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24 Jun, 2022

Grade Skipping: 5 Reasons Your Child Shouldn’t Skip a School Grade

2022-06-22T08:07:16-05:00Friday, June 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents, Transition Between Schools|

"Is grade skipping the best option for my child?" As a parent of a smart kid, this thought might have crossed your mind. Before making a decision, it's important to weigh the pros and cons and have an in-depth discussion with your child's teacher. Consider your child's viewpoints as well. If they are anxious about [...]

22 Jun, 2022

3 Scientifically Proven Developmental Benefits of One-on-One Instruction

2022-06-22T08:01:24-05:00Wednesday, June 22, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Most parents want what's best for their children, and many go above and beyond to provide them with opportunities to excel. One such opportunity is one-on-one instruction, which has been shown to have developmental benefits. In this blog post, we'll explore the scientific evidence for the benefits of one-on-one instruction. The American Psychological Association The [...]

16 Jun, 2022

7 Long-Term Effects on Students Who Learn Faster Than the Rest of the Class

2022-06-16T10:48:55-05:00Thursday, June 16, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

It can be frustrating for a student who falls into the "learning faster than the rest of the class" category. Such students are often bored in class and often feel like they're not learning as much as their peers. Unfortunately, this feeling can have some long-term consequences. In this post, we'll explore seven of the [...]

2 Jun, 2022

Five Reasons You Should Consider Summer School

2022-06-02T07:14:23-05:00Thursday, June 2, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Summer Strategies|

Unfortunately, summer school has a negative connotation when it comes to attendance. After all, most people attended in the past if they failed their classes, so they didn't have to retake a school year. However, this school no longer carries the shame it did in the past. Here are five reasons why you don't need [...]

31 May, 2022

When It Comes to Math, It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Whole Group Instruction

2022-05-31T07:46:41-05:00Tuesday, May 31, 2022|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

For some people, the very mention of the word "math" fills them with anxiety. Even though math is a necessary skill that is used throughout life, many adults feel frustrated and anxious when presented with a situation that calls for mathematical reasoning. In fact, there is even a term for this fear -- "math anxiety"-- [...]

25 May, 2022

How to Strike the Right Balance Between Education & Edutainment During Summer Break

2022-05-25T07:47:59-05:00Wednesday, May 25, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Summer Strategies|

School is out for the summer and with it, your family has more free time to spend on things they enjoy. The question is, how do you make sure your children continue to learn over the break: through education or edutainment? This article will compare edutainment to traditional methods of learning like summer school and [...]

7 May, 2022

Does Individualized Instruction Hamper Social Development?

2022-05-09T07:52:14-05:00Saturday, May 7, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Educators face a difficult task in meeting the diverse requirements of children. It does require more planning and monitoring of student progress, but the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. Individualized instruction helps children become active and effective learners, preparing them for a lifetime of learning in an ever-changing world. With children's varying aptitudes, personalized education [...]

4 May, 2022

14 Pros and Cons of Graduating Early in Texas

2022-05-03T16:55:14-05:00Wednesday, May 4, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School|

Are you a student who is interested in graduating early in Texas? Graduating from high school early is possible with the help of your school counselor or your principal, who can help you plan. However, you may need to think about a few things about why you want to graduate early and what you plan [...]

28 Apr, 2022

How Traditional Curriculum Can Destroy Student Interest and Motivation

2022-05-03T09:15:56-05:00Thursday, April 28, 2022|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Teachers know that to make learning more interesting, they must make it relevant. As much as students complain about the traditional approach to education, a typical curriculum relies on the fact that they can easily identify with the topics. However, most traditional curricula fail to connect with students regarding personal interests and hobbies. It, indeed, [...]

19 Apr, 2022

Your Child Doesn’t Want to Change Schools — Now What?

2022-04-19T12:44:07-05:00Tuesday, April 19, 2022|Education Info, Transition Between Schools|

For the average parent, the best thing that could ever happen to them is moving into a place with a school nearby. You've just moved, and everything seemed fine until your child refused to go. They want to retain their current school, yet it may not be practical. What do you do? How do you [...]

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