Transferring from one school to another is an exciting time, full of eager anticipation with prospects of new meeting new friends, learning from new teachers, and realizing new opportunities.
However, if the move to an online school happens mid-semester, it can be a source of anxiety for students if they feel overwhelmed by how to catch up on school work.
Fortunately, there are ways for students to be ready for the transition, for parents to ease worries and doubts, and to encourage students to stay focused on going from playing catch-up to getting ahead.
Working together, Learning Coaches, students, and their teachers can organize a workable, reasonable catch-up class schedule. Following it as their road map to success, students can gain the self-confidence and perseverance to catch up with the class and thrive in school alongside their peers.