Ch 1: Understanding How Study.com Works for Parents

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to learn more about how to find lessons and courses on Study.com, as well as how to get the support you need to help your child make the most of their Premium membership.

Supporting Your Child During School Closures

With school closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak affecting millions across the country, online learning is more important than ever. Use this chapter to find out how you can effectively support your child's learning during school closures.

What this chapter will teach you:

  • How to search for lessons and courses
  • How to enroll in a course
  • How to take quizzes
  • How course progress tracking works
  • How to get support when you need it from Study.com
12 Lessons in Chapter 1: Understanding How Study.com Works for Parents
What is Study.com?

1. What is Study.com?

Study.com is a flexible, comprehensive online learning platform used by people of all ages to take fun, engaging courses and improve their education. Use Study.com to homeschool, to prepare for a test, to earn transferable college credit, to research schools and degrees and to help you achieve your professional aspirations.

Taking Courses on Study.com

2. Taking Courses on Study.com

Study.com has thousands of courses comprised of video and text lessons, and there is no restriction on what members can study. Get access to everything with a single Premium, Test Prep, Teacher or College Accelerator membership. Use this resource to learn everything you need to know about how courses work on Study.com.

Creating Custom Courses on Study.com

3. Creating Custom Courses on Study.com

In this, you will be learning how to create your own custom courses using Study.com lessons and set up your class curriculum in advance.

Using Individual Lessons on Study.com

4. Using Individual Lessons on Study.com

Study.com can be used to take individual lessons for those who don't wish to take whole courses. With access to more than 79,000 video and text lessons in a huge array of subjects, members can learn whatever they want on their own schedule.

How to Use Study.com Lessons for Online Learning During School Closures

5. How to Use Study.com Lessons for Online Learning During School Closures

When schools have to close, learning and completing assignments can become much more challenging, especially for students who aren't used to relying on online learning. In these situations, Study.com can be a great online learning tool for teachers and students.

Getting Support from Study.com

6. Getting Support from Study.com

Whether you have academic questions, general questions, technical questions or you need any other kind of support, we're here to help.

Use Study.com to Earn Transferable College Credit

7. Use Study.com to Earn Transferable College Credit

Study.com is an alternative credit provider with over 200 courses approved for college credit transfer by ACE and NCCRS. Transfer to over 2000 colleges across the U.S.

What is Study.com's Certificate of Completion?

8. What is Study.com's Certificate of Completion?

You will obtain a certificate of completion when you pass all of the quizzes in a course that is 100% developed. Keep reading to find out more about how you can use your certificate and how you can get it.

Online History Lessons to Use for School Closures

9. Online History Lessons to Use for School Closures

Has your school been closed, but your history courses haven't been canceled? The switch from the physical classroom to online learning can be difficult without the right online tools, so we've created a library of online history lessons to help you easily transition to a virtual classroom. Find the online history course for your grade level, and pick up right where your class left off!

Online English Lessons to Use for School Closures

10. Online English Lessons to Use for School Closures

Just because your school has closed doesn't mean you and your class will fall behind schedule. We've assembled a library of online English courses to help you easily transition from teaching in a physical classroom to teaching online. Select the online course that works for your English class, and start teaching online right where your class left off!

Online Math Lessons to Use for School Closures

11. Online Math Lessons to Use for School Closures

Here at Study.com, we know how hard it is to transition from in-person classes to online classes. We've created a library of online math lessons that can help make this change easier! Look through the math courses for your grade level to continue learning even during a school closure. Find the lessons that you left off at and keep up with school while at home!

Online Science Lessons to Use for School Closures

12. Online Science Lessons to Use for School Closures

Do you need to teach science online due to a school closure? We've created a catalog of online science lessons to help you transition seamlessly from a physical to a virtual classroom. Select the course that is right for your students, and start online schooling right where you left off.

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Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Other Chapters

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