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Does Private Online High School Have an Attendance Requirement?
January 26, 2023

Online education is widely recognized for offering many benefits, chief among them the tremendous scheduling flexibility that allows families to travel together, and for students to pursue passionate interests alongside rigorous academics....




How to Manage Time Efficiently as an Online Student
January 26, 2023

Whether you are taking just one online course or fully enrolling in an online school like Dwight Global Online School, you will need to effectively manage your time in order to succeed.  

What does time management actually mean for online learning students?


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AP vs IB: Which is Better for College Admissions?
January 13, 2023

Students and families seeking a rigorous college preparatory program will discover much information online about Advanced Placement classes and exams, as well as International Baccalaureate classes and the associated IB Diploma program....




How to Make Friends at a Private Online High School
November 11, 2022

Families worldwide are realizing there are distinct benefits to enrolling students in an accredited online high school ...




4 Reasons to Consider Online Middle School For Your Child
September 14, 2022

Quality online education is now a viable option for many families, including those with younger children ...




What Classes are Offered in Online Middle School?
September 2, 2022

For many years, online school was an educational option reserved for adult learners. Now, online education tailored to younger students provides them with the same advantages adults have long enjoyed ...




Taking an IB Online Course – What Students Should Know
August 28, 2022

The internationally recognized, highly respected International Baccalaureate program for students K-12 is increasingly popular with families around the globe for its excellent reputation ...




How Online School Can Benefit Student Athletes
August 18, 2022

Students who have a strong desire to pursue sports at the elite or pre-professional level require a great deal of time outside of school to train, compete, and travel ...


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7 Reasons Why Parents Are Choosing Online School for Their Children
August 10, 2022

Have you considered an online school for your child? The many benefits of an online education are becoming more well known and respected ...


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How Personalized Online Learning Fuels Student Engagement
July 29, 2022

When it comes to learning, no two students are alike. Every student learns at their own pace and thrives under different learning environments ...




What Do the Top Online High Schools Have in Common?
July 13, 2022

During the global pandemic, both public and private brick-and-mortar schools rushed to adapt to virtual instruction, to varying degrees of success ...




What Are the Benefits of Earning an IB Diploma?
July 6, 2022

Established in 1968 in Geneva, Switzerland, the International Baccalaureate academic program is respected the world over for its challenging academics within a framework that educates the whole student ...


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3 Benefits of Attending an International Online High School
June 27, 2022

As the world discovers the distinct advantages of online education, more families are choosing online schools for their children ...




7 Tips for Success in Online Middle School Classes
June 13, 2022

Online learning is a great way to perfect academic and life skills, and more middle schoolers are making the transition from traditional schools to online middle schools ...




Advanced Placement vs. International Baccalaureate: What is the Difference?
June 5, 2022

Students and families seeking a rigorous college preparatory program will discover much information online about Advanced Placement classes and exams, as well as International Baccalaureate classes ...


Choosing the Right Accredited Online Homeschool
May 25, 2022

Online homeschool is a popular choice for many families today, especially for those who travel frequently for work, have a child who pursues competitive athletics or performing arts, or for parents who simply prefer to educate a child at home ...



The Future of Online High Schools
May 8, 2022

In 2021, EdTech Magazine: Focus on K-12 and other news sources reported an increase in enrollment in full-time online schools in the United States, with indications pointing to continued rising enrollment in the future ...



What Makes the IB Program Unique?
April 21, 2022

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a world-renowned, highly respected academic curriculum for students who seek a broad and challenging education ...



Eight Tips to Succeed in Online High School Classes
April 20, 2022

You may have decided to enroll in an accredited, international online high school like Dwight Global Online School because you seek an academically challenging curriculum ...



The International Baccalaureate:  An Introduction
April 15, 2022

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is a highly respected, established, and academically rigorous program for students in preschool through grade 12 ...



What to Expect in an Online School in 12th Grade
April 4, 2022

Regardless of the type of school a student attends, senior year of high school is an eventful year of celebration, closure, and anticipation ...



What is an International Baccalaureate Program?
March 30, 2022

The International Baccalaureate program is an academically rigorous program for students in preschool through grade 12 ...



The Ultimate Guide for Studying for Online Exams
March 18, 2022

As our world continues to become increasingly tech-focused, more students are attending online school, and consequently, those students are taking an increased number of online exams ...

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What Is Online Middle School Like?
March 6, 2022

Online education for high school, college, and adult students has rapidly become an acceptable option and even preferably option worldwide ...



Is Private Online High School Right for You?
February 18, 2022

Parents have a great deal to consider when researching and settling on an educational model for their children today, now that online schooling is a viable option in most states around the country ...



Is an International Baccalaureate Program A Good Idea?
February 3, 2022

High school students hoping to attend a world-leading university are wise to consider the curriculum in their college preparatory program ...



A Day in the Life At An Accredited Online School
January 28, 2022

Virtual education has come into its own, with improved technology and respected academic program offerings at the best online schools. A top-ranked, accredited online school provides both a high-quality education and the flexible scheduling many families desire ...



Five Reasons Why Online School is Better
January 7, 2022

The ongoing pandemic continues to impact education, solidifying online learning worldwide. Families considering this option want to know that online schooling is going to deliver results...



Choosing an International Online High School
January 3, 2022

What is an international online high school?  What should a family consider when selecting such a school?



Is Online Middle School a Good Idea?
December 9, 2021

Online education for high school, college, and adult students has rapidly become an acceptable option worldwide. 

Unsurprisingly, online schooling has also captured the attention of many middle school parents who are considering ...



How Online High School Classes Benefit College Applicants
November 30, 2021

Online schools, especially those that are accredited, offer exciting options for high school students. 

Having the flexibility to learn and study from home opens up hours in the day to pursue ...



Online Schools vs Traditional Schools: How They Differ 
November 19, 2021

It took a global pandemic for many people to understand the value and benefits of online schools — at both the college and the high school level. 

When you envision your high school student ...



What is an Accredited Online High School?
November 10, 2021

In the global marketplace, how can consumers be sure they are buying a quality product? 

One accepted and trustworthy marker of excellence is accreditation ...



How to Pick the Best Online High School Program
November 8, 2021

Interest in online high schools has reached an all-time high, with a surge upward worldwide and within the United States.  

Apart from word-of-mouth and internet searches, what steps and considerations should families take when researching online high schools? ...



What to Expect From an IB Program For High School Students
August 25, 2021

The International Baccalaureate Organization was founded more than 50 years ago in Geneva, Switzerland, with the purpose of creating a standardized, rigorous educational program for students worldwide. Since its beginning, the International Baccalaureate’s mission has been ...



How to Find the Best Online Homeschool Program
August 10, 2021

Traditional homeschooling — when parents create and control the curriculum and pace as a child learns at home —  has long included a wide variety of methods and philosophies, along with a wide range of flexibility and support ...



FAQ: What is Online School and How Does it Work?
July 1, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, parents and students worldwide have been introduced by necessity to new ways of learning ...




What to Expect from a 7th Grade Online School
April 4, 2021

For decades now, student athletes and performing artists have attended online schools ...




What Kinds of Classes to Expect at an Online High School
March 2, 2021

Families exploring their online school options often raise similar questions: are online learning programs reputable? ...




A Guide on How to Be a Great Online School Student
January 4, 2021

By the time many students reach middle and high school, they’ve learned many skills that go into being a successful student, from keeping focus in class to taking notes ...




What the Best Online High Schools Offer Students Today
December 12, 2020

As online learning becomes more popular, families must sort through the benefits of various types of online schooling to determine which kind of virtual high school works best for their needs ...



How to Balance Sports and Academics with an Online School
November 20, 2020

Every student must achieve a balance between their schooling and their extracurricular pursuits, whatever they may be, and developing and honing their time management skills is a key lesson for all to learn ...




The Positive Impact of Attending Private School Online
October 19, 2020

The Positive Impact of Attending Private School Online Online learning is on the rise. With much of the world facing renewed or continued stay-at-home orders and requirements to continue social distancing, more families are exploring their options with remote education ...



How to Choose a Private Online High School
Septemer 10, 2020

The start of the 2020-2021 school year is raising more questions than ever before. Parents, students, teachers, and school administrators are all having a hard time navigating the return to the classroom, trying to figure out the best ways to return safely. Some school districts are offering distance learning as an option for families who face underlying health conditions, or for those who are uneasy about going back ...



What Is a Virtual High School and Is It Right for You?
August 12, 2020

Parents throughout the U.S. are currently facing some difficult decisions: as the country continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases, school districts are struggling to determine their back-to-school plans. For some districts, that means going fully virtual; for others, that means charging ahead with in-person schedules or creating hybrid methods. No matter what decisions are made, though, it’s pretty clear that parents are left feeling ...


The Benefits of Online Classes Amid COVID-19
July 28, 2020

There appears to be no end in sight to the COVID-19 virus throughout the US, and many health experts are warning that it could be some time before we see significant improvement in case numbers. This summer surge means that some parents, students, and faculty are facing difficult decisions about the ability to return to the classroom safely ...

Student Spotlight


Meet Lidya 






Thirteen-year-old Lidya has a lot of stories to tell. As a professional actor, the eighth grader, who attends Dwight Global Online School, has been able to ...


Meet Jaden






Sixteen-year-old Jaden can take his high school classes from anywhere — including from the set of one of the many television shows or films he’s working on ...


Meet Annie

Dwight Global Online School student Annie Wilson knows a thing or two about balance — literally, as a skilled ballet dancer who trains at Ballet Academy East ...