3 May, 2021

Teenagers and Empathy: Why Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom Is Important

2021-05-03T09:56:53-05:00Monday, May 3, 2021|Education Info, Student Health, Teachers|

Teenagers and Empathy: Why Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom Is Important Ah, the smartphone. Great for many things — entertainment, hand-eye coordination, etc. — yet thoroughly detrimental to social behavior and physical interactions. With all this modern technology, our teenagers can pick a fight and start conflict with a touch of the button. There's [...]

5 Apr, 2021

Will Students and Teachers Be Wearing Masks in Fall 2021?

2021-04-05T08:05:35-05:00Monday, April 5, 2021|Education Info, Student Health, Teachers|

Now that there is a coronavirus vaccine, people are becoming cautiously optimistic about their lives going forward. Most of us have been working from home, and kids have been learning remotely throughout the pandemic. With an available vaccine, it's possible that kids will return to school in fall 2021. But will they still have to [...]

23 Mar, 2021

Dispelling 5 Myths About the Twice-Exceptional Student

2021-03-23T07:10:49-05:00Tuesday, March 23, 2021|Education Info, Student Health|

What makes gifted students exceptional? It's not always a higher intelligence or faster problem-solving. Often, children in gifted learning programs are there because they think differently. Some can see three-dimensional shapes unfold in their minds, so they excel at geometry. Alternatively, they have an unusual approach to words which becomes a talent for writing. "Gifted" [...]

23 Feb, 2021

7 Ways Parents Can Help to Reduce Student Stress

2021-02-23T14:17:34-06:00Tuesday, February 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Student Health|

About 45% of teens said they had felt more stress than usual during COVID-19. This is a clear testimony of the heightened level of stress students are experiencing today. A good number of students are disengaged, some are recording declining performance while others have disappeared from school altogether. The situation has left classroom teachers feeling overwhelmed, [...]

25 Jan, 2021

How Can the Flexibility of One-on-One Tutoring Help a Child Grow?

2021-01-26T07:24:26-06:00Monday, January 25, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

If you've ever had one-on-one tutoring, then you know that the results can be dramatically different from studying in a class. It's not that the conventional method of teaching is inefficient, but the teacher's attention is divided. No matter how good a teacher is, it's just not humanly possible for them to give everyone individual [...]

23 Jan, 2021

The Effect High School Cheating Has on Kids

2021-01-23T09:32:49-06:00Saturday, January 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Cheating is omnipresent in schools across the globe. The pressure of being successful in school is leading a lot of students down this cheating path. Students see it as a way to get through their classes without considering the long term effects it can have. Cheating is extremely detrimental to students and prevents teachers from [...]

8 Jan, 2021

How One-on-One Teachers Help Children With ADD or ADHD to Enjoy Learning

2021-01-08T16:03:47-06:00Friday, January 8, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

For children with the common ADD or ADHD diagnosis, school is a gauntlet of challenges. Even the most earnest and well-behaved ADHD child struggles to hold still through an entire lesson. Children with ADD are often social and love their school friends, but are often told that their natural energy is a classroom distraction. As [...]

20 Nov, 2020

The Impact of High School Cheating

2020-11-20T13:18:28-06:00Friday, November 20, 2020|Education Info, Student Health, Teachers|

Cheating is an ever-present struggle in high schools all across America. Even though it is easier to detect with digital learning and artificial intelligence, it is more common than you may realize.  Cheating on a test may not seem like much, but the truth is that it rarely stops there. Once a student finds him [...]

10 Oct, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on College Admissions

2020-10-10T08:50:09-05:00Saturday, October 10, 2020|Education Info, Student Health, Transition Between Schools|

COVID-19 has forced sweeping changes in many parts of the world. Others are just now beginning to see the impact that this virus will have on their daily lives. There have been major shifts in perception about topics that, until recently, were set in stone. Among those topics is a student's decision about attending college. [...]

5 Oct, 2020

The Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Model for Education

2020-10-05T06:51:40-05:00Monday, October 5, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health, Teachers|

There are two options regarding the 2020-2021 school year. The first is for learning to remain completely virtual. The second and most coveted option is for life to return to normal. There is nothing that parents, students, and teachers would love more than to be able to return to the classroom and continue their routines. [...]

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