8 Online Learning Tips From Someone Who’s Done It Before

It’s September 2020. There are a lot of… Things happening in the world, and as a result, school looks different for a lot of students. Some are completing all of their education virtually for the first time, while others are doing a “hybrid” of online and in-person classes. Even for those who are learning face-to-face have to make accommodations for classmates who aren’t able to do the same.

It’s a very different world. Being in school was already stressful enough, and now we’ve got to deal with this too? I don’t blame you if you’re nervous. And for those who had a challenging adjustment from in-person to online classes last spring, you’re probably wondering how on earth you’re going to manage another semester like this.

I have good news though: It is possible to be a successful student in cyberspace. I’m no expert, but I did attend an online school from when I was six years old until I graduated high school at eighteen, and I think I turned out okay (though my parents may beg to differ). I picked up on a few tricks along the way, and in light of this new and very unique school year starting up, I thought I’d share some of them.

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Goals for 2017

Around this time last year, I made a list of 5 goals I wanted to accomplish in 2016.

I’m ashamed to admit that I mostly forgot about those goals until a few weeks ago.

Even though I didn’t do so well with keeping up with my goals, I decided I’m going to take a look at them anyway. I did make progress in some areas, which I’m happy about. So before I get started setting new goals for this year, I wanted to evaluate my progress in 2016.

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