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16 Nov, 2021

Is 2022 the Year of the School “Do-Over?”

2021-12-08T07:23:59-06:00Tuesday, November 16, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School, Student Health|

Many students are struggling as they move into the 2021/2022 school year. Coming on the heels of COVID-19, many students have found themselves faltering at the gates as they try to move into the school year. They may have poor grades due to a lack of comprehension, or they may still be struggling with a [...]

4 Nov, 2021

The Class Most Impacted by COVID-19: Sophomores?

2021-11-04T08:15:06-05:00Thursday, November 4, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents|

The impact of COVID-19 on students' educations will be studied for years. Due to the pandemic, students, on the whole, suffered an estimated 5 months of learning loss. Students from disadvantaged demographics, including minority and lower-income students, may have faced a higher overall degree of learning loss than their more privileged peers. Based on the numbers [...]

26 Jul, 2021

Emerging Technologies in Education

2021-07-26T12:09:18-05:00Monday, July 26, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

2020 was a tough year for everyone. Both businesses and schools were affected. The COVID-19 pandemic led to changes in how businesses and educational institutions operate. The COVID-19 pandemic indeed led to innovations and technologies in the education sector. Here are some of the emerging technologies in education after the COVID-19 pandemic. 1. Virtual Reality [...]

9 Jul, 2021

Why Are There Suddenly No More “Pre-AP” Courses?

2021-07-09T07:57:58-05:00Friday, July 9, 2021|Education Info, Testing Strategies|

The College Board controls the AP system, SAT, PSAT, and other programs offered for a fee to schools. However, the pandemic restrictions produced changes in the Advanced Placement (AP) course and exam system. These changes, as well as changing attitudes about the benefits and fairness of AP, are affecting how many schools make use of [...]

6 Jul, 2021

2021 STAAR Results Are in…and Texas Needs School Choice More Than Ever

2021-07-06T07:59:15-05:00Tuesday, July 6, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School|

In a year that has seen dramatic and frequent disruptions, few people were affected more deeply than school-age children. Beyond the pandemic's effects, uneven responses by schools have had a dramatic effect on academic performance. Private schools were, on average, better able to quickly adapt and adjust to provide adequate learning through the pandemic's limitations. [...]

1 Jul, 2021

What Does Academic Integrity Look Like After COVID-19?

2021-07-01T07:58:17-05:00Thursday, July 1, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic and likely lasting effect on all of us, but perhaps most enduringly on school-age children who may have missed the better part of a full year of schooling in some cases. Beyond gaps in learning, the shift to virtual classrooms has provided opportunities for chronic violations of academic [...]

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 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, [...]

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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