Learning Environment

29 Nov, 2022

8 Tips and Tricks for Maintaining a Perfect School/Life Balance

2022-11-29T10:23:04-06:00Tuesday, November 29, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It's no secret that the key to success in school is maintaining a healthy balance between academics and extracurriculars. But what happens when you add in a job, social life, and family obligations? It can be tough to juggle everything, but finding the perfect school/life balance that works for you is important. However, you can [...]

26 Jul, 2022

3 Key Times When Different Learning and Developmental Timelines Impact Students Most

2022-08-10T11:12:09-05:00Tuesday, July 26, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

As parents, we often wonder what age our children should be before they start learning certain things. We want to make sure we're not pushing them too hard, or not giving them enough opportunities to learn and grow. Developmental ages can be a tricky thing to navigate, but luckily there are some tried and true [...]

22 Jul, 2022

5 Great Tips for How to Help Your Child Choose Extracurriculars Without Overloading Their Schedule

2022-08-10T11:09:17-05:00Friday, July 22, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It is important that your child has the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities. This allows them to figure out what they enjoy, where they excel, and what they may want to consider pursuing in college. However, it is often tricky to find the balance between too many and too few extracurriculars. Thankfully, there are certain [...]

12 Jul, 2022

3 Healthy Ways of Using Technology to Enhance Education

2022-07-08T07:17:39-05:00Tuesday, July 12, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

According to Pew Research Center, 92% of tutors use the internet to find resources, content, and teaching materials. This trend confirms how the internet has become an increasingly significant component of our lives, and the educational system is not an exception to this emerging technology. Further, utilizing various forms of technology in educational settings can have several positive [...]

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 [...]

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"-- [...]

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 [...]

28 Feb, 2022

The Importance of a Late Morning Start: Why Early Mornings Are Bad for Learners

2022-02-25T10:22:15-06:00Monday, February 28, 2022|Learning Environment|

Schools, across the nation, often start at incredibly early hours. It's not uncommon for elementary schools to start as early as 7:15 or 7:30 in the morning. Middle and high schools may start as early as 8:00. Those hours are far from ideal for most students. In fact, an early-morning start term can be incredibly [...]

16 Feb, 2022

What to Do If You Live Near a Great Elementary School But a Poor Middle School District

2022-02-16T07:28:24-06:00Wednesday, February 16, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Choosing the appropriate school for your child can have a huge impact on his or her academic achievement. The good news is that there are numerous educational options available nowadays, from homeschooling, online schools, charter schools, and private schools, in addition to the public school down the street. These options can be overwhelming and one [...]

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