Learning Environment

21 Jun, 2020

How the Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Model for Education Can Benefit Your Child

2020-06-20T17:36:03-05:00

Many parents are incredibly concerned about what school will look like for their children in the fall. After months of transitioning to online learning, parents wonder what measures schools take to make it possible for children to continue learning while still maintaining appropriate social distancing measures. One of the most popular models for returning to [...]

How the Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Model for Education Can Benefit Your Child2020-06-20T17:36:03-05:00
9 Jun, 2020

Gillian Lynne’s Story and the Advantages of Private Schools for Gifted Children

2020-06-09T07:50:47-05:00

We've all heard about the advantages of private schools—from the small class sizes to the higher academic standards. Even when it comes to extracurriculars, students from private schools appear to have an advantage over students from public schools. Plus, students in private schools get more personalized attention and are able to develop better as individuals. [...]

Gillian Lynne’s Story and the Advantages of Private Schools for Gifted Children2020-06-09T07:50:47-05:00
15 May, 2020

Student Procrastination: Listening, Validating and Doing It “Bird by Bird”

2020-06-04T16:23:47-05:00

Anne Lamott is an American novelist and non-fiction writer who wrote a book called Bird by Bird which gives people instructions on life and writing. You might wonder how she came up with this title. She explains it in a TED talk she gave. She talks about how when she was a child, her father [...]

Student Procrastination: Listening, Validating and Doing It “Bird by Bird”2020-06-04T16:23:47-05:00
14 May, 2020

The Benefits of Online Learning

2020-06-04T16:18:32-05:00

In the blink of an eye, parents and students everywhere have been pushed into schooling online. For most, this doesn't exactly feel great. After all, making such an enormous life change is something that the vast majority of parents would consider very carefully under any other circumstances. This sudden change to online learning may feel [...]

The Benefits of Online Learning2020-06-04T16:18:32-05:00
29 Apr, 2020

Safe, In-Person Summer School

2020-06-04T16:02:44-05:00

The summer of 2020 may be the best one ever to consider summer school for your child.  A few of the reasons summer school may be something good to consider this year: Students are behind. Distance learning at many schools at the end of the 19-20 school year was ineffective, and summer is a good [...]

Safe, In-Person Summer School2020-06-04T16:02:44-05:00
28 Apr, 2020

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful

2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00

Our world has changed drastically, just in the past few months. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, school after school is transitioning to online learning. Students and teachers alike are taking concern for each other's safety and finding ways to continue learning via online platforms. Although there have been bumps in the road, the functionality of [...]

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00
27 Apr, 2020

Handling the Impact of Today’s Crisis on Student Anxiety

2020-06-02T15:03:19-05:00

Somewhere between February and April, everyone's lifestyles changed drastically. COVID-19 has sent everybody home for the foreseeable in order to control the spread of the virus. On one hand, we have never been better-equipped for this kind of pandemic. Mobile devices and wifi, communication and learning platforms, cloud-shared documents, and video streaming: we're great at [...]

Handling the Impact of Today’s Crisis on Student Anxiety2020-06-02T15:03:19-05:00
2 Mar, 2020

Build Confidence in Your Middle School Students

2020-05-29T15:33:40-05:00

Middle school is a difficult period of growth and change for students. Not only are they experiencing changes in their body, but expectations in school are also changing. Students have recently grown out of their elementary school routines and are experiencing more responsibility. With more difficult content, kids may begin to struggle with their academic [...]

Build Confidence in Your Middle School Students2020-05-29T15:33:40-05:00
27 Jan, 2020

The Benefits of Small Class Sizes for Students

2020-01-25T08:44:38-06:00

We've all heard that small class sizes are good for the education of a child (or even an adult, if you're considering college students). When you look at the brochures for many private schools and colleges, small class size is always one of the things that they mention as one of their advantages over other [...]

The Benefits of Small Class Sizes for Students2020-01-25T08:44:38-06:00
27 Dec, 2019

Learning Discipline and Getting a Rounded Education

2020-01-02T08:43:56-06:00

At what point does a student leave school and join the real world? Is it when they get their first job? Is it when they leave high school for college? Is it when they leave college and get a full-time job? There's no way to pinpoint the exact point when you enter the "real world." [...]

Learning Discipline and Getting a Rounded Education2020-01-02T08:43:56-06:00