Customized Curriculum

19 Aug, 2018

What is Custom-Made Education?

2018-08-19T21:15:12-05:00

We are living in an era of customization. Because of our technology and variety of options, we can customize everything from the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the television shows and books that pop up on our recommended list, and the podcasts we listen to. The world is quickly becoming divergent in new [...]

What is Custom-Made Education?2018-08-19T21:15:12-05:00
12 Jul, 2018

What Gifted and Talented Children Need from Their School

2018-07-12T17:29:05-05:00

Gifted and talented (GT) children are a definable group of K-12 students recognized for their advanced learning capabilities. Often, their bright minds are recognized by parents and subsequently tested for confirmation. While having a gifted child is a good thing, what does it mean when choosing their school? Choosing the right school for GT children takes more [...]

What Gifted and Talented Children Need from Their School2018-07-12T17:29:05-05:00
18 Jun, 2018

Customized Instruction: A Recipe for Success

2018-06-18T09:56:26-05:00

Customized Instruction The right education will prove to be a valuable asset to every child who receives one. However, many children pass through school to graduation without actually learning what they are supposed to learn. The scandal that occurred in the Atlanta school district where several educators manipulated student scores so that the students would be eligible [...]

Customized Instruction: A Recipe for Success2018-06-18T09:56:26-05:00
4 Jun, 2018

3 Ways Customized Instruction Improves Learning for Children

2018-06-04T15:30:28-05:00

Most parents would agree that customized instruction for students is more effective than the broad curriculum used in the classroom by large schools, yet they might still wonder: how much of a difference will it really make? Caring parents understand how choosing the education path for their children is a big responsibility, as it's one [...]

3 Ways Customized Instruction Improves Learning for Children2018-06-04T15:30:28-05:00
7 May, 2018

Scaffolding: Examining the Metaphor for Individualized Instruction

2018-05-07T14:03:56-05:00

Because of the structure of today's society and the transformations to our economic, social, and labor systems that have already started to change in the face of rapidly evolving technology, educating today's learners is a challenge. Standardized education is losing its decades-long hold on the status quo. For years, we've pushed toward more and more [...]

Scaffolding: Examining the Metaphor for Individualized Instruction2018-05-07T14:03:56-05:00
7 Mar, 2018

How Customized Instruction Maximizes Students’ Learning Capacity

2018-03-05T15:30:46-06:00

Someone once said, "If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." This quotation refers to an allegory by Amos E. Tolbear of Tufts University, in which all sorts of animals were required to attend school, and each was required to conform to a set [...]

How Customized Instruction Maximizes Students’ Learning Capacity2018-03-05T15:30:46-06:00
17 Jan, 2018

7 Things Every Parent Should Know About Private Schools

2018-01-17T13:31:40-06:00

Choosing a school for your child is perhaps the most difficult decision you'll make as a parent. One of the first things you'll have to consider is whether he or she will attend a private or public school. As there are plenty of misconceptions surrounding the former, here are seven things that you should know [...]

7 Things Every Parent Should Know About Private Schools2018-01-17T13:31:40-06:00
5 Jan, 2018

Differentiation: Why Customized Instruction Is Necessary

2018-01-05T13:38:56-06:00

It's no secret that children learn at different speeds and in different ways. Take a peek into any classroom and you'll see some students gravitating to technology. Others prefer to talk through processes. Still, others draw, write, or puzzle their way through the challenges they are presented with. Some students catch on quickly and are [...]

Differentiation: Why Customized Instruction Is Necessary2018-01-05T13:38:56-06:00
21 Dec, 2017

The Benefits of a Small School for Secondary Education

2017-12-19T12:25:59-06:00

The shift to middle school and high school is no small matter. When transitioning into secondary school, students can be placed in a daunting position--one often exacerbated by a large student body and many potential hurdles. Some of these challenges are academic, including workload and class structure. Others are social, such as finding peer groups [...]

The Benefits of a Small School for Secondary Education2017-12-19T12:25:59-06:00
11 Dec, 2017

How to Support Gifted and Talented Students

2017-12-11T12:44:44-06:00

Differentiation is one of the most important factors in providing quality education to all students. This is particularly important for students who fall into the Gifted and Talented category. These students are often capable of learning at accelerated rates, delving deeper into content topics, and synthesizing information more readily. That said, they also face challenges [...]

How to Support Gifted and Talented Students2017-12-11T12:44:44-06:00