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Homeschool Academic Advisor

Perhaps the vision of your children happily learning comfortably at home – in their PJs, no less! – drew you to homeschool. Or perhaps the hope of providing a more academically challenging course of study caused you to consider writing that letter of intent. Or maybe...

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What is Accelerate Learning?

Accelerate Learning is an online curriculum for students in grades K-12. Accelerate Learning student-paced and mastery-based, allowing students to progress as they learn each concept. They can take the time they need or excel as they are ready. The lessons engage the...

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How Schools Partner with GSN

With the educational landscape ever changing, public and private schools are constantly on the lookout for ways to keep their institutions offering excellent learning options by cost-effective means. Many times these two goals can be mutually exclusive. However,...

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GSN is All About Choice!

National School Choice Week (NSCW) is January 21-28, 2018. According to NSCW’s site,͞   NSCW is now the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in education. During this week, there are events to raise awareness and celebrate the many options available to...

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What is Odysseyware?

Odysseyware is an online curriculum for students in grades 3-12 used in schools and by homeschool families. Odysseyware is student-paced, mastery-based, teacher-interactive online. Let’s break this down and see exactly what that means. Student-paced Students work at...

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Global Student Network Offers Career and Technical Education

U.S. education news has recently focused on the need for college and career readiness for high school graduates. Schools, both public and private, have taken up the banner in an effort to answer the need for graduating seniors to possess a broad range of skills needed...

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Welcome to the Laboratory!

What Happens When Science Mixes with Online Learning? When I first started teaching with online curriculum, I was a bit skeptical when it came to science. After all, science is best-learned hands-on and online learning seems the exact opposite. I wasn’t so sure a...

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How to Teach Writing to Homeschool Students

Most homeschool parents are concerned about their children's writing skills and spend countless hours looking for writing programs and online courses that might assist them in teaching their kids how to write with clarity and purpose.  And there's plenty of...

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The Common Core Debate

By now everyone interested in homeschooling has heard the uproar about the Common Core State Standards and has embraced either a pro or con opinion about state implementation of the program in public schools across the U.S.  The important issue may not be whether...

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Standardized Testing:  How Do Homeschoolers Measure Up?

Testing is not an unusual construct in the K-12 education world, whether tests are administered in public schools or in homeschools.  Most school-aged children in the U.S. have taken a national or state-based standardized test at one time or another.  Kids get...

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How Online Learning Benefits Military Families

"Military students are quickly realizing the advantages of online learning," says Jim Sweizer, Vice President of Military Education for American Military University.  "In the early part of the decade, the percentage of active-force students taking online or distance...

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7 Ways to Structure Your Homeschool Co-op

If you're a homeschool parent and are considering forming a homeschool cooperative, you will quickly discover that there are dozens of ways you can structure your co-op to best serve its members.  Generally speaking, homeschool co-ops are made up of families who share...

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Early Enrollment Limited Offer!

GSN is offering a $25 Amazon Gift Card for each student enrolled by Aug. 15, 2017. Global Student Network (GSN) provides nine online curriculum options for homeschool families.  Our online learning platforms are – Flexible You can determine when and where your student...

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Website Maintenance 5/20-5/21

Our websites will be undergoing maintenance this weekend, from approximately 8PM PDT on Saturday, 5/20 thru 6AM PDT on Sunday, 5/21 and will not be available. Our curriculum, however, will remain online, should you need to access curriculum during this maintenance...

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