Choosing a distance learning
program that's right for your family
If you're looking to
homeschool your child with the support of qualified teachers, academic advisors,
and a curriculum that honors your child's learning style, you're looking for Laurel
Not all distance
learning programs are the same. As the field of distance learning expands,
parents have more choices than ever. Finding a school run by
qualified educators with an established track record of student success is a
must. In addition,
accreditation is an important factor in
choosing a program as many universities and colleges prefer that their
applicants come from accredited schools.
Laurel Springs School exemplifies the
qualities of an outstanding accredited online private school.
Springs has been a leading distance learning program for students in
grades K-12 since 1991. It has a history of student success and high college
acceptance rates, and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and
Laurel Springs School, the learning experience is designed to facilitate a
one-to-one relationship, with each student cared for and mentored by their
Springs follows a mastery-based learning philosophy that emphasizes complete
proficiency at every stage of the process.
Distance learning at
Laurel Springs combines the benefits of private school with the flexibility
of homeschooling. A student's education is enhanced by a team approach to the
learning experience. Teachers collaborate with each other and with parents to
ensure that students are well-supported. Regular communication is an essential
part of the Laurel Springs experience. Unlike other programs that auto-grade quizzes and
Laurel Springs teachers personally review assignments on a regular basis and
provide feedback for student success.
Laurel Springs is committed to providing personalized care for each student. Knowledgeable academic advisors work with each family to create personalized
academic plans. College counselors work with students to ensure they are
prepared for the college of their choice.
Laurel Springs offers online, text-based, and project-based curriculum;
enabling students to mix and match courses according to their learning style
preferences and appropriate grade level in a given subject. The
Laurel Springs curriculum emphasizes
higher-level critical thinking and writing skills.
Laurel Springs provides comprehensive parent training and support including
a Parent Support Counselor, a Family Center website, and a Parent Journal
newsletter that connects parents to information on all school services and
Learn more about Laurel
Springs at a Virtual Open House
Visit the Laurel Springs website to sign-up for a virtual open house on
August 11th or 25th. You'll find out more about the benefits of a Laurel Springs
education through an interactive virtual session.
Meet Laurel Springs in
If you're in the Chicago area, meet Laurel Springs School at the Chicago
Homeschool Expo! Laurel Springs School Executive Director and founder, Marilyn
Mosley Gordanier will be at the Expo August 5-7, 2010. The Homeschool Expo is at
the Schaumburg Convention Center 1551 N. Thoreau Dr, Schaumburg, Illinois,
August 5-7, 2010.