops coming to an end. Kids Can Show Gratitude One thing I...

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10% off Homeschool Online Curriculum – Flash Sale!

Flash Sale! Don’t Miss Out! 10% off Homeschool Online Curriculum Quick! Global Student Network has deal for homeschool families that won’t last! Enroll before July 15, 2018 and save 10% on tuition for any yearlong curriculum program.   Making the Most of this LIMITED...

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Dads and homeschooling

Homeschooling requires a teacher who is usually Mom, yet, there is an important role that Dad can play even though he is not home during the day teaching the kids. Moms don’t need to do every single thing 100% of the time to be successful at homeschooling. There are...

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Shifting to e-Learning: 5 Benefits of Adaptive Learning

e-Learning, as applied to K through 12 education approaches, is growing in leaps and bounds and rapidly expanding to create an atmosphere where teachers and students are able to interact more effectively both inside and outside the classroom.  The focus of...

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Online Learning Solutions for Summer School

Online Solutions: Ideal for Last-Minute Summer School Plans As the spring semester draws quickly to an end, summer school looms large on the horizon. Is your school looking for last-minute options for summer school? Schools find solutions to their summer learning...

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The Future of K-12 Digital Education

Public, charter and private schools around the United States are in the transformative process of attempting to eliminate the digital divide between current common practice and increasing trends towards blended learning and full-out digital education protocols. ...

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Benefits of Online Summer Learning

It's almost summertime again!  Time for parents of school-age kids to start thinking about creating an array of fun, safe, healthy and educational "to do" lists to keep those kids happy and engaged.  Parents of school-age children consistently report that the summer...

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4 Reasons Why Online Learning is Great for Summer

Summer is just around the corner. Once again our schedules will change. If you’re like my family, you’re probably putting the finishing touches on plans. In the works might be trips to the beach or treks to see family. Maybe you’re counting down the days until you can...

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