Life of an Online High School Student vs. the Traditional Student

A common question we hear is: “What’s different about online high school?” In a nutshell, the main answer is: the daily routine. Here is how the routine differs for an online high school student.

Life of the Traditional Student vs. an Online High School Student

Let’s start with the morning.


Traditional students need to wake up early, catch the bus, walk or hope mom or dad will give or dad them a ride to school.

An online high school student wakes up, gets ready for the day and log in to start their coursework. There’s also no dress code required, which can be a plus.

Now let’s take a look at what your day will look like.

A traditional student attends school from about 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., listening to teacher lectures and working on assignments. Any assignments not completed in the allotted timeframe becomes homework.

Online school is not easier, and takes the same 30 hours per week to complete. The difference is online students are not tied to a physical classroom or a set schedule. This amount of freedom requires a lot of discipline, as it can be easy to fall behind on coursework. But discipline is an invaluable skill needed in college and careers, so why not start early?

“What would I be doing,” you ask? Read on.


All material—assignments, quizzes, exams and projects—are completed online. Students should complete at least one lesson per class every weekday.

Courses include teacher-led lessons, graphic-novel stories, instructional videos and educational games.
Check out this blog post to learn more about iSucceed’s curriculum.

So you’ve worked hard on your classes and it’s lunch time. Now what?

That’s the benefit of online school. You are not constrained to cafeteria food; you can eat whatever you choose. If it’s the yummy pizza pictured above or a nice bowl of cereal from home, that’s completely up to you!

You might be thinking, “But what if I have a question? Who will help me?” Let’s take a look at teachers:

Teachers hold the same qualifications in both traditional and online school. Online instructors are not less accessible, communication is simply different.Students can receive support through email, instant messaging, a phone call or live online tutoring.

Learn more about iSucceed’s personalized communication model here.

OK, school is great, but what about friends?

 

Because there is not a physical classroom, online students connect with classmates differently. Interaction happens through the following channels:

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  • Group discussions in courses.
  • Staff-monitored community page to “friend” and chat with students.
  • Online student clubs

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There are school events (including prom!) and a graduation ceremony, which you can learn more about here.

If you’ve decided the life of an online student is right for you, you can get started ChooseiSucceed.com.

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  • Can you think of other comparisons? Share with us in the comments below!

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How You Can Receive More Personalized Support Through iSucceed Virtual High School

Pictured above: Mr. Rollins tutoring former iSucceed student.

As the famous English author Terry Pratchett so eloquently stated, “a lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.”

There is an ongoing myth that online schools do not provide students with any support. At iSucceed Virtual High School, this is far from the case.

In fact, we’ve developed a proven working model that allows for more individualized student-teacher interaction than a traditional school. While some think the lack of a physical classroom creates a barrier, we believe it actually creates a pathway for better communication. Read below to learn about iSucceed’s student-instructor interaction model and how it can support you.

iSucceed’s Supportive Student-Teacher Communication Model

If you had one hour to help 30 people, who would you go to first? Likely the ones who grab your attention first and ask for help. That’s the barrier a traditional classroom can create. With such large class sizes, students must be vocal in order to receive any sort of help. Those who aren’t oftentimes fall through the cracks.

At iSucceed, teachers take care of each student individually. There are real-time online lectures similar to that of the traditional classroom, but that’s merely one point of contact–not the main form of interaction. Here are the different ways students can contact teachers at iSucceed.

1. Phone Call

iSucceed instructors have a direct line, which students can easily find in the home page of the Parent Student Portal (PSP).

2. Instant Messaging

Also found within the PSP is an instant chat messenger. Students can see which teachers are online and contact them right away with a quick question.

3. Email

For a smaller, less urgent question, teachers also have emails that they check regularly to respond to students within a 48-hour period.

4. Online Personal Appointments

Students needing more personalized support can arrange a real-time online appointment with their teachers to get extra help on homework.

5. In-person appointments

Those students who live near the Chandler office are welcome to schedule an appointment with their instructor for in-person support.

The five points of contact listed above are all easily accessible to students. In many ways, this model is better for the students who are not as outspoken. Raising a hand can be intimidating, especially when coupled with the fear of asking a “stupid” question. Having quick access to teacher support in many ways helps provides more personalized attention. Take it from a few of iSucceed’s parents and students:

Student & Parent Testimonials

“Having taught in traditional classrooms for over twenty years, I have to admit I was very reluctant about switching my son from a traditional school to iSucceed.  But, after seeing the programs and the dedication of the staff to the success of the student, I am amazed. Every couple of weeks he, or I, is contacted by a counselor from iSucceed to check our progress. The counselors and teachers have been knowledgeable, helpful and are truly interested in the progress and success of my child!” – Heather Bergeson, parent

“Having taught in traditional classrooms for over twenty years, I have to admit I was very reluctant ab”Mr. Rollins [at iSucceed] was the first teacher I was able to ask a question. After he was so helpful and encouraging, I could ask another and then another. Thank you so much for helping me find my voice and the courage to be a leader!” – Nicole Griffith, iSucceed graduate, student at Northwest Nazarene University

If you have any further questions about iSucceed’s instruction model, our enrollment advisors are happy to help! Give us a call at 208.908.6250.

iSucceed Curriculum Spotlights: Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr.

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Whenever you face an obstacle in life, you have two options: deal with it, or do something about it. At times, it will feel like you are not in control, and that’s when it’s important to look to powerful figures in history for inspiration. This month, we celebrate Black History and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Because we feel it imperative to educate our students on crucial American civic rights events, Primavera includes interactive articles and lessons in our coursework, which we’re featuring in this blog post. Learn more about Martin Luther King Jr. and other key contributors to civic rights below.

About Martin Luther King Jr.

 

“Martin Luther King Jr. was both a social activist and Baptist minister who became increasingly active in the fight for civil rights after facing countless moments of discrimination and racism.

By the early 1960s, MLK had become a national figure as he supported various efforts around the nation including sit-ins and other peaceful demonstrations. To this day, his words are echoed yearly and remembered as a turning point in the civil rights movement.”

Read more about Martin Luther King Jr. in this iSucceeed lesson.

Lesson 1: The Freedom Riders

“Beginning on May 4, 1961, 13 Freedom Riders—black and white, male and female—embarked on their challenge in two buses from Washington, DC. In a tag-team type system, hundreds of supporters of the movement joined for any length of bus ride they could commit to. The riders planned to end the trip in New Orleans on May 17, the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education desegregation decision. Riders were arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina, and then assaulted in Rock Hill, South Carolina, when they refused to obey ‘whites only’ regulations.”

Read the full lesson here.

Lesson 2: Rosa Parks

“Bone weary, Rosa Parks climbed aboard a public bus on a cold December morning in Montgomery, Alabama. She took a seat at the front of the bus, too tired to make the trip to the segregated section in the back. When asked to move, she refused. Failure to comply with the bus driver’s order to move to the ‘blacks only’ seating led to her arrest. This story would spark a powder keg that would disrupt the public transit system in Montgomery.

Rosa Parks’ arrest for refusing to give up her seat inspired a boycott of the Montgomery buses by African Americans in the city. Since 75% of the patrons were African American, the loss in revenue forced Montgomery officials to change the policies.

Learn more about Rosa Parks in this iSucceed lesson.

Lesson 3: The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

“With criticism from his supporters and progress seemingly reduced to a crawl, King began to make plans for another March on Washington. Yet, before this could happen, a labor strike broke out in Memphis in 1968. Sanitation workers, who were dissatisfied with their working conditions, wanted the support of King for their cause, and he agreed to come to their aid. On April 4, 1968, King was standing on the balcony of his hotel room in Memphis when a sniper shot him where he stood. Surrounded by his peers, King was pronounced dead at the St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Shortly after the fatal shot, the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched an international manhunt. They were able to match fingerprints to James Earl Ray, a former convict.”

Read the full lesson here.

Coretta Scott King

Four days after MLK’s assassination, Coretta Scott King and her four children led 40,000 followers through the streets of Memphis, to remember and to continue King’s work by protesting the treatment of the city’s sanitation workers. Dr. King’s funeral would be held the next day in Atlanta, Georgia. The funeral was televised across the nation.


To this day, Martin Luther King Jr. is credited with being one of the greatest African American leaders of his time. His vision of what life should be like led him to encourage others to advocate for social justice by taking peaceful measures. Over time others would come to realize the dream of Dr. King.
This January as we celebrate both Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, we hope you take some time to learn about the important men and women who fought for equality, and get inspired to make a difference in your own world. Remember, if you ever need any additional help or support, your guidance counselor is always available for you at 480.456.6678.
  • Students, did you enjoy the lessons you read in this blog? If so, you might want to consider enrolling with Primavera! Learning would look like this every day. ENROLL HERE.

How You Can Graduate Early Through iSucceed Virtual High School

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At iSucceed, we believe in providing students with a personalized educational experience. That’s why we work individually with our students to help them achieve their academic goals. If you are a student looking to graduate early, iSucceed Virtual High School could be a great option for you.

Obtaining your diploma earlier than the standard four years is no easy task; it will take a lot of hard work. However, it is possible with iSucceed, and we’ll show you how below:

How to Graduate Early With iSucceed Virtual High School

 

 

Why are you more likely to graduate early with iSucceed than other schools?

How does iSucceed make graduating early more doable than traditional high schools? The answer: our quarter schedule.

iSucceed students typically complete three courses every nine weeks (two quarters add up to the traditional semester). Instead of juggling 6 courses at once, our students focus on just three courses at a time. This is a great model for reducing stress and improving retention. It is also a great model for helping students accelerate their graduation progress, as students can add on one additional course each block. By successfully completing three courses every nine weeks, you can earn six extra credits per school year!

How do I get started?

When you enroll with iSucceed, you will start with the standard three courses every nine  weeks. This is to ensure that the workload is not too much for you. Once you complete a block with good grades, reach out to your guidance counselor, and let her know you would like to accelerate your graduation progress. Once she approves, you will work with an enrollment advisor to add on the extra courses, and then you’re all set! Here are the steps again:

  • Step 1: Enroll with iSucceed. See how to enroll HERE
  • Step 2: Successfully complete one block with iSucceed
  • Step 3: Get approval from your guidance counselor to add on courses
  • Step 4: Work with an enrollment advisor to add on the extra course

Each year, hundreds of Primavera students graduate a full year early! While it takes a lot of hard work, it can open up a world of new opportunities.

  • Do you have a question for us? Share with us in the comments below or give us a call at 480.405.2703; we’re happy to help!

 

Tips for Switching to Online High School Midyear

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At iSucceed, we know change isn’t easy, especially when combined with the unknown. This is certainly no exception for students wanting to switch to online high school, and that’s why we’ve put together a list of tips for parents and students to try out in order to make the transition as smooth as possible.

Starting the Switch: Is Online School the Right Option for You?

While earning a high school diploma takes hard work, school shouldn’t be something you dread every day. Learning should be enjoyable, and if it isn’t, then it could be time to consider high school online. Here are a few advantages to online schooling:

  • Personalized Attention from Instructors

    While it can vary between schools, students at iSucceed Virtual High School often find they receive greater personalized teacher support. Instead of a student competing with 30+ peers for attention in a classroom, online students can contact teachers throughout the day for help through several channels including emails, phone calls, live online sessions and instant chat.

  • Flexibility in Coursework

    Another reason students choose online high school is to have more flexibility as to when and where they complete schoolwork. Those who are competitive athletes, musicians, have medical needs or other family responsibilities tend to prefer an online education so as to better balance their lives. Online school is not easier, but the ability to complete coursework outside of the standard Monday–Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. is appealing to many.

  • Better Focus in a Comfortable Environment

    With class sizes constantly increasing, there are students who find the noise and social aspects of today’s classroom too distracting. Online still allows for social interaction, but working online from home or wherever is most comfortable helps many teens better focus on schoolwork.

  • iSucceed Only: Rigorous, Award-Winning Curriculum

    iSucceed Virtual High School’s curriculum is fresh, rigorous and engaging. It has won multiple awards, is engineered for the modern teen learner and is a great option for students who find their current coursework unchallenging or dull.

To see more about the differences between traditional school and online school, head to this blog post.

Parent Tips for Switching Your Child to Online School

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Determine Your Child’s Needs–and if the School You Choose Can Meet Them

Different schools are made to fit different student’s needs. Whether your child needs a specialized IEP/504 plan or simply thrives on social interaction, it’s best to make sure the online school you choose works for him or her. Head to our Academics page to see what iSucceed offers.

Talk With Your Child

This can seem like a given, but oftentimes parents make decisions on school options without first asking what the child wants. Including your child in the decision process will help them transition easier and stay motivated.

Talk With Your Current Guidance Counselor

Your guidance counselor should let you know where your child’s current progress is toward graduation and help you get started on the transition process.

Get Paperwork Gathered

In order to enroll in any school you will need the following:

  • Immunization records (even in online school)
  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of residency
  • School transcripts

If you have all these items gathered and ready to go, the enrollment process will go much smoother.

Make Sure the School You Choose Will Work With Credits

Before making the switch, it’s important to make sure the school you choose will accept the credits your child has already earned at their current school. iSucceed Virtual High School accepts all Idaho earned school credits, and most credits earned from a school in another state. We also have enrollment advisors who will work with you every step of the way to make transferring a smooth process.

Get a Workspace Prepared for Your Child

A big difference between traditional and online school is that your child will no longer have a designated desk to sit at in a classroom. To help the transition stay smooth, create a “school desk” for them at home. Whether it’s a desk in your child’s bedroom, an office space in the house or even a kitchen table, it’s best to create a designated, organized “workspace” for your child. Head to this blog post to see workspace organization from instructors.

Student Tips for Switching to Online School

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See How You Can Get Involved

Students: Just because you aren’t in a classroom doesn’t mean you can’t meet new people and make friends! Online schools hold events and have clubs for you to join. iSucceed even has a prom and a monitored online community chat for you to easily connect with your classmates and make new friends. Learn more about iSucceed student life here.

Get a Planner

More flexibility requires more organization. Now that you can choose how to spend your day, we recommend you buy a planner or use an online scheduling app to help you plan your days out. Decide beforetime when you will complete schoolwork and when you are going to take breaks so that you can stay disciplined throughout the day.

Find Ways to Personalize Your Workspace

Adding your favorite snack, a picture of your family or another favorite trinket will make your environment more enjoyable as you work. Not to mention, these are all things you likely weren’t allowed to do at your old school, so take advantage and enjoy it!

Talk With Your Teachers As Much as You Can

The instructors, advisors and counselors are all there to readily available to help you–but don’t know how if you don’t ask. Any time you don’t understand a concept, don’t hesitate to send an instant message, email or phone call for personal support.

Switching to Online School midyear does not have to be a hard process. In fact, iSucceed has enrollment advisors you talk with to make enrolling as simple as possible.

Enrollment is now open for Quarter 4. Classes start April 3. For more information head to ChooseiSucceed.com/Enroll.

Attend our Open House and Make the Switch to Online High School

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iSucceed is hosting an open house at its Boise office on January 4 for Idaho families interested in learning about the school and how to enroll for quarter three beginning Jan. 23.

Q&A Sessions

Attendees can choose from two one-hour information and Q&A sessions held at 5 p.m. and 6p.m., where staff will address the following topics and answer questions:

  • Katie Allison, head of school – Ms. Allison will share iSucceed’s mission and purpose, along with what makes iSucceed different than other high schools.
  • Clayton Trehal, principal – Mr. Trehal will walk attendees through the online parent/student portal and explain how online classes work at iSucceed
  • Crystal Sistoni, academic counselor – Ms. Sistoni will talk about scheduling classes and how iSucceed students can catch up on credits or graduate early
  • Melissa Price, enrollment – Ms. Price will discuss next steps for families interested in enrolling at iSucceed

How to Enroll Onsite

All Idaho high school students are eligible to enroll at iSucceed at the Open House or online at http://isucceedvhs.net/enrollment-info/ for quarter three beginning January 23. Families wishing to complete enrollment at the Open House should bring the following items:

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For any student who expresses a financial need, iSucceed will provide a Google Chromebook that can be used free of charge while the student is enrolled.

Open House Details

  • When: Wednesday, Jan. 4 5 p.m. or 6 p.m.
  • Where: iSucceed Virtual High School, 6148 N. Discovery Way, Suite 120 Boise, 83713
  • Phone: 855-375-3117
  • Contact:Melissa Price, Melissa.price@isucceedvhs.net, 208-375-3116, EXT 109

We’ll see you there!

  • Are you planning on attending the Open House January 4? Share with us in the comments below!

The Meaning of Veterans Day and How You Can Celebrate

is_veterans_dayVeterans Day is November 11, and to many of us is known as a day off of work or to have a BBQ with family and friends. But do you know the actual meaning or why it’s important? Read on below; we got you covered.

The Difference Between Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day

With so many holidays revolving around BBQs, we know it can get confusing. But each of these holidays serve a very important purpose:

  • Veterans Day–to honor and remember all who have served in the military.
  • Memorial Day–to reflect on and honor all who sacrificed their lives for our country.
  • Labor Day–to celebrate all the workers who contribute to America’s labor force.

How You Can Help America’s Veterans

At iSucceed, we believe it imperative to help out our veterans who have worked so hard to protect us. And what better way to celebrate the holiday than by helping out our veterans? This November 11, look out for an event near you and see how you can volunteer. Here’s a few ways to get you started:

You can also check out this article to see Veterans events happening this weekend.

  • Students, do you have a veteran you’d like to thank? Share with us in the comments below!

First American Historic Figures You Should Know About

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This November is Native American Heritage Month. Celebrated for more than 25 years, it’s a month to observe the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Native Americans and recognize their important contributions.

Its origins date back to the early twentieth century when Arthur C. Parker, a Seneca Indian, persuaded the Boy Scouts of American to set aside a day to honor the “First Americans” and it grew from there:

National Native American Heritage Month Timeline

 

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  • 1914 – Red Fox James, a Blackfoot Indian, rode horseback from state to state seeking approval for a day to honor Indians. In 1915 he presented the White House with endorsements of 24 state governments, although there is no record of a proclamation for such a day based on his efforts.
  • 1915 – The annual Congress of the American Indian Association formally approved a plan for American Indian Day to be celebrated the second Saturday of each May. It contained the first formal appeal for recognition of Indians as citizens.
  • 1916 – The first American Indian Day in a state was declared by the governor of New York.
  • 1919+ – Many other states begin enacting American Indian Day for the fourth Friday September or designate Columbus Day as Native American Day.
  • 1990 – President George H.W. Bush approves a joint resolution designating November 1990 as “National American Indian Heritage Month” and similar proclamations under different names have been issued each year since 1994.

 

Native American Historic Figures

 

There are countless Native American historic figures who have had made important contributions to our society. In light of Native American Heritage Month, we have a few great interactive cards and lessons featured in iSucceed’s social studies courses (though we wish could spotlight all the Native American Historic Figures!). Check them out below.

Tecumseh

Tecumseh is often seen as a prodigious military strategist and warrior. Although severely outnumbered and out-weaponed by the American militia, he helped tribes withstand three battles and worked to unify multiple tribes. To learn more about him, click on the card below featured in our Social Studies courses.

 

Stand Waite

Although his accomplishments are questioned by some, Stand Waite worked to create peace and signed treaties with the government in the 1800s. Stand Waite was also a general for the Confederates in the Civil War. Click on the card below to learn more about him.

Navajo Code Talkers 

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Despite much mistreatment from the United States government, many Native Americans still felt it their duty to protect the country, culture and the communities of America. Over 10,000 Native Americans fought in World War I, and perhaps the most famous are the Navajo Code Talkers.

In World War I, writing letters and communicating in code were starting to become too risky, as the enemies learned to intercept and decode messages. That’s where the Native American soldiers helped. Because the Navajo language was unknown to foreign countries and is not a written language, the U.S. spoke in Navajo and created their own corresponding written language so as to safely communicate across seas. Thanks to the contributions of the Navajo soldiers, the U.S. codes couldn’t be cracked; even when Germany and Japan sent students to learn the Native American languages!

To read more about the Navajo Code Talkers, head to this article featured in iSucceed’s social studies courses.

 

3 Ways to Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month

 

This month, we hope you use this article as a start to learning more about Native American tribes and their significant contributions to our society. How else can you celebrate this month? Here are some ideas:

1. Continue Learning About First American Historic Figures

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This blog is just a small glimpse of famous Native Americans. Don’t just stop here! Read some articles or book and learn more this month!

2. Travel Back in History

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Idaho is rich in Native American history. In fact, several of our city and county names are based on Native American tribes. Head to the Idaho Museum of Natural History in Boise, or go hiking on one of these amazing trails to discover some ancient artifacts.

3. Participate in an Event

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What better way to learn than by submersing yourself in the culture? Attend an event this month or participate in a pow wow near you.


If you enjoyed the interactive cards and lessons above, come to iSucceed Virtual High School! Our courses are packed with items just like these, along with games, videos and other engaging content to enjoy your education. Learn more here.

  • How do you plan to commemorate this Native American Indian Heritage Month? Share with us in the comments below!

Confucius Says

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Celebrated every September 29, Confucius Day honors one of the world’s greatest philosophers hailing from ancient China. Check out some of our favorite facts about Confucius below!

Who is Confucius?

Born in China on October 18, 551 B.C., Confucius is one of the earliest, arguably the first great philosopher. He was also a teacher, a scholar, and a politician. He gave the world many teachings and famous sayings, though many of the quotes that follow a ‘Confucius Says’ joke in popular culture are not direct quotes from the philosopher.

Biography

Confucian philosophy has received renewed attention as a model for ethical living in a global community. Many teachings, like “Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself,” are recorded in dialogs called The Analects. Confucius’s praise of civil service led to the creation of a civil service exam during Han dynasty around 200 BC to select government officials through testing. Mao Zedong’s regime embraced this practice during the Great Leap Forward, beginning in 1958. Civil service exams continue in China and have been adopted in many countries, including the United States.

According to most records, Confucius was born under the Chinese zodiac of the dog. Biographer Sima Qian credits this for Confucius having a sad dog face and often appearing rough, like a stray dog.

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According to most records, Confucius was born under the Chinese zodiac of the dog. Biographer Sima Qian credits this for Confucius having a sad dog face and often appearing rough, like a stray dog.

Quotes Confucius Actually DID Say

  • “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
  • “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
  • “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
  • “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
  • “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”
  • “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”

Chinese Philosopher | Teacher | Politician

Below is a Bio Card you’ll find within our Social Studies course. Click the card for a fun educational experience to keep your new knowledge of Confucius front of mind.

    Tips for Registering to Vote

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    2016 is an election year and for many of our 18-21-year-old iSucceed students, it will be your first time voting! Becoming of age to vote is a very important step as a U.S. Citizen, and because of that, we want to provide our students with simple tips to help you get registered and informed to vote.

    Tips for Registering to Vote

    How to Get Registered

    The deadline to pre-register to vote in the 2016 presidential election is October 14. Registering in Idaho is simple. Here’s how:
    1. Download this form.
    2. Fill out the information as directed.
    3. Email the completed form to elections@sos.idaho.gov or mail it to the address listed in the instructions.

    In order to register by mail or email, you will need to know your social security number and have a driver’s license. If you do not have a driver’s license, you can find the closest County Clerk Office to you and register in person.

    Mailed-in registration forms must be postmarked by October 14.

    How to Vote on November 8

    Once you receive your voter ID information, you’re all set to vote this November 8! Voting booths are open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and you can drop in at a time best for you. But remember, lines fill up fast, so be sure to get there early or set aside enough time to wait. To see your voting location, head to this web page.

    If you are unable to vote in person, you can request an Absentee Ballot. In this case, you would have a ballot mailed early to your home, fill it out and mail in your votes. Requesting the Absentee Ballot is as simple as getting registered to vote! To do so, head to this website and follow the directions.

    How Do I Decide on an Affiliation or Party?

    One of the bigger questions you will have to answer is how you want to identify yourself on your voter ID card. While iSucceed does not endorse or support any one group, we do feel it is important that you research and come to an informed decision on whichever party or affiliation you choose.

    Here are some ways to help you learn more:

    • Head to isidewith.org to read up on  presidential candidates, take a quiz to see which of the candidates most fit your views and learn more about each political party.
    • You can also take this PBS quiz to determine what political party you most side with.
    • Or head to this site to see all the different political parties available in the U.S., and which ones are ballot-qualified for the 2016 election.

    Don’t forget, the deadline to get registered in order to vote in the presidential election is October 14, 2016. We wish you all luck and hope you exercise your rights as a U.S. Citizen this November 8.

    • Do you have any more questions? Share with us in the comments below; we’re happy to help out our iSucceed students!

     

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